The Irish Local Development Network (ILDN) Enterprise Awards take place in Tullamore on May 16th 2019.
Westmeath is being represented by Madeline Dineen, of Maddie Dineen Garden Design, https://landscapingdesign.ie/ , who established her business under the Back to Work Enterprise Allowance Scheme in 2017, receiving support from Westmeath Community Development and the Dept of Employment Affairs and Social Protection.
The ILDN awards bring together nominees from across the country who started their business via the Back to Work Enterprise Allowance with help from one of the 49 Local Development Companies.
Maddie is one of 17 business through to the finals and we here at Westmeath Community Development would like to wish her best of luck in the finals.
WCD have had to postpone the FREE Disability Awareness Workshop that was due to take place on Tues 14th May 2019. This date will be rescheduled and a new date and information will be posted on our website and facebook page.
Date : Tuesday May 14th 2019 POSTPONED
Time : 9.30-4.00pm
Venue: Shamrock Lodge Hotel, Clonown Road, Athlone
Coosan Men’s shed visited WCD offices this afternoon for further assistance with the CEP grant application. They were lucky enough to WIN the overall project of the year at Westmeath County Council's 2019 Cathaoirleachs Awards and were awarded €5,000.
Other projects that received awards due to SICAP Goal 1 staff support were Sarsfield Square Residents Association who are through to Westmeath Pride of Place Competition 2019 and Bundaire Residents Kinnegad winning the social inclusion and equality category.
Mount Carmel Residents were also recognised with a beautiful scroll for their efforts. It was a proud evening for the groups and indeed the WCD staff working with them.
Westmeath Community Development is a Local Development Company that provides communities, individuals and businesses in Co Westmeath with a broad range of supports through a team of people who work collaboratively to deliver results.
Westmeath Community Development now wishes to complement the team by filling the following vacancy: