AGM Report:
Our 2018 AGM took place on Friday 28th of December in the clubhouse wth a healthy attendence. Chairman Richie O’Kelly opened the meeting with a moments reflection for those we have lost during the year and for those who are sick at this time. We then had the secretary’s report from Alan Sheerin, the treasurer’s report from Mark Reidy, and the chairman’s report from Richie O’Kelly. There were no motions at the meeting. The following officers were elected for 2019: Chairman Richie O’Kelly; Secretary Alan Sheerin; Treasurer Mark Reidy; Vice chair PJ O’Mahony; Ass. Sec. Breda O’Dwyer; Ass. Treas. Mickey Cahill; Registrars Alan Sheerin/Breda O’Dwyer; PRO John O’Farrell; Irish Officer James Malone; Coaching Officer TBC; Children’s Officer Sharon Dunworth; Child Safety Officer Angela Dunworth; Draw Co-ordinator Noreen Reidy; Bord na nOg Chair PJ O’Mahony. The meeting discussed a number of issues during AOB and we finished the evening with tea and biscuits. Thank you to all who attended. The next meeting is Friday January 4th 7.30pm in clubhouse.

St. Stephen’s Day Fun Run/Walk:
We held our annual St. Stephen’s Day Fun Run/Walk with many enthusiastic and energetic walkers and runners. Mark Reidy welcomed everyone and the route went from the clubhouse to the hospital and back again. Well done to everyone who took part and those who helped out organising or volunteering on the day to help things go smoothly. To the stewards, the girls on the tea/coffee, Johnny Fitz in the van, the photographers, and everyone else, a very big THANK YOU from Croom GAA Club. Congratulations to the winners. Mens 1st Pa Byrnes, 2nd James Malone, 3rd James Mangan. Women:1st Brid Ryan, 2nd Katie Hogan, 3rd Siobhan Quain.

Calling all parents/past players-we need you:
Croom GAA club is looking for new volunteers to help re-energise and drive our club into the future. Our recruitment drive begins with the most basic unit of voluntary commitment which is ‘One Hour’. This is the shortest time per week during which one person can make a difference. While it might appear a small amount, lots of one hour voluntary commitments can add up. The three main rewards people get from volunteering are the satisfaction of seeing the results, the feeling of doing good and meeting people. Research has found the main reason for not volunteering is that people were not asked in the first place. Well now you have been asked! If you are reading this we would love you to get involved! So why not give it a go? Your club and community needs you, even for one hour per week! If interested, please contact our club secretary Alan Sheerin to see what area of the club you might like to get involved in.

U21 Hurling:
The U21 hurling championship will begin in early February. We are currently finalising the management team and hope to commence training on our 4G training area and hurling wall shortly.

Lotto -Numbers drawn 5,9,26,28 . No jackpot winners. Lucky dips / Frank Mullanec/o Jerry English, Aongus Macnamara c/o Jerry English, E aReidy (Sheerin ) ,(Conor Lucey c/o Jerry English, Frank Mullane c/o Jerry English. Next draw is on in Halpins with a jackpot of € 8200 .Thanks to all those who support our draw and other fund raising efforts.

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