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Knights of the Road

We would like to say a big thank you to Joe Power, Captain of the Knights of the Road and all the golfers who played in Portumna on Saturday August 9th.  Together they raised €1,100 as a result of a raffle held by the club.  It is very much appreciated and all funds go towards services for people with Parkinsons Disease such as Physio/Speech and Language classes/Yoga/Set Dancing in Galway City and County

Tuam Butchers

 

We at Galway Parkinsons would like to say a big thank you to Jarlath, Frank and all the Tuam Butchers who completed their annual 112 cycle in aid of our charity.  We would like to thank Garda Mick Hehir from Tuam Garda Station for garda escort on Sunday,  bus driver Padraic who was with the lads all day on sunday, the Gardai in Tuam Garda Station, The Corralee Hotel for the lovely meal on sunday evening, Ard Ri Hotel for help the night of the American Tea Party. 
We would also like to thank the following who allowed us collect at their premises: 
O'Tooles Supermarket Tuam
Town and Country Garage
Corrib Oil Galway Road
Maxol Station Galway Road
Centra Dublin Road
 
We would also like to thank all who collected for us on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Last but not least, we are very grateful to all who supported us by donating to the various fundraiser.  We very much appreciate it.

July 2014 Meeting

 

Our next meeting is on Wednesday the 18th June, 2014 at 8pm in the Clayton Hotel, Ballybrit, Galway.

 

A BIG THANK YOU TO FRANK BYRNES

We would like to say a BIG THANK YOU to Frank Byrnes from Oranmore who completed a challenge of a life time on Saturday the 14th of June, in running 100km (nearly 2 and a  half marathons in one day) and raising awareness and funds for us. We really appreciate it Frank.

TUAM BUTCHERS CYCLE

As you know we are the nominated charity of the year for 2014 of the Tuam Butchers. We are selling tickets €20.00 each and there are wonderful prizes (ie Weekend away in Johnstown House Hotel, Enfield, Home Heating Voucher, Hamper etc). We would like each member to take a book of five to sell and they are available by contacting Caroline or Marie. All funds raised will go towards services which we provide ie Physiotherapy and Speech and Language.

AMERCIAN TEA PARTY/NIGHT OF MUSIC IN DUDDYS KIBANNON

Duddys Kilbannon- 28th of June, 2014 at 9pm a night of wonderful music and dancing. Finger food and spot prizes on the night. Please support and let your friends known. This is in conjunction with the Tuam Butchers.

American Tea Party -18th of July, 2014 at 8pm there will be a American Tea Party in the Ard Ri Hotel in conjunction with the Tuam Butchers. This is a wonderful night. There are tables of ten and if you wish to take a table please let us know. Each person who takes a seat at the table brings a salad plate and makes a donation at the table. There will be music on the night. We are able to make up tables of ten if you do not wish to take a full table.

WE WOULD LIKE YOU AND YOUR FAMILY TO SUPPORT THE ABOVE FUNDRAISES ORGANISED WITH THE TUAM BUTCHERS AS ALL FUNDS RAISED WILL GO TOWARDS SERVICES FOR OUR MEMBERS.

MEMBERSHIP FORMS – IMPORTANT

If you have not returned your Membership Form with membership fee please do so as soon as possible to Marie.

SET DANCING CLASSESWe will have times of set dancing classes which will be held in Galway, Tuam and Athenry at the meeting.

WEEKEND AWAY – HOTEL BALLINAThis year we are going to Hotel Ballina on the weekend of the 12th to 14th September, 2014. The cost to each member and their carer/spouse/friend is is €60.00 each. If you are interested in coming along to this wonderful weekend please let us know.

Caroline Rushe (086) 2566655

Marie Cahill (087) 7783825

 

 

 

 

 

April 2014 meeting

 

Our next meeting is on Wednesday the 16th of April, 2014 at 8pm in the Clayton Hotel, Ballybrit, Galway.

NUTRITIONIST   A Nutritionist will come and give a talk to us about our daily diet. This is very important information for us all.

TUAM BUTCHERS CYCLE   As you know we are the nominated charity of the year for 2014 of the Tuam Butchers. We are selling tickets €20.00 each and there are wonderful prizes (ie Weekend away in Johnstown House Hotel, Enfield, Home Heating Voucher, Hamper etc). We would like each member to take a book of five to sell and they are available by contacting Caroline or Marie. All funds raised will go towards services which we provide ie Physiotherapy and Speech and Language.

COFFEE MORNING IN KILIMORDALY COMMUNITY   big THANK YOU to Brendan and the Mitchell Family have organised a Coffee Morning on Saturday the 22nd of March, 2014 for us. What a wonderful morning and what great support there is in the Kilimordaly community and everyone had a cuppa and a chat. We raised over €2,000.00 on the day. Thanks to the members who attended on the day.

THANK YOU TO CORA LOFTUS AND CAROL McGRATH   A BIG THANK YOU to Cora Loftus (daughter in law of our member Kathleen Loftus) raised €606.00 from taking part Rock & Road Half Marathon in Kinvara for us. Also a BIG THANK YOU to Carol McGrath(daughter of Nora McGrath) who completed the Connemara Half Marathon for us. We are very grateful to Cora and Carol for considering our charity. If you have a family member who is interested in doing a marathon, cycle, coffee morning for us please contact Marie. All funds raised will go towards providing Physo and Speech and Language classes for our members.

MEMBERSHIP FORMS – IMPORTANT  If you have not returned your Membership Form with membership fee please do so as soon as possible to Marie. Our Membership forms are for our records only and enables us to send out notices of meetings and other important information.

PHYSIO CLASSES/SPEECH AND LANGUAGE  We are taking a break from Physo and Speech classes for three weeks. We will commence again at the start of May, but I will confirm the dates.

SINGING CLASSES    We  have had some interest in continuing our signing classes. If you are interested in taking part please contact Marie.

NAI INFORMATION DAY  Neurological Alliance of Ireland are having an information day on Monday the 28th of April, 2014 in the Clayton Hotel. I will have more information at the meeting or if you wish to contact Marie about it.

 

BUCKET COLLECTION

We will be having our annual bucket collection on Friday the 9th of May, 2014 in Galway City, Orantown Centre and Joyces in Athenry. If any one can give an hour to help out it would be appreciated.

 

AOB


Caroline Rushe (086) 2566655


Marie Cahill (087) 7783825

 

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