Rathdowney has been selected as a Bank of Ireland ‘Enterprise Town’.
The Bank has taken athree-pillar approach to this initiative, whereby the local Branch Manager, Carol Dalton is working closely with the business community, the wider sports and social community and the schools in the town.
Various planned activities will take place over the evening of Friday 6th of May, the aim of which is to promote and drive momentum for SMEs in the locality, while showcasing all that the town has to offer.
Around 50 people from the local community attended the townhall event in Bank of Ireland, Rathdowney. Details of the Enterprise Town initiative were discussed at the meeting which will include a Business, Sports and Community Expo which will take place on Friday 6th May.
The event will take place in St. Fergal’s College, is free to attend and is open to both customers and non-customers of Bank of Ireland.
Commenting on the initiative Carol Dalton Branch Manager, Bank of Ireland, Rathdowney said:
“We are very excited to host the ‘Enterprise Town’ initiative in Rathdowney.
“ I am delighted to see the great level of support from the local community for the initiative and we are calling on businesses to get involved.
“The Enterprise Town initiative gives businesses the opportunity to promote what they have to offer.
“It takes a community to build a community and with the platform Enterprise Town provides, matched with the commitment shown from the people of the town, the Rathdowney Enterprise Town initiative promises to deliver a major boost to the local economy and community life.
“The event is a fantastic opportunity for Rathdowney and the surrounding areas”.
Businesses, clubs and societies interested in taking part in the events can register by emailing Carol Dalton on Carol.Dalton@boi.com calling into the Rathdowney branch to speak to a member of staff.