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Thurles Rotary Club Continue Support Of Local Charities

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Pictured Above: (L-R; Back Row):-  Mr Barry Cagney (Thurles Rotary), M/s Jill Moore (Thurles Rotary) and Mr Michael Walsh (Thurles Rotary).       (L-R; Front Row):- Mr Sean Spain (Thurles Rotary), M/s Evelyn Nevin (Thurles Rotary President) and Mr Billy Shanahan (Rep: Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind), with his own guide dog ‘Bess’.

Thurles Rotary Club member Mr Sean Spain, pictured here, presenting a cheque for €500 to Mr Billy Shanahan, latter representing ‘Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind,’ following the clubs successful ‘Run – Walk – Cycle’ fund-raising event held on St. Stephen’s Day, December 26th 2014 last.

The fund-raising events, which took place from Thurles Rugby Club, involved a 55k Cycle Event, a Family Fun Cycle, a 10k Walk and 10k Road Race. For this event Thurles Rugby Club provided access to the full resources of their Clubhouse, thus assisting with the parking of vehicles together with shower and changing facilities for all those taking part.

In presenting the cheque Thurles Knights of Malta, Thurles Rugby Club and Thurles Gardaí were warmly thanked by the club membership for their great assistance in making this event such an outstanding success.

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Thurles Rotary Club Supporting Local Organisations

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Pictured Above: (L-R; Back Row):- Mr Michael Walsh (Thurles Rotary), M/s Jill Moore (Thurles Rotary) and Mr Barry Cagney (Thurles Rotary).   (L-R; Front Row):- Mr Sean Spain (Thurles Rotary), M/s Nicky Veasey (Mo Chara Animal Rescue), M/s Evelyn Nevin (Thurles Rotary President).

Thurles Rotary Club President M/s Evelyn Nevin, seen here, presenting a cheque for €500 to M/s Nicky Veasey, latter representing Mo Chara Animal Rescue, following the clubs successful ‘Run – Walk – Cycle’ fund-raising event held on St. Stephen’s Day, December 26th 2014 last.

The fund-raising events, which took place at Thurles Rugby Club, involved a 55k Cycle Event, a Family Fun Cycle, a 10k Walk and 10k Road Race. For this event Thurles Rugby Club provided access to the full resources of their Clubhouse, thus assisting with the parking of vehicles together with shower and changing facilities. For the latter Thurles Rotary wish to express their sincere gratitude.

In presenting the cheque Thurles Knights of Malta and Thurles Gardaí were also warmly thanked by the club members.

More news on this funding later.

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Join Thurles Rotary Club Events On St Stephens day 2014

“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.

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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.

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