Finn Valley AC AGM

The agm Monday night considered the past year their 40th the successful celebrations that were rolled out through that period the new track completely self financed the continued development eg swim pool  ,the ongoing excellent organisation of events both cross country ,road and track/field.

The Centre continues to deliver a varied activity programme and as outgoing chair Patsy Mc Gonagle in his address underlined 'Active in the community since 1971' with the coachs ,volunteers ,centre staff etc all at one as they face the daily challenge of delivering successful athletes ,events ,programmes . Neil Martin again returned as treasurer indicated a healthy financial report as did competition secretaries Mark Connolly and Seamus Mc Granaghan. The profile of the club per facebook/finn valleyac and /finn valley centre and website continues to get the message out there in a most professional manner and in this regard Kieran Carlin ,Niall Mc Gonagle and Thomas Devine were complimented. 

The Centre is a local /regional success story with 3000 people availing of the facilities weekly on average and the Centre staff were acknowledged in Niall Mc gonagles report . 

Tom Thompson highlighted new club records as follows Tori Pena pole vault 4.52m ;Hollie Knight 10k track 33.08.99;Dempsey Mc Guigan hammer 60.37m . Additionally Noreen Bonner the outgoing secretary unanimously returned had her marathon time of 3.06.11 acknowledged as a club mark . 

A special tribute was paid to Conor Mc gonagle for his daily contribution on a voluntary basis to the Centre and the Fit 4 Life group leaders Mary Martin ,Mark Connolly Dermot Mc Granaghan and Kieran Carlin were encouraged to chip away as they are getting an enthusiastic response in total 200 approx involved and the emphasis on a clear link with the club underlined .

Rosaleen Mc Gonagle reported on an increase in membership some 300 paying the athletic club fees to register family ,adult and juvenile which she indicated was again due in the majority of cases at this time of year . 

In addition to above with all officer holders returned as was childrens officer Rosemary Connolly was a large committee Bernie Alcorn,Tony Gallagher ,Ann Marie Mc Geehin,Brendan Patton ,Christine Feely,Rosemary Finn,Grace Boyle,Bridgeen Doherty,Susan and Paul Doherty,Conor and Niall mc Gonagle Kieran Carlin,P J Sweeney,Paul Dolan,Dermot Mc Granaghan,Pat Mc Crudden,Martin Irwin,Catriona Devine,Patsy Doherty,Eugene Drumm ,Donal Rowan,Michael Kelly . 

Next up in addition to normal training committment a get together to watch the Big Game Sunday at Centre if you don't have a ticket for Croker, the schools cross country Wednesday and Thursday of next week and the 5k at the Centre for the Cancer bus Sunday week Sept 30th.

Juvenile Report 2011...

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