Craigadoe Church concert on Sunday

There will be a concert in Craighadoes Church, Church of Ireland this Sunday 10 May at 7pm. All are welcome. Leslie Matthews, Austin Quinn and other artists will perform. Funds raised will be for the church.

The David Craig Band will play at Maggie’s Tavern this Saturday night in aid of Boyagh National School. Admission €10. Please call 91 48318 for further information.

St Johnston and Carrigans Family Resource Centre staff and volunteers were praised for their commitment to making the centre an outstanding community success at the Centre’s recent AGM. Chairperson of the Centre’s Voluntary Management Committee Geraldine McNamee said, “While the impact of cuts in funding has dealt a crucial blow to the Centre, we are able to keep things running due to the good administration and diligence of our staff. All volunteers have to be congratulated for their commitment to the Centre. Having said that, the Centre is always open to new committee members and volunteers”.

There will be a Sensory and Messy Play workshop coming up on Wednesday May 13 run from 10 to 11.30 am at the Resource Centre.

Stepping Stones Playgroup wants to recruit a Childcare Assistant/Room Leader. All applicants must have a FETAC Level 5 childcare qualification or equivalent and a minimum of two years experience working in a childcare setting. Please forward your CV with a cover letter to The Chairperson, Stepping Stones Playgroup Ltd, Chapel Road, St Johnston, Lifford, Co Donegal. Closing date for applications is Friday 22 May 2015.

Umbra Clothing Collections will collect bags of clothing at St Johnston Main Street next Friday 15 May from 10.30am to 3.30 pm. If you require bags to be picked up from your house please ring or text this number with your details 086 382 1979. The donations of clothing will help fund the drive to fight cancer. Used clothing that is clean and dry, household textiles, towels, bed linen, paired footwear will be accepted. Please give generously.

The Annual Social Services Bus Run is on Saturday 6th June 2015 leaving Carrigans at 12 o clock and St Johnston at 12.15pm. To book a seat contact Sarah at 087 7489181 or the Resource Centre at 0749148551.

A wonderful time was had by all at a tea dance which was hosted by the Resource Centre recently. The dance was organised by Tracey O Donovan a student in the Health and Social Care Programme at LYIT who was doing a work placement at the centre. Tracey invited members of the centre’s Lunch Club as well as members of clubs based in Lifford, Ramelton and Raphoe. A big thank you to Tracey from all the community members and staff at the Centre.

Bumps and Beyond Breastfeeding Support Group meets on Thursday mornings in the Old Playgroup, Church Lane from 10.30am – 12.30pm. For more info please contact Teresa at 0759148275 or the Resource Centre office 9148551.

Congratulations to Carol McCrossan Peoples who won the Bonus Ball with lucky number 13.

The Men on the Move group meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays 7-8 pm at the Centre. It offers participants a light to moderate exercise programme which includes walking, spinning, boxercise, circuits and much more. Please ring Russell for details on 087 618 5709.

St Johnston and Carrigans Community Employment Project is currently recruiting for a Seniors Programme Support Worker (to assist with Meals on Wheels, Lunch Club and cleaning). Job descriptions and application forms available from: St. Johnston and Carrigans Family Resource Centre, Chapel Road, St. Johnston. Tel 9148551.