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St Patricks GAC Portaferry club notes - 15 February 2016

Monday 15th February 2016

Lotto - This weeks lotto results 6, 12, 18, 24. JACKPOT of £1150.00 to Patsy Moreland, congrats to Patsy. Next weeks jackpot £500.00. Thanks for the continued support. £1 to enter.


Workshops – there are 2 U Matter Workshops still to go. These are aimed at improving and promoting mental health of club members. The target group is managers, coaches, senior players and parents. The Workshops are as follows:  ‘Mood Matters’ – with Kiri Wilson is on Thurs 18th Feb from 7 - 9pm. ‘Think you know’ Internet Safety by Terry Conlon on Thurs 25th Feb from 7 - 9pm. All these talks will be held in our Clubhouse and it is important that we have as many of our club members in attendance. Tracey McVeigh, the club Health and Well being Officer, has organised these courses and we should appreciate her time and effort. Thanks to Tracey.


Registration Day – is on Sunday 28th February from 1pm to 3pm. Come out and get your children signed up for the season. Memberships are the same as last year. Each child will get a free grip on registration day.


Memberships – are now due for the season ahead. The fees are the same as last year. Could all players get their payments made ASAP, this is for insurance cover. Thank you.


Lip Sync Battle – will be in the Club on Saturday 28th May, it’s the latest craze and will be great craic. Anyone interested give your name to any of the Fundraising/Entertainment Committee.


Season Ticket – will be £30.00 and this entitles entry to home games for Senior Camogie, Senior Hurling, 2nds Hurling and 3rds Hurling. This is a great deal and tickets will be on sale soon. If you have no season ticket and don’t pay at the gate, entry will be refused.

Club Monthly Draw – this was a great success last year, this starts on 27th March. It will be £10.00 per month and will run for 10 months. This is your club, please get involved. Anyone wishing to participate, give your name to any of the following collectors by Sunday 13th March: Conor Braniff, Maryjo Mallon, Maria McNally, Gemma O`Neill, Jim Mullan, Gary Mageean, Sean Fitzsimmons, Kevin McGarry, Niall Magee, Marty Mallon, Paud Mason, Declan Magee, Paud Braniff, Niamh Mallon, Brendan Orr, Vincent Mason. There will be a one off draw in December for all fully paid up members. (Amount to be confirmed when final draw numbers are established).

Easter Monday Tractor Run – it has been decided that all proceeds raised at this event will go towards the Parish graveyard. This is a very worthwhile cause and it should be supported greatly. More details to follow.


Fundamentals – is every Saturday in the Sports Centre between 2pm and 3pm for P0 to P3/P4s. Bring your own equipment, but will be provided if needed. £1 per session. Have FUN.


Keys - if any managers or persons have keys for the Clubhouse, from last year, can they be returned to Paud Mason ASAP. This is unless the manager remained in the same job. Thank you.


    Gaeltacht Bursary Scheme - all details are on the poster on Facebook, for anyone interested. Deadline is Monday 29th February.