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Seaforde Women’s Institute – March 2019 news

Flower Arranging at Seaforde W.I. President Jennifer Heenan welcomed everyone to the March meeting on a very wet and blustery night. Seaforde member Lorraine Bothwell was the demonstrator for the night and gave members one to o...


Killinchy Women’s Institute – March 2019 news

Pamela introduced our Guest speakers for the evening, Damian Tomalty and his wife Jackie who run Castlescreen Farm, rearing Dexter Beef. A selection of products, sausages, bacon, vegetable roll and pork where cooked on the prem...



Portaferry

Federation Vice Chairman/Quoile Area Executive Member, Edwina chaired the AGM in October, assisted by teller Anne L. Sandra M was re-elected as President for another term in office. In November, the ladies welcomed guest speake...


Donaghadee

Federation Treasurer/Ards Peninsula Area Executive Member, Pamela B chaired the AGM in September, assisted by tellers Angela and Joy. Audrey H was re-elected as President. The institute were congratulated on being Highly Commen...



Ballywalter

January meeting Speaker:  Mr John Grace Topic: The Mountstewart Family Competition:  unusual piece of jewellery Next meeting: February 7 Speaker: Mr David Eccles, His time on the Sea Competition: Nautical Item


Ballyholme

The new WI season kicked off in September, with the group enjoying a fun night of lively games.  It was great to renew friendships after the summer break, and the sound of laughter filled the room throughout the evening. At th...



Ballygrainey

President Joyce welcomed members to the first meeting of 2019 which was Members’ Night. Dorothy H will represent the Institute at the Joint Area Bowls competition with Scrabo Area on Saturday, 9 February at St Gall’...


Seaforde Women’s Institute- October 2018 news/ Office Bearers, 2018/19

Jennifer Heenan President Annabel Cleland Vice-President, Programme Secretary & Magazines Margaret Broome Minute Secretary & PRO Lorraine Bothwell Treasurer Jenifer Robinson Assistant Treasurer & Sales Table Judith ...



Killinchy Women’s Institute- June Outing 2018

  Our outing was to Bangor Castle where members met the Lord Mayor, Mr Robert Adair and after refreshments he gave us a short history of his time in office. We were shown into the council chamber were all the official busi...


Princess Anne’s visit

The W.I. Ladies at Balmoral Show were delighted when HRH Princess Anne paid a visit to the W.I. tent on the Wednesday. The Federation Chairman, Colette; Treasurer, Pamela and sub-committee Chairmen were presented to her. She al...