The association ‘El árbol de los sueños’ (The tree of dreams) for people with functional disabilities starts up in Redován

  • The group chose the Redován Town Hall to present its charity calendar, the proceeds of which will go towards the purchase of therapeutic material

The association for people with functional diversity ‘El árbol de los sueños’ (The tree of dreams) presented its activity today in the plenary hall of Redován Town Hall. The Consistory has given its facilities to this organization born in the municipality that aims to provide support and facilitate access to therapies for people with disabilities. At the same time, its members have taken the opportunity to present their solidarity calendar and to inform about all the initiatives they are developing in the municipality.

The president of the association, María Isabel Cartagena, appeared alongside María del Pilar Heredia, secretary, and Javier Andreo, treasurer. “We wanted to make ‘El árbol de los sueños’ officially known and for people to know what we do,” explained Cartagena. For this reason, he thanked “the City Council, its mayoress, Nely Ruiz, and the Department of Social Welfare led by Marisol Ibáñez, for their collaboration and for giving us the opportunity to do so from this press room,” he added.

“The entire proceeds from our activities are destined to defray the costs of materials for our children’s therapies, as we have not yet been able to access any subsidies,” said the president. The association has been active in the municipality for four months, and has a space in the Centro Social de la Tercera Edad de Redován. The solidarity calendar features, by way of presentation, “all those who make up the association, including some of our children and also the therapists and staff who carry out the therapies,” said María del Pilar Heredia. The Redován Local Police officers were also involved, “and we would like to thank them immensely for their collaboration, as our children had some unforgettable moments while the photographs were being taken,” she said. The calendar will cost 5 euros, and those who wish to purchase it can find it in the offices of the association, in the Town Hall, and in various collaborating businesses in the municipality.

In addition to the calendar, ‘El árbol de los sueños’ has various initiatives underway to raise funds, such as charity raffles, the sale of cloth sanitary masks “approved and available in various sizes, with a price of 5 euros,” said its treasurer, Javier Andreo. There has also been a distribution of solidarity piggy banks in the shops of the municipality “so that anyone who can lend a hand, can do so in an easier and closer way, while carrying out their daily shopping,” added Andreo. In the same way, and on the occasion of Father’s Day, this Friday will be held a draw for a bathroom furniture, “for which you can request ballots in exchange for a donation of 2 euros both in the association and in the hairdresser Navoder or Carpentry Illán Ortega de Redován”.

For her part, the mayoress of the municipality, Nely Ruiz, congratulated the members of the association for the important work they carry out, “which is nothing more than fighting for these children to have all the opportunities available to them”. Ruiz added that “as the Town Hall, it is our job to help in any way we can with any initiative that benefits all the people of Redovan, as is the case with ‘El árbol de los sueños'”. The councillor hopes that this journey that has just begun will be prolonged and consolidated over the years “because all help is little for people who, due to functional diversity, need to make a greater effort than others in their learning and development processes, and with the work of associations such as ‘El árbol de los sueños’ they achieve this”.

Redován begins a month of March full of activities in commemoration of International Women’s Day

  • Mª Teresa Ballester Pacheco has been elected Woman Worker of Redován 2020 and will be named in the institutional act held on March 7th
  • More than a dozen activities aimed at claiming the figure of women in the municipality and the promotion of equality between men and women

The mayor of Redován, Nely Ruiz, together with the Councilor for Social Welfare, Women and Equality, Marisol Ibáñez, have carried out this morning the presentation of activities organized by this area to commemorate March 8, International Women’s Day. “We have prepared a month full of activities aimed at promoting the union of women in the municipality, but which are also aimed at raising awareness among all Redovans towards the achievement of equality, much needed in society,” said the councilor.

These workshops, meetings, theatrical performances, trips and activities will be carried out in collaboration with the Provincial Council of Alicante, the Social Services and the Equality Agency of the Commonwealth of La Vega, as well as the Women’s Association of Redován and the Provincial Rural Association of Women and Disabled Women (ARACELIA).

The mayor has invited the entire population, and especially the women of Redován, to participate in these programmed activities so that, as she has said, “they can know each other and themselves, empower and claim the figure of women as a collective.”

A March full of activities

The program of activities will begin on Tuesday, February 25 with the workshop in school hours ‘Educating in values’ for the students of CEIP Sagrados Corazones de Redován. In the same way, “the Judo Club of Redován, to whom we appreciate their involvement,” explained the councilor, “will be in charge of giving a workshop for women’s self-defense, which will begin on Tuesday, day 3 in the social center of the 3rd age and will be developed throughout the month of March ”.

