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Monday, 18th December 2017

Chamber's Christmas Lunch in aid of Boomerang Café


Guest Speaker Michael Carey, CEO of East Coast Bakehouse speaking at the Drogheda Chamber of Commerce Christmas Lunch sponsored by State Street at the DHotel. Photo: Jenny Matthews.

Drogheda Chamber held their annual Christmas networking lunch in the d Hotel last Friday and raised much needed funds for the Boomerang Café (Youth Centre and Café).

Catrina Culligan, representing Boomerang Café, thanked President of Drogheda Chamber, Paddy Callaghan, and the business community in Drogheda for their ongoing commitment and support of the service. 

Guest speaker on the day, Michael Carey of East Coast Bakehouse, described to a captivated audience, how he set up his current business in Drogheda. He went on to emphasise the importance of businesses supporting local organisations, such as Boomerang Café, and pledged to match the funds raised on the day to demonstrate his company’s commitment to the town and such services.

Also speaking at the event was Pauline Ashwood of Drogheda Classical Music Series, “Music gives me a buzz. Putting together and promoting concerts that I believe in gives me joy.” Pauline is passionate about Classical Music and about putting Drogheda on the map for it. She invited the business community in Drogheda to really get behind the Series, which runs from September to March.

The event was sponsored by State Street. Mayor Pio Smith and Superintendent Andrew Waters were amongst the special invited guests. 

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