Bags of ideas at Kells and Connor WI !

Eleanor Graham and  Sharon Francey, from 'Second Bloom' giving an interesting talk about their business which involves making ladies' bags from recycled clothing.

Eleanor Graham and Sharon Francey, from 'Second Bloom' giving an interesting talk about their business which involves making ladies' bags from recycled clothing.

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Kells and Connor WI enjoyed a talk by visiting speakers, Eleanor Graham and Sharon Francey, from ‘Second Bloom’ during their April meeting.

The monthly magazine prize was won by Ruby McSeveney. Wilma Buick was awarded the annual ‘Friendship Trophy’. Rebecca Foster was congratulated on her success at the Music Festival held in March in Hillsborough. The Drama Group, comprising of President Rosemary McAllister, Jill Crockard, Lynne Francey, Sharon Graham, Marie Mewha and Eleanor Worthington were wished well for the Drama Festival. Members had a chance to enter the Slemish Area competitions: Photograph – ‘My favourite place’ – 1st: Helen Mitchell; 2nd: Phyllis Currie; 3rd: Marjorie McDowell. Craft- ‘A Dressed Teddy’ - 1st: Maura Ellis; 2nd: Pearl Hanna. Baking –‘5 Shah Biscuits’- 1st: Maura Ellis; 2nd – Pearl Hanna; 3rd – Wilma Buick. Floral Art – ‘An arrangement to incorporate baby’s toy’. Novice: 1st: Linda Millar; Expert– 1st: Pearl Hanna; 2nd - Maura Ellis; 3rd – Angela Currie.