LOCAL NEWS: RAPHOE COMMUNITY NOTES

first_imgRAPHOE NOTESRAPHOE FAMILY RESOURCE CENTRE MINDFULNESS FOR HEALTHRaphoe Family Resource in conjunction with Border Villages Social Integration Project is holding an Introductory Workshop in MINDFULNESS FOR HEALTH. Mindfulness can be seen as form of meditation, it helps to: calm the mind, reduce stress, promote clear thinking and improve physical and mental health on Monday 18th February from 10.30 a.m. – 12.30 in Raphoe Family Resource Centre. This course is free. Places are limited so please book early to avoid disappointment. Contact Raphoe Family Resource Centre on (074) 91 45796 or email: [email protected] project is supported by the European Union’s European Regional Development Fund, through the EU Programme for Peace and Reconciliation managed for the Special EU Programmes Body by Donegal County Council. NEW AFTERSCHOOL PROGRAMMES:Mondays: – Computer class from 3.00-4.00 p.m. for 3rd & 4th Classes Computers for 5th & 6th Classes, from 4.00-5.00 p.m.Coming soon Young Women’s group for 12 – 15 year olds from 5.30- 7.00p.mTuesdays: – Transition programme (with Springboard) for 6th class in Raphoe Central National School from 2.00 – 2.45 p.m.Homework Club for 3rd & 4th Class from 3.00 – 4.00p.m.Homework Club for 5th & 6th Class from 4.00 – 5.00 p.m.Wednesdays: – Transition programme (with Springboard) for 6th class in St. Eunan’s National School from 1.30 – 2.30 p.m. Recreational for Junior & Senior infants from 2.00 – 3.00.Homework Club for 1st & 2nd Classes from 3.00 – 4.00 p.m.Homework Support for 1st – 6th Class primary students from 5.30 – 6.30 p.m.Youth Cafe for 1st -5th and Transition year students from 7.30 – 9.00 p.m. Thursdays: – Recreational for Junior & Senior infants from 2.00 – 3.00.Homework Club for 1st & 2nd Classes from 3.00 – 4.00 p.m.Coming soon Young Men’s group for 12 – 15 year olds from 5.30- 7.00p.mFriday’s:- Movie/Disco Night for 5- 12 year olds from 7.00 – 9.00 p.m. . Parents/guardians are very welcome to come along to help supervise.THE EXCHANGE PROJECTThe Family Resource Centre has been invited by the Playhouse in Derry to participate in an exciting cross-border and cross-community youth project for young people aged between 12 and 16 years of age.Up to 150 young people from 5 youth projects in Donegal and 5 in Derry will be involved in developing a Urban Arts Project in each of their areas as well as each project ‘twinning’ with a project on a cross-border basis. The young people themselves will decide on their own Urban Arts Project, whether that might be animation, D-Jaying, mural painting, production of a DVD or a drama sketch.A field trip to each of the community projects will take place at the end to celebrate the achievements.The Exchange Project commences in March when youth leaders will undertake 30 hours of community arts training, followed by 8 weeks of contact time in each project with a professional community arts practitioner during April and May. In July the cross-border partnership work will take place while in August a 4 day Urban Arts Project will be developed with all 150 young people participating in the one location with the celebratory field trip taking place in September.If you are in the 12-16 years age bracket and would like to take part please contact Diane on 074 9145796. As places are limited it is advisable to book your place early.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.HEALTHY WALKSIf you are in and around Raphoe and would like to keep fit, join us on our Healthy walk every Thursday morning at 9.30 a.m. The group meets in Raphoe Family Resource Centre. Everyone Welcome.LITTLE SMILES WITH BIG DREAMSLittle Smiles with Big Dreams is a parent and toddler group that meet every Wednesday morning at 10.30am –12 noon in the Family Resource Centre. Anyone who is in care of a child where it be an aunt / uncle/ childminder or grandparent is welcome. The kiddies can get involved in Messy play, free play, story time and music time where the adult can enjoy a cuppa tea and meet other adults. Parent and Toddler are a great way to enhance your little one confidence and meet others their age. A light lunch is provided and a small cost of 50 cent per family.ZUMBA CLASSTaking place in Raphoe Family Resource Centre every Monday from 7.00 – 8.00 p.m. €5.00 per classFOX N CREW HIP HOP/STREET DANCE CLASSDance Classes in Raphoe Family Resource Centre every Wednesday, 5 – 8 yr olds from 5.00 – 6.00 p.m. and 9 – 15 yr. olds from 6.00 – 7.00 p.m. Fee €6.00 for further information contact: -0858409804/0876142326MEALS-ON-WHEELSIf you are a car owner with some time to spare on a Monday or a Wednesday and would be willing to deliver meals please contact 074 9145796.WOMEN’S GROUPWomen’s group meet every fortnight on a Monday at 8.00 p.m. in Raphoe Family Resource Centre. For further information contact Melanie on 074 9145796.WEEKLY EMPLOYMENT LISTRaphoe 