Leap Foroige Club started back on 23 September, and have to date sixty members and four leaders, with some new leaders being vetted and trained in at the moment. At present there are four members doing the Member to Leader Programme: Ian Jennings, Dara Tobin, Jack Connolly and Aoife Whooley. The committee for this year is:
Chairpersons: Ian Jennings, Claudia O’Donovan
Secretaries: Keith Whelton, Dara Tobin
Treasurers: Odhran Kerrisk, Christy Wilson
PROs: Aisling Twomey, Rosie Vought
Since September the club have built scarecrows for the hugely successful Leap Scarecrow Festival, attended the disco hosted by Skibbereen in Ballydehob on Friday 18 November, and have gone on a shopping and cinema trip to Cork on Saturday 26 November. Projects for the coming year include fundraising for the Irish Deaf Society as one club member is at present learning sign language in preparation for volunteering with the IDS. More details to follow....