DD LOCAL: RAPHOE COMMUNITY NEWS

first_imgRAPHOE NOTESRaphoe Family Resource Centre RAPHOE 5K:On Tuesday 16th July at 7.30pm the Family Resource Centre will hold its 3rd Annual 5k race in association with Lifford AC and Donegal Co. Athletics Board. The 5k, which is part of the Grand Prix Series costs €10 to enter with all proceeds re-invested into supporting the work of the Family Resource Centre. The Centre is delighted that Coyle’s Centra, Raphoe have agreed to be the main sponsor for the race and our sincere thanks are due for this generous offer. Coyle’s Centra have been very consistent supporters of the work of the Family Resource Centre over many years. You can now pre-register for the race by emailing your name, club/organization (if any) and age category to [email protected] and of course registration can take place on the night from 6.00pm onwards in the Family Resource Centre, William St, Raphoe. Changing facilities and showers will be available in the Deele College and we would like to thank Mr. Damian Mc Devitt for his support and cooperation with that.RAPHOE WALKING GROUP: The Raphoe Walking Group meets every Thursday at 10.30am in the Family Resource Centre. Everyone Welcome. This is a brilliant opportunity to get fit (ter) and meet new people in your Community.RAPHOE TIDY TOWNSThe application for the town has now been sent in to the Tidy Towns unit for this year’s competition. Judging is usually in June, July and early August. A sincere thank you to everyone in the town for all your help in keeping your properties and gardens in good shape which in turn helps our town looking well. The local residential groups, Tidy Towns committee and C.E staff are doing a great job in the different areas of the town which is a great help every year. You can help by putting out window boxes, hanging baskets from this week on. You can also help by painting, weeding & keeping your areas litter free. Last year the town received a silver medal and 297 points so hopefully we can gain a few extra points this year again. Good Luck Raphoe!ATTIC INSULATION FOR THE HOMEDo you own your house? Are you in receipt of fuel allowance? Please contact Martin at the Tidy Towns Office on 9145692 for further details.Fundraiser for new playground for RaphoeSupport needed to ensure we reach our target to get the playground started. Donations also welcome. [email protected] or 0863467793 RAPHOE BOXING CLUBCongratulation goes to Councillor Frank Mc Brearty who has just completed a very successful year as Mayor of Donegal. Well done Frank and sincere thanks for all your assistance at the Raphoe Boxing Club.Best wishes for every success goes to Convoy’s Bryan Mc Namee and Letterkenny’s Brian Elliot who will be representing Ireland at the forthcoming European Schoolboy Championships to be staged in the City West Dublin from 28th July to 4th August. Good luck lads from all at the Raphoe club. And best wishes goes to Carrigart’s female kingpin Meave Mc Carron who is competing for Ireland at the European Youth Championships, in Hungary.The boxing club is now closed for a well deserved summer break and the club will re-open on Monday 2nd September when coaches Gary Mc Cullagh, Stephen Mc Bride and Tommy Stewart will welcome all new and former members for the new season. More details of the club’s 25th anniversary to be staged in Jackson’s Hotel Ballybofey on Saturday 16th November will appear in the local press in the coming weeks.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.DD LOCAL: RAPHOE COMMUNITY NEWS was last modified: July 8th, 2013 by John2Share 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

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