The Archers lost standouts Ricci and Prince Rivero in the offseason.Kib Montalbo, Andrei Caracut and Justin Baltazar are the notable holdovers of the team that finished second to Ateneo in last year’s UAAP, but the Archers are showing this early that they are again willing and able to make another go at the crown come September when Season 81 opens.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownThe Blue Eagles and the Mapua Cardinals are also undefeated like the Archers in Group A.Alvin Pasaol and Philip Manalang will be the main guns of the Warriors, who will be trying to bounce back from a 63-61 loss at the hands of the Gilas Cadets Tuesday. The Warriors lost an 11-point lead in the dying minutes against the Cadets, a collapse they would have to address as UE also hopes to take bigger strides in the coming UAAP.Adamson and Letran, meanwhile, hope to get back on the winning track when they tangle with separate foes.The Knights slug it out with skidding Jose Rizal University in the 12:30 p.m. game, while the Falcons mix it up with Arellano in the 2:15 p.m. contest.The last Senior game on tap is the Far Eastern-University of Santo Tomas clash at 6:30 p.m., with the Growling Tigers coming in fresh from a fight-marred loss to College of St. Benilde.UST will continue to be without center Steve Akomo and forward Embons Bonleon because of academic concerns.ADVERTISEMENT Jury of 7 men, 5 women selected for Weinstein rape trial Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Dave Chappelle donates P1 million to Taal relief operations Ceres-Negros blanks Davao, takes back top spot Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil LATEST STORIES Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award MOST READ Playing extremely well under a new coach and despite being orphaned by two of its stars, De La Salle seeks a fifth straight win in the Filoil Flying V Preseason Cup Friday when the Green Archers battle University of the East.Tip-off is at 4:30 p.m. at Filoil Flying V Centre in San Juan with La Salle again hoping to ride its new core of Taane Samuel, Brandon Bates, and Miggy Corteza using the system of Louie Gonzales.ADVERTISEMENT Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ View comments China population now over 1.4 billion as birthrate falls However, coach Aldin Ayo, who took over from the dismissed Boy Sablan, expects the duo to return and join the team in their future games here.Far Eastern is fresh from a dominating performance against the Falcons where all of coach Olsen Racela’s players scored.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Winfrey details her decision to withdraw from Simmons film
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Reports reaching the Daily Observer have it that the Supreme Court will on Monday, April 21, hear a plea by state lawyers who allege that Judge Mozart A. Chesson, of the Tax Court, “erroneously dismissed” its US$14,912.91 tax evasion case brought against Krystal Oceanview Hotel.Besides seeking a probe into their allegation of “erroneous dismissal” against Judge Chesson, who argued his decision was based on “legal procedural errors,” the lawyers have also sought the quashing of his (Judge Chesson) decision to recommend the matter to the Board of Tax Appeal (BOTA).But, now, the Justice-in-Chambers, Phillip Banks will step in—in response to a plea— and listen to the state lawyers’ plea.Our source hinted to our reporter, that the Justice-in-Chambers pointed out that his hearing the plea is based on the state lawyers’ insistence on the matter being determined sooner.Earlier, according to our source, Judge Chesson’s predecessor Judge Eva Mappy Morgan on January 24, 2012 had ruled the case to trial, after she refused state lawyers’ request to augment its records, reducing the amount in question from US$14, 912.63 to US$8,073,061.73.Judge Morgan had not stayed to decide the matter and was replaced with Judge Mozart Chesson in 2013.Details of the case said, in 2011, the Ministry of Finance (MOF) complained to the Court, alleging that Krystal Oceanview Ocean had failed to properly file and pay 7% goods and service tax, and 2%presumptive and withholding taxes to the Government of Liberia, (GOL) in the amount of US$14,912.91 for the fiscal years 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2010.Interestingly, the state lawyers on November 16, 2011, filed another motion before the court, contending that the amount of US$14,912.63, spelt out in its initial complaint, be changed to US$8,073,061.23.However, lawyers representing the Hotel in response filed a motion to dismiss, requesting that the plaintiff’s amended complaint be dismissed on grounds that the plaintiff be denied the benefit of an amendment, suggesting that it would be in violation of Chapter 9, Section 9.10 Paragraph (a ) (b) and (c).Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)