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.LITTLE ACORNS PLAYGROUPEnrolment Day on Thursday 7th February at 1.00 p.m. – 3.00 p.m. and 6.30 p.m. – 8.00 p.m. Free ECCE places, five mornings guaranteed and non ECCE places available at €12.50 a session no hidden fees. Enrolment forms are available to collect at the Playgroup for further information contact 9145276 or 0858484149NEIGHBOURHOOD WATCHIn the recent spate of burglaries in East Donegal, there has been an interest in setting up a Neighbourhood Watch. Raphoe Community In Action propose to call a public information evening, where Garda will be in attendance. If interested please contact Raphoe Community In Action on 074 9173966.RAPHOE FRIDAY SENIORS CLUBRaphoe Friday Seniors Club: Meet every Friday in the Volt 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 BOXING CLUBThe boxers and coaches of Raphoe Club would like to extend congratulations to the club’s female kingpin Caroline Connolly who won her third Ulster Senior Championship title at the weekend. Caroline who is a nurse at Altnagalvin Hospital in Derry now goes forward to the National Senior Championships in Dublin starting on 8th February at the National Stadium. Well done Caroline from everyone at the Raphoe Boxing ClubOn Friday night last at the Omagh’s Golf Club, Raphoe’s Oran Devine turned in a very explosive performance when he outpointed Eddie Mc Donagh, Omagh Boy’s Club. At 39kgs Raphoe Charlie Mc Donagh gave a veteran’s display of ring craft when he outscored Cal O’ Brien, 2 Castles Boxing Club. In the Featherweight division Raphoe’s Ballindrait based puncher Denis Lafferty can count himself very unlucky to lose out on a split decision to Tyron’s James Devlin and at 48kgs Raphoe’s Ronan Kelly lost out on points to Ryan Woods of Emyvale and all boxers can take great credit from their fine performancesCongratulations go to Raphoe Sports people who received awards at the recent Sports Star Awards held in the Mount Errigal Hotel, Letterkenny on Friday night last. Chloe Magee (badminton), William Kilpatrick (hockey) Daniel Magee (Olympic Recognition) Peter O’ Donnell (Appreciation award) and Eamonn Coyle who won the Hall of Fame award.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 [email protected] every Thursday to meet the print deadline.LOCAL NEWS: RAPHOE COMMUNITY NOTES was last modified: February 5th, 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:LOCAL NEWS: RAPHOE COMMUNITY NOTESlast_img

first_imgRAPHOE NOTESRAPHOE FAMILY RESOURCE CENTRE MINDFULNESS FOR HEALTHRaphoe Family Resource in conjunction with Border Villages Social Integration Project is holding an Introductory Workshop in MINDFULNESS FOR HEALTH. Mindfulness can be seen as form of meditation, it helps to: calm the mind, reduce stress, promote clear thinking and improve physical and mental health on Monday 18th February from 10.30 a.m. – 12.30 in Raphoe Family Resource Centre. This course is free. Places are limited so please book early to avoid disappointment. Contact Raphoe Family Resource Centre on (074) 91 45796 or email: [email protected] project is supported by the European Union’s European Regional Development Fund, through the EU Programme for Peace and Reconciliation managed for the Special EU Programmes Body by Donegal County Council. NEW AFTERSCHOOL PROGRAMMES:Mondays: – Computer class from 3.00-4.00 p.m. for 3rd & 4th Classes Computers for 5th & 6th Classes, from 4.00-5.00 p.m.Coming soon Young Women’s group for 12 – 15 year olds from 5.30- 7.00p.mTuesdays: – Transition programme (with Springboard) for 6th class in Raphoe Central National School from 2.00 – 2.45 p.m.Homework Club for 3rd & 4th Class from 3.00 – 4.00p.m.Homework Club for 5th & 6th Class from 4.00 – 5.00 p.m.Wednesdays: – Transition programme (with Springboard) for 6th class in St. Eunan’s National School from 1.30 – 2.30 p.m. Recreational for Junior & Senior infants from 2.00 – 3.00.Homework Club for 1st & 2nd Classes from 3.00 – 4.00 p.m.Homework Support for 1st – 6th Class primary students from 5.30 – 6.30 p.m.Youth Cafe for 1st -5th and Transition year students from 7.30 – 9.00 p.m. Thursdays: – Recreational for Junior & Senior infants from 2.00 – 3.00.Homework Club for 1st & 2nd Classes from 3.00 – 4.00 p.m.Coming soon Young Men’s group for 12 – 15 year olds from 5.30- 7.00p.mFriday’s:- Movie/Disco Night for 5- 12 year olds from 7.00 – 9.00 p.m. . Parents/guardians are very welcome to come along to help supervise.THE EXCHANGE PROJECTThe Family Resource Centre has been invited by the Playhouse in Derry to participate in an exciting cross-border and cross-community youth project for young people aged between 12 and 16 years of age.Up to 150 young people from 5 youth projects in Donegal and 5 in Derry will be involved in developing a Urban Arts Project in each of their areas as well as each project ‘twinning’ with a project on a cross-border basis. The young people themselves will decide