Arkow This Week
ARKLOW & DISTRICT CHAMBER BALL AWARDS CEREMONY 2016
FRIDAY 16th SEPTEMBER IN THE ARKLOW BAY HOTEL
The Arklow & District Chamber Ball and Awards Ceremony 2016 is on Friday 16th of September in the Arklow Bay Hotel. Both members and non-members are welcome to attend. The evening will commence with a drinks reception at 7.15pm with dinner served at 8.15pm followed by the presentation of awards.
Tickets for this black tie event are available from the Chamber Office at 0402-26909, email firstname.lastname@example.org or look up Arklow Chamber page on FaceBook for more information. Tickets cost €60 each with a table of 10 for €500 and are available now from the Chamber office.
Arklow Music & Arts musicians will be supporting the event and the evening will end with dancing with music provided by the The Brendan Kennedy Showband.
Arklow Enterprise Town is taking place in St Marys College, Arklow on Friday 30th September and Saturday 1st October. Enterprise Town is a FREE event and represents a fantastic opportunity to showcase local businesses, clubs & societies as well as our local schools to potential new customers or new members. The official Enterprise Town launch will take place on Thursday 1st September in Arklow Library, Main Street, Arklow between 6.30pm – 7.30pm. Please feel free to come along to the launch event for more information and refreshments on the night.
To be part of this initiative please contact your local Bank of Ireland branch, or email email@example.com to be added to the participants listing. You do not have to be a customer of Bank of Ireland.
WORLD SUICIDE PREVENTION WEEK 2016
World Suicide Prevention Week 2016 takes place between Monday, September 5th and Sunday, September 11th, with World Suicide Prevention Day on Saturday, 10th September. #WSPD16
Cycle Against Suicide is actively supporting this week through its initiative Light Up Orange. #LightUpOrange
Last year there was a huge response with many of Ireland’s iconic buildings, landmarks, historic castles and homes turning their lights orange to raise awareness of the message “It’s OK not to feel OK; and it’s absolutely OK to ask for help”.
To date they have had a great response, but their goal to Light Up Ireland needs support from Co. Wicklow. Maybe you could light one of your buildings up orange to create awareness of World Suicide Prevention Week, or even just light the building up at 8pm on Saturday, 10th September.
Contact Anne McGowan, Light Up Orange Co-Ordinator, by e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 087-2249204 if you can be a part of this years Light Up Orange.
PASSION IN CONCERT
If you did not manage a trip abroad this Summer never fear not as Arklow Music and Arts Group (AMA) will transport you from the Café Music of Paris, to Granada in Spain and finish off with some great Italian Classics at our Passion in Concert, which takes in The Woodenbridge Hotel, Vale of Avoca, Arklow, Co. Wicklow on Friday 9th September at 7.30pm. Tickets €15 each and available from Kavanaghs, Wexford Road, Arklow and The Woodenbridge Hotel.
Arklow Music and Arts present “Passion in Concert” which is a must for all music lovers and features Tenor- Anthony Norton, Violin – Patrick Collins and Guitar – Drajen Derek with support acts Margaret Fitzgerald on Piano and Michael Steadman on Classical Guitar. You will not have to travel to Dublin to see this “must see show” while at the same time helping AMA obtain a music and arts performance space and theatre for the town of Arklow.
WOODENBRIDGE HOTEL FUNDRAISER IN AID OF ST JOHN WARD
The Woodenbridge Hotel hosting a fundraiser for the St johns Ward, which is the children’s cancer ward in Crumlin hospital, on the 23rd of September at 8pm. This fundraiser is being run in the name of a little seven year old girl called Annie who is currently being treated on this ward. Tickets are €35 per person and every cent raised at the function will go to the charity. Tickets can be purchased at the hotel and tables can be reserved in advance. The evening will include food, entertainment and lots more. For full details of the event see poster below.