Portadown Football Club’s Community Director Dave Wiggins tells us about the recent work the club have been doing in the community.
On Saturday 12th March Portadown 2009s collected £561.39 at Shamrock Park which will go towards funding their Super Cup NI trip. Many thanks to the supporters of both Portadown and Ballymena United for their generosity.
On the same date Irvinestown Wanderers had a great visit to our match against Ballymena United, they loved it and were full of questions.
On Saturday 19th March Drumgor Youth Centre visited for our match against Coleraine and had a tour, also Portadown YMCA held a bucket collection at the game lifting £170.20 for Ukraine YMCA.
On Wednesday 23rd March IFA Community Officer (Chris Wright) used the boardroom at Shamrock Park to host week 6 of a cross community programme with Portadown YMCA and Lurgan YMCA. It was a great night with the young people receiving a stadium tour along with a bit of history. Media team member Mark Beattie came along for a chat about club media such as We Are Ports TV & We Are Ports TV LIVE as well as our social media platforms while Ports midfielder Stephen Teggart talked to them about his career in football and answered lots of questions.
If any group or organisation wished to get in touch with Dave Wiggins regarding organising a visit or tour then contact him on 07525132630