Loonie Mile raises nearly $6,500 for Fort St. John Special Olympics

first_imgFORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – The third annual Loonie Mile was a great success for Fort St. John Special Olympics. After raising $5,200 last year that total was surpassed after $6,464.90 was raised on Sunday.Event fundraiser Debbie Roblin said the cause hits close to home for her as her son has been able to benefit through various Special Olympics initiatives.“I have a son that’s 20 years old. Special Olympics has brought community to him. It’s brought friendship to him. It’s allowed him to play sports where they’re not invited with the typical kids. It’s just opened up his whole life,” she said.- Advertisement -The local chapter of Special Olympics supports 43 athletes in eight sports. This year the organization is hosting two regional events and will be travelling to four others which the money brought in will go towards in supporting.last_img read more

EVERYTHING UNDER ONE ROOF FOR FANS THIS CHRISTMAS AT MICHAEL MURPHY SPORTS AND LEISURE

first_imgMichael will even get you a Dublin jersey if you want one this ChristmasMichael Murphy Sports and Leisure is helping you gear up for Christmas with great deals in-store across all the leading brands including Nike, Asics, Adidas, Puma, Canterbury and Underarmour.The store has got off to a great start since it was opened at the end of the summer catering for all the needs of young and older sports fans alike.And Christmas will be no different at www.michaelmurphysports.ie There’s something for all sports’ fans this festive season, from golfers to GAA fans, outdoor enthusiasts and fitness fanatics. The shop also caters for pool, snooker, darts and racquet sports.The custom-built golf section stocks the northwest’s most comprehensive range of golfing brands, making it the ideal place to buy gifts for the golfer in your life. The range includes Callaway, Taylormade, Titliest, Wilson and Footjoy. There’s also a selection of golf sets for beginners, kids and budding young golfers. The shop has the northwest’s only state-of-the-art golf simulator and vouchers for lessons with the in-house PGA professional are also available. Or, why not give the gift of choice this Christmas with the perfect present, a Michael Murphy Sports and Leisure gift card.The Station Roundabout store also accepts Shop LK vouchers and here’s a flavour of what you can expect when you shop in-store or online at www.michaelmurphysports.ieEVERYTHING UNDER ONE ROOF FOR FANS THIS CHRISTMAS AT MICHAEL MURPHY SPORTS AND LEISURE was last modified: December 11th, 2014 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:CHristmasMichael Murphy Sportslast_img read more