Page 54 - Support Magazine Autumn 2017
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                                                                BY HELENA O’NEILL

        Hello to all our members. We hope
        everyone is keeping well and enjoyed
        the Summer.
           We have two upcomming events
        for your calender.

           Please note that the Leitrim
        branch’s Memorial Service will be held
        on Sunday 12th November in the
        Bush Hotel, Carrick-on-Shannon.
        There was a marvellous response to
        the Service last year and we hope to
        see everyone again.

           Hubert McHugh, Leitrim Guardian
        Person of the Year and Ambassador
        for the Leitrim branch Organ Donor
        Awareness Week announced details
        of a special concert night. Hubert will
        present a night of real nostalgia by
        hosting the charity event, in
        collaboration with country legend
        Mick Flavin who is celebrating 30                                                           Annetha Loughran
        years performing. This charity night
        will see Mick perform his numerous
        hits and he will be joined on stage by
        special guests.
           The Concert will take place in The
        Bush Hotel, Carrick-on -Shannon on
        Saturday, October 28th. Tickets are
        available from committee members.
           All proceeds from the event will be
        donated to the IKA and North West

           The annual barbecue, organised by
        Annetha Loughran and her husband
        John, was held on August 6th in                               Liam Taylor             Ashling Burke, Fionnuala Taylor
        Taylors Bar, Drumsna. A sincere ‘thank
        you’ to Liam and Fionnuala Taylor who  and, as photos show, a good time was  and raised €1,096.
        provided use of their marquee and   had by all.
        cooking facilities. Damian McGuinness                                   CHURCH GATE COLLECTIONS
        was the DJ for the night.           BENEFIT NIGHT                         There was a great response to our
           Thanks to all our sponsors who     A special thanks to Bernie        Church Gate collections which were
        provided the gifts for the raffle. All  McGovern who organised a Benefit  held on August 20th. Once again
        proceeds were donated to the IKA    Night in McKeowns Bar, Cloon,       sincere thanks to all volunteers.

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