BASICC/ Ballybofey & Stranorlar Chamber of Commerce were delighted to launch the Town Speakers and On Street Piano for Ballybofey & Stranorlar Saturday, 13th July 2019. Thanks so much to everyone who came along
The piano and speakers were in action for the first time for a morning of fun-filled activity, including music, dancing AND A GIANT FLASH MOB! We had a brilliant morning – here’s a little clip of the highlights. Make sure to turn on the sound
The Chamber applied for and received funding of €10,000 for the Towns Speakers for both towns. The funding came through the Community Enhancement Programme administered by Donegal Local Community Development Committee (LCDC) on behalf of The Department and Rural and Community Development. The speakers will be used for special events in the towns, to add to the street atmosphere, and make announcements during events.
In an exciting first for Donegal we also putting a street piano outside The Balor for the summer, which anyone can play.
We have lots of people to thank for making the day happen!! So much hard work and enthusiasm, and a huge community effort. We really appreciate everyone’s time and participation.
– the Community Enhancement Programme administered by Donegal (LCDC) on behalf of The Department and Rural and Community Development, for the funds to erect the on-street speakers
– The Twin Towns Men’s Shed for converting the piano
– Brimac Security Limited for erecting the speakers
– Conor and the Balor Arts Centre for hosting the event and the piano. And to JC and Ciaran for helping with set up and sound for our event
– Rodney Deery Music-RDM – Rodney and Claire for donating the piano and performing on the day with their students, not to mention the wonderful Rose
– Tanya Ward of Aishlingí Academy who had the vision for the Flash Mob and committed so much time and enthusiasm to training everyone
– Katriona McNamee of Katriona McNamee School of Dance for putting so much time and effort into organising the flash mob and training our dancers
– April McManus of LOCO Media -Social Media Management & Training for her social media support
– @fFinn Valley Marching Band for dancing and performing
– Catherine Gallagher, for performing so beautifully at short notice
– the Finn Valley Voice for promoting and advertising the event
– Archie(Ruairi) McLaughlin for being our MC for the day
– Mick Ayres of Mick Ayres Karaoke for providing the Karaoke and keeping the atmosphere alive
– Bluestack Media for filming the event with drone, 360 and standard cameras
– Pauline McDaid and the team from BASICC/ Ballybofey & Stranorlar Chamber of Commerce who pulled everything together.
PHEW! What a team!!