on their own Urban Arts Project, whether that might be animation, D-Jaying, mural painting, production of a DVD or a drama sketch.A field trip to each of the community projects will take place at the end to celebrate the achievements.The Exchange Project commences in March when youth leaders will undertake 30 hours of community arts training, followed by 8 weeks of contact time in each project with a professional community arts practitioner during April and May. In July the cross-border partnership work will take place while in August a 4 day Urban Arts Project will be developed with all 150 young people participating in the one location with the celebratory field trip taking place in September.If you are in the 12-16 years age bracket and would like to take part please contact Diane on 074 9145796. As places are limited it is advisable to book your place early.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.HEALTHY WALKSIf you are in and around Raphoe and would like to keep fit, join us on our Healthy walk every Thursday morning at 9.30 a.m. The group meets in Raphoe Family Resource Centre. Everyone Welcome.LITTLE SMILES WITH BIG DREAMSLittle Smiles with Big Dreams is a parent and toddler group that meet every Wednesday morning at 10.30am –12 noon in the Family Resource Centre. Anyone who is in care of a child where it be an aunt / uncle/ childminder or grandparent is welcome. The kiddies can get involved in Messy play, free play, story time and music time where the adult can enjoy a cuppa tea and meet other adults. Parent and Toddler are a great way to enhance your little one confidence and meet others their age. A light lunch is provided and a small cost of 50 cent per family.ZUMBA CLASSTaking place in Raphoe Family Resource Centre every Monday from 7.00 – 8.00 p.m. €5.00 per classFOX N CREW HIP HOP/STREET DANCE CLASSDance Classes in Raphoe Family Resource Centre every Wednesday, 5 – 8 yr olds from 5.00 – 6.00 p.m. and 9 – 15 yr. olds from 6.00 – 7.00 p.m. Fee €6.00 for further information contact: -0858409804/0876142326MEALS-ON-WHEELSIf you are a car owner with some time to spare on a Monday or a Wednesday and would be willing to deliver meals please contact 074 9145796.WOMEN’S GROUPWomen’s group meet every fortnight on a Monday at 8.00 p.m. in Raphoe Family Resource Centre. For further information contact Melanie on 074 9145796.WEEKLY EMPLOYMENT LISTRaphoe 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.LITTLE ACORNS PLAYGROUPEnrolment Day on Thursday 7th February at 1.00 p.m. – 3.00 p.m. and 6.30 p.m. – 8.00 p.m. Free ECCE places, five mornings guaranteed and non ECCE places available at €12.50 a session no hidden fees. Enrolment forms are available to collect at the Playgroup for further information contact 9145276 or 0858484149NEIGHBOURHOOD WATCHIn the recent spate of burglaries in East Donegal, there has been an interest in setting up a Neighbourhood Watch. Raphoe Community In Action propose to call a public information evening, where Garda will be in attendance. If interested please contact Raphoe Community In Action on 074 9173966.RAPHOE FRIDAY SENIORS CLUBRaphoe Friday Seniors Club: Meet every Friday in the Volt 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 BOXING CLUBThe boxers and coaches of Raphoe Club would like to extend congratulations to the club’s female kingpin Caroline Connolly who won her third Ulster Senior Championship title at the weekend. Caroline who is a nurse at Altnagalvin Hospital in Derry now goes forward to the National Senior Championships in Dublin starting on 8th February at the National Stadium. Well done Caroline from everyone at the Raphoe Boxing ClubOn Friday night last at the Omagh’s Golf Club, Raphoe’s Oran Devine turned in a very explosive performance when he outpointed Eddie Mc Donagh, Omagh Boy’s Club. At 39kgs Raphoe Charlie Mc Donagh gave a veteran’s display of ring craft when he outscored Cal O’ Brien, 2 Castles Boxing Club. In the Featherweight division Raphoe’s Ballindrait based puncher Denis Lafferty can count himself very unlucky to lose out on a split decision to Tyron’s James Devlin and at 48kgs Raphoe’s Ronan Kelly lost out on points to Ryan Woods of Emyvale and all boxers can take great credit from their fine performancesCongratulations go to Raphoe Sports people who received awards at the recent Sports Star Awards held in the Mount Errigal Hotel, Letterkenny on Friday night last. Chloe Magee (badminton), William Kilpatrick (hockey) Daniel Magee (Olympic Recognition) Peter O’ Donnell (Appreciation award) and Eamonn Coyle who won the Hall of Fame award.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 [email protected] every Thursday to meet the print deadline.LOCAL NEWS: RAPHOE COMMUNITY NOTES was last modified: February 5th, 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:LOCAL NEWS: RAPHOE COMMUNITY NOTESlast_img

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