Ark­low United FC launches mas­sive lip sync fundraiser

Wicklow People (Arklow) - - NEWS -

ARK­LOW United Foot­ball Club, as part of their 40th An­niver­sary cel­e­bra­tions, has an­nounced de­tails of their largest ever fundraiser, at a launch in the Har­bour Bar this week.

Ark­low United Lip Sync takes place on Satur­day, Oc­to­ber 13, in the Ark­low Bay Ho­tel and will see up to 12 acts bat­tling it out on stage to take the first ever Lip Sync Leg­end ti­tle.

Pro­ceeds of the event will go to­wards grounds development at Fern­dale Park, and a pro­por­tion will be di­vided be­tween two lo­cal char­i­ties Ark­low Can­cer Sup­port and Ark­low Com­mu­nity Ac­tion Re­source Cen­tre.

Con­tes­tants be­gin a five-week in­ten­sive train­ing plan this week with pro­fes­sional choro­g­ra­phers, which will pre­pare them to dance and per­form on the night.

The win­ning act, to be de­cided on the night, will re­ceive a prize of €1,000.

The win­ner will be cho­sen through a com­bi­na­tion of au­di­ence and judges’ votes.

Tick­ets are on sale now from TRTV Main St., and the AUFC Club­house at a spe­cial early bird price of €20 un­til Mon­day, Septem­ber 17.

For more de­tails fol­low ‘Ark­low United Lip Sync’ on Face­book or call Gor­don on 086 1633253.

Gor­don Moules & Al­li­son Ry­der of AUFC event com­mit­tee and John & Dar­ren Fog­a­rty of To­pline Bolands Ark­low, main event spon­sors.

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