Wednesday, March 12, 2014

The News on March 12th, 2014

If anyone in surrounding areas would like to come to the Dr Martin Day centre, and needs transport, we would be happy to try and arrange same. If  lack of transport is preventing people from coming to centre  please contact us and we will do our best to sort the problem.
We were sad to hear the sad news of  Mrs Duggan’s passing.  She was a regular at the centre and really enjoyed our music every Wednesday afternoon. It was also sad to hear of the passing of local man, Victor Bowers. We would like to express our gratitude to the family for their kind donation to the centre.
Also, we would like to thank Fr Ned Hassett for his lovely Mass here in the centre on Thursday,  and all the Masses he has said for us in the last year. We are sad to see him leaving the community and wish him all the best in his new parish.
I would like to thank Seán O’Brien for thinking of us, when the active retirement group Dolmen were making their annual donation from their Christmas party.  A big thank you to the group who kindly donated 310 Euros to the centre.
Feena’s Fun Programme is running on Tuesday morning’s and this is excellent for an active mind.  All are welcome to drop in. Colour Me Beautiful is coming at 2pm-4pm on Tuesday 18th of  March, and will run for 1 more week.  Darren Loftus comes on Wednesday 11.30 to 12.30 to do exercise. We have music every Wednesday afternoon by our local musicians. Tom Comerford will be here on Wed. 19th of March and John O’Shea will be here again  soon….On Thursday morning we have Mediation and Bingo in the afternoon
Over the year. we also go on day trips and outings to other centres. We will be going to Dungarvan  Day Care Centre on Tuesday 25th of  March.  Anyone interested in going, please let us know.  All older members of the community welcome.
MABS and Citizens Advice will be coming in the next few weeks to give a talk here at the centre. MABS is here on Wednesday the 2nd of April at 11.30 to give us advice and help on any money issues. MABS are an excellent free advice service.
The Complementary Therapist will be here at the centre every second Tuesday, you can make an appointment by calling the centre. The Chiropodist is also here every second Wednesday at the centre please ring for an appointment (051) 387111.
Opening Hours: 10.00am - 4.00pm Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
Any enquires to the centre please call (051) 387111/ (087)0570652.

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