Today Millie O’Sullivan presented the winning Bowles team with a prize she made for the club. Millie is a regular spectator at the Bowles each Wednesday she keeps track of the score for us Thank you Millie the winning team Rita Mary Helen and Noel
Archive for October, 2016
SENIOR CITIZENS CHURCH GATE COLLECTION: The annual church gate collection will take place on Saturday November 5 and Sunday November 6 to raise funds for the Christmas Party. Your support will be greatly appreciated.
21 DAY COMMUNITY WALKING CHALLENGE HAS FINISHED BUT WE’RE STILL WALKING!!
There will be a walk from the Centre every Wednesday evening at 7pm. All welcome. We will be back in time for Set Dancing !
We have received some Hi Vis vests from the RSA which will be distributed to walkers on a first come basis.
SEWING COURSE: Looking for a chance to explore your creative side? We are running a FREE sewing course for 9 weeks.It has started on September 29 and will finishing December 1, each Thursday from 10am – 1pm in our Family & Community Hub in Askeaton. There is a space or two remaining. You will learn basic sewing machine skills and who knows where it might take you! Priority is given to Individuals who are actively job seeking and those in receipt of a social welfare payment. Places are limited to 10. To find out more & to see if you are eligible for the course, please call Adrienne at West Limerick Resources on 087 2773294.
SALESIAN SECONDARY COLLEGE RAFFLE: Salesian Secondary College, Pallaskenry are holding a major fundraising raffle. They are promoting the sale of raffle tickets costing €10 for an Irish Angus Heifer. Students from the school and from the parish will be selling tickets. There are now 704 students enrolled in the school and the money raised will be used to provide a new computer center for the benefit of the students. The total cost of this project is approximately €40,000. Your support with the project would be greatly appreciated.
21 DAY COMMUNITY WALKING CHALLENGE FINISHED ON A HIGH: Last Sunday the sun shone brightly as two groups of walkers set off on the final walk of the challenge. One group took the usual Clarina loop while the other headed off to do a loop of Newtown and the Sailors Haggard. Following the walk there were refreshments and a raffle. The painting donated by local artist Jim O’Farrell was won by Gerry Moran while many more left with spotprizes. Well done to everyone who participated and thanks to all who supported the event. While the Challenge is now over the walking won’t stop. There will be a walk from the centre every Wednesday evening at 7pm. All welcome. We have recieved a number of Hi Vis vests from the RSA which will be distributed to walkers on a first come basis.
BALLYBROWN JOURNAL: The sixteenth edition of the Journal is being prepared at the moment and will be on sale by the end of November. If you wish to have any articles, photographs or items of local interest included, can you please contact Tom Donovan urgently. We are requesting all the organisations in the Parish to get their annual items in as soon as possible. We are also looking for wedding, graduation and baby photos. Des Fitzgerald is the contact for these items. We are always on the lookout for old photographs and would be delighted to include these. Adverts are available at the following rate : 1/4 page €40. 1/2 page €70, full page €100. Plus full page in colour at €160. Your support for this venture would be greatly appreciated. Thanks.
45 DRIVE: The weekly 45 drive in aid of the Community Resource Centre continues every Thursday night at 8.45pm. Your support would be greatly appreciated. We guarantee a great night out for just €5 and please bring a friend. The prizes for Thursday September 29 were as follows: 1st Prize, €100 went to Jimmy McNamara and Joe Purcell with 8 games while 2nd prize, €60, was divided by Anthony McGann, Micheal O’Keeffe, Peggy Cusack and Teresa Neville with 7 games. The table prize went to Sean Behan and Owen O’Sullivan. Raffle prizes : 1/ €30, Sean King, 2/ €20, Michael O’Callaghan, 3/ €20, Ann O’Brien, 4/ €10, Phil Ryan, 5/ €10, Sean King, 6/ €10, Helen Kennedy.
See you on Thursday October 6. Thank you.