DD LOCAL: RAPHOE COMMUNITY NEWS

first_imgRAPHOE NOTES WEEK ENDING 21st June 2013Raphoe Family Resource Centre SUMMER PROJECT SUMMER PROJECT SUMMER PROJECT!Raphoe Family Resource Centre and Springboard Family Support Project will be holding their Annual Summer Programme summer from Monday 15th July – Friday 26th July. Enrolment will take place on Tuesday 2nd July from 11.00 a.m. – 12.30 p.m. in Springboard Family Support Project and in Raphoe Family Resource Centre from 6.00 p.m. – 7.30 p.m. Please note registration forms will not be handed out before these times. Only parents/guardians can enroll child/children. Age groups include pre-school, 5-7 year olds, 8- 11 year olds and 12 – 17 year olds. Limited places available.ASIST TRAINING: There are a few remaining places on the ASIST two-day skills-building training being hosted by the Family Resource Centre on Wednesday 3rd and Thursday 4th July from 9.30am-4.30pm on both days. There is no cost for the training.Anyone interested in participating should contact the Family Resource Centre on 074 9145796.RAPHOE 5K:On Tuesday 16th July at 7.30pm the Family Resource Centre will hold its 3rd Annual 5k race in association with Lifford AC and Donegal Co. Athletics Board. The 5k, which is part of the Grand Prix Series costs €10 to enter with all proceeds re-invested into supporting the work of the Family Resource Centre. The Centre is delighted that Coyle’s Centra, Raphoe have agreed to be the main sponsor for the race and our sincere thanks are due for this generous offer. Coyle’s Centra have been very consistent supporters of the work of the Family Resource Centre over many years. You can now pre-register for the race by emailing your name, club/organization (if any) and age category to raphoe5k@hotmail.co.uk and of course registration can take place on the night from 6.00pm onwards in the Family Resource Centre, William St, Raphoe. Changing facilities and showers will be available in the Deele College and we would like to thank Mr. Damian Mc Devitt for his support and cooperation with that.RAPHOE WALKING GROUP:The Raphoe Walking Group meets every Thursday at 10.30am in the Family Resource Centre. Everyone Welcome. This is a brilliant opportunity to get fit (ter) and meet new people in your Community.RAPHOE TIDY TOWNS The application for the town has now been sent in to the Tidy Towns unit for this year’s competition. Judging is usually in June, July and early August. A sincere thank you to everyone in the town for all your help in keeping your properties and gardens in good shape which in turn helps our town looking well. The local residential groups, Tidy Towns committee and C.E staff are doing a great job in the different areas of the town which is a great help every year. You can help by putting out window boxes, hanging baskets from this week on. You can also help by painting, weeding & keeping your areas litter free. Last year the town received a silver medal and 297 points so hopefully we can gain a few extra points this year again. Good Luck Raphoe!ATTIC INSULATION FOR THE HOMEDo you own your house? Are you in receipt of fuel allowance? Please contact Martin at the Tidy Towns Office on 9145692 for further details.TICKETS ON SALE IN AID OF NEO NATAL UNIT LETTERKENNY & ROTUNDA HOSPITAL DUBLIN Anne Kelly is selling lines €2.00 each or 3 for €5.00 in aid of Neo Natal Unit Letterkenny Hospital with donation to Neo Natal Unit Rotunda Hospital Dublin. Any support would be greatly appreciated. Donegal jersey was kindly donated to raise funds for this very good cause. Draw to take place on Friday 28th June in the Volt House.WALK AND TALKA `walk and talk` will take place to Binnion Mass Rock, St Johnston, Sunday 30th June p.m. from Maggies Carrickmore. Free BBQ and music by Una afterwards. €10 registration fee in aid of Sliabh Glas Community Group Home, Letterkenny. All welcome.Fundraiser for new playground for RaphoeSupport needed to ensure we reach our target to get the playground started. Donations also welcome. raphoecommunityplayground@gmail.com or 0863467793RAPHOE BOXING CLUBEveryone at the Raphoe club convey congratulations to Finn Valley Middle-weight Jason Quigley who was crowned European Champion in Minsk Belarus last week and this was Jason’s 3rd European Gold Medal.The Raphoe Club is now closed for the summer break and will reopen the club on Monday 2nd September when all new and former members will be very welcome.A very sincere thanks to local scaffolding contractor Stephen Dolan who kindly sponsored all the paint for painting of the outside of the club house, and a very special thanks goes to everyone at Donegal Local Development Company and all at the Tus Project who kindly painted the club house as it is greatly appreciated by all at the club.Everyone at the Raphoe Boxing Club extends congratulations to Carol and Christy O Donnell Burnside, Raphoe on the birth of their baby daughter last week and Christy was a very loyal servant and treasurer of the Raphoe Club for many many years.DD LOCAL: RAPHOE COMMUNITY NEWS was last modified: June 22nd, 2013 by BrendaShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:DD LOCAL: RAPHOE COMMUNITY NEWSlast_img

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