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  • Hike For Hospice from Glen-to-Glen - Sunday 11th September 2022

    This is a moderately difficult 12.5km guided hike from Glendalough to Glendasan and back to Glendalough.  It is a looped route, taking around three to four hours to complete as it explores the Glendalough Valley and St Kevin’s Way.  The Glen to Glen hike is an opportunity for an enjoyable and scenic challenge, while making an important contribution to the community by helping supporting patients, their families and friends.

    Those interested in participating should register on https://olh.ie/hike-for-hospice-glen-to-glen/  After registration, you will receive a full information sheet about the hike, a t-shirt and a sponsorship card from Wicklow Hospice.  All hikers should wear appropriate clothing, footwear and bring water and food.  Tea and coffee will be provided in the car park after the hike and a Wicklow Hospice completion certificate is issued to all participants.

    Date: Sunday 11th September 2022. 

    Registration by 7th September on https://olh.ie/hike-for-hospice-glen-to-glen/

    Event start: Sign in from 9Hrs. Guided walk starts at 09.30 hrs (sharp).

    Meeting point: Laragh Car Park close to Glendalough Woolen Mills (A67 A268).

  • Lakers - Bray

    The Lakers 10k Roundwood  Reservoir Run Takes place on Sat September 17th.  Runners and Walkers Welcome. Free BBQ and Prizegiving - Register at www.lakers.ie/events

     Lakers are looking for a volunteer bus driver for a couple of hours every week to support our members with special needs. Must have a valid D Licence.

    Contact mark at 012022694 or email mark@lakers.ie

  • Purple House Cancer Support

    Purple House Cancer Support will be running the Stanford Cancer Thriving & Surviving Programme starting Tuesday 20th September 2022 (6.30pm-9.30pm) for 6 Weeks in person at Purple House, and from Tuesday 21st February 2023 (2-4.30pm) for 6 Weeks in person at Purple House 

    This is a self-management programme for Cancer survivors (3 months post treatment) with the aim of improving your quality of life to better manage your daily health.

    The Programme is a six week self management programme which consists of 2.5 hours per session.  The Programme was developed by Stanford University and will be facilitated in Purple House by one of our professional Counsellors and a volunteer who has personal experience of Cancer. 

    The topics on the course include:

    1. Techniques to deal with problems such as frustration, fatigue, pain & isolation & poor sleep
    2. Living with uncertainty
    3. Exercises for maintaining & improving strength, flexibility & endurance
    4. Making decisions about treatment and complimentary therapies.
    5. Communicating effectively with family, friends, & health professionals
    6. Nutrition & healthy eating

    Places are free, to sign up please visit purplehouse.ie or call us on 01- 2866966



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