The Albino Society of Liberia (LAS), through its “Free Medical Outreach Program,” has treated about 100 residents in Bentol City, Montserrado County, free of charge. Mrs. Patricia Logan, LAS President, told reporters recently that the program that facilitated the free medical outreach was organized by the association in collaboration with other health-related partners to help Liberians in remote or hard-to-reach communities to access free treatment. The outreach, Mrs. Logan said, targets people with minor diseases such as itchy, red eyes, women with complicated birth defects, blood pressure, and or experiencing difficulty breathing.The program was sponsored by the World Health Organization (WHO), Ministry of Health, and Christian Health Association of Liberia.“We supply medications taking into consideration people with heart and stomach problems as well as other ailments such as high blood pressure and diabetes,” Mrs. Logan said.She has meanwhile called on residents of the targeted communities to take advantage of the LAS run clinic by attending the outpatient department on time to enable other persons with medical conditions to get treated.Residents greeted LAS’ kind gesture with commendations. One such person is Miatta Kekula, who was earlier treated at the clinic. She lauded Mrs. Logan and the LAS team for the initiative. Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)
Wales closure falloutAlmost two months after the end of sugar operations at the Wales Estate, on the West Bank Demerara (WBD), members in the community and surrounding villages continue to face the far-reaching impacts from the closure. Among those affected include sugar workers, their families, and the local economies of several lower WBD communities, including Patentia, Vriesland, Wales, Good Intent, Sisters’ andHindu priest Surendra TiwariBellevue.Patentia-based Hindu priest, Surendra Tiwari, who has been in practice for the last eight years, has described the future outlook for the surrounding communities as “grim”. In a recent interview with this publication, the Pandit highlighted the numerous challenges villagers and the business community have encountered as sugar processing halted on December 31, last year. Hundreds of sugar workers were forced to seek alternative forms of employment to sustain their livelihood.Focusing on his own plight, the priest indicated that the business he operates also suffered loses as persons are spending less. Tiwari indicated that he sent out applications to two companies in an effort to garner additional employment. Up to now, the Pandit is still awaiting a response. Moreover, it was suggested that the Hindu practice is under threat as many believers have cut back on the number of “Puja” observances they would usually host.“Many Pandits around the country have said the closure of the estate and theThe Wales Sugar Estate finalised the closure of sugar operations on December 31, 2016downturn of Guyana’s economy, rituals have been cut back,” he noted.Tiwari further explained that in previous times, families would invite a large contingent of persons, but this has changed as hosts of the religious functions have curbed their numbers, which reduces the amount of opportunities for community folk to gather. It was also explained that while Pandits don’t officially charge for performing religious work, residents have reduced the amount of money they give to the priests and in some cases, villagers cannot afford to offer financial incentives.“Some persons give and some don’t give because they don’t have jobs and don’t have a steady income coming in and hence the reason why they can’t give donations to the temple or they can’t pay the Pandit to perform certain rituals functions,” he explained.ImpactTiwari posited that the reduction in religious observances can have a psychological impact on the well-being of residents.“It would have a mental toll on them because many Hindus normally perform yearly and functions at Temples… knowing that you’re a Hindu and can’t perform those functions because of lack of jobs and income, it would cause a mental breakdown,” reasoned the religious leader.Tiwari also claimed that the closure is leading to a large number persons, especially of Indian descent, to fast-track migration which, according to him, is threatening the continuation of not only the Hindu religion, but that of Islam as well. The leader also noted that income considerations are propelling the residents to leave.“Persons who have money are migrating to the islands, the US and Canada in search of greener pastures and jobs, and this are happen primarily to Indo-Guyanese because the majority of them held jobs at the Wales Estate,” Tiwari stressed.He even highlighted some of the social impacts he has seen over the past several months where community practices, such as barbecues and other shows are no longer being held. He noted too that villagers have cut back on luxuries due to the lack of jobs. “Person cannot afford the fancy places to eat like Royal Castle, DQ, and Chicken and Burger Delight – these are facts,” Tiwari stated. The closure of the estate affected hundreds of workers and farmers directly and thousands of persons in the Wales and surrounding communities indirectly. At this point, many Wales workers claim that they are still awaiting severance payment and have cited that they have largely been out of work since late December 2016. They noted that their ability to send children to school is being affected.Earlier this week, workers reminded that President David Granger and Prime Minister Moses Nagamootoo had committed their support to the sugar industry in the run-up to the 2015 General and Regional Elections. On this premises, they called for an intervention of the President and his Cabinet members to address their many concerns. The decision to cease sugar operations was confirmed by Government in January 2016 after Guyana Times broke the news of closure earlier that month.
