Six­teen groups re­ceive Go For Life fund­ing worth over €5,000

Wicklow People (West Edition) - - NEWS -

SIX­TEEN groups across Wick­low re­ceived fund­ing un­der the Go For Life na­tional grant scheme re­cently.

A to­tal of €5,400 was ap­proved for dis­tri­bu­tion be­tween the groups which are sit­u­ated all over the county.

Grey­stones Peo­ple’s Pro­ject Fam­ily Re­source Cen­tre FRC, Ti­na­hely ARA, Del­gany ICA, Round­wood ICA, Avoca ICA, Wick­low Sports Part­ner­ship, Ash­ford ICA, Avoca ARA, Carnew Com­mu­nity Care, Bal­ly­coog ICA Guild, Ark­low ARA, Donard Glen In­door Bowl­ing Club, Aughrim Co. Wick­low ARA, Wick­low Town ICA, Lit­tle Bray Fam­ily Re­source and Devel­op­ment Cen­tre, New­cas­tle Com­mu­nity Cen­tre were the suc­cess­ful ap­pli­cants and the fund­ing was awarded in recog­ni­tion of their pos­i­tive en­deav­ours and en­cour­age­ment of ac­tiv­ity among older peo­ple.

The Grant Scheme demon­strates the wide scope and am­bi­tion of Ire­land’s older gen­er­a­tions where keep­ing healthy and ac­tive is con­cerned. Zumba, Salsa danc­ing, row­ing, Aqua Aer­o­bics, Pi­lates and Tai Chi are just some of the ac­tiv­i­ties the grant will fund.

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