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Weekly news 9th February 2021

Hi all,
Another very quite week on the GAA front, unless of course your from Cork and Down. Hope everyone is keeping safe and getting some exercise and fresh air.  Here’s praying for some snow this week to entertain the kids, and the bigger kids within us.

Club AGM
Our Annual General Meeting will be held virtually at 8pm on Wednesday March 3rd, 2021. If you would like to register to join the meeting please email Secretary.starsoferin.dublin@gaa.ie no later than Friday Feb 26th, 2021 and the link will be sent to you. As it is a virtual meeting all reports will be sent out to members the week before the meeting. If interested in joining the Exec Committee as per Gaye email, the following people are stepping down after great service to the club so we are looking for volunteers to take up these great roles in the club.

Chairperson: Tommy Roe
Vice Chairperson: Mick McDonnell Jnr
Games and Coaching Officer: Mark Bowers
Club Development Officer: James Forde
Juvenile Chairperson: Brian Flynn

Healthy Club Every Step Counts Challenge
The challenge started last Monday and runs through the 3rd March.
Join us on our Journey to complete a combined 4000km walk. Every Step Counts. This is a Club effort and remember to stay safe and adhere to Public Health guidelines.
The Every Step Counts Challenge is a virtual challenge, this is the ideal challenge for your club, its members & the wider community to get involved with during the current level of restrictions.

In each province there are 3x O’Neills vouchers up for grabs – €2,500, €1,500 & €1,000. Any club that tracks more than 4,000km during the challenge will be entered into the prize draw in their province.

Club members & wider communities follow the steps below:
Download the free MyLife app from GooglePlay/App Store
Tap on the social tab on the MyLife app
Select challenges
Select the challenge for relevant Province
Tap on join & select relevant club

Reach out to me if you have any questions! Together is Better! Stars Abú

Zoom Calls
A big thank to Gavin for doing these with the necessary groups. I know from the U9 girls, they had a great time doing the quiz last Thursday, but can I recommend easier questions next time, even I struggled with some of them ? ?.

Ladies team: Are starting pre-season training with online zoom classes and remote fitness challenges. Anyone wishing to join the team please contact Gaye @ 0871241409.

Covid Update
We would like to remind everyone in our community that we at Stars of Erin have a list of volunteers ready to support you during these difficult times. We are all aware of elderly and vulnerable people in our community that need our help at this time. We may know people working in frontline services that will need extra support at this time or people that are self isolating. We are calling on all members to connect with their neighbours if you haven’t already and if you can offer any kind of assistance that may help, please do so. If anyone needs anything that we might be able to help with please contact us and we will do our best to help in any way possible. Email Secretary.starsoferin.dublin@gaa.ie or call us on 087 1241409. Meanwhile – we ask all our members to please continue to observe Government guidelines and stay at home unless you need to go for essentials and exercise within your 5km.

From all at Stars, keep safe and healthy.
Clive