Week ending Friday 9th March 2012
The Family Resource Centre has recently established a social club for people with physical, sensory or learning disability. The club, which meets in the Family Resource Centre on every second Thursday evening from 6.15-7.15pm, is a joint initiative with the Community Group Home, Ballyduff Park, Lifford. Activities include bocce, curling, pool, table- tennis, air-hockey, Wii-fit and badminton. The Family Resource Centre would like to thank Raphoe Curling Club for the use of its equipment and John Hunter for facilitating the badminton workshops. For further information please contact 074-9145796.
CHILD PROTECTION TRAINING
The Family Resource Centre is hosting accredited Child Protection Training facilitated by Donegal Youth Service on Tuesday evening 13th March from 7-11pm. The training is free and anyone interested can contact 074 9145796.
If you’re in or around Raphoe and would like to keep fit, join us on a Healthy Walk every Thursday, meeting at Raphoe Family Resource Centre at 9.30a.m. Everyone Welcome!!
WEEKLY EMPLOYMENT LIST
Raphoe Family Resource Centre receives an updated weekly employment list and if you are interested in receiving this list please contact 074 9145796 or call into the Centre for more details.
RAPHOE FAMILY RESOURCE CENTRE AFTERSCHOOL ACTIVITIES /
Tuesday: 3rd & 4th Classes from 3.15 – 4.00pm; and for 5th & 6th Classes from 4.00 – 5.00 p.m.
Wednesday: Junior & Senior Infants 2.00 – 3.00pm; 1st & 2nd Classes from 3.15 – 4.45 p.m. Teen Club for 1st – 3rd year, Secondary Students 7.15 – 9.00 p.m.
Thursday: Junior & Senior Infants from 2.00 – 3.00pm; 1st & 2nd Classes from 3.15 – 4.45 p.m. Teen Club for Transition, 4th and 5th years from 7pm – 9pm.
Registration forms are now available at the Family Resource Centre for all the above activities/programmes.
Raphoe Family Resource Centre offers a free and confidential weekly counselling service to the general public. This person-centred service is for those experiencing Bereavement/Loss, Separation, Abuse, Mental Health Difficulties and issues around sexuality. The service operates on an appointment basis only.
Please contact 086 3601718 after 7.00 p.m.
LITTLE SMILES WITH BIG DREAMS
Little Smiles with Big Dreams is a friendly baby and toddler group situated in Raphoe Family Resource Centre. We are open every Wednesday morning from
10.30 – 12 noon. Little Smiles with Big Dreams is a group that focus on fun for the kids and the opportunity for parents, grandparents and extended family to have discussions with other adults. It is a great way to introduce your child to a social environment while you can discuss parenting tips with others. There is no charge but your kiddies will enjoy playing with all our lovely toys, having messy play, singing and dancing and a light lunch is provided.
THE SPRING SALE AND AUCTION
The Spring Sale and Auction will be held in Carnone Hall on Wednesday 21st March commencing at 7.30pm. Usual stalls, teas available. Everyone welcome.
RAPHOE BOXING CLUB
On Friday 23rd March the Raphoe boxing club will proudly present a major boxing tournament in memory of their late great friend the former British and Commonwealth featherweight champion Billy “Spider” Kelly and Raphoe club coaches Brendan & Danny Ryan and Tommy Stewart hope to have 14 quality contests down for decision in the plush surrounding of the Cathedral Hall with the action starting at 8.30pm sharp. A very special thanks goes to the main sponsor of the tournament Mike Kelly (Building & Scaffolding Contractor) to all the generous business people of Raphoe and further afield for their financial support, to Ronnie Goudie of the Cathedral Hall for all his help and to anyone who has helped us with the tournament annually.
RAPHOE FRIDAY SENIORS CLUB:
Raphoe Friday Seniors Club meets every Friday in the Volt House Hall from 10.30am until 1pm. Come along and enjoy the tea and craic. New members welcome. For further information please call the Volt House on 9173966 or just call in any Friday. You will be very welcome.
Raphoe Reconciliation Project present a Choral Festival of Local Choirs in St Eunan’s Cathedral, Raphoe on Wednesday 14th March at 8.00pm. Charitable donations welcome.
Relay For Life LK PETS DOG SHOW
LK Pets Dog Show, Relay for Life takes place on Sunday 1st April at O’Donnell Park, Letterkenny. All proceeds in aid of The Irish Cancer Society. Entries taken from 1pm on the day, first class starts at 2pm sharp. Please note: €3.00 for each entry for each class, responsible owners should carry Poop scoop & bags, dogs on the dangerous dog list will be muzzled (except in the ring), any dog showing aggression will be asked to leave, the organisers have the right to refuse entry or to ask anyone to leave.
Relay For Life REWIND TO THE 80s DISCO NITE
In Friel’s Raphoe, on Saturday 24th March 2012 dancing 9.30-1pm
Music by Strabane Radio DJ Sean MAC (80s Dress optional)
All proceeds in aid of Irish Cancer Society.
Please come along & enjoy a night that promises to take you down memory lane while you boogie the night away to your old time favorites.
Tickets are now on sale at €5.00 each.
Your support will be much appreciated.
RAPHOE PEOPLE NEWSLETTER
Community News or Items of Interest for the “Raphoe People” may be emailed to Harriet at firstname.lastname@example.org or to Lisa email@example.com Thank You.
Please note that all notes should be placed in the box provided in Raphoe Post Office by a Thursday before 4.00 p.m. or alternatively can be dropped into Raphoe Family Resource Centre or e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org every Thursday to meet the print deadline.