Swinford Notes 24th August 2016
Carer And Young Carer of the Year Award 2016
If you know a carer, whether a relative, neighbour or a friend, who you think should be recognised and rewarded for the extraordionary levels of care they provide to a loved one why not nominate them for our carer of the Year Award or our Young Carer of the Year Award.
Closing date for receipt of entries is Friday Sepetember 16th and you can use the link to fill out your entry http://familycarers.ie/get-involved/carer-of-the-year-2016/
Otherwise contact Bernadette 094 9060305 who can arrange to send you out a nomination form.
New Members Required
Local charity Friends of the Willows would love to find some new committee members to join their team. They also seek people to help with upcoming church gate collections and a bag pack.
If you feel like helping raise funds to provide essential mental health services in the local community please contact Collette on 087 6732381.
All help will be greatly appreciated.
Shine A Light 2016
On October 21st of this year Shine A Light campaign to raise awareness of homelessness in Ireland is holding its Business Leaders Sleep out.
It is hoped to hold an event in Swinford to raise awareness and help fundraise for Focus Ireland to support their efforts to end homelessness.
Work is at an early stage in regards to the sleep out in Swinford but if you wish to get involved in any way please contact email@example.com
Connect with Technology
Age Action Ireland is holding beginner/refresher classes for older people (55+) who have little or no experience and are terrified of technology, or for those who have some knowledge and would like to take it to the next phase.
Classes will start again in September in Swinford Library on Wednesday’s from 10am to 12 noon.
Participants are generally taught on a one to one basis by trained and experienced volunteer tutors.
For more information and to get on the waiting list call Age Action on 091 527831.
Killasser Community Care Group are organising a one day pilgrimage to Lough Derg on Tuesday September 13th.
If you are interested in attending contact Nancy on 087 6720705, Theresa 087 2702061 or Sarah 087 9494342.
Swinford Community Lotto
Swinford Community Lotto Results for August 22nd 2016
This weeks draw was held in Gateway Hotel and Alan McNulty and Francis McNulty of Cloongullane won €616
Envelopes are available in most business premises and online through www.swinfordgaa.ie whe
All Ireland Final
Presently the club are not taking orders for tickets for the All Ireland Final. Announcements will be made on Facebook/Twitter/swinfordgaa.ie when we have more information.
We would advise all members to seek out tickets throughout the country as it is anticipated the club will not get enough tickets to satisfy demand.
Ballyhaunis Gaels v Swinford Parke KC in Ballyhaunis
Any changes will be posted on Facebook, twitter and swinfordgaa.ie