Very positive end to week of celebration
EVERYTHING that is positive about growing older was celebrated at this year’s Positive Ageing Week dinner dance on Friday.
Members of Arklow Positive Ageing and many guests came together for what is a highlight of the week-long annual celebration.
Guests recalled a very positive Positive Ageing Week for 2018 and many of the members enjoyed a number of outings and special event as part of it.
Following a delicious meal, guests enjoyed entertainment with The Wanderers - Joe Holt and David Canavan,
A bouqet of flowers was presented to Mr Gladys Lynch, Abbey Park who was the oldest member at the dinner dance.
‘It went very well and there was a great turnout. The meal was lovely and the musicians played very well,’ said secretary Maria Neary.
Maria said that there were some great raffle prizes given out during the day.
‘Positive Ageing Week was really well supported this year and the members enjoyed some great days out including the Mystery Tour to Delta Gardens in Carlow. There were also a few winners at the Gowran races,’she said.
The final Positive Ageing Week event takes place on Thursday, October 11 with a Social Tea Dance in Portview, Knockenrahan, Arklow from 1.30 p.m. to 3.30 p.m.
All are welcome to attend and round off the week in style.
Kathleen Philips, Phylis Kennedy, Ann O’Reilly, Rita Nolan, Mary Dunne and Tommy Holden at the Arklow Positive Ageing dinner dance.
John and Ann O’Reilly.
‘The Wanderers’, Joe Holt and Dave Canavan.
Rose McDonald, David Canavan and Ann McGuire.
Andy and Rose Kinsella.
Martin Toomey and his daughter Nore