Pampering night for a good cause

Joint Fundraiser

Pampering night for a good cause
by Caitriona Kenny CKENNY020@HOTMAIL.IE @TheNationalist

An exciting night of fashion, style, food demonstrations and shopping opportunities took place at the Ladies Pamper Evening held in the Canon Hayes centre recently.

The evening showcased the best in hair, beauty, therapies and fashion in a great atmosphere with over three hundred ladies young and old enjoying a night of top class pampering.

This was the second year of the joint fundraising venture between the Canon Hayes Sports Complex and St. Joseph’s Primary School.

“I felt this year was even better than last year as the ladies knew what to expect and were looking forward to the event,” said Principal Louise Tobin. “The standard of stalls this year was very high with businesses really putting lots of effort into their displays.”

The French Quarter Café from the Excel in Tipperary town provided an excellent food demonstration with the ladies raving about the chef Loic’s prawn and avocado salad.

The highlight of the evening was a fashion show by ‘En Paris’ ladies fashion boutique followed by a catwalk of shoes showing off the very best in ladies footwear by McMahons Shoes and Shoe Emporium.

Pupils from St. Ailbe’s Secondary School Aisling, Nicole, Grainne, Kayleigh modelled both clothes and shoes and impressed the audience of ladies with the best in local fashion and footwear.

The Pride of Tipperary Sarah Dillon and the recently crowned Tippeary Rose Fiona O’Sullivan chose the two best dressed ladies competition. Clare Devitt and Brenda Quinlan won vouchers for En Paris and beautiful flower bouquets from Dorothys Florists. The party atmosphere continued with live music from the band, Reverse the Hearse and the presence of Irish TV covering the event added some sparkle to the event.

Jennifer Coleman, Manager at the Canon Hayes centre was delighted with the night’s success. “The night was a huge success after weeks and weeks of hard work by everyone involved both from St. Joseph’s School and the Canon Hayes Centre l.”

The Ladies Pamper Evening raised over €5k that will be shared between St. Joseph’s Primary School for their, Leading with Reading Project’ and the Canon Hayes Complex for their roof repair fund.