“A moment on the lips, forever on the hips.”
Are you wondering what to do with yourself on this upcoming St Stephens day? Worried that the hunger hormone Ghrelin; produced by our bodies when it feeling peckish, has forced your brain into ‘making a total pig of yourself,’ as you sought out those delicious tempting high-calorie food stuffs, coming up to and including Christmas day?
Dieters please do not throw in the towel just yet; perhaps Thurles Rotary Club can assist you in removing those existing pangs of lingering guilt being experienced; read on.
Above Picture shows: L-R Pat McKenna (Rotary), Billy Shanahan with his guide dog ‘Bess’ (Rep. Guide Dogs for the Blind), Sean Spain (Rotary), Nicky Veasey (Mo Chara), Evelyn Nevin (Rotary President), Barry Cagney (Rotary) and Jill Moore (Rotary).”
Thurles Rotary Club, latter originally founded in 1988, have put together an organising team to work on a special project to assist two local organisations and help with the funding of same. President of Thurles Rotary Club, Ms Evelyn Nevin has confirmed that the club will now assist in a project to lend a hand to two local animal organisations, namely ‘Guide Dogs for the Blind’ and ‘Mo Chara Animal Rescue.’
In these difficult times, funding for these organisations has dwindled and Thurles Rotary Club are now determined to support with the funding of upcoming events taking place on St Stephens day 2014.
Run – Walk – Cycle and above all – Support
December 26th 2014 will now see four events taking place at Thurles Rugby Club and which are as follows:-
(1) Starting at 11.00am :- A 55k Cycle Event.
(2) This will be followed quickly by a ‘Family Fun Cycle’.
(3) Starting at 11.30am:- A 10k Walk.
(4) Starting at 11.45am:- A 10k Road Race.
Please note that Thurles Rugby Club has kindly offered their facilities to assist those taking part; to Park Vehicles, Change Clothing and Take a Shower.
After this event a separate draw will take place in the Clubhouse. Entertainment will also be provided for a period of time. Note: Thurles Knights of Malta and Thurles Gardaí are also assisting at all four events, in the interests of health & safety.
Please do attend and support with whatever donation you can afford to give. Cheques can be made payable to Thurles Rotary Local Charities.