Enniskillen Memorial Fundraising Target Surpasses Mid Way Point

PRESS RELEASE

Enniskillen Memorial Update - Fundraising Target now surpasses mid-way point.

 

This Friday (8/11/19) marks the 33rd Anniversary of the Enniskillen Remembrance Day Massacre. As all our thoughts and prayers are with the families of the bereaved and injured during this trying and difficult time, we wish to provide an update on progress towards the revised Enniskillen Poppy Day Memorial which will be located on the site of the Atrocity.

In February 2019 following a series of meetings between concerned parties , a press release was issued by the Very Rev Dean Hall , outlining the revised proposal and next steps. In June 2019 we were all delighted to receive new planning permission for the revised memorial.

Throughout this time, The Ely Centre along with many other organizations have been gathering donations and hosting fundraising events to help reach our fundraising goal. To date, during the spring and summer months a total of £11,000 has been kindly donated to the Enniskillen Memorial Fund.

Mr. Jim Dixon Ely Centre Chairperson stated “All those involved within this fundraising effort have been humbled by the generosity of the local community and clearly demonstrates the desire for a permanent memorial to the victims of Enniskillen be erected. On behalf of the Board of Directors, we would like to take this opportunity to publically thank all those individuals and organizations who have encouraged and contributed to this process so far. As the new fundraising target has now surpassed the mid-way point we would encourage others to contribute to the memorial to ensure this lasting legacy for the victims of Enniskillen is erected as soon as possible”.

A number of fundraising events have been scheduled for the Spring /Summer of 2020 to help gather further donations and, if any individual / organisation would like to assist the appeal by arranging a fundraising event for the memorial, please do contact the Centre of you require support.

Contact Details: T:02866320977/ E:info@elycentre.co.uk

For those who wish to donate:

Bank Transfer or/ Cheque Details:

 

  • Account Name:                 Enniskillen Memorial Fund
  • Account Number:            17532078
  • Sort Code:                          93-80-76

 

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