Tree Planting In Town Park Marks 30 Years Of St John Of God Kerry Services

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The tree planting ceremony on Wednesday in Tralee Town Park to mark 30 years of St John of God Services in Kerry.

A TREE planting ceremony was held in Tralee Town Park was to mark 30 years of St John of God Services in Kerry.

The event was sponsored by Namir Karim and Kerry County Council and in attendance were Cllr Jim Finucane, Mayor of Tralee Norma Foley and KCC gardener Anthony Moran along with family members, volunteers, service users and staff.

Saint John of God Kerry Services will be celebrating over three decades in Kerry with their service users, families, volunteers, staff and invited guests in the Ballyroe Hotel on November 30.

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This year marks the opening of their Monavalley Centre  30 years ago which was the start of providing training and support to individuals in key skills which enabled individuals to secure various types of employment.

The services have evolved over the decades to now providing services right across Kerry, bringing the supports required for each individual back to their own local community.

Presently in Kerry, 312 individuals with a disability access these services which are located in nine regions in the county and provide 34 varying types of services ranging from day service, residential and respite to the men, women and children attending.

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