Dunlavin notes August 24


Big Jim’s Hoolie Update – Further to our recent newsletter, the donations given were as follows: €1,100 to Meals on Wheels, St Nicholas GAA Ladies Club and the Dunlavin Beavers. €1,000 was also donated to St. Brigid’s Hospice, The Curragh. All donations were gratefully received.
A Sponsored Climb – will take place at Lugnaquilla on Sunday, 30th August. This is the 5th year of this event and is in aid of the Kildare Branch of Down Syndrome which also provides services for West Wicklow. For further information or if you would like a sponsor card please contact Clare 085-8388287 or Liz 087-9670240
Sympathy is extended to the family of Dick Edghill , Old-Court, who passed away last week. Dick who was predeceased by his grandson Norman, brother Fred and sister Kathryn is mourned by his wife Gladys, daughters Shirley and Barbara, sons Albert, Ivor, Richard and Keith, sons-in-law Clive and John, daughters-in-law Hilary, Libby, Ethel and Helen and his grandchildren. Dick’s funeral took place in St.Nicholas Church on Thursday August 20th 2015. May he rest in peace.
Sympathy – is extended to Tracy & Patsy Hayden, Cowpasture on the recent death of Tracy’s mother Helen Corcoran. Helen was buried last Saturday in Baltinglass. May she Rest in Peace.

Training for New Community First Responders

New Recruit Training 14th and 15th November 2015, in Lynhams Hotel, Laragh, Co. Wicklow
Applications for our Training Weekend 14th and 15th November 2015 in Lynhams Hotel, Laragh, in the Royal Hotel, Glendalough, will close on Monday the 9th of November. Please send the new recruit names and contact details to Michelle Brewster asap [email protected]

Meals on Wheels Volunteers
If you have an hour to spare on a Tuesdays 12 noon-1pm to deliver meals on
wheels please contact 0879693960.

The Dunlavin Running and Walking CLUB – has started a new (FREE) Couch to 5km on Monday, Aug 10th at 7pm (meeting outside St. Kevin’s College). This 8 week programme will continue at 7pm, every Monday, Wednesday and Friday.
For further details contact Suzanne @ 0872977794 or checkout the Club’s facebook page. Joggers/Runners will also continue to meet at the above times. Anyone interested is most welcome, so please feel FREE to join us!!
The Dunlavin & District Forum Christmas lights sub- committee have begun fundraising to upgrade the present Christmas Lights System. A three year project has been put in place to upgrade and maintain the lights already in place. Please look out for the collection boxes in the local businesses. You will also be supporting the Senior Citizens Christmas Party. Your support is very much appreciated

Register of Elections
If you have just moved to the Dunlavin Electoral area or have recently turned 18 years of age you are entitled to vote. For an application form to register please text your name and address to 0879693960.
Email: [email protected]

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