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Monthly meeting November

 

 Our next meeting will be on Wednesday the 20th day of November 2013 at 8pm at the Clayton Hotel, Ballybrit, Galway.

Topics

PADDY BROWNE PARKINSONS NURSE SPECIALIST

Paddy will attend our meeting to give a talk on various matters including the projects being undertaking at NUIG.

COMMUNITY SMOKE ALARMS SCHEME

We will have the Smoke alarms and Carbon Monoxide alarms at the meeting for collection. The Carbon Monoxide alarms cost €20.00 each which is very good value.

SET DANCING CLASSES/PHYSiO/YOGA/COUNSELLING/THAI CHI

A big THANK YOU to all who have taken part in these classes. They have been a huge success. We will have a break until the New Year. If you wish to take part in any of the classes in January please give your name to Marie.

GALWAY PARKINSONS SINGERS CD LAUNCH

The day has finally come and we are launching our Christmas CD with Mike Denver on Monday the 2nd of December, 2013 at 6pm in the Clayton Hotel, Ballybrit, Galway. Ollie Turner from Galway Bay FM will launch our CD. The price of the CD is €5.00 and will be available on the night. You are all invited to come along to this wonderful event. If you wish to attend please confirm by email to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it "> This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or by text only to (087)7783825.

CASH FOR CLOBBERIf you have any clothes for clobber please bring to meeting or contact Marie or Caroline.

XMAS CARDS

We will have Christmas Cards available at our meeting or if you wish to purchase same please contact Marie.

FACEBOOK

As we will be aware we have a web page and face book page. If you or your family have a facebook account please ask them to become a “friend” and check out all that is happening.

Caroline Rushe (086) 2566655

Marie Cahill (087) 7783825

Mays Meeting

Our next meeting will be on Wednesday the 15th day of May 2013 at the Clayton Hotel, Ballybrit, Galway at 8pm.

ACUPUNCTURE/CHINESE MEDICINE

Sandra Brett who practices Acupuncture and Chinese medicine and who is based in Barna will attend the meeting and give a presentation to the group.

WOMENS MINI MARATHON

Everyone is getting ready for the big day and again thanks to all who are taking part for us.

COMMUNITY SMOKE ALARMS

We hope to have the smoke and carbon monoxide alarms within the next two weeks at which stage we will be in contact with you.

ANNUAL BUCKET COLLECTION

Just a big THANK YOU to all who helped out with our collection on the 3/5/13. A special thanks to Clem who did a great job looking after things in Athenry (the people of Athenry were great in donating). We will let you know the final figure at the meeting.

CINDY DUGGAN FOOT CARE

If anyone wish to contact Cindy for treatments please contact her on 086 0631105.

MEMBERSHIP FORMS

For those who have not yet returned their forms to Marie can you please arrange to do so or bring same to meeting.

TUAM – TAI CHI CLASSES/SPEECH CLASSES.

Tai Chi classes have started in Tuam on the 13/5/13. We hope to start Speech classes within the next two weeks. If you are interested in taking part in these classes please contact Marie. It is important that members avail of these classes.

PHYSO CLASSES

Physo Assessments are taking please on Wed 15/5/13 and classes will start on the 22/5/13. This will be a ten week course. If you wish to take part it is important that you contact Marie. It is important that members avail of these classes.

CASH FOR CLOBBER

We are still collecting old clothes, shoes, belts etc for clobber.

Caroline Rushe 086 2566655                        Marie Cahill 087 7783825

March Meeting

 

Our next meeting will be on Wednesday the 27th of March 2013 at 8pm at the Clayton Hotel, Ballybrit, Galway.

 

WOMENS MINI MARATHON

We would like to say a BIG THANK YOU to the various members families who have signed up to do the Mini Marathon on the 3rd of June 2013 for us. If any one else is interested please contact myself or Marie.

 

COMMUNITY SMOKE ALARMS SCHEME

We would like to thank Michelle Hennelly who told us about the above scheme which is available. For more information please contact Marie.

