DD LOCAL: RAPHOE COMMUNITY NEWS

first_imgRAPHOE NOTES WEEK ENDING 23rd March 2013Raphoe Family Resource CentreMONDAY MORNING DROP-IN The Monday morning drop-in continues in the Family Resource Centre from 10.30am-12.30pm each Monday so why not call in when you are passing for a cup of tea and a chat or bring a newspaper or book and relax in a warm friendly environment. The Family Resource Centre has a book library and you can swop a book anytime you are in. We look forward to seeing you.FRIDAY’S NIGHTS AT THE FRC:The next Movie nite will be held on Friday 12th April from 7.00 – 9.pm .Parents/guardians are very welcome to come along to help supervise. COUNSELLING SERVICESRaphoe Family Resource Centre is now in a position to offer a free and confidential weekly counselling service to the general public. This person-centred service will be for those experiencing Bereavement/Loss, Separation, Abuse, Mental Health Difficulties and issues around sexuality. It will operate on an appointment basis only. Contact 086 3601718 after 7.00 p.m.RAPHOE TIDY TOWNS APPEAL 2013Raphoe Official Bronze Medal Award Winner 2011 & Silver Medal Winner 2012.It’s that time of year again when we begin to think about spring cleaning and tidying up. The Tidy Towns are seeking the help of our entire community as in past years. What can you do to help Raphoe for this year’s Tidy Towns Competition? You couldKeep your area litter free, Remove weeds or overgrowth from boundary walls Paint your homes/properties & Tidy your Gardens, Keep green areas well mown and tidyPut out hanging baskets or window boxes, Respect Wildlife & Recycle your wasteIf you own a derelict property please have it cleaned up, Donate paint, flowers or shrubs for the town.If you wish to sponsor bedding plants for the summer it would be very much appreciated this year especially. A Sincere Thank You from the Committee, Supervisor & Staff of Raphoe Tidy Towns Ltd for all your help over the years. Together we can make Raphoe a better place to live, work, visit and play in, today and into the future. For further information on our work please contact the Raphoe Tidy Towns Office on 9145692.ST VINCENT DE PAULThe St. Vincent De Paul Shop Meeting House St Raphoe Co. Donegal Sale now on. Great bargains available.GREASE THE MUSICALDeele College presents Grease the Musical on Wednesday 10th, Thursday 11th and Friday 12th April in Deele College. Doors open 7.30 p.m. Show starts at 8.00 p.m. sharp. Tickets now on sale Adults €7.00 Children €5.00, Children under 3 free.HOLISTIC HAVENMeditation Classes starting Wednesday 27th March from 7.00 – 8.30 p.m. To book or for more information please contact Edna on 0876267867 or e-mail ednameh@eircom.net beginners and advanced welcome.IRISH BLOOD TRANSFUSION SERVICE BLOOD DONORS NEEDED IN BALLYBOFEYThe Irish Blood Transfusion Service Board’s mobile unity team will be in Jackson’s Hotel Ballybofey on Monday 25th March from 6.30 – 9.30 p.m. and Tuesday 26th March, Wednesday 27th 2013 from 3.00 to 5.00 p.m. and 7.00 – 9.30 p.m.RAPHOE BOXING CLUBIt was standing room only in the Cathedral Hall on Friday night last when local boxing club staged their annual Billy Spider Kelly Memorial Tournament and the capacity crowd were treated to 14 excellent bouts of amateur boxing when Raphoe boxers faced a highly rated Ulster all Star selection. Raphoe’s head coach and matchmaker Gary Mc Cullagh can take great credit for his excellent match-making that saw all 14 contests go the scheduled distance. The Raphoe boxers who took part were, Cody Lafferty, Oran Devine, Charlie Mc Donagh, Ronan Kelly, Jade Crossan, Patrick Friel, Eoin Kelly, Glen Hamilton,Adrian Herrity, Denis Lafferty, Gerard Crawford, Caroline Connolly, Danny Duggan and Tony Stokes. A special thanks goes to Mike Kelly of Shercloon Developments the main sponsor, to Ronnie Goudie of Cathedral Hall, to all the ladies in the canteen and ticket sellers and the three local beauties who ring-card girls on the night Cathy Quinn, Meghan Laird and Amelia Mc Cullagh. On Tuesday night last Raphoe boxers Oran Devine and Charlie Mc Donagh were both crowned N.W. Zone Champions in Dungiven Co. Derry and both now go through to the Ulster Fianls to be held in Pilots Row Derry on Sunday 24th March and everyone at the Raphoe club extend best wishes for every success to both boxers.ST. MARYS GAELIC 4 MOTHERS & OTHERSTraining every Wednesday Night at 8:15p.m.If you are 18 years and over and would like to get fit, learn a new skill,have fun and meet new friends then this is the team for you!DD LOCAL: RAPHOE COMMUNITY NEWS was last modified: March 23rd, 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 read more