On Thursday 5, also in the social center, the Sorority workshop ‘Between women’ will take place from 8:00 pm, while on Friday 6 the ‘Women’s dinner’ will take place in the Thámesis rooms, with a price stipulated of 25 euros. “Those interested can sign up by contacting the Women’s Association of Redován or the Aracelia association,” said Ibáñez.

The most emotional moment will take place in the institutional act in recognition of the Working Woman of Redován, who this year has fallen to the person of Mª Teresa Ballester Pacheco. The mayor stressed that “it is an appointment that highlights the dedication and work that women of Redován do every day in all areas of life, and to which from this City Council we want to give all the importance it deserves ” The appointment of Mª Teresa Ballester Pacheco will be made official by the first mayor on Saturday, March 7 from 6:00 p.m. in the Plenary Hall of the City Council.

On Tuesday, the 10th, at 10:00 a.m., the CEIP Sagrados Corazones schoolchildren will be able to enjoy the play for Equality ‘I go with me’, while on Thursday the 12th there will be a laughter therapy workshop in the social center of the 3rd age, starting at 8:00 p.m. Also, on Saturday, March 14, “a trip to spend the day in the city of Murcia will take place, leaving from the Plaza de la Paz in Redován at 10:00 am, and to which any woman interested in the City Hall itself ”, explained Ibáñez. You can also request information for this excursion on the phones 652 100 615 and 644 229 937.

The women of Redován may also attend a women’s empowerment workshop on Monday, September 16, at the Social Services headquarters of the municipality, starting at 6:30 p.m. On Wednesday 18 there will be occasion to enjoy a session of Latin salsa and bachata dances in the social center of the 3rd age at 20:00 hours, where at the same time and the same place, but on Thursday, March 26, you will have place a workshop on female sexuality by Adisex, the service of attention to diversity and sexuality of the Commonwealth of La Vega.

A trip to Valencia scheduled for Sunday 29 coordinated by the Women’s Association of Redován, with scheduled departure from Miguel Hernández square at 7:00 am heading to the capital of Turia, and the activity ‘Human libraries’ on Monday, the 30th , addressed to IES student Jaime de Sant Àngel during school hours, will put an end to this full month full of commemorative activities.

Redován also holds several workshops throughout the year, such as ‘Dona Salud’, coordinated by the Aracelia association. In this way, the practice of sports such as Zumba (Monday and Wednesday at 8:00 p.m.) and Pilates (Tuesday and Thursday at 7:30 p.m. and 9:00 p.m.) is also encouraged, also in the San Carlos neighborhood on Mondays and Wednesday at 9:30 p.m.)

Redován will have a more accessible senior center thanks to a grant from the Diputación

  • The project has a financing of almost 98,400 euros and will involve the reform and rehabilitation of the public center for the elderly in the municipality
Redován City Council will soon have a more accessible and renovated senior center, thanks to a grant of 98,391 euros from the Provincial Council of Alicante, and which aims to reform and rehabilitate several areas of this municipal facility. The financing received is framed within the calls for financially sustainable investments of the Diputación for the 2019 annuity, and will allow the Consistory to improve the accessibility of the building, which “due to its age, presents several deficits in its architectural finishes and facilities ”, Informed José Najar, Town Planning Councilor.

The main action will be focused on the integral reform of the toilets on the ground floor, as well as the first and second, “for its adaptation to the accessibility regulations, and facilitating the use of the facilities to residents with mobility reduced ”, explained the mayor of Social Welfare, Marisol Ibáñez. The works, which will be carried out during the next year, will include the replacement of the plumbing and sanitation, as well as the lighting and electrical installation, sanitary and accessories, and the tiling and false ceiling of the toilets.
In the same way, this subsidy will allow the realization of other types of improvements in the building such as the replacement of the exterior and aluminum carpentry of the lobby, and the glassware of the entrance door. The interior doors of passage to the toilets, kitchen and dependencies of the center will also be replaced, together with the lighting of the lobby, which will be replaced by LED bulbs. It will also proceed to eliminate the existing pavement at the entrance, the placement of a false ceiling and the interior painting of this area. The mayor of Redován, Nely Ruiz, thanked the Provincial for the granting of this subsidy, which will serve to complete those already made in this center and that facilitate access to users, such as the location of a ramp and the adequacy of the steel , the installation of a railing and the signaling of a parking space in the vicinity for users with reduced mobility, “actions with which this center can offer better services to its users and serve our elders as they deserve,” said the First mayor.

