first_imgRAPHOE NOTES:Raphoe Family Resource Centre:“100 Club” Weekly Private Members Draw The draw continues every week at the centre; it could be you this time!!!The Family Resource Centre would like to thank all those who have subscribed to the draw; your support is greatly appreciated. You could be one of the lucky winners next week! A few lines have become available for the draw so if you would like the opportunity to be in with a one-in-three chance of winning a weekly prize please contact us on 074-9145796/087-364150Raphoe 5KOur annual 5k took place on Tuesday 7th July with a 7.30pm start. Just less than 170 runners and walkers took part in this year’s race.  A big thank you to everyone involved and special thanks to our sponsors, Coyles of Raphoe, without whom the event would not take place.  Thanks to everyone who helped with the preparations and on the night, Brendan O’ Donnell, Lifford A.C, Pat Carlin (First Aid) the stewards, Cllr F. Mc Brearty, Alan Mc Menamin, all the ladies who sent in the beautiful home baking, the ladies who helped with the tea and most importantly the runners and walkers, a big thanks you to you all!! Little smiles with big dreamsLittle Smiles with Big Dreams is a parent and toddler group that meets every Wednesday morning at 10:30am – 12 noon in the Family Resource Centre.  Anyone who is in care of a child where it is an aunt / uncle/ child-minder 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.Raphoe Walking GroupThe Walking Group meets every Thursday morning at 10.30am.  All abilities are catered for. And an important element of the group is coming in afterwards to have a chat and a cuppa! Young Carers GroupAre you a young carer? Do you help to take care for someone at home who has an illness, disability, substance misuse, mental health difficulty or bereavement? The Loft Youth Project hosts a Young Carers Group for 12-18 year olds on Saturday mornings at 16-18 Port Road, Letterkenny. For further information please contact 074 9129630 or 087 1255246.Raphoe Boxing ClubThe officials of the boxing club are busy putting plans together for this year’s major boxing showpiece which will take place on Saturday 7th November in the Deele College Sports Pavilion when the club will have as their guests one of England’s Premier boxing clubs Tenbury Well B.C, who will spend 5 days in Raphoe. Head Coach and matchmaker Gary Mc Cullagh hopes to have 14 star studded contests down for decision on the night and a number of Irish & English Champions will feature on the night.  The officials of the Raphoe Boxing Club extend a sincere thanks to all the generous business people of Raphoe and surrounding areas for their financial support, as without their help the club would fail to exist. St. Eunan’s National School 60 Year CelebrationsSt Eunan’s NS, Raphoe are celebrating their 60 year anniversary. We will be hosting the celebrations in September/ October 2015. This is a perfect opportunity to promote local history to our children in a fun and interesting way. We are looking for local people to help us organise the event and to pass on their expertise on the history of the school. If you are interested contact Anita Keeve at St Eunan’s NS, on 074 91 45764. As part of this event the children are tracing past pupils all around the world and indeed Ireland. If you have a relative or friend who is a past pupil and who does not now live in Raphoe, it would be great if you could encourage them to send the students a postcard telling us about where they now live and their memories of St Eunan’s NS.Please note that items for the Raphoe Notes should be placed in the box provided in the Post Office on or before 12 noon on Fridays. Items can also be emailed to or handed in to the Family Resource Centre, William Street. Items should be submitted at least one week in advancCOMMUNITY NEWS: RAPHOE BOXING CLUB CONFIRM MAJOR EVENT TO BE HELD IN NOVEMBER was last modified: July 10th, 2015 by Mark ForkerShare 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:FeaturesnewsNoticeslast_img

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