Skerries Harps Newsletter - 1st of Feb 2016

posted 1 Feb 2016, 00:50 by Skerries Harps

The Club's Presentation Dinner Dance will take place this year in the Bracken Court Hotel on Fri 12th Feb. Tickets limited but are available at €50 from Jackie 0872121418 or Fergal 0868984657. A Night to celebrate the club's achievements in 2015. Bus available to Hotel. Must be booked in advance. Names to Ann Donnelly 0861625209.

Juvenile Academy continues on Sat at 10am.  Club Shop also open on Sat at same times for club gear and equipment. Our On-Line shop is open 24/7- see link on website. Coffee and tea available upstairs.

Weekly meetings continue on Thurs nights: Juveniles meet at 9pm and Adults meet at 9.30pm Well Done To Lyndsey Davey with the Dublin footballers who beat Kerry in NFL, to Jack Smith who lined out with Dublin V All Stars on Sunday, to Megan, Emma, Claudia and Hannah who were selected on the Dublin U15 Camogie panel, and to the 6 New Juvenile referees who completed their Level 1 course last weekend.

Tickets are still on sale for the GAA National Club Draw for €10. Great Prizes on offer including 1st Prize A Car!! Tickets available from Fergal 086 8984657, Joanne 086 4058523 or from Clubhouse Bar. Please support this important Club Fundraiser. For those who have already purchased tickets, A very Big Thank you from the fundraising committee.

Skerries Weight Loss Charity Challenge: 10 contestants from the Harps are going head to head against the Goats (Rugby club) 2 weeks gone 8 to go. Please support our contestants as all money raised will be divided between the Charity Remember Us and the clubs. More details from Jackie 0872121418, our new Health and Well Being officer.

Membership for 2016 is now due and can be paid on-line on our website Social Membership available €50 and Senior membership (over 65) at €35. All other rates on website. Players must have Membership paid before games and training resume.

See website and Skerries Harps Facebook page for more information, latest club news and upcoming Events.

A Meeting of Harps members and friends to discuss the commemoration and celebration of the centenary of the Easter Rising 1916 will take place on Wed 3rd Feb in clubhouse at 8.30pm. All welcome to attend.

Garth Brooks Tribute Band will take to the stage at 9.00pm on Friday 5th February in the Clubhouse.  Tickets cost €10 per person.  All welcome.  For more details please contact Anne on 0831563595/01-8495784. All proceeds will go to Standbymecommunity which is a non-profit Community Organisation supporting the elderly of our community.

Gormanston Indoor Hurling/Camogie continues for the next 4 Sundays.

Dates For Diary: Hugs For Hugh's House- Charity Gig featuring Local Bands on Sat 13th Feb from 8pm. Hugh's House is a facility beside Temple Street Hospital which provides accommodation for parents and families who have children in the Hospital. Our sponsor Ade Stack (Stack's pharmacies) is the founder of this venture and recently has won a People of the Year Award for Hugh's House. Tickets for the Music Night available from Stack's Pharmacy Contact Marie 0863991673 and Harps clubhouse, Contact 0868984657. Tickets limited €10. Acts confirmed include Darling, Fiona Garvey, Rock N'Rose, Reckless Avenue and Sir Psycho.

Fashion Show: Fri 11th March in Clubhouse. Tickets on sale soon at €15.

The Annual Cheltenham Tipster forecast: Club fundraiser on Cheltenham Races, entry forms available soon.

The Harps Golf Society outing dates have been announced and are available on website.

Sun 1st May (Bank holiday) Facebook Sensation Rory's Stories Comedy Show in Harps Clubhouse. Tickets €10. Don't Miss It!!. Check him out on Facebook!

Zingo result 1-3-6-7-5-4-2. Congrats to Jackpot Winner Anto Hand who wins €2,900. Well Done Anto! Jackpot now €1,000. Envelopes from Gary Holland, The Clubhouse, Arbour Blooms or Image Depot or by quarterly bank standing order or play on-line at Playing Makes It possible!! and Help Your Club at the same time.

The club extends its sympathy to the O'Brien family on the death of John's father Kevin last weekend. May he rest in peace.