Avoca Notebook – October 21st

St Pat’s Avoca Weekly 50/50 Draw, 14th October 2013

1st: €80.00 Catherine Harper, Woodview Pk Avoca. 2nd: €50 Crocket and Helen c/o Crocket. 3rd: €30.00 Shine Hatton, Avoca. Sellers Prize €15 Gerry Harper. Next Draw in “Meetings”.
Avoca Community Play Group

Avoca Community Play Group Mothers & Toddlers every Friday from 10am to 12 €3 per adult which includes coffee and biscuits
Avoca IT Centre, Avoca Courthouse

Avoca IT Centre is open for business for: Tourist Information Centre, Library, Computer Classes, Faxing Service, Photocopying, Printing, Internet/WIFI access, Scanning, Binding, Typing and preparing CV’s etc., so come along and familiarse yourself with computers in a relaxed atmosphere. Why not drop into the IT Centre and enquire about our one to one classes. We can tailor a course to suit your requirements. Just pop in and have a chat or call the Centre on 0402 35022


VOLUNTEER DAY Saturday 26th October meet at the community hall at 10 am . Please bring weedeater, spade, shovel , rake, hedge cutters. We will be cutting back vegetation, trip hazards etc also pot hole filling. This is your chance to show your support. All volunteers should check in at the community hall.

Date for your Diary

The Official opening of the Red Kite Walk is secheduled for 12 noon Friday 29th November. Watch this space for further details but save the date
Newbridge Graveyard Committee Avoca

The Committee for Newbridge Graveyard Committee Avoca would to thank all those who attended the Prayers and Blessing of the Graves at Newbridge Graveyard and to those who provided food for the Supper afterwards. The Committee would especially like to thank Fr McCarthy for his Prayers and Support on the Day.

Kilmagig Graveyard Committee

The Kilmagig Graveyard Committee would like to thank all those who attended the Prayers and Blessing of the Graves in the Graveyard, especially to Fr Coughlan for his Prayers and Support. The Committee would like to thank all those who supported the Kilmagig Bring and Buy Sale in Conary Parish Hall on the 5th of October. The Winners of the Raffle were: Hamper – Marian Cosgrave, Whiskey – Patrick O’Neill, Wine – The Sharples, Avoca Rug – Niamh Lott, Wine & Pots – Paddy Cullen, Veg & Wine – Ann Fitzgerald, Veg & Wine – Sarah Shanley, Veg & Wine – Peter O’Neill, Veg & Choc’s – Sarah O’Neill, Veg & Biscuits – Mary Pender.
Farm Family Committee

A meeting of the County Wicklow IFA Farm Family Committee will take place on Tuesday, 29th October in the Woodenbridge Hotel at 8 pm.

The speaker this month will be John Byrne who will talk on the subject of Wind Farming. This is a topic that should be of interest to everyone and we look forward to hearing him speak.

New members are always welcome and there is a cup of tea/coffee after the meeting where people can have a chat and get to know one another. Why not come along and enjoy the evening.

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