COOP Gives Castle Douglas Soap Box Derby an Extra Wee Push

CASTLE DOUGLAS COOP Superstore has generously donated a substantial sum of money to help fund the exciting new ‘Soap Box Derby‘ to be held on the towns highstreet this summer. 

Fiona Muir from the Coop handed over a cheque for £446 to Soap Box Derby organisers Stuart Wallace , Ross Graham , James Brown , Callum McQueen  and Matt McKerlie this evening Wednesday, April the 17th, 2019.

Fiona told DGWGO “The money has been raised by the generous public donations at our second hand book shelf in the store, over the last few months. Thank you again to all our customers who continue to support us by donating and buying books.
Matt McKerlie Said “It is great to see the community being COOPerative towards our goal, we would like to thank the Coop team and everyone that has donated, for their support.”

The community event which will be included in the Castle Douglas Civic events programe  this year on Sunday the 7th of July 2019 at 12.00 noon on King Street, needs to raise £5000 minumum to cover the expenses for the initial outlay just for the minimum requirements. if you would like to donate, they have a just giving page, click HERE for more info.