Celebrating a ground breaking year in music from Limerick NewsLocal NewsSmart idea for Daffodil DayBy Alan Jacques – March 20, 2014 662 Print Linkedin Email Emma Langford shortlisted for RTE Folk Award and playing a LIVE SHOW!!! this Saturday WhatsApp THE Irish Cancer Society have teamed up with Dell to produce a special Daffodil Day mobile phone app in an innovative approach to generating awareness among young people.The app works on all platforms and has a range of special features including a location mapping function that empowers users to discover nearby Daffodil Day merchandise sellers in their area.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Of course, it is also a powerful charitable giving tool which makes it easier than ever to donate to the Irish Cancer Society on Daffodil Day, which will be held on Friday,March 28 next.Dell Ireland is behind the innovative mobile application which the Irish Cancer Society hopes will be instrumental in attracting a new generation of supporters to the Daffodil Day campaign.“What better way to generate awareness of and support for Daffodil Day among young people than through a free smartphone app. The tech experts at Dell have come up with a range of brilliant features including a dynamic map that lets you track down locations where campaign merchandise is available,” said the Irish Cancer Society’s web service manager Shane Breslin.“You can also use the app to make a donation, to volunteer your time on March 28, or simply to keep up to date with all the latest news and social media posts from the Irish Cancer Society. We’re encouraging everyone to download the free app,” he said.Dell has been the lead partner of the Irish Cancer Society on Daffodil Day since 2011. The company provides marketing, financial and volunteering support for Daffodil Day, with almost every one of Dell’s 2,500 employees in Limerick, Cork and Dublin involved in the campaign in some capacity.Funds raised on Daffodil Day go towards funding the important work done by the Society, including the provision of a night nursing service to those who are seriously ill with cancer and wish to remain at home.The Daffodil Day app is available to download free from Google Play, Windows Phone and the iOS App Store. #HearThis: New music and video from Limerick rapper Strange Boy Advertisement RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR #SaucySoul: Room 58 – ‘Hate To See You Leave’ Facebook Previous articleWandering toddler had lucky early hours escapeNext articleBob building support for leukaemia trust in Limerick Alan Jacqueshttp://www.limerickpost.ie TAGSDaffodil DayDELLIrish Cancer SocietyMusic Limerick Watch the streamed gig for Fergal Nash album launch Twitter 10 marathons in 10 days for Cancer sufferers
By Bucky DorenINDEPENDENCE, Iowa – The 2017 racing season is set to drop the green flag this weekend at Independence Motor Speedway. The Spring Break Season Opener features a $1,000 to win payday for IMCA Modifieds.Gates will open at 4 p.m. on Saturday, April 8 with hot laps slated for 6 p.m. Spectator admission is $15 and pit passes are $25.On the card in addition to IMCA Modifieds are IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars, Karl Chevrolet Northern SportMods and IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stocks. Also racing will be Indee Cars sanctioned under XCEL 600 Micro Mods as well as INEX Dwarf cars.The IMCA Modified main will pay $1,000 to the winner and $100 to start. IMCA Stock Cars race for $500 to win. IMCA SportMods battle for a $400 winner’s check while the IMCA Hobby Stocks have a $250 check for the winner.Driver entry fees are set as follows: Modified $30; Stock Cars: 25; SportMods $20; and Hobby Stock, $20. No entry fees for Indee Cars and INEX Dwarf cars, and they will race for the normal weekly purse.IMCA Speedway Motors Weekly Racing National, regional and Allstar Performance State points will be award on April 8. All classes will a draw/redraw show. Track points will not be awarded for any class.For more information, visit the Independence Motor Speedway at www.RaceIndee.com.