There was a massive turnout for last weekend’s ‘spring clean’ and planting of shrubs and flowers in the villages of Crossroads and Killygordon.
The event took place on Saturday morning and was sponsored by Aurivo/Donegal Creameries, the largest employer in the area. Following representation from Crossroads and Killygordon Enterprise (CAKE), they kindly agreed to sponsor shrubs, flowers and other items from their Homeland Letterkenny Garden Centre.
CAKE paid a special thanks to Kimberly Porter-Hannigan from Aurivo and to all the volunteers who took part.
“Aurivo also supplied three of their staff to help us – two from Ukraine and one Polish – and they did a fantastic job indeed,” a CAKE spokesperson said.
Watch a snippet of Saturday’s big operation below:
“Remember, it’s still not too late to contribute a small amount of your time. We would also like it if people ‘adopted’ a flower bed to water.”
CAKE also took the opportunity to thank Jonathan Bradley, of Braton Construction, who sponsored topsoil and use of their teleporter.
Special thanks too to Charlie Crawford from Alt Castlefin who kindly gave the use of his tractor and sweeper as well as a leaf blower.
Thanks to Brian McCreary from Topline McCrearys who sponsored his tractor and sweeper and to Mark Ewing (CE supervisor) who made himself available
Thanks to the sponsors of food, Brownes Bar and The Cosy Corner Takeaway & Outside Catering and to the ladies who kept the tea flowing and the food ready for the waves of hungry people who dropped into the Cake centre.
CAKE also appreciates the help and assistance provided by Cllr Patrick McGowan and Donegal County Council.
For further information and updates, keep an eye on the CAKE Cross Killygordon Facebook page.