Club news

Charity Fork Supper and Shoe Show 2008

SI Ballymoney & District would like to thank all our patrons, for the generous support given to our fork supper and shoe show – their time, their friendship and of course their money! We would also like to thank: St. … Continued

Breath Easy speaks to Club

Nessie Blair of Breathe Easy accompanied and assisted by Edna Doherty spoke to the Club about the work of the Causeway Breathe Easy Group. Members heard how the group had been established and were enlightened about its work. Most significantly … Continued

Autumn Arias

 Ballymoney & District members supported SI Bangor’s Autumn Arias which raised money for and awareness of Project SIerra, the current quadrennial project. The event was held in the magnificent Stormont Parliament Buildings and guests were treated to a feast of operatic … Continued

Meeting Tebereh from ‘Mums for Mums’

Three Club members, Marie Magowan, Pamela Smyth and Jean Wales, took the opportunity to meet Tebereh Wolde-Gabriel, founder of Mums for Mums in Mekelle, Ethiopia, when SI Enniskillen & District hosted an open evening in the Killyhevin Hotel, Enniskillen. All attending … Continued

Bike Aid for Africa

A work colleague of our club president (’08-’09) is the secretary of Phoenix Cycling Club. Through this link the Club has become involved in supporting Bike Aid for Africa, Phoenix Cycling Club has set up a project to restore old bikes and send them … Continued

Outing to the Causeway Cheese Company

On the 5th June 2008 the Club summer outing took members to the Millenium Centre in Loughguile and for a tour of the Causeway Cheese Company. Damien and Sue McCloskey put on an entertaining demonstration of cheese making before taking members … Continued

Lobbying for positive action on cluster munitions

As a direct consequence of attending the North South Conference, Club President, Jean Wales wrote, lobbying letters to the local MP, the Rt. Hon. Dr. Ian Paisley and to the Secretary of State requesting positve action from the UK Government … Continued

2008 North South Conference in Bray

The North / South conference held in Bray 2008 was a truly inspiring event, blessed with good weather and excellent company. SI Ballymoney & District members Barbara Kerr, Marie McGowan and Pamela Smyth accompanied club president, Jean Wales to the … Continued

44th Charter Dinner for Ballymoney & District

SI Ballymoney & District celebrated its 44th Charter dinner in Royal Portrush Golf Club on Thursday 1st May 2008. It was a lovely evening with a glorious sunset providing the backdrop to the gathering. Fifty three attended in total including … Continued

Meningitis UK – bordering on a vaccine

SI Ballymoney & District were delighted that Mr Carl Monteith, the Northern Ireland Co-ordinator for Meningitis UK was able to speak to us about his work. Carl explained how he had become so passionate about the cause. It was not … Continued