Kilmanagh: Great party for young seniors

NEW YEARS WHIST - The first whist drive of the New Year in aid of St. Brigid’s Camogie club will take place in Palmerstown venue this coming Friday night, 4 January 2013 commencing at 8:30pm. All are welcome. VOLUNTEERS NEEDED - S.O.S. is a voluntary organisation in Kilkenny for adults with a mild to moderate intellectual disability, providing day services, respite and residential care. They are looking for families or individuals (hosts) to provide short breaks (day/overnight/weekend) in their home for adults from their services. Each host is matched with one person from S.O.S. and an expense allowance is paid for each break provided. They are also looking for volunteers to support them in providing extra social and recreational activities for people attending S.O.S. in the evening time or weekends. For anyone who would like to know more about volunteering or providing breaks please contact the social work department at 056 7764000 or email ksherry@soskilkenny.com or visit their website www.soskilkenny.com

NEW YEARS WHIST - The first whist drive of the New Year in aid of St. Brigid’s Camogie club will take place in Palmerstown venue this coming Friday night, 4 January 2013 commencing at 8:30pm. All are welcome. VOLUNTEERS NEEDED - S.O.S. is a voluntary organisation in Kilkenny for adults with a mild to moderate intellectual disability, providing day services, respite and residential care. They are looking for families or individuals (hosts) to provide short breaks (day/overnight/weekend) in their home for adults from their services. Each host is matched with one person from S.O.S. and an expense allowance is paid for each break provided. They are also looking for volunteers to support them in providing extra social and recreational activities for people attending S.O.S. in the evening time or weekends. For anyone who would like to know more about volunteering or providing breaks please contact the social work department at 056 7764000 or email ksherry@soskilkenny.com or visit their website www.soskilkenny.com

A GREAT PARTY - The Senior Citizens Christmas Party 2012 which was held in the Droicheád Family Resource Centre in Callan was a great success with plenty of food, music and dance. The Centre would like to thank all volunteers who helped to organise the Senior Citizens Christmas Party and also all local businesses and individuals who generously donated towards the raffle.

PENNY BANK 2013 - Callan Community Savings Bank is being run on the style of the old Penny Bank system, bringing back the old traditions. The aim is to help alleviate people from financial difficulties, particularly at Christmas time. The Savings Bank operates in the Droicheád FRC (The Kitchen) every Thursday evening from 5pm to 6pm and will reopen on Thursday, 10 January 2013. All new members are very welcome.

YOGA CLASSES - Yoga for all levels including Beginners and Improvers yoga will start in the new year. Also Yoga for the older adults, therapeutic chair yoga will be on offer. For more information please contact Marian on 086 3082450.

NEW YEAR’S KILMANAGH NOTES - Anyone wishing to submit news items, club events, announcements, etc. can do so by emailing marydargan@gmail.com before 9pm on Sundays. Any photos to be included should be sent as an attachment.