Coalition Peace (UK) Names Gwen Myers to Board of Trustees

first_imgGwendolyn S. Myers, executive director, Messengers of Peace-Liberia, Inc.Messengers of Peace (MoP) executive director Gwendolyn Myers has been appointed by the Coalition Peace Network as a members of its Board of Trustees.Coalition Peace is a UK-based start-up non-governmental organization (NGO) committed to encouraging collaboration between communities and NGOs for greater global good with the objective to bring together organizations to form an international coalition; sharing, combining and collaborating to develop expert-driven research, and peace-building resources.“Delighted to announce that Gwendolyn Myers, Founder & Executive Director of Messengers of Peace Liberia, is joining our Board of Trustees. We are really excited about Gwendolyn’s expertise as a local peace-builder, with focus on youth and gender issues,” Coalition Peace said in a Facebook post.In a mobile phone conversation on Monday, September 10, Myers said her selection was based on lots of recommendations from people, as well as an extensive research done by the Coalition Peace itself about her work.This knowledge will be translated into practice through a peace-building and capacity-building app, accessible free of charge to communities and locally-led peace initiatives, the group said on its website.“I had my first Board of trustees meeting last month [August], and the Facebook post was just a confirmation of it being official,” she added. Myers expressed her gratitude to God for the recent recognition, appointment and accolades bestowed upon her and her organization.Last month, another group, the Youth Hub Africa, named Ms. Myers as one of the “Outstanding Change Makers” in the country.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more

GAA NEWS: UNDER-STRENGTH BUNCRANA SIDE DEFEATED BY LETTERKENNY GAELS

first_imgBUNCRANA CLG NOTES (01.05.2016)We would like to extend our deepest sympathy to our chairman, Chris Walsh and his family on the death of his father, Dan Walsh. Our thoughts and prayers are with the Walsh family at this time. Senior Football.Buncrana senior footballers were away this weekend to Letterkenny Gaels. This time though they were under strength and were on the losing side by the narrow margin of 3 points.Our reserve team, again support by some of our minor footballers were showing great strength winning with big performances from Craig Doherty and John Cassidy. Conor O’Donnell again was consistent and to even up the average age of a very young team, Stephen and Paul McGonigle featured adding experience to the game.Senior Ladies: Buncrana 4 7 Carndonagh 2 11. Buncrana ladies won a hard fought local derby with a great display of hunger to record their first victory in division one after a dominant first half. They had to withstand a late Carn comeback to hold on for a well deserved win in a great team performance young Lucy Jackson, Aimee Casey and Bernie Devlin were outstanding. Well done ladies. Termon at home next Sunday come along and give them the support they deserveBingoBuncrana GAA are delighted to announce that they have joined with iCARE and will run a charity Bingo on 5th May 2016 at the Plaza. There will be €3500 in prizes. This will start at 8.30pm. Single books €15 & double books €20. Contact Pauline Grant, Michelle McKenna or Catherine O’Neill for books and any further details.Club MembershipAnyone who has not paid club membership please pay as soon as possible. Contact any committee member if you wish to renew or become a member. If you have paid, we are grateful for your support. Membership can be paid online.Recycling Bin Buncrana GAA has a recycle bin at The Scarvey. Anyone who wishes to place old clothes, shoes, curtains, towels etc… can do so. This helps raise funds for the club. Open for anyone to use.  Bord Na nOgGaelic footballBoys & Girls U6 Fundamentals Fridays at 6.30pmBoysU8 Boys Friday from 6.30pm – 7.30pmU10 Boys Friday from 6.45pm – 8.00pmU12 Boys Friday from 6.30pm – 8.00pmU14 Boys Friday from 7.00pm – 8.30pmU16 Boys Monday 7.00pmGirls:Reminder to everyone that our underage girls training has moved outdoors!U10s girls on Friday from 3:30 to 4:30pmU8s girls on Friday from 4:30 to 5:30pmU12, & U16 Girls on Monday 6.30pmU14 Girls Wednesday 4.00pmTraining in The Scarvey, Bring gum shield and water and €2 for training contribution.GAA NEWS: UNDER-STRENGTH BUNCRANA SIDE DEFEATED BY LETTERKENNY GAELS was last modified: May 3rd, 2016 by Mark ForkerShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:buncranaGAASportlast_img read more