Competition – Find the Faces

Something strange is going on in Bray. Faces are appearing on the walls at an alarming rate. It is all a bit of a mystery. Apparently there are up to 48 casts of faces scattered around Bray and even in Templebar in Dublin. Casts of hands have been reported now too. The race is on to find the faces and …

Video of the Month — October – The Specials

Check out this docu-soap starring a group of young people with learning disabilities who live together. It recently won 2 Webby awards, no less, and is well worth a look. Better than Coronation Street, if you ask me! This clip is the highlights from season one but to watch each episode look them up on Youtube.

Safety Poster Competition!

As you know it is safety week in Sunbeam and every year there is a poster competition. Whoever designs the most creative or thoughtful poster which illustrates a good point about safety wins. There are lots of categories besides the posters such as safety quiz, word search and most active unit. I won’t divulge the winners just yet but take …

Elavon come to Sunbeam

Elavon is a company that provides payment solutions for businesses. What is that? I hear you ask. Well, I don’t know but why not find out at www.elavon.com . Needless to say they are a great bunch of guys and 16 volunteers from Elavon in Arklow kindly gave their day to Glenvale on the 1st October. This was part of …

Installation Art

Have you noticed any new faces hanging around the town of Bray lately? A local artist has installed several pieces of art on the walls in various locations. They consist of a cast of a face which is then cemented on to a wall. Bernie, Olga and Betty went on the hunt to find as many as they could: “We …

Seal-ly Good Cause

After visiting the Seal sanctuary some service-users from the Garden Team felt inspired to raise some funds for this worthy cause. They visited the sanctuary many times in the past year or so and last year they decided to have a barbecue to raise Money for the seal sanctuary. This year they had another fund-raising BBQ and it was with …

Marching Band

Very early on Saturday, September 11th Glen and his keyworker Jean left to join Glens band-mates from the Inbhear Mor marchers to go Athlone to participate in the All-Ireland and European Ranking Competition. Glen travelled on the bus with the band and enjoyed the interaction with the band leaders Oisin and Mary amongst others. On arriving in Athlone Glen had …

Culture Night 2010

Over 1,000 people attended Leinster House for Culture Night 2010. Entertainment was provided by ‘Ireland Unlimited’ the sensational all-female Barbershop Chorus. Our very own Ruth Corbett and Noeleen Chow are members of this group who have appeared in many competitions and on television.