 

ANNUAL BUCKET COLLECTION

Our annual Bucket Collection is on the 3rd of May, 2013 in Galway City, Orantown Centre and Joyces of Athenry. If you are able to lend a hand on the day please let us know.

 

UNITY WALK IN ASSOCATION WITH PAI DUBLIN

We have been asked by Keith Adams if anyone is interested in taking part in the Unity Walk in Dublin on the 11/4/13 . this is a short walk to promote Parkinsons Week and a tree will be planted at the end of the walk. For more information please contact Marie.

 

CINDY DUGGAN FOOTCARE

Cindy Duggan will attend the meeting and any one who wishes to have a treatment done on the night can contact Cindy at 086 0631105.

 

MEMBERSHIP FORMS

Herewith our own Membership Form for 2013/2014 and Membership Form from PAI Dublin. We would be obliged if you might please complete both forms together with cheque in the sum of €25.00 (payable to Galway Parkinsons) and return to Marie at your convenience. Our Membership forms are for our records only and enables us to send out notices of meetings and other important information. The Forms from Dublin are to enable them to send monthly magazines to each member.

 

SPEECH AND PHYSIO CLASSES

Group classes will be starting again shortly in Galway City and Tuam and if you wish to par take please get a letter from your GP to confirm that you can do group classes and a list of your medication. Please forward the letter to Marie.

 

TAI CHI CLASSES

These classes have now started and are very enjoyable. We hope to start classes in Tuam shortly and will let you know the date.

 

CASH FOR CLOBBER

If you have any old clothes, shoes, bags etc that you want to get rid of we would be greatful of them for clobber

 

AOB Caroline Rushe (086) 2566655

Marie Cahill        (087) 7783825

Health & Soul Thank You

 We would really like to thank everybody who contributed to our Health and Soul evening - Everyone who came, donated spot prizes and especially the therapists who made the evening possible with the generosity of their time and skill.

Please remember them if you are interested in following up on any of the therapies or indeed if you want to try something new!

Cindy Duggan Foot Care                                                                                         086 0631105
Dolores Andrew-Gavin - Reiki, Quantum Touch, EFT                                                       086 9967352
Helena Martin  - Reflexology, Massage, Stress Management, Indian Head massage           086 8764931
Paula Gill - Make up Artist                                                                                          086 3233710
Hilary Morgan - Healing Energies, Homeopathy                                                           087 9212352
Teresa Mhic Dhonncha, Homeopathy                                                                        087 2282652
Malachy Gallagher  - Astrology                                                                         085 2726611
Tina Kiely - Alexander Technique                                                                083 1223919
Ieila - Astrology/Tarot Card Reader                                                                    087 9596926
Marion Charlton  - Forever Living Products                                                           087 1203946


We would also like to thank - The Clayton Hotel, Neil McNulty of Yankee Candles, Barry's Hairdressers, Redcats and Michael & Susan Lyons of Lyons Nurseries, Bullaun.

 

 

Beat the Budget Blues

 

BEAT THE BUDGET BLUES AND PAMPER YOURSELF
IN AID OF GALWAY PARKINSONS ASSOCATION IN THE 
CLAYTON HOTEL, BALLYBRIT ON THURSDAY THE 
6TH OF DECEMBER 2012 BETWEEN 5PM AND 9PM.
 
ADMISSION €10.00 WHICH ENABLES YOU TO TWO TEN MINUTE
SESSIONS, ENTRY FOR A DOOR PRIZE AND LOTS MORE.  
 
THERAPISTS ON THE NIGHT:
ASTROLOGY, FOOT CARE, MINI FACIAL, REIKI, HOMEOPATH, BIO ENERGY, REFLEXOLOGY, 
EFT , ACUPUNTURE AND LOTS MORE.
 
SPOT PRIZES ALSO ON THE NIGHT.
 
TO  PRE BOOK A TIME PLEASE CONTACT 087 7055396.  
 
ALL FUNDS RAISED WILL GO TOWARDS SERVICES FOR 
PEOPLE WITH PARKINSONS IN GALWAY CITY AND 
COUNTY.
 
PLEASE TELL YOUR FRIENDS AND FAMILY.

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