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Colmcille GFC Notes

November 8, 2018

Colmcille’s Operation Transformation will launch next Saturday, 5th February, at 9.30 in Murtagh’s. The aim of this venture is to raise funds for the club. Seamus McKeon is the man behind this novel idea. It is planned that ten people will nominate themselves to lose some weight during the remainder of the year. Whilst doing this they will also seek sponsorship for every pound they lose. They will set themselves a maximum target for which to seek sponsorship. Along with this drive, each of the ten members will enlist the help of a further ten people to seek sponsorship on their behalf. This will, no doubt, include several organised events throughout the year. In this way it is hoped to raise maximum funds for the year.

The fund raising drive will also include a series of functions similar to a race night during the year. Bets will be taken on the weights of each member at each of these functions. It is hoped that in this way the whole community will get involved in the fun. The drive will start on Saturday with the first weigh in and placing of bets. There will also be live music. We wish each of the ten members and their teams the very best of luck. There are currently two position available on the Operation Transformation team. Anyone interested in taking part is asked to contact John Reilly on 085 7322857 or at secretary.colmcille.longford@gaa.ie

The club held it’s A.G.M. on Sunday, Jan 2nd in the community centre. The meeting began with the minutes from last year’s A.G.M. Chairperson Marie O’Reilly Keenan then read her report for the year. She thanked all players and supporters for their dedication during 2010. She also thanked all those who served the club in any way during the year. She went on to appeal for a renewed effort towards fundraising during these difficult economic times. She encouraged the efforts of all involved in the club lotto. After the reading of the secretary’s report and the report from the treasurers, the meeting progressed to the election of officers. Officers elected for 2011 are as follows: Chairperson: Marie O’Reilly Keenan, Vice Chairperson: Colm Ginty, Secretary: John Reilly, Assistant Secretary: Sean McGauran, Joint Treasurers: John Flanagan and Frances Kennedy. A full report of the A.G.M. and lists of officers and the 2011 executive committee is available on the club website: www.colmcille.longford.gaa.ie

A reminder that there is a referee recruitment drive ongoing within the county. Anyone interested is asked to contact Joe O'Brien on 0862460840.

There was no winner of the Jan 22nd Lotto draw (10, 18, 27, 28). Lucky dip winners were: Mel Collum, Mullinalaghta, Esther Mulligan, Smear, Kenny Reilly, Smear and Anna McGrath, Ballinalee.

Team 4 are on duty for next week’s lotto (7th Feb). 

 

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