Donegal to pick up Community Games National Awards this weekend


Donegal to pick up Community Games National Awards this weekend

The Annual Area and Volunteer awards were announced recently. Each year the areas select one member who has played a major part in organising the Games in their area down the years.

The Adult Volunteer Award for Donegal this year goes to Mary O'Donnell Milford. Mary was a former Co. Secretary.

The Youth Volunteer Award winner is Aleesha Herron, Fanad, while the best Area Award goes to Letterkenny for being involved in the most events and for the number of competitors involved.

The Small Area Award winner goes to Ramelton. This award goes to an area despite having a small population strives to have as many children as possible involved in the different sports.

In the Media Awards competition a number of items have been entered. The Games have received fantastic coverage from all the papers throughout the year. The County PRo and the Donegal Democrat won the overall Media award last year for its coverage of the competitions.

The National Awards function will take place in Salthill Galway this Saturday, 26th November. Those attending are reminded that the photocall for Donegal is from 4.30-5pm. The dinner is at 6.30pm sharp.

The Community Games committee wishes to thank Pramerica Letterkenny for their generous sponsorship towards the running of the games,their assistance is greatly appreciated.