Pedal power is the name of the game at St Joseph’s High School, Newry

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Tuesday, March 8th, 2016
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St Joseph’s Boys’ High School, Newry are hosting a Sponsored 24 Hour Spinathon from 12 noon Wednesday 23rd March to 12 noon Thursday the 24th of March. St Joseph's NewryMonies raised will go to support the work of The Kevin Bell Repatriation Trust and Newry & Mourne Alzheimer’s Society. The Alzheimer’s Society is the leading care and research organisation for people with all forms of Dementia, their families and carers. It provides information and education, advocacy and counseling, support for carers and quality day, home and respite care. It provides quality dementia training for healthcare professionals and promotes good practice in dementia care. It funds medical and scientific research and campaigns for improved health and social services and greater public understanding of dementia. The Kevin Bell Repatriation Trust was founded by the family and friends of young Newry man Kevin Bell who died in an accident in America. The Trust aims to alleviate the financial hardship of bereaved families repatriating the body (bodies) of loved one(s) who have died abroad in sudden or tragic circumstances back to Ireland.
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LearnSpark1Speaking at the launch of the event, which was attended by Mayor of Newry, Mourne & Down Cllr Michael Ruane, Colin Bell of the Kevin Bell Repatriation Trust and Margaret Convery of the Newry & Mourne Alzeimer’s Society, Principal of St Joseph’s Mr Declan Murray said, “We understand that no school exists in isolation. “We want to celebrate our continuing success with the community around us and our Spinathon is another example of how we here at St Joseph’s plan on playing an even more active role in community life. He added, “Parents, students and staff will all be getting ‘on their bike’ for the big charity drive, Pedal power is the name of the game for our latest fund raising initiative and these two deserving local charities are the winner.”

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