Sunday, 23rd September 2018
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Samaritans Fundraising in Tramore

On Thursday and Friday 12th and 13th July 2018 Samaritans are holding their Annual "Biro" Collection Day in Tramore. Much needed funds help us to provide valuable service by telephone and text to our callers, who may be anxious, depressed or suicidal.

Fundraisers will be located at Supervalu, Tesco, Centra and Post Office in Tramore. Samaritans can be contacted anytime on Freephone 116123.

Charity Concert Ardmore

A charity fundraising concert takes place in the beautiful village of Ardmore next week on July 13th in aid of the two churches within the parish. Country star Patrick Feeney and his band will play in concert in St Declan's Church Ardmore starting at 8pm.

Aware seeking Waterford volunteers

Aware, Ireland's leading organisation providing support, education and information services for those impacted by depression and bipolar disorder, is urgently seeking Waterford volunteers for its Support & Self Care Group service in Waterford city and Dungarvan. Aware relies on the passion and dedication of its volunteers to ensure that the organisation can continue to provide free support services nationwide, essential services that have a profound impact on individuals and families throughout Ireland.

As part of the recruitment process, all volunteers are guided through a series of training sessions to teach them how to respond to various scenarios by allowing clarification, consideration of options and encouraging helpful actions while adhering to Aware's ethos, policies and procedures.

It is important that potential volunteers are compassionate, possess good communication skills, take direction and show enthusiasm and passion for mental health and the work of Aware.

It is also vital that applicants are willing to make a weekly commitment to Aware and participate in ongoing training as required.

For more information on each opportunity, please visit: http://www.aware.ie/volunteer or phone Aware on 01 6617211.

What's new at Access I.T.?

Summer POP UP I.T. Workshops. Take this opportunity to learn a subject in one morning at a very low cost with our pop up workshops! We will be adding a new subject each week for the summer, so keep a look out on our Facebook page.

This week's workshop is free phone apps! Never pay for a phone call again!

Want to learn more about WhatsApp and other free phone apps? We have a new 1 morning course starting soon! Cost 10.00 Euro Book today!

Summer Computer Camps!: Tech Wizards age 7 to 11 years Monday 16th to Friday 20th July or Monday 13th to 17th August 2018. 10am to 12.30pm. Cost: 50 Euro.

The Tech Tweens: 12 to 14 years from Monday 23rd to Friday 27th July or Monday 13th to 17th August 2018. 10am to 12.30pm, Cost: 50 Euro. Book today, Call us on 051-374849 for more detail or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Access I.T. CLG is a non for profit charitable status computer training company based in Waterford.

Upcoming Community Fun days

There are two free community family fun days coming up in July. Families and friends are all welcome to attend.

Waterford Area Partnership Community Fun Day Kilcohen Dog Track Sunday 15th July 1-4pm.

Larchville and Lisduggan Residents Association, GAA Field, Manor St. John Friday 27th July 1-4pm.

Share your Story - through Writing, Art, Crafts

Children up to 13years of age are invited to submit art, writing or craft which will be used to put together a digital exhibition celebrating your community.

Workshops will run in Ferrybank Library on each Tuesday morning throughout July and August from 10:00am

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