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PPN County Plenary Meeting via Webinar held on 26th November 2020

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On 26 November the Public Participation Network were delighted to welcome member groups throughout County Longford to an online webinar for their 2020 County Plenary Meeting. The meeting was chaired by Tess Murphy, PPN Secretariat.

Siobhán Cronogue, Development Officer, Longford PPN presented an update on the County Longford PPN Workplan for 2020. See Siobhán presentation:

County Longford PPN Plenary Meeting 26.11.20

Guest speakers at the event included:

Barbara Heslin, Director of Services, Community & Enterprise Dept, Longford County Council presented an outline of some important supports and services LCC are providing such as the “Keep Well” campaign and “ShopLongford. See Barbara’s presentation below:

PPN 2020 Presentation BH

Sean Regan, SICAP Co-ordinator, Longford Community Resources clg, spoke about the Social Inclusion and Community Activation Programme (SICAP) and outlined the many services provided by Longford Community Resources Club. See Sean’s presentation below:

2020LongfordPPNPlenary

Karen Ciesielski, Irish Environmental Network spoke about the changes in criteria for groups wishing to join the PPN Environmental College. Link to Karen’s presentation below:

https://environmentalpillar.ie/wp/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/2020_June_Criteria-to-join-the-PPN-Environmental-College.pdf

Karen also shared some tips to have a waste-free Christmas – link here:

https://voiceireland.org/news/post.php?s=12wastes

The webinar concluded with a raffle and the winners were: 1st prize Ballymahon Tidy Towns Committee, 2nd prize Mullinalaghta Community Development and 3rd prize Employment, Development and Information Centre.

Link to a recording of the meeting is below:

https://web.microsoftstream.com/video/17ed9192-2067-4417-abdf-40b2e58cd2d9