Redován hosts the summer multisport, a tennis stage and the socio-educational project ‘Vegavacaciones’

• The objective of these activities, which will take place during the month of July, is to promote sport and also social and recreational actions

Redován 6/13/2019. The City Council of Redován has organized for this summer numerous activities that aim to promote sports activities and also recreational and social actions. The mayor of Social Services, Nely Ruiz and the Councilor for Sports, Ramon Lopez, have been responsible for threshing the activities that will be carried out during the month of July, accompanied by the acting mayor, Emilio Fernandez.

On the one hand, children born between 2003 and 2015 will be able to enroll until June 21 at the Sports Summer School. An activity that mixes all kinds of sports such as football, basketball, handball, hiking, swimming pool, traditional games, etc., and that will take place the first fortnight from June 1 to 12 and the second fortnight from June 15 to 26. The full price is 60 euros for two fortnights and 40 euros for one of them. The inscriptions are made in the Town Hall, where discounts can also be consulted, and for more information, interested parties can call 618014504 or contact the Sports Department. The mayor of the area, Ramón López, has assured that “it is a highly demanded activity, which we improve year by year, and the result is always very satisfactory for those who participate”.

Also, in terms of sports, a ‘Tennis Stage’ will also be held at the ‘Los Pasos’ sports center from July 1 to 26. It will be from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and children from 4 to 18 years old can participate. To make the registrations, you must request the payment card at the Town Hall. The price is 40 euros a fortnight and 60 euros a full month. In addition, those interested can call the Adri telephone numbers at 657428061, Jorge at 744482117 and from Javi at 618205295.

On the other hand, for the month of July there will be intensive swimming courses aimed at children between 3 and 14 years old, which will take place in the heated swimming pool. The courses have a cost of 50 euros if done monthly or 30 euros if it is biweekly, and will run from 1 to 26 July in days from Monday to Friday. Those interested can call 618014504 or contact the Department of Sports.

Regarding Social Services, the mayor, Nely Ruiz, has presented the activity ‘Vegavaciones, socioeducativos spaces’. An activity that is carried out in Redován by the hand of Mancomunidad La Vega and that will take place from July 1 to August 2. With the slogan ‘The Guardians of the Mediterranean’, the activity is aimed at children from 3 to 10 years old, that is, from the first year of Infantile to the fourth year of Primary Education. Places are limited and the price is 50 euros. Registrations can be made until tomorrow, Friday, June 14, in Social Services, at City Hall or through the Mancomunidad website. “This is a socio-educational activity that this year will focus on the importance of caring for the environment and the environment, so that they will teach good Mediterranean customs such as gastronomy, ecosystem, health, sports, among others. aspects, “Ruiz assured.

For his part, the acting mayor, Emilio Fernández, has said goodbye to the media in what will be his last press conference as mayor. Fernandez has assured that “it has been a pleasure to work with each of the people who have surrounded me these eight years, both councilors and administration staff.” The first mayor explained that “I leave Redován much better than I did eight years ago and I am absolutely sure that in four it will be better, because a team is ready and capable”.

Finally, she has taken the opportunity to invite all residents of Redován this Saturday to the women’s soccer championship to be held at the Municipal Field Pascual Gil ‘Duana’ from four in the afternoon to four in the morning. “There are twelve teams of women’s soccer in the province that are going to meet in our town, and we have to demonstrate this commitment to the promotion of sport, in this case the sport king, football, which also play, and very well, the women as they are showing us and how they will do it on Saturday in our municipality, “concluded Fernández.

The City Council of Redován will improve the accessibility of the Center for the Third Age with the elimination of architectural barriers

  • The works valued at 10,317 euros will be will pay with a subsidy of 6,500 granted by the Generalitat Valenciana

Improve the accessibility of spaces public has been one of the concerns of the Redován City Council during the last years. In this way, architectural barriers have been eliminated in different places and now it’s the turn of the Center for the Third Age. “City Hall will undertake a work that will end the architectural barriers in the entrance to this building to which older people go daily and, in many cases, with reduced mobility. A project that will be covered by the grant granted by the Generalitat Valenciana just a few days ago, with an amount 6,500.31 euros, “said Councilor for Social Services, Nely Ruiz, which is 63% of the total cost. The rest of the budget, valued by technicians in 10,317 euros, will be assumed by the Consistory.

