MONAGHAN’S CATHERINE FLOOD HONOURED AS COMMUNITY CHAMPION BY IRISH ECHO NEWSPAPER

27 November 2020 No Comments by The Northern Standard

Well-known North Monaghan woman Catherine Flood has been honoured by the Irish Echo newspaper for her contribution to the Irish-American community in New York. Catherine was one of those chosen as a 2020 Community Champion by the publication in an online event held on Thursday November 13 last. The Irish Echo said that Catherine had helped numerous Irish immigrants with employment advice and alternative employment during the Covid-19 shutdown in New York City.

“She donated many months of work fielding calls and advising people in the community on how best to navigate the stressful employment market,” her citation read. “Additionally, Catherine established a fundraising campaign with Team Aisling running club at the Aisling Irish Center to raise much-needed funds for laid-off workers. Through the “Slainte” campaign, Team Aisling enlisted the help of hundreds of people in the Irish community to sign up for a month of virtual workout challenges, raising over $78,000 in the month of May.

“To inspire and motivate the campaign, Catherine ran a virtual 26.2 marathon throughout the hills of Yonkers on the final day of the event on May 30, greeted at the finish line …

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