There will be a card game in Askamore Schoolhouse bar tonight in joint aid of Console, the national suicide prevention charity, and the local Community Alert group. Tickets on sale from all Community Council members. Please support these very worthy local and national causes.
Hope to see lots of families in Le Chéile Park this Sunday for our Big Breakfast fundraiser.
Starting after mass – come and have your rasher and sausage in the open air!
Adults – €5, Children – €2.50. Strawberries and cream – €2
Recently a draw was made to pick the winner of the €1000 at the end of a two-year donation to the refurbishment fund.
This fundraising was to turn the 2nd squash court into meeting and activity rooms, to allow for talks, classes, meetings etc to take place in Askamore.
170 people and organisations locally helped in this long-term fundraiser, donating €240 over 2 years. The draw at the end was a means of thanking people for their support.
The winners of the €1000 are Liz and Mossie O’Rourke, Bolinrush.
Congratulations to them, and thanks to them and to all who donated to this fundraiser.Jim Gilbert, chairman of Askamore Refurbishment Committee presents the cheque for €1000 to Liz and Mossie O’Rourke in the newly refurbished Askamore Activity Centre
Askamore Childcare would like to thank everybody who contributed in any way to the Forget-Me-Not Christmas Tree fundraising effors.
This was a great success, raising funds of €3190.95 which will go towards updating the equipment in the Creche.
This will continue to be an annual fundraising event for the forseeable future.
Thanks to all who supported in any way, those who attended, our gorgeous models, Ann of HairSalon Ferns for doing the models hair, Paddy Byrne and Doug for music, Talk to Tom Charity Shop Gorey, McMullen’s Arklow and Arklow Shopping Centre and the individual businesses who took tables on the night.
Sponsors: Pettitt’s Gorey, Wexford Creamery, SuperValu Bunclody, Dunnes Stores, Tesco Gorey, Just Once boutique Carnew, Noel’s Fruit and Veg Carnew, Funge’s Gorey, iStyle, Deirdre Deegan Delight Beauty Salon, Shillelagh
Christmas is coming and Dennis is coming back to Askamore from Belarus again this year.
To help offset the cost 500 euro approx,a coffee morning will be held in Jim and Ann Gilbert’s, Askamore on Thursday 6th of Dec,10 to 3pm.
All support welcome
Askamore Community Council ran a Grand Raffle over the past number of months as a fundraiser to pay off the remaining debt on the newly refurbished Activity Centre. This was deliberately aimed outside the half parish of Askamore, as people in the half parish had already generously supported the refurbishment effort.
The draw took place in Askamore Activity Centre yesterday, October 27th at 5pm, with Fr. Power drawing the prize winning tickets.
Winners of the prizes are as follows:
1st Prize: 2 weeks self-catering holiday for 2 people in Croatia: – Patrick Skelton, 10, Castle Manor, Ferns
2nd Prize: Weekend in 4 star hotel in Ireland: – Carol Doyle, Villa Pio, Ballinacoola, Craanford
3rd Prize: €100: – Bernadette Moulds, Coolbawn, Ferns
4th Prize: €100: – John Byrne, Clonamona, Craanford
5th Prize: €100: – Helen Byrne, The Brook, Annagh
6th Prize: €100: – Catherine Redmond, Ballyduff
7th Prize: €100: – Eilis Doyle, Grove House, Knockbrandon, Craanford
Congratulations to our 7 prizewinners, and many thanks to all the people who supported our raffle.