Friends stage cabaret and walk in France for Mis­sions

Bray People - - News Focus -

KA­VANAGH’S Lounge in Round­wood will play host to a cabaret night on Fri­day Oc­to­ber 3 in aid of the African Mis­sion.

Two friends Ger­tie Mur­phy of Glenealy and Su­san O’Neill of Round­wood are run­ning a num­ber of fundrais­ing events to raise money for the less for­tu­nate in South Africa.

The Cabaret night prom­ises to be a fan­tas­tic night of mu­si­cal en­ter­tain­ment with mu­sic pro­vided by the well known Wick­low Man.

The evening will kick off at 8 p.m. and all pro­ceeds from the night will go to­wards the African Mis­sion.

And the fundrais­ing doesn’t end there.

On Novem­ber 14 Ger­tie and Su­san will make a trip to France for five days where they plan to walk as many miles as pos­si­ble in or­der to raise money.

The pre­vi­ous owner of the Wick­low Heather and Glendalough man Henry Carter will put the two woman up in his ho­tel in the South of France for five nights.

Dur­ing their stay the pair will wait on ta­bles in the ho­tel serv­ing break­fast and din­ner and in the af­ter­noons they will done their walk­ing shoes to walk as many French miles as pos­si­ble.

All money raised will go to­wards pro­vid­ing shel­ter, food and medicine for the un­for­tu­nate in South Africa.

Sis­ter Teresa Byrne who has been a life-long friend of Ger­tie’s has been work­ing as a mis­sion­ary in South Africa.

All money raised from the spon­sored walk in France and the cabaret night will go di­rectly to Sis­ter Teresa to build shel­tered houses with gal­vanised sheet­ing with room for two mat­tresses and a paraf­fin stove.

Spon­sor cards for the walk are avail­able in the shops in Round­wood and for fur­ther in­for­ma­tion con­tact Ger­tie on (0404) 44996 or Su­san on (0404) 45276.

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