SPAR has announced a new partnership with Olympic Gold Medallist boxer Kellie Harrington.
'The new three-year partnership will see SPAR support Harrington every step of the way on her journey to the 2024 Paris Olympics Games,' the retailer said.
“I am delighted to be announced today as a new Brand Ambassador for SPAR and to be working with them on my journey to the 2024 Paris Olympic Games," Harrington said.
"SPAR have a presence in every community around Ireland and the importance of community is something that I am very passionate about and really resonates with me," she added.
SPAR Christmas Community Fund
SPAR and Kellie Harrington recently launched the SPAR Christmas Community Fund.
According to SPAR, the new initiative will see the grocer acknowledge and reward 10 local community mentors by giving them the opportunity to win €1,000 each for their local club or community group.
"The SPAR Christmas Community Fund is a great initiative and I am pleased to be associated with it. I look forward to seeing the local hero nominations that will be entered and hearing each inspiring story," Harrington added.
Commenting on the partnership, Colin Donnelly, SPAR sales director said, “Kellie [Harrington] is one of Ireland’s most successful and inspiring athletes."
Referring to her recent Olympic success, he added, "The fantastic scenes of celebration in Kellie’s community this summer after her gold medal win at the 2020 Tokyo Games were special and Kellie truly embodies what community is all about."
"We look forward to working with and supporting Kellie over the course of the next three years,” Donnelly added.
2021 Checkout – your source for the latest Irish retail news. Article by Donna Ahern. For more retail news click here. Click sign up to subscribe to Checkout.