Page 57 - Support Magazine Winter 2017
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                                                                 BY NOEL KENNEDY

               SLIGO IKA BRANCH
        The Sligo Branch held a very
        successful Cake and Raffle sale at
        University Hospital Sligo (UHS) on          IKA Sligo branch members Marie Fowley, Sean Fowley, Helen Sproule and Bernie McHugh with
                                                        with Domhnall McLoughlin (2nd from left), Asst. Manager, Sligo General Hospital
        Thursday, December 12th. The
        support from the general public and   The branch also held a draw on the  Thanks to Arrotek for their
        staff of the hospital was fantastic and  day with great prizes and the winners  continued support again this year. A
        a special word of thanks to Domhnall  were picked by Domhnall McLoughlin.  donation of €1000 was made to the
        McLoughlin, Asst. Manager of the                                        Sligo branch.
                                                   1st Prize: Catherine Jinks
        hospital and his staff...Sheila Fowley
                                                   2nd Prize: Anna McIntyre
        and the kitchen staff and also to
        Eileen Slevin and staff of St John’s       3rd Prize: Martina Flynn
        Hospital, Sligo and of course to all for   4th Prize: Sheila Fowley
        the lovely cakes...Cáca Willis Cake         5th Prize: Gerry Clancy
        Designer, Lurgan, Ballintogher;
                                                    6th Prize: John Henry
        O’Hehirs Bakery, Wine Street, Sligo
                                                    7th Prize: Jim Doherty
        and to all who baked and donated
        ‘thank you’.                                                               Ger O’Carroll, MD, Arrotek and Michael McHugh,
                                            HEALTH AWARENESS EVENING                       Sligo IKA Chairman
                                            An Health Awareness Evening will be
                                            held on Thursday January 25th in the
                                            Sligo Park Hotel, 7 30-9 30pm.
                                              There will be a talk on the
                                            connection of diabetes and renal
                                            malfunction given by Dr J Linneen
                                            (Nephrologist) and Dr McHugh
                                              This will make for a very interesting
                                            and informative talk with a question
                                            and answer session.
            Marie Fowley, Noel M Kennedy, Bernie McHugh                           The Geevagh Honda 50 Club raised a fantastic €3,380
                    IKA Sligo branch          Refreshments will be served.          from an event which took place on June 18th.

        Selling raffle tickets on Black Friday at Quayside Shopping Centre were  Also on duty selling tickets were:   Thomas Fallon, Helen Sproule, Sean
                    Ita Leydon and Helen Sproule      Aine and Bernie McHugh and Sean and Marie Fowley  Fowley
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