Volunteers Needed - Special Olympics Ireland’s annual collection day, sponsored by eircom, will take place on Friday 26th April. There will be collection points in Thomastown on the day and Special Olympics needs volunteers to help collect here. Even a few hours will make a big difference! For further information please contact Marianne Rowan on 087 6961015 or visit www.specialolympics.ie/collectionday
Charity 6 - A Side Soccer - A tournament in aid of “The Irish Heart Foundation” will take place on Monday 8th April at 6.15pm and Wednesday 10th April at7.15pm, at the all weather pitches United Park Thomastown. Adult players €10 Students €5. Max 10 per team. Contact Paul on 087 9373937 or Eoin on 086 8698982. Team entries to be in no later than Wednesday 3rd April.
Thomastown Classic Steam and Vintage Club - The Annual Vintage run takes place this Sunday at 12 noon. This years run is dedicated to Dick Forristal (Dick Forristal Memorial Run) as Dick was one of the founder members of the club. Dick travelled all over Ireland with his steam engine raising money for various charities the the vintage clubs. This year The Forristal Family have nominated two charities Cois Nore and Carlow Kilkenny Home Care to be the beneficiaries of the run. All owners of tractors old and new, lorries old and new and vintage cars to come out on Easter Sunday and support the charities in honour of Dick Forristal.
Thomastown Community Centre - There has been a huge response to the fund raising initiative buy a block for €20 or a donation can be made at Bank of Ireland Market Street, Account Number 41672858 sort code 96 60 99. Over the next two weeks committee members will be calling to houses looking for your support. Please support the refurbishment programme. The contracror is ninteen days into the one hundred days for completion of phase one. Works are on schedule.