Johnstown: Peggy raises funds

Spa Development/Fenians Lotto - Spa Development weekly Lotto draw had neither a jackpot winner or a winner of match 3 numbers last week. Nos drawn 1,3,12,17. There were 4 winners of the “lucky dip” each winning €50. The winners were Ger Grace c/o Anne Holmes, Edel Hughes c/o T Sharkey, Kathleen Renehan c/o Vincent Morrissey, Stephen Carey c/o T Sharkey. This weeks jackpot is €2,200. The draw is in Ryans of the Cross this week.

Spa Development/Fenians Lotto - Spa Development weekly Lotto draw had neither a jackpot winner or a winner of match 3 numbers last week. Nos drawn 1,3,12,17. There were 4 winners of the “lucky dip” each winning €50. The winners were Ger Grace c/o Anne Holmes, Edel Hughes c/o T Sharkey, Kathleen Renehan c/o Vincent Morrissey, Stephen Carey c/o T Sharkey. This weeks jackpot is €2,200. The draw is in Ryans of the Cross this week.

Concern - In her annual pre Christmas 24 hour fast in aid of Concern Peggy Sharkey, The Square raised €460. This money has been remitted to Concern. Peggy extends her thanks to all her kind supporters.

First Holy Communion - First Holy Communion for the children of Johnstown National School has been arranged for May 11th this year.

Zambia Immersion Project - Grateful thanks to all who supported the walk held after Christmas in aid of the Zambia Immersion Project. A sum of €1,330 was raised. Thanks also to the children in St Kieran,s School who held a cake sale in aid of the project. All funds will be put to good use by the Brothers in Zambia.

Crosspatrick National School - St Michael’s National School, Crosspatrick has been sanctioned by the Department of Education to have an extention added to the school. Contractors forms are now available from etenders.ie.

Congratulations - Congratulations to Laurence and Katie Ryan, Bawnmore on the recent birth of their son Noah Laurence. The baby was baptised recently in St Kieran’s Church.

Colaiste MhuirE - Caretaker/grounds person required under the community employment scheme (Freshford) and in conjunction with C M Sport (Johnstown) Eligible applicants are asked to please forward CV to Freshford Area C E Scheme Ltd, Bohercrussia St, Freshford, Co. Kilkenny. Closing date for application Feb 6th.

Lourdes - Ossory Pilgrimage to Lourdes 2013 under the Patronage of most Rev Seamus Freeman SAC D>D Bishop of Ossory takes place this year May 22nd to May 27th. Price €735pps which includes bus fare to and from the Airport. All bookings for both regular and assisted pilgrims contact Glenmore Parish Office 051880414 open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 10.30am to 2.30.pm. Closed all day Wednesday.

Retired - Johnstown Active Retired will be returning to meetings after the Winter break. The first meeting will be in St. Kierans Hall on Thursday Feb 7th at 2.30pm. New members welcome.