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Quigley's Point Community Centre
Tel: 074 93 83653, email: qpcoe@eircom.net , or find us on facebook

Beginners Sewing/Crafts
QPCC will be running a 6 week Beginners Sewing course to start in October. A different project will be covered each week (eg bunting, cushion covers, make up bags). Course tutor is Michaela Morrison who has taken similar classes in Derry. Course cost is €30. A small deposit of €10 will secure your place. Please note, places will be filled on a first come first served basis, and we cannot hold your place without a deposit. If interested, or for further information, please contact the centre on 074 93 83653, qpcoe@eircom.net , or message us on facebook.

Kids Club/Youth Club
Quigleys Point Kids Club (7-12yr olds) take place every Monday evening 6:30pm to 8pm, and the Youth Club (13-17 yr olds) takes place every Friday from 8pm to 10pm. New members always welcome. In order to ensure the Youth Club and Kids Club continue at Quigleys Point Community Centre, we need adults to volunteer to help out. Maybe you have a talent that you can share with the children (eg. in computers, sports, arts and crafts, cookery, dance etc). All help, no matter how little, would be much appreciated. Please either message us on facebook, email us on qpcoe@eircom.net , or call us on 074 9383653 to give your name and number. Parents of children attending the kids club will also need to sign up to volunteer to supervise throughout the year on a rota basis.

‘Left for Love’ Arts & Crafts Classes
Left for Love run childrens arts & crafts classes every Wednesday from 4pm-5pm at Quigleys Point Community Centre. €5 per child. To book a space for your child, please text Bebhinn on 086 4089481.

QPCC/RCD Draw Results
There was no jackpot winner in the QPCC/RCD Lotto on Friday 12th September. Winning numbers were 10,15, 16 and 23. T he four €15 winners were Millie Barr, Cullinean; Steve Davies, c/o Kevin; Francis Lafferty, Redcastle; and Emmajane Canavan, Cullinean. Next weeks jackpot will be €1,700.

QPCC Toddler Group
QPCC Toddler Group takes place every Thursday from 10am to 12pm. All new members welcome! Everyone attending on Thursday 18th feel free to come dressed in Donegal colours (green & gold) in anticipation of the All Ireland Final!

Autumn/Winter at QPCC
MONDAYS: Ballet: 4:30pm-5:30pm (4 to 8 yr olds). Kidz Club 6:30pm-8pm (7-11yrs). Mens Football 9pm-10pm
TUESDAYS: Irish Dancing 4pm-5:30pm (3-16yrs). Scouts 7pm-8:30pm (12-15yrs). Ladies Club 8pm-9:30pm.
WEDNESDAYS: Left for Love Arts & Crafts (4-12yrs). Beavers 7pm -8:30pm (6-9yrs). Cubs 7pm-8:30pm (9-12yrs). Badminton (mixed) 8:30pm-10pm
THURSDAYS: Toddler Group 10am-12pm. Irish Dancing 5:30pm-7pm (3-16yrs). Drama 5:45pm-6:45pm (4-12yrs). Karate 7pm-8:15pm (6yrs+). Zumba 7pm-8pm.
FRIDAYS: Youth Club 8pm-10pm (12-17yrs). QPCC/RCD Draw 9:30pm
Disco's for the youth club are also held on a monthly basis.
Quigleys Point Community Playgroup operates Monday to Friday 9:15am - 12:15pm in Quigleys Point Community Centre. For children aged between 2 and a half and 5 years. ECCE, CETS and CCS places available.

Cake Decorating Course
QPCC will be running a 6 week Cake Decorating course that will take place on Saturday mornings, starting 8th November. It will consist of a combination of demonstration and practical classes. Main focus will be on the Christmas theme, but a variety of themes will be covered in a cupcake decorating class. The course will finish up with the decoration of students Christmas Cakes. Course cost is €30. A small deposit of €10 will secure your place. Please note, places will be filled on a first come first served basis, and we cannot hold your place without a deposit. If interested, or for further information, please contact the centre on 074 93 83653, qpcoe@eircom.net , or message us on facebook.

Quigleys Point Community Playgroup
There are still a few places left for 2014/2015 school year at Quigleys Point Community Playgroup. We provide services for children age 2 and a half up to 5 years. We offer ECCE places (if your child is 3 before the end of June this year they are entitled to a FREE pre-school year). We also offer reduced rates for families on social welfare/ medical cards through the CCS scheme, and also reduced rates for families working on a Community Employment schemes or certain training courses ( through CETS). We are happy to accommodate from one day a week to five days a week, depending on you and your child’s circumstances. Dues to demand, we have recently introduced optional extended hours up to 1:45pm, for an extra €5 per session. If you're interested in a place at Quigleys Point Community Playgroup for your child please call 07493 83653 Monday-Friday 8:30am-1pm; message us through our facebook page; or call in.
IDP Autumn’s Computer Courses

Inishowen Development Partnership is offering the following courses, subject to demand, in both Buncrana & Carndonagh: Basics Internet 8hrs - €20. Computer Basics 10 hrs- €25. Word Processing – 12 hours €30. Computer Literacy- FETAC Level 3, 16 hr - €40. Computer Applications - FETAC Level 4, 30 hrs - €50. New ECDL 6hrs x 17weeks, €250. Please call Katie at 074 93-62218 for more information.

Donegal Suicide Prevention
Suicide prevention and promoting Mental Health is everyone's business. The HSE, in partnership with other organisations is developing a Suicide Prevention Action Plan for County Donegal, working with the National Office for Suicide Prevention. It is important that as many people as possible have their say about what should be included in the plan. There are a two ways you can share your thoughts:
- pick up one of the postcards from your local GP surgery or Family Resource Centre and complete the questions and post it back to us
- respond to the online survey at www.surveymonkey.com/s/donegalsuicideprevention

IDP Education Grants 2014/15
Inishowen Development Partnership is inviting applications for grant aid under its Education grants Lottery Programme: Access to Third Level Education 2014-2015. This is a once-off grant available to a limited number of students enrolled in Third Level Education for the academic year 2014-15 who also fall within the target group of the Local Community Development Programme and whose home address is Inishowen. This grant is also open to mature students, and students in either full-time or part-time education. CLOSING DATE: WEDNESDAY, October 1st 2014 at 4.00pm
For application forms and further details contact: Denise McCool/Geraldine McGlinchey, IDP Tel: 074-9362218 email: denise@inishowen.ie or geraldine@inishowen.ie

Win a House Draw Refund
Carleen, Mark McLaughlin and iCARE are in the process of issuing refunds for the 'win a house' draw, please email icareraffle@gmail.com or call 0868602033 for refund arrangements. Due to administration, we will not be able to refund after the 31st October 2014. Thank you for your patience and we apologise for any inconvenience caused.

INISHOWEN BEFRIENDING SERVICE NEEDS VOLUNTEERS
The Good Morning Service County Donegal has been running their befriending programme for over a year now, the 'Friendly Face Befriending Scheme', covers the Inishowen Primary care area. We aim to offer support and social contact to people over 60 in Inishowen who are living alone and who are not participating in everyday community activities. We are urgently seeking volunteers from all areas of Inishowen area, both male and female, to spare a few hours each week.
If you are interested in either using the service or becoming a Volunteer Befriender or just require further information please contact Liam Hargan, Project Organiser, on 07493 21598 or email: ffbefriending@gmail.com .

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