Wednesday, April 21, 2010

YM open day: news in brief

* The YMCA colt’s section are running an Open Day on Sunday, April 25 in Alexandra College, Milltown from 12pm to 4pm.

The aim of the Open Day is run a fun event for the club’s colts and provide an opportunity for anyone with children interested in taking up hockey or joining a hockey club to make contact with the club.

Anyone interested can register on the day at 12pm. The day will cater to all age groups from U-8 to U-16 with new members especially welcomed. For enquiries and bookings, contact Peter Chadwick on or 0862565899.

* Avoca will host their annual fundraising race night on Thursday, April 29 April in the Wishing Well in Blackrock. Horses and jockeys can be bought for €10 each; a raffle will be held on the night; the last race will be an auction race while there is also racecard advertising available for a half-page (€50) and full pages (€100).

To support the event, email with your horse or jockey name (pick any name you like/make it up) and the owner name (person that is buying it).

* The ladies of Trinity hockey club will run in the Women's Mini-Marathon on Bank Holiday Monday, June 7 to raise funds for MOVE.

MOVE is a charity run by medicine students, whose aim is to send medical students, with much needed supplies and funding, to hospitals in the third world. Funds raised from the Mini-Marathon will be donated to the World Medical Fund outreach clinics in Malawi, where some of the girls will be working in July.

Check out the Facebook page if you are interested in joining them in running/jogging/walking the race. The club will sort you out with sponsorship cards, an information pack in advance, and t-shirts on race day.

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