Community Award from the director of
Corus Ireland Chris Conway (right),
are special athletes from the
Dolphins group of the Lisburn
2gether Special Olympics, along with
Chair of the group Lorraine Foster
(back 3rd right) and Liz Ferguson,
the Dolphins organiser.
THE Dolphins Swimming Group, part of the
Lisburn 2gether Special Olympics Club, have received a Corus
Community Award from the local Corus centre in Lisburn, to help
their special athletes who swim and train at Lisburn Leisureplex
each Tuesday evening.
Corus Ireland Director Chris Conway,
presented the Corus cheque for £250 to the Dolphins organiser
Liz Ferguson, along with Lorraine Foster Chair of the Lisburn
2gether Special Olympic Group, and some of the athletes.
'Receiving the award has made a big
difference to us and will help us with running costs. We are a
small club who have been here in Lisburn for 17 years. We are
very grateful to Corus for helping a local organisation in this
way,' said Liz.
The new Corus Community Awards were set up to
support projects that are working to make a difference to people
who live in the local communities where a Corus business
Lisburn 2gether Special Olympics Club is a
local group dedicated to helping athletes in the wider Lisburn
area, all of whom have a learning difficulty, to participate in
organised competitive sport at area, regional, national and
For more information about the Lisburn 2gether Special
Olympics Dolphins Group or other sports that the group assist,
contact Eilis Mulholland at Disability Network on 9266 7227.