Gelvin farmers gear up for charity ‘tractor pull’

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The Gelvin Farmers Group, based in Drumsurn, are gearing up for their second Annual Sponsored Tractor Pull, which this year is in aid of Parkinsons Northern Ireland.

The Group have a long history of successful fund raising since it’s inception in 2004 to date having raised of £50,000 for charities.

Launching the event this week, Group secretary, Peter Boyle said: “It has become a bit of tradition for the group to hold an annual fundraiser. We always get a great response and we are hoping this year will be no different.

“This year’s event is taking place on Saturday 17th September 2011, leaving Central Car park Garvagh at 2 pm and making its way to the Pot Bar Drumsurn. We are putting a call out for more teams of a maximum of 10 people (Male/Female/Mixed).”

Sponsor sheets, along with more information is available from Eugene Lagan telephone 078 5608 0278.