EBS has confirmed that four local initiatives across Offaly that will receive funding from the new EBS Community Fund. EBS offices called on communities to ‘Make a Difference’ and nominate local initiatives worthy of receiving grants.
It is a new fund which is available through EBS to help support causes in the local community. In total over €3,500 has been given through the EBS Community Fund to local community organisations in Offaly.

EBS Cheque

EBS Cheque

The four groups are North Offaly Dyslexia Association, Tullamore Scouts, Kilcormac/Killoughey Camogie Club and 1st Edenderry Scouts.

The groups being supported in Offaly are among 154 initiatives around the country chosen by a group of EBS members and staff who reviewed all nominations and decided on the causes to benefit from the fund.

Aidan Power, Head of Marketing at EBS, said: “The EBS Community Fund has been established to assist worthy organisations working in towns and villages around the country.”

DAI Annual Conference and AGM 2009

Venue: Glenroyal Hotel, Maynooth, Co. Kildare.
Date: Saturday 25th April, 2009.

The 2009 Annual Conference, incorporating the AGM, will take place on Saturday 25th April, 2009. The Annual Conference will incorporate a range of programmes for different groups. There will be two strands: talks for parents and teachers, and separate talks for adults who have dyslexia.

We are very pleased to announce that noted author and dyslexia expert Philomena Ott will be the keynote speaker at the conference. Philomena is author of many books including “How to Detect and Manage Dyslexia” and “How to Manage Spelling Successfully”. Further information and booking details will be sent to all members with the Spring 2009 newsletter which will be issued in mid-March.
Alternatively, click on the following links to download the full conference programme and booking form: