Style tips and cook­ing demo for Rapid Re­sponse

Irish Examiner - County - - News - Áilín Quin­lan

Up to 400 peo­ple are ex­pected to at­tend an evening of lifestyle tips, nu­tri­tion ad­vice, and cook­ing de­mos from a line-up of high-pro­file ex­perts — and get a goodie-bag into the bar­gain — next month.

It’s all in aid of the West Cork Rapid Re­sponse ser­vice.

Well-known psy­chol­o­gist Shane Martin, di­eti­tian Paula Mee, and Olympic ath­lete and cook­book au­thor Der­val O’Rourke are among those of­fer­ing tips and ad­vice dur­ing a spe­cial Health and Well­be­ing event from 7pm on Fri­day, Oc­to­ber 12, at the Mun­ster Arms Ho­tel in Ban­don, which will be pre­sented by broad­caster Pa­tri­cia Messinger.

All pro­ceeds of the night, spon­sored by the Na­tional Dairy Coun­cil and Ban­don Coop, will go to the renowned emer­gency med­i­cal ser­vice, West Cork Rapid Re­sponse.

Psy­chol­o­gist Shane Martin will pro­vide five tips to help mem­bers of his au­di­ence em­brace a bet­ter qual­ity of life, di­eti­tian Paul Mee will ex­plore com­mon myths about food, and Der­val O’Rourke, au­thor of and colum­nist with the will give a cook­ery demon­stra­tion.

“We will also be giv­ing out and a some very good free gift bags at the event,” re­vealed one of the or­gan­is­ers, Kate Crow­ley, who added that there was al­ready great in­ter­est in the event from through­out the Co Cork re­gion.

At Ban­don Co-op Gar­den Cen­tre for the launch of the Health and Well­be­ing night for West Cork Rapid Re­sponse are, from left: Michael O’Driscoll (Ban­don Co-op), Betty Hen­nessy (WCRR), Ger Brick­ley (Ban­don Co-op), JJ Walsh (WCRR), Kate Crow­ley (WCRR). John Cof­fey (Ban­don Co-op), Leigh-Ann Tobin (Ban­don Co-op), and Der­mot O’Leary (Ban­don Co-op).

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