Team Hope Shoebox Appeal

The “Team Hope” 2013 Shoebox Appeal is underway! Cathy Macken from Ballyraine is co-ordinating the appeal and is hoping this year will be just as successful as previous years. Boxes can be left with Cathy in Ballyraine or with myself here at Reception. All donations are very welcome!

Able Mag Article: History Is Made By Those Who Break The Rules

This is an interesting little article….. Casting around newspapers and magazines it can sometimes seem as though disabled people were ‘invented’ or at least ‘discovered’ sometime around the Beijing Paralympics in 2008…….read more at Able Magazine.

The Hub – latest news

Here is a picture of some of the service users and staff from the Hub enjoying one of our mild autumn days on Brittas Bay Beach and also here are some pictures from our CHEERIOS® Childline Breakfast Together morning in the Hub from the 10th of Oct! The service users and staff in the Hub held a CHEERIOS® Childline Breakfast …

Even Grannies do it…..

Even my Granny and her pet goldfish have subscribed for Deal Effect, why haven’t you? Only 1 week to go before the first deal. Get 50-90% off great offers. Its the Daily-Deals site that gives something back! Signing up takes 10 seconds.

Connect the Tweets Connect, our supported employment service is on Twitter, click the link to connect with Connect…….(if you can come up with a better pun, please post it in the comments, its been a long week)

13 days and Counting

Not long now guys, only 13 days till the first deal! Sunbeam has nearly 200 subscribers who have nominated Sunbeam as the charity they nominate to receive 11% of the deals they buy. But we want to reach 500 by launch day so please pass this link on to everyone you know. Thanks a lot.

Deal Effect Nearly Here!

The Deal Effect Members –(Yerman in the corner looks familiar!) The day is drawing real close when goes live with its very first deal. If you havent already signed up then please do so and select sunbeam as your preferred charity.11% of each deal is donated back to charity.Fantastic.

Arklow Exhibition

Hello All, Michael Brennan and Connor O’Reilly have a two man exhibition in the Arklow Gallery . The show is called Internal Landscapes and both artists work in the art room in Ballyraine Training Centre. Please come and view the work over the next two weeks! Regards Philippa Lansdowne Ballyraine Training Centre

Tweet from Simon Harris

Tweet from Simon Harris – User Actions   Follow Simon Harris TDVerified account‏@SimonHarrisTD Today, I asked that PAC bring the HSE before it to explain the cuts being applied to Sunbeam House. see link for more 

Halloween Party

Halloween Party In Aid of Cystic Fibrosis & Parknasilla The 25th of October 2013 Esplanade Hotel 7.30 – 10.30 Entrance Fee: 10 Euro Includes: Finger Food, Party Games &DJ Token Gifts on Entry Raffle on the Night: Tickets Cost 1 euro per Strip

Blue Steel

Theres a fashion show a-coming, Siobhan from one of our locations, The Cube, tells us….. ‘The fashion show will take place in the New Year. This is the first Outfit ‘The Scarf Dress’ Model – Natalie Byrne.’ The CubeSiobhan

Childline Coffee Morning at the Hub

We are having a fundraising breakfast morning on the 10th of October in the Hub for Childline. Please come along and support this invaluable service and enjoy a tea or coffee along with some tasty breakfast treats, (croissants, muffins etc.,) as well as a chat of course!! Hope to see you there!

Eyaaaaar Landlubbers

From Facebook: Sail Training Ireland is running a bursary scheme in partnership with Sunbeam House Trust for members of Sunbeam and associated organisations to sail on a Sail Training Voyage. With one succesful candidate already we are now looking forward to more voyages for next year. The voyages take place on the Spirit of Oysterhaven Trust vessel!

Online Shop

Ciaran Smyth Just a reminder that Sunbeam has an online art shop on our website with some great art. Dead cheap-great for presents!