Redován is one of the 119 municipalities of the Valencian Community that have obtained this aid destined to localities of less than 50,000 inhabitants and its mayor, Emilio Fernández, has assured that it is “An improvement in accessibility that was necessary and whose execution we are going to Advance thanks to this help. “

Currently, access to the Center of the Third Age does not have a pedestrian ford on the sidewalk or a parking reservation for people with reduced mobility, its ramp has an excessive slope, greater of 10% and only has handrails on one side, while the steps of access do not have double height railing. In addition, the door is manual folding sheet, which forces the user to open it at the risk of possible falls, “a series of barriers that reduce the level of accessibility to some users who are characterized by reduced mobility due to their age advanced, “said Ruiz.

In this way, the works will consist of demolish and reconstruct the sidewalk to equip it with pedestrian access ford and signpost horizontally and vertically the parking reservation for people with reduced mobility. Likewise, the access ramp will be rebuilt and extended current so that the slope does not exceed the maximum of 10% and will be installed pavement tactile signaler. Both the ramp and the stepped access to center will be equipped with double handrails with steel protection railing stainless steel and, finally, the access door to the center will be replaced, that the existing one will be replaced by a sliding glass automatic door of two mobile leaves with metallic carpentry and including connection to the network electrical.

The City Council of Redován dedicates the month of March to celebrate Women’s Day with numerous activities

The Councilor for Social Welfare, Women and the Elderly, Nely Ruiz, has announced the activities organized by the City Council of Redován and the La Vega Mancomunidad on the occasion of the commemoration of March 8, International Women’s Day, under the title ‘Juntas Redován’. Throughout the month of March “the women of our locality will be able to enjoy different workshops and activities oriented to get to know each other and to empower themselves, as well as to highlight the importance of women in our municipality,” the mayor explained.

It’s about trips, support groups, workshops and theatrical performances “that aim to unite the women of Redován and raise awareness about the equality between men and women so necessary in our society,” said Nely Ruiz.

The activities will be carried out in collaboration with the Valencian Network of Agents of Equality, the Provincial Council of Alicante and the Social Services and the Equality Agency of the Mancomunidad de la Vega, as well as with the Association of Women of Redován, the Rural Provincial Association of Women and Women with Disabilities ARACELIA and the office of Attention to Migrant Persons PANGEA.

The councilor has invited all the people of the region, and especially the local women, to participate in these activities, expressing their satisfaction at “such a varied program and with the involvement of so many collectives”.

Redován also hosts activities dedicated to the promotion of Equality throughout the year, such as the meeting group of “empowered” young women, aimed at girls aged between 15 and 30, or the “Dona Salud” workshops at the Social Center of the Third Age of Zumba (Tuesdays and Thursdays at 7:30 pm and 9:00 pm) and Pilates (Monday and Wednesday at 8:30 pm).

Activities in March to claim the figure of women

The program began last Friday with the practice of ‘watsu’, a relaxation technique that will be taught at the municipal swimming pool every Friday of the month starting at 8.30pm. They will be able to carry out this activity for free. Yesterday took place in the Plenary Hall of City Hall the institutional act of recognition of Working Women, which this year has fallen to Margarita Monera Martínez.

The activities will continue next Thursday, March 7 with the completion throughout the day of different educational workshops for primary school children in the Sacred Hearts CEIP, and the development of support groups and emotional well-being by a psychologist of the Commonwealth The Vega. It will be from 20.00 on the first floor of the Social Center of the 3rd Age.

On Friday March 8, Women’s Day, will be held in the social center Ricardo Ruiz Poveda the show for schoolchildren “I want to be astronaut”, as well as the play “Feminine”, from 11.00 in the plaza Miguel Hernández and in charge of Maracaibo Teatro. “It is a song about the role of women in the world, talking about their role in society and covering issues such as patriarchy, sexism or the wage gap,” said Nely Ruiz. A dinner for women in the D’Manuel restaurant at 9:00 pm will end the commemoration of this day.

The activities will continue on the following Wednesday, March 13, with the workshop “Quiero-T” of Pangea, where women attendees can work on their self-awareness and self-esteem, and which will take place at 9.15 in the Municipal Library. Also, starting at 3:30 pm in the Social Center for the Third Age, the exhibition ‘Sewing workshop’ will be inaugurated.

On Saturday, March 16, the trip to Cartagena will be organized for women’s groups organized by the Department of Social Welfare, while on Sunday the 17th the theater will arrive at the Ricardo Ruiz Poveda social center starting at 7:00 pm and from the hand of the Association Women x Women, the representation “Women of the Generation of 26, Lyceum Club Femenino”.

The activities will reach its final stretch with a trip to the Albacete town of Alcalá del Júcar on March 24 (initiative in charge of the Association of Women of Redován), concluding on Wednesday 27 with a laughter therapy workshop in the Social Center, a from 8:00 p.m.

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