first_imgRAPHOE LOCAL NOTESWeek ending Friday 16th March 2012SOCIAL CLUBThe Family Resource Centre has recently established a social club for people with physical, sensory or learning disability. The club, which meets in the Family Resource Centre on every second Thursday evening from 6.15-7.15pm, is a joint initiative with the Community Group Home, Ballyduff Park, Lifford. Activities include bocce, curling, pool, table- tennis, air-hockey, Wii-fit and badminton. The Family Resource Centre would like to thank Raphoe Curling Club for the use of its equipment and John Hunter for facilitating the badminton workshops. For further information please contact 074-9145796. COOKING ON A BUDGETRaphoe Family Resource Centre is planning to run a “Cooking on a Budget” course. We are hoping to run this course at the end of April/start of May. If you would like to participate in this course please contact us on 0749145796.HEALTHY WALKSHealthy Walks take place every Thursday morning at 9.30am starting from Raphoe Family Resource Centre. So if you’re in or around Raphoe come and join us for an enjoyable walk around the town to keep fit! Everyone welcome!!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.RAPHOE FAMILY RESOURCE CENTRE AFTERSCHOOL PROGRAMMESNEW TIMETABLETuesday: 3rd & 4th class 3.00-4.00pm5th & 6th class 4.00-5.00pmWednesday: Junior & Senior Infants 2.00-3.00pm1st & 2nd class 3.00-4.15pmYouth Cafe 1st -3rd Year 7.15-9.00pmThursday: Junior & Senior Infants 2.00-3.00pm1st & 2nd class 3.00-4.15pmYouth Cafe Transition, 4th & 5th Year 7.00-9.00pmRegistration forms are available at the Family Resource Centre for all the above activities/programmes. COUNSELLING SERVICESRaphoe Family Resource Centre offers a free and confidential weekly counselling service to the general public. This person-centred service is for those experiencing Bereavement/Loss, Separation, Abuse, Mental Health Difficulties and issues around sexuality. The service operates on an appointment basis only.Please contact 086 3601718 after 7.00 p.m.LITTLE SMILES WITH BIG DREAMSLittle Smiles with Big Dreams is a friendly baby and toddler group situated in Raphoe Family Resource Centre. We are open every Wednesday morning from10.30 – 12 noon. Little Smiles with Big Dreams is a group that focus on fun for the kids and the opportunity for parents, grandparents and extended family to have discussions with other adults. It is a great way to introduce your child to a social environment while you can discuss parenting tips with others. There is no charge but your kiddies will enjoy playing with all our lovely toys, having messy play, singing and dancing and a light lunch is provided.RAPHOE BOXING CLUBThe Raphoe Club staged a very successful Novice Tournament in the Club-house on Sunday last and there were 6 clubs in total taking part that saw 30 contests taking place and 12 Raphoe boxers took part as well as boxers from Lisnafin and Immaculta from Co. Tyrone, Oak Leaf B.C Derry and Donegal clubs Bundoran and neighbours Convoy B.C and a very special thanks to all the clubs for taking part.The Raphoe Club will host its annual major showpiece on Friday 23rd March in the Cathedral Hall, Raphoe when a highly rated Raphoe Select face the N.W All-Stars with 14 quality contests down for decision on the night. A very special thanks to our major sponsor Mike Kelly (Building & Scaffolding Contractor) and to all the generous business people of the town for their continued financial support. A bumper crowd is expected on the night so patrons are advised to be in their seats early.RAPHOE FRIDAY SENIORS CLUB:Raphoe Friday Seniors Club meets every Friday in the Volt House 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.ST EUNAN’S BOWLING CLUBThe winners for St Eunan’s Bowling Club Table Quiz are as follows:1st prize – Eoin Waters2nd prize – Sharon Clarke3rd prize – Joan ColhounWe would like to thank everyone who bought tickets, we appreciate your support. Relay For Life LK PETS DOG SHOWLK Pets Dog Show, Relay for Life takes place on Sunday 1st April at O’Donnell Park, Letterkenny. All proceeds in aid of The Irish Cancer Society. Entries taken from 1pm on the day, first class starts at 2pm sharp. Please note: €3.00 for each entry for each class, responsible owners should carry Poop scoop & bags, dogs on the dangerous dog list will be muzzled (except in the ring), any dog showing aggression will be asked to leave, the organisers have the right to refuse entry or to ask anyone to leave.Relay For Life REWIND TO THE 80s DISCO NITEIn Friel’s Raphoe, on Saturday 24th March 2012 dancing 9.30-1pmMusic by Strabane Radio DJ Sean MAC (80s Dress optional)All proceeds in aid of Irish Cancer Society.Please come along & enjoy a night that promises to take you down memory lane while you boogie the night away to your old time favorites.Tickets are now on sale at €5.00 each.Your support will be much appreciated.RAPHOE PEOPLE NEWSLETTERCommunity News or Items of Interest for the “Raphoe People” may be emailed to Harriet at [email protected] or to Lisa [email protected] Thank You.LOCAL NEWS: RAPHOE LOCAL NOTES was last modified: March 16th, 2012 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 LOCAL NOTESlast_img read more