Avoca notes week May 14th

Avoca GAA Lotto

9th May 2018 Results

Winning Numbers: 8, 11, 16, 28

No jackpot winner.

Match 3 winner: Gerry Harper who received €100

Sellers prize: Mary Bolger

The next draw takes place on 16/5/18 where the jackpot will be €3800

Conary Parish Church are holding their annual sale on Saturday 26th May at 2.30pm in Conary Church Hall. There will be an array of cakes, jams, vegetables and plants for sale. Also a raffle with a number of prizes, teas and other stalls.

St Pats 50/50 Draw

8th May 2018

1st €80  Niall McCauley, Avoca

2nd €50 Olga Waldron c/o Ben Tuke

3rd €30  Emma & Eva Jackson c/o Ben Tuke

Sellers Prize: Gerry Harper

Next Draw: Finns

Variety Concert

A fundraising night of musical entertainment in aid of St Patricks Church Barniskey. Thursday 31st May 2018 at 8pm St Patricks Church Barniskey. Artists include: Brittas Bay Singers, Michael Flood, Opera Serenade, Selection of local entertainers. Tickets €10. Available from Claire Flannery 0876846537, Lorraine Shanley 0872903692, Bernard Brennan 0876159482

Castlemacadam Parish Sale

Castlemacadam Parish Sale will take place in The Hartin Hall on Saturday 19th May at 2.00pm with all the usual stalls Cakes, Plants,Bric-a-Brac,Teas and Raffles .Please support this fundraiser

Avoca Parish Mission

Avoca Parish Mission of families 2018 will be held on the 22nd, 23rd, 24th & 25th of May in Templerainey Church at 8pm. There will be mass, a homily & benediction each evening. On Friday 25th May there will be a special healing mass for the sick with relics of St Theresa.

Fundraising Golf Classic

We are holding our Annual Golf Classic on Sunday, July 1st in the Woodenbridge Golf Club in aid of the pitch development fund at Avoca N.S. We would be grateful for any support that your company could give us in relation to fundraising.By contributing you will also be receiving free advertising and positive public relations in the community.  That’s because we will be listing your contribution at our golf classic and in our weekly newsletter.

If you would like to help, please have a look at our sponsorship arrangements below.

Team-€180.The team competition will be a champagne rumble with 2 scores counting on every hole. There will also be a prize for the nearest pin and the longest drive. There will be prizes for both ladies and gentlemen.

If you would like to enter a team into this competition please contact Pat on 087-2551476.

Bookings will only be confirmed on payment of the entry fee. Cheques can be made payable to Avoca National School. Needless to say, any form of sponsorship would be most welcome.

Please see our sponsorship arrangements below.

Tee box -€50 . 2 Tee boxes -€80. Green-€100.

Your support is always appreciated.

Car Boot Sale

Car Boot Sale in aid of Haiti Mission Saturday 2nd June in Inch. In February €3000 was raised by organising a concert in the Arklow Bay Hotel. Recently Sister Ann mentioned that she was having a house built for a severely paralyed  young woman who she rescued on the mountain after the earthquake. At the time a very simple building was erected in the place where Kyline was found. She is fed every few days but Sister would like to have a house built locally where Kyline would be surrounded by people.

If we could raise another €3000 we could provide this house. Sister describes Kyline as a saint who never complains is always smiley and so grateful to be alive. The bigger the stall the more we can raise.

Please help by bringing any unwanted items to Avoca, Barniskey or Templerainey.

We had a house built last year. Can we do it again in 2018?

Active Retirement

Avoca Active Retirement AGM Thursday 24th May at 2pm in the hall. All members please try to attend this meeting if possible. Join us singing in the dawn chorus in the park in Avoca Sunday May 27th at 7am.

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