Posts made in March, 2014

A BIG THANK YOU for Making a Difference

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We would like to say a very big thank you to all the helpers and to all those people that have kindly supported our fundraising events during 2013 in whatever capacity. A special thanks to our volunteers who have been invaluable and remember, they don’t get paid, but the contribution they make to the community is priceless. Thank you all. All the monies that are raised through our fund-raising efforts are allocated to improving services and resources to people living in mid-Kerry, particularly to families and to people living in isolated communities. During 2014, the Maine Valley Family Centre fund-raising expenditure will include purchasing new furnishings and equipment for childcare, providing educational supports to local families, upgrading computer equipment in the community computer training room and will help us to keep the community informed of services and events. On behalf of the Maine Valley Family Centre Board of Management, we would like to express our sincere thanks to everyone involved with us during the past year and wish you all well during 2014. Martin Greenwood—Management...

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Milltown Youth Club

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With 62 registered members at the moment and 8 junior leaders Milltown YC are always looking for people who will join as leaders. Leader training will be provided by KDYS. The group meet every Friday night at Milltown Community Hall from 8pm to 10pm, events include paintballing, discos, cinema and a day long end of year event. Anyone interested please contact Christina on 086 1579290.

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Firies Ladies GAA

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Firies Ladies GAA are looking for volunteers to help with coaching U16’s and senior ladies teams. Anyone interested please contact Miriam on 085 2193761 or email firiesladiesgaa@hotmail.com.

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‘Free’ Pre-School Year

Posted in Childcare Services

The preschool runs from 9.00 am to 12 pm, Monday to Friday. We cater for children aged two and a half years to five years old. If you child is aged between three years- two months and four years-seven months, you will avail of The Early Childhood Care and Education Scheme (ECCE) programme, a three hour session, five days a week, free of charge. Great chance for learning and development of your child through the Aistear curriculum. This method is age appropriate and based on children’s needs and interests ensuring the overall development of your child. We hope to maximise the number of children who can avail of a place and ensure the best possible early education for children in the Castlemaine area and beyond. Places are also available for your children even if they are not in the ECCE year. For further information please contact a member of the childcare team on 066 9767833/087 3353842 or email...

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Kids Camps

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Do you need flexible childcare for Mid- terms, Easter and Summer Holidays? At Maine Valley we run camps for school going and preschool aged children. We have a fun packed programme in store for your child. New in 2015 : Easter Camp For Children with Additional Needs and Learning Difficulties. Places are limited so book early to avoid disappointment! Contact a member of the childcare team on 066 9767833/087 3353842 or email cmainechildcare@eircom.net.  

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