A teenager is now battling for his life, while his body remains covered in burns and two of his close friends have been burnt beyond recognition, after the car in which they were travelling veered off the road and crashed into a coconut tree before bursting into flames on the Fort Wellington public road.The damaged carDead are 22-year-old Dhaniram Dunraj, a former rice farmer of Plantation Chester, West Coast Berbice, and his friend Kevin Atherly-Ward, 23, of Britannia WCB. Their friend, 17-year-old Parmanand Arjune, received burns about his body, among other injuries.According to reports, Dunraj was driving motor car PVV 7782 at a fast rate while proceeding west along the southern carriageway of the Fort Wellington Public Road before losing control of the vehicle. He attempted to regain control, but the vehicle veered off the road and crashed into a coconut tree, then immediately burst into flames. This accident occurred at some time around 21:00h on Wednesday.Arjune was saved from the inferno only because he was flung from the vehicle as it was coming to a stop.It is reported that the group of friends were returning home from Bath Settlement after a few games of pools when the accident occurred. The car had belonged to Dunraj’s sister.The surviving teen’s father, Ramdass Arjune, said he was summoned to the Fort Wellington Hospital, where he met his injured son.“He told me that like the guy couldn’t control the car, and when they running in to lash the tree, he pelt out and the car catch fire right away. He was outside of the car, and with the tree he start catching (afire) too,” he related.“So all his clothes burn up, and somebody tell him to move away from the car, because with the heat, they can’t go so close. So he drag till he reach near the trench, and they stretch and pull him and then take him to the hospital,” the elder Arjune revealed.He said his injured son received burns to his face, stomach, back and both hands.Meanwhile, Dunraj’s father expressed disbelief that his son is gone.“When I went to the scene, I see the car base on the coconut tree already burnt, and when I look inside, I see my son and another boy burn to death,” he said in tears.The grieving father noted that he was forced to take a seat on the ground to console himself. He added that his son was in a crouched position to the front passenger’s side of the car, while Atherly-Ward was also crouched behind where the burnt back seat was.Atherly-Ward and Arjune were reportedly employees of the now dead driver, since they would cultivate rice for him.According to Bibi Rosheeda, her son, Atherly-Ward, had been a kind and loving person who was always willing. She said the family received the gut-wrenching call at some time around 23:00h.The Police are investigating the incident, and a post mortem examination is expected to be conducted on the duo. (Andrew Carmichael)
0Shares0000Paris Saint-Germain’s Kylian MBappe (bottom) celebrates with teammate Edinson Cavani after scoring during their match against Caen in Paris on December 20, 2017 © AFP / FRANCK FIFEPARIS, France, Dec 21 – Kylian Mbappe celebrated his 19th birthday on Wednesday with a goal and an assist as Paris Saint-Germain cruised to a 3-1 victory over Caen in Ligue 1.The French teenager has enjoyed a stratospheric rise in 2017 and rounded out a memorable year in style by setting up Edinson Cavani to fire PSG ahead on 21 minutes, before adding a goal of his own on the hour. Spanish left-back Yuri Berchiche netted his first goal for the club since arriving from Real Sociedad as PSG strolled to a 10th straight home league win despite conceding a late Ivan Santini penalty.Unai Emery’s team head into the winter break nine points clear of defending champions Monaco and Lyon, with both of those sides claiming 2-1 wins over Rennes and Toulouse respectively.“It’s a good win to finish with 50 points, but the goal we conceded is something we want to work on after the holidays,” Emery said.“I think the team has had a very good first half of the season,” he added. “We’ve accomplished our goals of being first in our Champions League group and being top of the league with a sizeable cushion.”Marseille responded to losing their 12-match unbeaten run at the weekend by coming from a goal behind to defeat Troyes 3-1 at the Velodrome to stay within three points of the Champions League spots.PSG captain Thiago Silva returned from injury at the Parc des Princes to solidify a defence without the suspended Dani Alves and Presnel Kimpembe, while Neymar shrugged off a bout of illness that forced him to miss training on Tuesday.Mbappe, sporting dyed white hair for his birthday, was instrumental as PSG surged in front midway through the first half, bursting down the right wing before crossing for Cavani to flick majestically beyond Remy Vercoutre.