Page 48 - Support Magazine Summer 2017
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                                                                By HELENA O’NEILL

         Greetings to all our members. We
         hope everyone is keeping well?
           The following officers were
         re-elected at our recent AGM:
         Chairperson:     Annetha Loughran
         Secretary:          Catriona Charles
         Treasurer           Frank Heslin
         PRO:                  Helena O'Neill
           Thanks to all our volunteers who  Drumkeeran Friendship Group
         distributed organ donor cards and
         collected donations, on behalf of
         the Association, during Organ
         Donor Awareness Week. The fact
         that they give their time freely is
         much appreciated.
           We will be looking for
         volunteers for the Church Gate
         collection in August and would
         appreciate any help possible.
                                             Catriona Charles, Charles Beirne   Annetha Loughran

                    Kathleen McTeigue                                                    Mary Flynn

           WESTMEATH                            Annebrook House Hotel in         Westport – making it a little
                                                  Our AGM was held in the
                                                                                 easier to cope with the
               By CATHY SMYTH                   Mullingar on April 25th. It is an  headwinds! All branches are
                                                election year and the branch
                                                                                 welcome to join in, and people
          We had a very successful Organ Donor  voted to maintain the same       can choose to do the whole
          Awareness Week in Westmeath so        board – with Eddie Flood as      route or part of the route.
          thanks to all the people who          Chairman, Eileen Dunican as        If you are interested please
          volunteered and got involved. We      Treasurer and Cathy Smyth as     contact any member of the
          had stands in Athlone and Mullingar,  Secretary.                       board. Alternatively, if you live
          including a stand in Athlone Institute  Again, this year, we are       in the Westport area, call into
          of Technology. We also had a Church   dusting off our bikes and        The Helm Bar for details.
          Gate collection in Moate parish       heading to Westport. The cycle     The cycle will be held on July
          during the week.                      will start in Achill and end in  22nd. Hope to see you there.

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