ARCADIA Retail Park in Athlone recently reached an agreement to sponsor two weekly sports shows on the town’s community radio station.
The retail park is sponsoring “The Sports Hub’, which is broadcast every Saturday from 11am to 1pm on Athlone Community Radio, covering all sports in the region, from local to international competitions.
The sports Hub has a variety of guests on the show each week, including players, coaches, fans, and sports journalists.
Arcadia will Also sponsor “The Final Whistle’, which is broadcast on Mondays from 6pm to 6:30pm.
The Final Whistle discusses match reports and club notes. The sponsorship deal will last for two years.
Jimmy Keane, Arcadia’s Community Marketing Manager, and an avid sports fan himself, said: Arcadia are delighted to be able to sponsor these programmes and to support local radio.
“The listenership is increasing all the time and we are proud that Athlone Community Radio have accepted us to sponsor their programmes,” he added.
You can Find Athlone Community Radio on 88.4fm in Athlone and surrounding areas from 8am to 8pm, Monday to Friday, and from 11am to 8pm on Saturday, and 12 noon to 8pm on Sunday.
“Athlone Community Radio is delighted to have Arcadia Athlone come on board as a new sponsor of our popular Sports Hub and Final Whistle shows,” commented Geraldine O’Sullivan from the Sales and Marketing Department of Athlone Community Radio.
“It is great to see local businesses supporting our shows, with a two-year commitment.
“We believe it is an endorsement of the quality of our content which focuses on local sports stories and sports clubs which are an important part of the Athlone community” Geraldine said.
CREDIT: Westmeath Independent