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Ballintotis Bulletin 20/11/17

Annual Table Quiz On This Friday

It's now almost upon us again - The Annual Quiz organised on behalf of Ballintotis Area Community Council which will be held at the Two Mile Inn on this Friday November 24th at 8.30pm. Please get your team of 3 or 4 together and join in the fun of what is always a very enjoyable social occasion. There will be loads of prizes to be won on the night including a host of spot prizes - so everybody has a chance of winning!

New Walking Club - First Walk This Saturday Hot on the heels of the Quiz on Friday night comes the inaugural Ballintotis Area Community Council Walking Club Get Together. It's a 2pm start from the Ballintotis Community Centre on this Saturday November 25th with the route taking walkers over the popular 4 mile road race lap. It is anticipated that plenty of other scenic walks in different locations will also on programme. So come along on Saturday and see if you would like to part of this new club - if people wish to join there is the facility to pay the Annual Membership of just 10 euro on the day. Hopefully we might also get what will be a historic first photo of the new group as they take their first steps. More information is available by calling Martin Hackett on 086-0890841

New Ballintotis "Watch Group"

At last week's Community Council Monthly Meeting, a new group was formed. Thanks to great the work of Kieran O'Sullivan and Ger Broderick BALLINTOTIS WATCH has been set up. This is basically a "whatsapp" group that gives us a bit more security especially during the winter months. It means that anybody who has a smart phone can access the group by joining up. Thereby instant communication is received by all members regarding security matters in our area. It's up to the members to keep a watchful eye should they notice something or somebody unusual in the area. By means of an instant message everybody is in the know. To join the group please register locally with Ger Broderick. Contact Ger on 087-7716888 with your name and number - remember you must have access to "whatsapp" to join the group.

Cookery Classes Begin

A new 4 week Cookery Class commenced last week in the Community Centre. Healthy snacks, lunches, dinners and time saving tips all feature on the menu. Please call 087-9050767 for more information or to book your place on this Thursday's class.

Ballintotis Fit4Life News

Well done to all the Club crew who took part in last Sunday's Cloyne 4K Race. There were great runs recorded by many - Philip Dineen was 13th overall in 15:01, Shane Carroll who was 27th overall in 16:14 and Female Junior Aisling O'Brien was the leading lady from the club. Louise Casey P.R.O of Ballintotis Fit 4 Life Club has been in touch with all the details regarding this year's Relay Run on December 27th and also the club's pre Christmas Social Night.

"This year we will hold our annual Ballintotis Fit 4 Life Fun Relay Run, on December 27th at 10:00am from Ballintotis Community Hall.

This is a fantastic event and a great morning for families to get together to run off some of that turkey. Each year we chose a nominated charity and this year we have decided on BUMBLEance. BUMBLEance is Ireland’s National and the world’s first interactive ambulance service designed specifically for children. https://www.bumbleance.com/

As always there is T&C’s which are listed below, please review and if you have any questions don’t hesitate to ask.

Social Night

Friday December 8th December we’re going to be meeting in Cliffords Bar, Castlemartyr. On the night we’ll be making the draw of the names for the Relay Fun Run. Casual Christmas night, everyone welcome.

Caretaker Positions Vacant

Ballintotis Area Community Council has a Vacancy for a Caretaker Position at the Community Centre. This position is under the TUS Scheme operated by SECAD and is for 19.5 hours per week. Please note applicants must be in receipt of Social Welfare for a year unbroken to be eligible. Anybody interested is asked to please call 087-6433948.

Festive Fayre

All stand space is now full for the Ballintotis Festive Fayre on Sunday week December 3rd and there is a great line up of over 30 varied exhibitors. Remember admission for everybody on the day is FREE so come along and solve your Christmas Gift queries under one roof. The Fayre will take place from 10.45am to 4pm at the Community Centre

Gentle Movement, Relaxation & Meditation Class On This Sunday

Classes continue on December 10th (Cost: €5 per night). Please contact Brighid Liston with any questions you have via email or phone brighid.liston@icloud.com 0877521347

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