Fire Prevention Week begins Saturday, October 5th, 2019 with a kickoff BBQ at Home Hardware

first_imgFB Event page; CLICK HEREFire Department FB page; CLICK HERE FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – Fire Prevention Week begins Saturday, October 5th, 2019, with a kickoff BBQ at Home Hardware.Fire Prevention Week is an annual event that runs from, October 6th through to the 12th, a campaign to raise awareness around fire safety and prevention by providing education and tools to educate residents of safety measures to keep themselves fire safe.- Advertisement -Plan and Practice your escape reminds residents knowing what to do in the event of a fire is essential, by planning what you would do, can save lives.When a fire happens, just a few seconds can mean the difference between safety and tragedy.The city of Fort St. John Fire Department is keeping its FB page current with tips, contests, and apps to inspire children and adults to stay safe.Fire Escape Template; CLICK HERE Advertisementlast_img read more

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ALWAYS FIRST WITH THE GOOD NEWS: 75 NEW JOBS ANNOUNCED FOR LETTERKENNY

first_imgLETTERKENNY has been given a much-needed jobs boost with the announcement of 75 new jobs for the town.The South Carolina-headquartered company is to invest in a 40,000 sq ft expansion of its Lisnennan facility.The investment is supported by the Government via IDA Ireland. Zeus Industrial Products is a developer and manufacturer of precision polymer extrusions, including specialist fluropolymer tubing solutions, for a range of industries.Established in 1966, the company is privately held by the original founder Frank P Tourville and employs 1,200 people worldwide. The company established operations in Ireland in 2005.“Our experience of doing business in Ireland has been a positive one,” said the company’s general manager for Ireland Séamus Hughes.He said the decision to expand its operations here was due to growth in its customer base in Europe. “We are very excited about our expansion plans and I look forward to finding the right calibre of staff to ensure our continued success here,” Mr Hughes added.EndsFirst posted: 13.00 Thursday Dec 16th: Updated 10.00 FridayALWAYS FIRST WITH THE GOOD NEWS: 75 NEW JOBS ANNOUNCED FOR LETTERKENNY was last modified: December 17th, 2010 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)last_img read more

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AIDAN SCOOPS €10K PRIZE AS HE WINS DRAGON FACTOR

first_imgAIDAN ROBB is celebrating after winning the 2011 Donegal Dragon Factor on Friday night.The man behind Cargo Defenders – an alert system to reduce incidents of theft of cargo transported by side-loaded truck trailers – walked away with the €10,000 top prize.He is pictured here with one of the main sponsors and Dragon judge Hugh Downey of Sharp Design. The night was a huge success & the calibre of all the finalists was superb. They pitched their ideas to perfection, had polished presentations and all spoke extremely well.Seven local entrepreneurs went head to head in the Dragon Factor for a fantastic €10,000 business prize package at the live final in Craoibhin Community and Enterprise Centre.Aidan left walked away with a range of prizes including €2,000 in start-up capital, a website, a stationery suite, financial and legal advice package, office equipment and signage.The Dragon Factor, the brainchild of the voluntary committee at Craoibhin, was inspired by the success of RTE’s Dragon’s Den. The committee launched this idea earlier this year in the hope of injecting new optimism into the local economy, in some small way.Said Aidan: “I’m over the moon. It was a great night – and I’m just delighted to have won.”More than 250 people attended the event.AIDAN SCOOPS €10K PRIZE AS HE WINS DRAGON FACTOR was last modified: March 5th, 2011 by gregShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)last_img read more

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ONE OF LETTERKENNY’S MOST FAMOUS SHOPS IS LATEST VICTIM OF RECESSION

first_imgONE of Letterkenny’s most famous shops has become the latest victim of the recession.Michael Gallagher’s Menswear has been open in the Cathedral Town for the past 25 years.But the outlet has now announced it is having a closing down sale on Friday next, March 25th. President of the Letterkenny Chamber, Pat McGinley, said he was very sad to hear the news.Mr McGinley, who is a personal friend of owner Michael Gallagher, said it was a very sad day for the town and for the county.“Business has dwindled and Michael eventually had to call it a day. It reflects the problems currently being experienced in the economy,” he said.As well as Mr Gallagher, there are two full-time staff at the shop.  EndsONE OF LETTERKENNY’S MOST FAMOUS SHOPS IS LATEST VICTIM OF RECESSION was last modified: March 20th, 2011 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)last_img read more

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