PRESS STATEMENT from
ARMADALE CHILDREN’S GALA DAY COMMITTEE, Sunday 21 June 2009
Community Development agrees to be principal sponsor for the
one hundredth Armadale
Fresh from this year’s Gala and the crowning of Queen Molly
McDonald, Armadale Children’s Gala Day committee is pleased to
announce that the Armadale Station Community Development has agreed to
be the principal sponsor for the special celebrations to mark the
one hundredth Gala in June 2010.
The team behind the £200m development planned around the new
Armadale Station has agreed to make a substantial financial
contribution, helping towards the additional costs of the
Committee’s ambitious plans.
With the new train station due to open in 2010 spearheading the
regeneration of the south of Armadale, it promises to be an
important year for the town.
Stuart Borrowman, President of Armadale Children’s Gala Day
“The Children’s Gala
Day committee is very proud to have the privilege of organising the
100th Gala next year and honouring all those who have
gone before us.
“We want to make the
2010 Gala Day a particularly special event, which is why we are
delighted that the Armadale Station Community Development has agreed to be our
principal sponsor. With these funds in place and still a year to go,
we have plenty of time to build on their help and put on a very
Sandra Carter, representing the Armadale Station Community Development, said:
“We so enjoyed this
year’s event, we wanted to find a way to support the 100th
anniversary celebrations and the sponsorship felt like the perfect
opportunity. The development around the railway station will be as
integral a part of Armadale as the Gala Day and we hope that our
sponsorship will ensure that everyone has a fantastic 100th!”