Page 33 - Support Magazine Summer 2017
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ORGAN DONOR AWARENESS WEEK LAUNCH















                          Brid and friends



















             Shay and Geraldine     Donal and Joe         The Nagle Family              Dermot, Teresa and Hugh
















                          Isabel Terry and Dr Liam Plant       Siobhan Buckley                 John and Claire
        Chairperson, gave a report on the
        branch activities over the previous two
        years. The Committee was thanked
        from the floor for the work they had
        done in their term and was told that
        they were going to be a very hard act
        to follow. A presentation of flowers
        was made to Noreen, Helen and
        Margo after the meeting.
           Elections for new officers followed
        and the following were elected for the
        next two years:
        Board Member: Michael Kiely
        Chairperson:   Pat OSullivan
        Secretary:     Geraldine Bowen                                                  Above: Wellness programme candidates who
        Treasurer:     Veronica Higgins                                                 completed the programme are pictured with
                                                                                        course mentors Harry Ward and Peter
        FUNDRAISING EVENTS                                                              Pardoe. Pictured are: (front): Ray O’Connor,
           A Fashion Show was held in the                                               Patricia McCarthy, Siobhan Buckley, Shenna
        Community Centre in Kilbrin, North                                              McDonagh); (back): Harry Ward, Joe
                                                                                        Kavanagh, Ber Kenny, Mary Barry, Michael
        Cork on April 7th with some of the                                              Kiely and Peter Pardoe. Congratulations to
        proceeds going to the IKA. The event                                            Mary Egan who received a transplant soon
        was organised by the Kiely family                                               after starting the programme.
        whose family member received a                                                  Left:Presentation of flowers to the outgoing
        kidney transplant last year.                                                    branch officers.
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