– Ibra record in sight –It was the Uruguayan’s league-leading 19th goal of the season and drew him to within one of Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s club record of 156 — achieved in just four prolific seasons in the French capital.Giovani Lo Celso, filling in for the banned Marco Verratti in central midfield, created the hosts’ second goal on 57 minutes, getting to the byline and delivering a cross for Mbappe to confidently sweep home.Neymar went close to adding a third when he broke clear of the Caen defence, but the Brazilian was denied by a terrific low stop from Vercoutre as the veteran goalkeeper tipped the ball onto the post.Berchiche put the game beyond reach on 81 minutes after collecting a pass from Neymar and hammering low into the far corner, although Croatia striker Santini pulled a goal back from the spot late on after Silva was penalised for a handball.Radamel Falcao struck for the 15th time this campaign as Monaco won at home to Rennes thanks to an 81st-minute goal from Keita Balde after Wahbi Khazri had levelled for the visitors.Nabil Fekir converted a first-half penalty and former Manchester United full-back Rafael scored in stoppage time as Lyon beat Toulouse despite a last-gasp spot-kick from Max-Alain Gradel.“PSG are setting a fairly high pace. For us the main goal is to finish on the podium and to carry on in the second half of the season like we finished the first,” Lyon captain Fekir said.Bryan Pele put Troyes ahead at Marseille, but Rudi Garcia’s men roared back with goals from Dimitri Payet, Luiz Gustavo and Valere Germain, while Emiliano Sala grabbed a 92nd-minute winner for Nantes in a 1-0 victory at Amiens.Nice were held to a 1-1 draw at Lille in the absence of suspended Italian striker Mario Balotelli, the result enough to move the struggling hosts out of the bottom two.0Shares0000(Visited 3 times, 1 visits today)
SANTA CLARITA – Caught in two wars in his youth, then decades later escaping communist Cuba with his young family, Tomas Girgado never had a real childhood. He made up for that in his adopted country, settling in Glendale and then Santa Clarita, where he coached and umpired youth baseball, dedicated to helping youngsters learn and have fun with the sport he loved. Girgado died last week at 78 after a long battle with cancer and was buried Friday. His legacy lies on the youth fields of the William S. Hart PONY Baseball and Softball Complex in Valencia where, in his retirement, he umpired for 20 years. “When he did his last game last spring, he was the oldest umpire at Hart. Everyone loved him,” son Tomas Girgado Jr. said Sunday. “His whole life, he spent his time with young people. My dad never had a childhood.” Girgado Sr. grew up in Spain in civil war, which claimed his own father and his brother. The remnants of the family went to France and when the Nazis invaded, “he got on a ship to the new world,” his son said. He was just 13. “He valued kids,” Girgado said. “He wanted kids to be kids for as long as they could, to keep their innocence. That was his No. 1 priority.” The PONY League, which boasts some 3,500 young players, plans some sort of tribute in the name of its favorite umpire. “Tomas was the epitome of what youth baseball should be,” said John Tenorio, a spokesman for the league. The umpire was known for stopping a game to show a pitcher the proper form or a hitter how to properly hold his bat. Girgado, who lived in the Dominican Republic before settling in Cuba, played semi-professional baseball there and brought his love of the game to the United States in 1968 when he and his wife Pilar escaped the communist government with their young sons. A tailor by trade, he found little demand for his profession in the U.S. He worked for Baxter Corp. and coached his sons in baseball. After he retired, he took his position behind the plate. “As an umpire he had a slow fuse,” his son said. “He would take any kind of punishment from parents and kids, but one thing he would never take was for manager or coaches to treat the kids badly. He would take the man aside and say, “He’s only 11 years old.” Girgado was predeceased by his wife and survived by sons Tomas (Yamile) and Richard (Elena) and grandchildren Jennifer, Camilo and Diego Girgado. firstname.lastname@example.org (661) 257-5251160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!
