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PPN Bulletin – 30th of June, 2022

Last Thursday of the Month

A big thank you to Robert Moss, your Climate Action, Environment, and Energy SPC representative, for being the guest speaker at last night’s *Last Thursday of the Month Members’ Meet-Up: keeping it environmental*.  Thanks also to all the attendees for contributing to the evening, showing their interest in the topic of Rainwater Harvesting, sharing their opinions and asking pertinent questions.

We will keep you informed for the next Last Thursday of the Month meet-up and more opportunities for Networking.

Local Area Community Grant Scheme – Deadline 22nd of July 2022

The application process for the Local Area Community Grant Scheme from Dublin City Council is open at the moment. It consists of a once off grant and it is open to a range of local resident, community, environmental and other festival groups throughout the city. The maximum value of the Local Area Community Grants is up to €1,500 while the value of the Adult Education Grant is between €200 and €800. 

You can get to know more details, DCC’s key priorities and key themes, and access the online application here.

Training opportunity

Our friends from DCU in the Community, with whom we organized the PPN Summer School, are having their own annual summer school in July. All their sessions are free and held online on Zoom.  Check their Facebook to read the topics and dates, and to register.

Exhibition

 Anastasiia Lunko is a Ukrainian immigrant living in Dublin for over 3 years. Anastasiia is an artist and has organized a small exhibition related to the ongoing war in Ukraine, that will have its opening on July 13th at 8 PM in Brick Alley Cafe. Adekunle Gomez, your Arts rep, will open the exhibition on behalf of the PPN, and we would love if you could attend it. Anastasiia especially wants to invite Ukrainians to come and find support among other Ukrainians.


Warm welcome to new members

We want to welcome all the new members who registered into the Network in the last few days. We are happy you found us and we will be happy to inform you about the opportunities within the PPN, and to find ways to work together. 
Our aim is not to increase our numbers, but to enhance participation, so we encourage you to keep in touch.

PPN Communications

Please follow Dublin City PPN on Facebook and Twitter if you can, and feel free to browse through our website

Dublin City PPN is hosted by Dublin City Volunteer Centre, and you can find out more about their work and activities here.

Please contact Beatriz on while Ruth is on annual leave if you have any questions, comments, thoughts or suggestions.


Please go to the EVENTS section of our website for details on all upcoming events. 

Our
Festival of Fundraising will take place from 26 – 29 September, and our Breaking Bread:  A PPN Picnic will take place on Saturday 06 August, from 2.00pm – 5.00pm
 

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