Ahoghill WI birthday dinner

Ahoghill WI committee members at their 67th anniversary evening in Galgorm Manor last week. INBT 11-806H
Ahoghill WI committee members at their 67th anniversary evening in Galgorm Manor last week. INBT 11-806H

Ahoghill Women’s Institute held their 67th birthday dinner in the Four Seasons Restaurant at Galgorm Resort and Spa last week.

President Marbeth Hill gave a warm welcome to members and their guests and extended sincere sympathy to Frances Simpson on the recent death of her husband Sam, and to Yvonne Reid on the death of her mother.

Cutting the 67th anniversary cake for Ahoghill WI last week in Galgorm Manor were Yvonne Crabbe and Judith Hamilton. INBT 11-802H

Cutting the 67th anniversary cake for Ahoghill WI last week in Galgorm Manor were Yvonne Crabbe and Judith Hamilton. INBT 11-802H

The Jane Black Golden Jubilee cup was awarded to Alma Suthers, the runner up was Jean Graham. The shield for the quiz was won by the team who were runners up in the Slemish area final, Alma Suthers, Ruth Clarke and Liz Gardiner.

The bowls shield was awarded to Jean Clarke who was second in the Slemish area bowls final.

A gift was presented to Eileen McFall in appreciation of her work over many years, in distributing the institute’s tea parcels to the elderly in the village.

Gifts were also presented to Mary Kernohan and Margaret Kyle who will continue this task.

Ladies of Ahoghill WI pictured at Galgorm Manor last week at their 67th anniversary event. INBT 11-805H

Ladies of Ahoghill WI pictured at Galgorm Manor last week at their 67th anniversary event. INBT 11-805H

Brian Rankin, well known raconteur, was given a warm welcome. He provided entertainment in his usual inimitable style.

Ruth Clarke proposed a vote of thanks to everyone involved in making the birthday party such a success.

Attending the 67th anniversary dinner of the Ahoghill WI last week were these ladies. INBT 11-804H

Attending the 67th anniversary dinner of the Ahoghill WI last week were these ladies. INBT 11-804H

Galgorm Manor was the venue last week for members of Ahoghill WI's 67th anniversary celebrations. INBT 11-803H

Galgorm Manor was the venue last week for members of Ahoghill WI's 67th anniversary celebrations. INBT 11-803H