Tim Jackson from Ballybofey with workers who will build 35 new homes thanks to Donegal people.OFFICIAL GOOD NEWS STORY: Donegal people have literally given the clothes off their backs to build 35 new homes for people in war-torn Africa.That’s the number of homes for refugees which will now be built in the Central African Republic after the charity Homes From Donegal raised €25,000 in their county-wide clothing collection in February. More than a staggering 23 tonnes of clothes was collected by the charity at 55 locations around the county.The poster says it all!Tim Jackson, founder of the charity, thanked all those around Donegal who had contributed to the collection.He said “We can now put 35 more refugee families back under a roof in Africa because of the great response. It only costs €700 per house, so a collection like this will make a massive difference to hundreds of people who have been living in squalor since the war began two years ago.”Homes From Donegal was founded after Jackson visited the Central African Republic, working in camps with refugees who had been driven from their homes by militia groups. The country itself is among the ten poorest in the world, with an average life-expectancy of only 50 years.He described the war as one of the most brutal, ongoing conflicts in the world, with innocent people being murdered in their thousands by machete-wielding rebels.The charity had previously built 9 houses, bringing the current total to 44.Along with the many volunteers who gave so generously of their time, Tim also thanked the many parishes and businesses who made their premises and vehicles available.He also thanked Glenside Business Park, JMP Furniture, Charles Bonner & Co., Kelly’s Bottling Store, Patton Foods, McBrides Joinery, Charlie Doherty Potatoes, Foy & Co., Sign Worx, Tara Hotel, and Aura Leisure Centre.DONEGAL CLOTHES APPEAL BUILDS AN AMAZING 35 NEW HOMES FOR REFUGEES was last modified: March 31st, 2015 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:buildcharityclothes appealHomes of DonegalJim Jackson
Club Notes – Naomh Adhamhnáin – 13.06.11The Seniors got a much needed victory over Gaoth Dobhair in the league last Saturday. Conor Gibbons stole the show in a good team performance showing his deadly accuracy in notching 10 points out 0-12. The Reserves went down narrowly to the Magheragallen men in their game. Both teams take on neighbours Glenswilly this Saturday at 6pm and 7:30pm respectively. The Junior Men had no game last weekend and they travel to Ballybofey this Sunday to face MacCumhaills at 3pm.The U-14 Boys footballers both had good wins last week with the Div. 1 team defeating Cloughaneely and the Div. 2 boys beating Milford. The Div. 1 team travel to Glenfin this Wednesday (15th) while the Div. 2 team are also on the road against St. Michael’s at the Bridge. The U-12 boys lost the Final of the Mick Herron Memorial Tournament in Ardara to St. Sylvester’s of Dublin by one point, after beating them in the group stages. The lads also accounted for Naomh Conaill and Ardara on their way to the final. Thanks to the Ardara club for their hospitality and a well run tournament. They were back in Go Games action on Monday night and they travelled to Milford and came away with another good win. They are at home to Cloughaneely next Monday night. The U-11’s hosted Red Hugh’s in the Park and after trailing at half time, they used the wind to run out comfortable winners in the 2nd half. They travel to Robert Emmet’s next week.The U-10’s had 3 very good games in Magheragallen. This weekend the club are taking part in the Carryduff Tournament with the bus leaving the O’Donnell Park at 7.00am on Saturday morning with registration at 9:45 parade 10.00 and throw inn at 10.30am.The U-12 girls footballers were due to travel to Fanad this Saturday but due to the Rally this weekend, the game has been brought forward to this Wednesday (15th) evening in Portsalon. The bus leaves from the Station Roundabout (beside Shopping Centre) at 4:45pm sharp. €3 for Bus for non lotto members. They have now beaten Glenswilly, Fanad, Milford and Letterkenny gaels in recent blitzes. The U-14 girls beat Robert Emmets last week and they were due to take on Termon this Tuesday evening.Special thanks to the Donegal County Hurling Team for bringing the Lory Meagher Cup to the St Eunan’s Hurling/Camogie Academy on Friday. The children enjoyed meeting the team and seeing the cup up close and personal. The U-14 Hurling team lost out in the Championship semi-final despite a much improved performance and a strong fight back in the second half of the game. The U14 