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Last Friday morning I was sitting in the newsroom of the Galway Advertiser when I received a phone call from a very distressed lady. The woman, who wishes to remain anonymous, had been in town with her elderly mother the previous day. Her mother, who was recently bereaved having lost her husband a month ago, went to the post office to withdraw her Christmas pension payment. The elderly woman lost the money at some stage on Thursday and was understandably extremely upset.
Faustina Reidy and Rose Needham are holding a pre Christmas fashion show and Christmas market in Knockranny House Hotel on Thursday November 26 at 8pm to raise funds to supply the people of Kamativi, Zimbabwe, with clean running water.
College Awareness Week takes place from November 23 to 29. The aim of the week is to make people aware of the different courses available in colleges and the opportunities open to them.
COPE Galway, a local charity providing social services in the city and county, has launched the annual COPE Galway Sleep Out where 25 of Galway’s business and community leaders will spend 12 hours on the streets of Galway to raise funds and awareness for local homelessness services.
Final preparations are being made by four Castlebar athletes who are taking part in the 2015 New York City Marathon. Lorraine Toner, John Geraghty, and husband and wife Karen and Seamus Devaney will all run the Marathon in New York on Sunday November 1 in aid of Western Care Association.
A fundraising event will take place in the Town Hall Theatre on Monday December 7 in aid of Tuam man Shane Grogan who was seriously injured in an unprovoked assault in the town three years ago.
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Two Mayo pharmacists have been shortlisted for major national awards after being nominated for their work by their peers and colleagues. Tom Treacy and Sarah Collins were revealed as shortlisted candidates for the 2015 Helix Health Pharmacist Awards at a special reception in Dublin.
A County Galway family whose baby was born prematurely a year ago was so impressed by the level of care their son received that they organised a fundraiser to benefit the facilities which looked after him.
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