Friday, May 21, 2010
Waterford Food Company donates 30,000 bagels to the Games
Waterford Food Company, Rosie's Broadway Bagels today announced that as a proud supporter of the Special Olympic Ireland Summer Games it will be donating a whopping 30,000 bagels to the athletes, coaches and volunteers taking part in this year's Games.
The 2010 Special Olympics Ireland Games will take place in Limerick from 9-13th June. This will be one of the biggest and most exciting sporting events of the summer with 1,900 athletes competing in 13 sports in venues throughout Limerick and Clare. They will be accompanied by a team of 650 coaches and official delegates, 4,000 family members and supported by a team of 3,000 volunteers.
Based in Dungarvan, Waterford, Rosie's Broadway Bagels which was established in 2002 by husband and wife entrepreneurs Des and Rosie Sheehan have a long association with Special Olympics Ireland and play a leading role in the development of the Games in Waterford.
Commenting on the donation, Rosie Sheehan, Broadway Bagels said, 'We are honored to support the Special Olympics Ireland Summer Games. In our own small way we hope to bring a little extra joy and nourishment to the thousands of people who will be having fun and taking part in the Games this June.'
Ciara Tallon, Fundraising and Sponsorship Manager for Special Olympics Ireland added, 'We are delighted that Rosie's Broadway Bagels have come on board to support us for the 2010 Special Olympics Ireland Games. We are looking forward to working with Rosie and her team to make sure these games in Limerick is the best ever.'
Rosie's Broadway Bagels are made with all natural ingredients and are available in supermarket freezers across Superquinn, Tesco, SuperValu and Spar stores as well as other independent outlets.