Lord Mayor’s Tea Dance

3rd February, 2012 title

Berarch proudly donated a raffle prize of a Energy Evaluation and BER Assesment, valued at 200 Euros to this years Lord Mayor’s Tea Dance, which took place in City Hall Cork Sunday January 29th.
Entertainment wass provided by the Cork Pops Orchestra conducted by Evelyn Grant and performed a selection of up-tempo and ‘smoochy’ numbers with Viva Dance Studio provided an entertaining interlude with a selection of dances.
The Tea Dance is a not-for-profit initiative to address the issue of loneliness and the elderly, organised by a local committee of people from the public, private and voluntary sectors. The committee is chaired by Dr. Andrew Crosbie.These dances recognise the role of a previous generation and offer a wonderful opportunity to celebrate and acknowledge this contribution.
The Cork Pops Orchestra - www.corkpops.ie - has evolved as Ireland’s only Community Orchestra providing an educational and entertainment service to the public and private sector. Large-scale projects that the orchestra has been involved in include the annual UCC Strauss Ball, the annual Doc Nunan Ball, The Kinsale Gourmet Festival, “The Tall Ships” visit to Cork, the Tour de France, the Port of Cork Maritime Festival, an annual winter and spring concert series for schools in City Hall, Tea Dances for ‘The Young at Heart’. The Cork Pops Orchestra has a special interest in projects for people with a learning or physical disability. The Cork Pops Orchestra runs a mentoring programme for students and emerging young professionals in music performance, multimedia and community music.

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