Ambitious Spa planning for the future

Cairde Spa draw sponsors Ronan O’Sullivan (Killarney Carpet and Furniture Centre), Ger Warren (Killarney Hardware), Assumpta O’Donoghue (Killarney Oils), Luke Quinn (Kerry GAA Store) with Spa GAA Club officers Deirdre O’Sullivan Darcy, Andy O’Sullivan and Conor Gleeson

The countdown is on for the eagerly-awaited Cairde Spa draw on Thursday, February 2, with GAA President Larry McCarthy and the Sam Maguire Cup both due to be in the clubhouse for the bumper draw.

The one-off draw is to raise the funds needs for a facilities upgrade and development works. Apart from ongoing and essential maintenance work, the club has a number of development projects in the pipeline and the finance is being raised to cover the costs of additional car parking facilities, the erection of perimeter fencing, ladies and juvenile dressingrooms, an outdoor skills wall and dug-outs for the senior and juvenile pitches.

The fundraising will also cover safety enhancements and new lighting for the walking trackwhilea new scoreboard, viewing gallery in the sports hall and a remembrance garden will also be included.

Spa Chairman Michael Cronin

“We are calling on everyone to get behind the fundraiser,” said club chairman Michael Cronin.

“Our vision is to provide top class grounds and facilities where everyone is welcome to participate fully in our activities, games and culture.

“In order to achieve this vision, we are setting out exciting new developments and investments in our facilities – and we need support,” he stated.

The draw will take place at 7.00pm at the Spa clubhouse with some amazing prizes up for grabs, including a top prize of €15,000, a second prize of €3,000, a third prize of €2,000 and a fourth prize of €1,000.

A five-star hotel stay, various vouchers and a Kerry jersey will also be given away.

Tickets are €100 each and can be collected at the clubhouse next Saturday from 10.30am to 12noonor net Monday and Wednesday nights from 7.00pm to 8.00pm.

Tickets are also available online on Your quality local news service. Call 087-2229761 to advertise