All-County Camogie Blitz was held in St Eunan’s on Friday. Approximately 70 girls participated. Our under 8 Hurlers travelled to a blitz hosted by Setanta on Sunday 12th June, Aodh Ruadh, Dungloe, Letterkenny Gaels, Four Masters and Gaoth Dobhair also attended. We had a huge turnout of players and parents and fielded three very competitive teams playing five games each. Thanks to the hosts for a well organised and enjoyable day. U-14 Hurling training is on a short break and will return at the end of July. U-16 & Minor hurling training is on each Monday at 5:30pm. There will be further U-10 Hurling blitzes on 26th June & 24th July. The Friday Hurling / Camogie Academy continues weekly at 6:30pm. The next U-8 hurling blitz will be held on 10 July. The Club Shop will be open again this Friday.We can confirm the dates of our Summer Camps for 2011. The Hurling / Camogie Camp will run the week of July 18th – 22nd with the Football Camp the following week, July 25th – 29th. Booking forms will be available at both Academies over the coming weeks.Tickets are on sale for our Development Draw. Tickets cost €20 and a whopping €10,000 1st prize is on offer along with other great prizes. See any club member to purchase your ticket.The U-14’s held a very successful fundraiser for their trip to Feile in Cork during July. Special thanks to Mary Maguire on a great organising job. They have a Table Quiz on Wednesday week, June 22nd in Arena 7 at 9pm. Please come out and support this fundraiser and enjoy a night’s craic too.If anyone has a contact with experience developing websites, please contact me with their details asap. Sympathy is extended to the Malseed family.GAA: ST EUNAN’S LETTERKENNY NOTES was last modified: June 13th, 2011 by gregShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:GAA: ST EUNAN’S LETTERKENNY NOTES
HSE Community Gardening Course Sustainability in The Garden at the CPI Centre: Subject to numbers the following course will run in May for four weeks. It will look at the following Sustainability in the Garden, Getting the most out of our polytunnell, Bee Keeping and its benefits and Cooking your own produce with the Community Chef. This course will run for four weeks. If you would like further details or to book a place please contact Corina/Mary on 074 – 9143976. Messy Hands Baby and Toddler Group: Runs every Tuesday morning in the CPI Centre from11.00am-12.30pm. New members are always welcome and this is a great opportunity to get children socialising from an early age before playschool. Community Walking Group: Runs every Wednesday morning at 10.30am. All new and past members are welcome. This is a great opportunity to come along and get to know people in the local community under the guidance of your local walking leader. For further information please contact the CPI Centre on 074-9143976. St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Shop: We would like to make an appeal for clothing, bric-a-brac and furniture for our shop. Arrangements can be made to collect or deliver. If you can help please call 074-9146726. Robert Emmets Club Notes: Lotto & Bingo: Friday 12/4/13, Numbers: 1, 10, 23, 26. Two winners of €100 – Eilish Rush & Ruby Druce. Next week the Lotto Jackpot is €1,200. Thanks to all our lotto sellers and customers for their continued support. This week’s Bingo Snowball is €1,380 with a total prize fund of €3,000 on the night with books and sheets only €7. Silver Circle is now on sale if anyone is interest in selling or buying lines. Mens Teams: The senior team’s match with Burt was postponed due to the county hurling game on Saturday in which Burt had eight players playing. The club would like to announce Mick Flynn, Tara Catterson, and Dominic Mc Glinchey as the Reserve Management Team for the 2013 season. Reserve training will begin this Wednesday at 7pm. Senior team training continues at 7pm on Tuesday and Thursday. Underage: The under 14’s put in a great performance to beat Downings in the league last week 5-3 to 4-5. The club under 8’s and under 10’s teams fielded four teams in a blitz on Saturday morning in Glenswilly with all four teams winning all their respective games. Our coaching in the four schools within the club area is up and running again. Games this week: Sat 13th Under 10’s away to Four Masters in Donegal Town, Sat 20th Seniors are away to Urris, throw-in 7 pm. Facebook: For team photo’s and current information on club activities join our FACEBOOK page, search ‘Robert Emmets’! DD LOCAL – CASTLEFIN NOTES was last modified: April 15th, 2013 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:Castlefin notes