ank of Ireland has announced the return of its Enterprise Town initiative to Callan on Friday 8th April 2016. Taking place in the Callan Parish Hall from 3-7pm on Friday the event features a Business, Community and Sports Expo as well as plenty of family friendly activity throughout the day. The Bank of Ireland Enterprise Town event has been organised by the Bank in partnership with the local community in Callan. The initiative aims to promote enterprise and drive business momentum for local businesses and the wider sports and social community in the locality by connecting residents with all the town has to offer. Events are free to attend and are open to both customers and non-customers of Bank of Ireland.
Over the course of the day 60 exhibitors will display a wide variety of products and services. The event will also include talks from, Mickey Harte, the successful manager of the 3 times All Ireland winning; Tyrone football team will also speak at the event Friday 8th April 2016.
With something for everyone, the event will include clubs and societies featuring local clubs such as Callan United AFC, Callan Golf Club, ICA, Callan Athletics Club and Callan Cycling Club plus many more societies and charities. An array of family friendly entertainment will be provided on the day provided by local performers.
Speaking about the return of Enterprise Town, local Bank of Ireland Branch Manager Kim Fogarty commented; “Following the great success of last year’s event, we are thrilled to be holding another event this year. The local residents have once again embraced this initiative wholeheartedly and working together, we have organised a very exciting programme of activity.
“The event will be free to attend and is open to all. It is a fantastic opportunity for the community to see the level of enterprise here in Callan. I would encourage local businesses and the wider community to engage with this initiative and enjoy the exciting programme of activities scheduled for Friday 8th April.
“I would like to take this opportunity to thank all those involved in helping to organise this event: the Enterprise Town Committee of Franck McKenna, Carmel Wall, Laurie Grace, Sinead Butler, Tommy Dermody, John Stapleton and Dermot McCabe for their wonderful work in promoting the Enterprise Town,” concluded Kim Fogarty.