Riada Area Spring Meeting 16th April 2013

Posted April 19, 2013 by Riada Area in Local Areas


The Riada Area WI’s Armoy, Ballintoy, Ballymoney, Bushmills, and Portrush were hosted by Mosside WI in in Toberdoney Church hall on Tue. 16th April for a social evening of competitions, guest speaker and entertainment.

Baking, Crafts and Floral competitions were judged in the afternoon with Armoy WI first, Mosside WI second and Portrush and Ballymoney WI’s  third.

Federation Reports were presented by Executive member Mrs Anne Kirkwood and  sub-committee members, Mrs Inez Richmond updated us on Balmoral, Mrs Marlene Walsh on the  Arts, Mrs Beverley Simpson on Magazine & Leisure activities, Miss Doreen Patton on Homecraft  and Mrs Margaret McMillan on International.

Finally  Ballymoney, Ballintoy and Portrush WI’s reported on their activities.

Special guest Mrs Jennifer Campbell presented with powerpoint life story so far of being the mother of an Olympian Champion.

Trophies were presented to the Area Quiz team Portrush WI, Bowling             Bushmills WI, Drama Salver and Choral tray, Armoy WI, Golf trophy shared by Armoy & Bushmills WI’s,Scrapbook page,Mosside WI.

Craft Awards and Ribbons were presented by Executive member Mrs Anne Kirkwood to Armoy members Diane Bartlett for knitting, Isobel. Barkley, crochet, Inez Richmond for Rug making. Mosside WI members Helena McKeeman macramé and millinery, June Simpson macramé, millinery, patchwork and quilting, Betty Scott macramé, quilting and tapestry. June Simpson and Betty Scott had already received their Gold pins at AGM.
Supper was served by  Mosside WI members followed with entertainment by Portrush WI in the form of a sketch called “The Outing” Armoy WI proposed the vote of thanks and the evening closed with the Countrywoman’s song.


One Comment

    Margaret Mcmillan

    This is the 2013 report! Portrush WI hosted the 2014 Riada Area Spring Meeting on April 15th in Ballywillian Church hall and they have a new report written. Margaret McMillan

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