Latest Laois News: Woodenbridge Paddlers’ Fundraiser for Erkina Blueway
Woodenbridge Paddlers’ Fundraiser for Erkina Blueway
The Woodenbridge Paddlers in association with Erkina Blueway Associationwill formally launch their fundraiser on Sunday last 21st March at The Woodenbridge. Details of the upcoming fundraiser:
Woodenbridge Paddlers 30 Day Paddle Challenge April 1st – 30th.
Supporting the Erkina Blueway Project. MG Phelan & Alison Bailey will complete a course on the river in all of the 30 Days of April. Contributions can be made Via GO FUND ME by searching “Woodenbridge Paddlers 30 day paddle challenge” or follow the link on Woodenbridge Paddlers Facebook Page. Sponsorship Cards are also available.Businesses are invited to sponsor either of the canoeists for one Day during this 30-Day challenge. In return their Business will be promoted on all social media outlets and will also be included in future information signage relating to the Erkina Blueway. Individuals or families are invited to join in support on the river throughout the 30 Day Challenge.
The Erkina Blueway which will connect the Towns of Rathdowney & Durrow (14km) is a waterway usable for small boats and canoes with associated walking and cycling trails. Work on this project will start soon. A contribution from this fundraiser will be made to The Irish Wheelchair Association. All Covid 19 Guidelines will be adhered to throughout the 30 Day Challenge. For further details please Tel. 0872395357 or 0851009998.