Thanks to everyone who took part in this year’s Team Hope Shoebox Appeal. A total of 435 boxes were collected from Millstreet Community School on Thursday 16th November to begin their journey to children who will really benefit from your generosity . This was a tremendous response to the annual appeal. The boxes came from a number of sources:
Kilcorney National School, Rathcoole National School, Knocknagree National School, Hollymount National School, Scoil Mhuire National School Millstreet, Presentation National School Millstreet, Millstreet Community School.
Thanks must go to all connected with these schools, and to Mrs. Mary Randles and the Transition Years students of Millstreet Community School for coordinating this year’s effort. Thank you.
For the attention of parents/guardians of students in Millstreet Community School: Please note that the deadline for receiving shoe boxes in Millstreet Community School for the TEAM HOPE SHOEBOX APPEAL is Thursday 9th November 2017.
Millstreet Vintage Club presented a Cheque for 4,500 Euro to a very worthy cause in the Cancer Connect Service on Saturday Night last at a Function in The Parish Centre in Millstreet,this Money was the Proceeds from the Highly Successful Vintage Show which was held in the Town Park last August,the Cheque was presented to Neily O’Leary Chairman of the West Cork Rural Transport Scheme who was delighted with the Figure collected and thanked the Vintage Club for there hard work on organising such a great Show and to all the people that supported the Vintage Show to make this happen,and said the money would be put to good use in Maintaining and Expanding such a Critical Service in the North Cork Area.Picture by John Tarrant.
Who’s cooking this Winter? is a recorded cooking program to be shown on Facebook in aid of charity. It will be recorded from your kitchen and dining room. Whether it’s frozen meals or a 5 course affair we want to hear from you.
Is your signature dish spaghetti hoops and toast or a Sunday roast with all the trimmings. If you want to take part and cook up a storm put your name in the pot now by contacting Sarah in DTMarketing on 029-70200. We are looking for cooks, dinner guests and judges. T&C’s apply.
Con and Nono O’Connor presenting a cheque of €2465.10 (the proceeds of the coffee morning held at their home on Saturday 12th August) to Marymount Hospice. Con and Nono would like to thank everybody who contributed so generously.
This Saturday the 3rd of June, Jerry and Anne Marie O’ Mahony are hosting a coffee morning for ‘The Irish Air Ambulance’ at their home in Inchileigh, Millstreet. They would really appreciate your support:
Please support this great cause and have a cup Let’s get this ambulance up up up Have a cake or a bun, Lets have a chat and some fun! We really hope to see you all there To help us show that we care!
Heartfelt thanks for the very generous support by the people and businesses of Millstreet regarding the recent Fundraising for the Guide Dogs Future Heroes Appeal. An excellent €470.00 was raised. We thank Hannah Crowley (who wishes to express her sincere appreciation for such a generous response to the Appeal) for this uplifting notice. (S.R.)
Hi to all our friends in the Millstreet area. The Multiple Sclerosis Society of Ireland Fermoy Branch (North & East Cork) walk the Galtee mountains yearly in aid of those living in our community with MS. It’s a fun day out for all the family, fully supported by the Red Cross & our many volunteers.
This year we are looking for a few more volunteers to help us with the event
We are looking for people with hill walking experience to join our stewarding group; this is split into two shifts (8am-12.30 & 12.30-5pm) If this is something you are interested in & perhaps help out with: please contact Mary on 087-6682834 asap for more information. If you want to see more feel free to pop over to our Facebook page.
We just wanted to say a massive thank you to everyone who has been supporting us from day one with fundraising for the hope foundation. We travelled to Kolkata with fellow students visiting all the projects that the money we had fundraised went to, such as Schools, houses, crèches also the HOPE foundation hospital. It was such an amazing experience and we would encourage everyone to this. We both definitely want to continue to work with the HOPE Foundation Katie and myself, Ciara, would like to sincerely thank the people of Millstreet for supporting us in this once in a life time experience. [read more …] “Thank You from Katie and Ciara”
Mary Buckley of Laught, Rathcoole, will be holding a Tea/Coffee Day again this year on the 1st May (Monday) from 10am until 6pm in her home. The proceeds of the day will go to the Mercy Hospital Foundation. Kettle on the boil all day long and plenty of home-baking.
All Welcome. Hope to see ye all there.
We are collecting the following items to raise money for the club : Men’s/Women’s/Children’s clothing, shoes, belts, handbags, soft toys, household textiles incl curtains & towels, mobile phones (must be given separately).
The following drop off points are available:
St John’s Gaa Pitch Station Rd.: Sat 4th & 11th March 10.30am-12.30pm
Kilcorney: After Mass Sun 5th March 11am -12pm
Aubane School: Tue 7th March 8-9pm
For more information or to organise a pick up outside times contact jerry on 087 9103891. [St.John’s on facebook]