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Friday 20 September 2019

KILMORE

CAMOGIE CLUB FORMATION

A meeting will be held on Wednesday January 26th at 7.30pm in the G.A.A. clubrooms to discuss the formation of an underage camogie club in Kilmore. Jenny Duffy the Leinster camogie development officer will be in attendance to assist us getting the club up and going.

We hope to enter teams in under 10, 12 and 14 but this will depend on both the number of girls interested and adults willing to help out. If your daughter(s) is interested and you can't make the meeting please contact Marion Cousins on 9135187 or 086 1946616.

OUTREACH TO UGANDA

A Craft Fair and Coffee morning for Kilmore Outreach to Uganda will be held on Sunday January 23rd from 11am-2pm in the Stella Maris Centre. A monster hamper is the first prize in the SUPER RAFFLE. Come and join us for a cup of coffee and a bargain or two (or three!!) at our stalls. please support us as our main fund raiser for Ugandan orphans - the Christmas Craft Fair, had to be concelled due to the weather.

Here is an exerpt from Sr Carla's latest report from Uganda:

"Dear Friends As we come to Christmas this year you are in our thoughts and our prayers. It has been a particularly difficult year for us here in Uganda. We have had great difficulty accessing liquid morphine which is one of our most important tools in pain management. Since liquid morphine has not be available we hadve had to purchase sustained released tables and these are quite expensive. It is your continuted support that makes it possible for us to buy these tablest as well as othere drugs that are beyond our regular budget".

Come and join us on January 23rd, and make a difference to the lives of those with HIV/AIDS. We can make a difference.

TABLE QUIZ

Please support a table quiz tonight (Wednesday January 19th) at 9pm in Mary Barrys, Kilmore in aid of the Aimee Toner Memorial Fund.

Aimee Toner was born on January 21st, 2009. She had a normal birth, textbook, no complications and was perfect. At 8 months old she was diagnosed with Neuroblastoma (a very aggressive type of cancerous tumour) and sadly passed away when she was just 13 months old on Ballyconnigar beach, Blackwater.

During her illness Aimee received her medical treatment on St. Johns Ward in Crumlin. Her parents, in memory of their beautiful daughter are trying to raise as much money as they can to help St. John's ward achieve their dream of a new ward and to aid research into a more successful treatment protocol for Neuroblastoma. They have raised over €30,000 to date. Although we are all in hard financial times right now, please join Jane Crosbie on January 19th to see what we can raise for this worthwhile and needy cause. Cost is €5 per person, with spot prizes on the night. Phone Jane on 086 8513643.

COISTE NA NOG AGM

The 2010 Coiste na Nog AGM will take place on Thursday January 20th at 8 p.m. in the GAA club. Any agenda items, motions etc... should be communicated to the Chairperson, Michael Cooney (085 832 4627 or mtcooney@eircom.net).

Details of the GAA's "Go Games Model" which applies to all activities for players up to Under 12 and the GAA "Respect Inititiative" which applies to all underage players will be outlined at the meeting. Kilmore GAA strongly supports these models which emphasise player participation and sportsmanship.

This is a good opportunity for parents to air their views in relation to club activities so please come along and share your views, suggestions etc. If anyone would like to get involved and help out in any way during 2011 we would love to hear from you. (Under 16 and Minor Championships will commence in early March).

BIRTHDAY WISHES

Happy Birthday wishes to John Lambert, Ballask, Kilmore who celebrated his birthday this week.

YOGA CLASSES

Anybody interested in a monday morning yoga class atthe Stella Maris Centre, Kilmore Quay please contact Suzanne on 087 2951015.

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