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Glasformation: Operation Glasformation 2019 kicks off on Monday 21st January. Registration takes place on Wednesday 9th January and Thursday 17th January from 7-9pm in the Oakland Centre Glaslough. 7 weeks of fun and fitness for people of all abilities.  Contact Julie on 085 1553095 or Martina on 087 7949479 with any questions. Christmas Coffee Morning: Our Wednesday Morning Tea/Coffee meeting resumed on Wednesday, January 16th in the usual place - The Village Kitchen - at the usual time - 10.30am and as usual - everyone enjoyed the event. A few new citizens attended which delighted us as the more the merrier. There was plenty of chatting and then we had a bit of fun with a Names the Faces test and small prizes for the members of the winning table - all in a bit of fun. We continue again next Wednesday and our thanks to Audrey, Michelle and Áine for their kindness and excellent way they look after us. Community Draft Plan: The Emyvale Development Association met on Wednesday January 9th to draw up a response to the Council’s Community Development Draft Plan. Some of the suggestion in the plan are excellent and we look forward to action being taken on the implementation. The Committee also discussed a number of these in more depth and considered ideas for developing these to benefit the community. More on that later. However there were also some suggestion that would cause some concern and pose difficulties for aspects of our community and these will need to be teased out more before we make a final decision on our acceptence or rejection. It is an exciting time for Emyvale and a great opportunity for the area to get back some of the fantastic community spirit that was so evident during the 80’s amd 90’s. We must remember, however, that Emyvale has seen great changes over the past two decades and it will demand a real commitment from our residents to develop a pride of place among our inhabitants. So we all have a wonderful challenge and all will benefit if we do this together and do it right. Veritas Closure The announcement recently that the Veritas Company is to close three of its ten branches came as a big shock to both staff and customers. Sligo, Naas and Monaghan will cease trading on Thursday 31st January 2019. The Monaghan shop opened in Park St. on February 11th 2005. Two of the original staff, Mary Flynn and Geraldine Watterson are still there, along with Roisin Connolly, Karen Watterson and Sadhbh O’Callaghan and all the staff are well known locally. They invite you to visit the shop anytime between the 28th-30th January, from 10am-5pm for their Customer Appreciation Days. They will be serving tea and refreshments and giving out small spot prizes to thank customers, neighbours, friends and family for all their support over the past 14 years.
Help for Henry …….   HERE Personal Security …. HERE Healthy matters ……..HERE
Community News:
Glasformation: Operation Glasformation 2019 kicks off on Monday 21st January. Registration takes place on Wednesday 9th January and Thursday 17th January from 7-9pm in the Oakland Centre Glaslough. 7 weeks of fun and fitness for people of all abilities.  Contact Julie on 085 1553095 or Martina on 087 7949479 with any questions. Christmas Coffee Morning: Our Wednesday Morning Tea/Coffee meeting resumed on Wednesday, January 16th in the usual place - The Village Kitchen - at the usual time - 10.30am and as usual - everyone enjoyed the event. A few new citizens attended which delighted us as the more the merrier. There was plenty of chatting and then we had a bit of fun with a Names the Faces test and small prizes for the members of the winning table - all in a bit of fun. We continue again next Wednesday and our thanks to Audrey, Michelle and Áine for their kindness and excellent way they look after us. Community Draft Plan: The Emyvale Development Association met on Wednesday January 9th to draw up a response to the Council’s Community Development Draft Plan. Some of the suggestion in the plan are excellent and we look forward to action being taken on the implementation. The Committee also discussed a number of these in more depth and considered ideas for developing these to benefit the community. More on that later. However there were also some suggestion that would cause some concern and pose difficulties for aspects of our community and these will need to be teased out more before we make a final decision on our acceptence or rejection. It is an exciting time for Emyvale and a great opportunity for the area to get back some of the fantastic community spirit that was so evident during the 80’s amd 90’s. We must remember, however, that Emyvale has seen great changes over the past two decades and it will demand a real commitment from our residents to develop a pride of place among our inhabitants. So we all have a wonderful challenge and all will benefit if we do this together and do it right. Veritas Closure The announcement recently that the Veritas Company is to close three of its ten branches came as a big shock to both staff and customers. Sligo, Naas and Monaghan will cease trading on Thursday 31st January 2019. The Monaghan shop opened in Park St. on February 11th 2005. Two of the original staff, Mary Flynn and Geraldine Watterson are still there, along with Roisin Connolly, Karen Watterson and Sadhbh O’Callaghan and all the staff are well known locally. They invite you to visit the shop anytime between the 28th-30th January, from 10am-5pm for their Customer Appreciation Days. They will be serving tea and refreshments and giving out small spot prizes to thank customers, neighbours, friends and family for all their support over the past 14 years.
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Help for Henry …….   HERE Personal Security …. HERE Healthy matters ……..HERE
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