Hope Centre marks 20th anniversary in Ballymena

The Hope Centre has celebrated it 20th anniversary year with friends and supporters from past and present.

Thursday, 12th March 2020, 11:55 am
Herbie Parker (Lions Club), Jim Beggs (Rotary Club) , May Anderson (Hope Centre), Anne Henry (Hope Centre) and Lynda Bell (Rotary Club Ballymena) at the Hope Centre's 20th anniversary celebation
Herbie Parker (Lions Club), Jim Beggs (Rotary Club) , May Anderson (Hope Centre), Anne Henry (Hope Centre) and Lynda Bell (Rotary Club Ballymena) at the Hope Centre's 20th anniversary celebation

From its Ballymena base, The Hope Centre offers activities, education and support to those who have an addiction and also to their families and carers.

Among those who called in to mark the milestone was the Mayor of Mid and East Antrim, councillor Maureen Morrow who attended with councillor Eugene Reid.

Past and present Board members of the Hope Centre, representatives from The Community Fund, Extern, Start360, Niacro, Niada, Act Initiative, and Rotary club were also in attendance, as were representatives of Mid and East Antrim Agewell Partnership, Network Personnel and Lions Club.

Bertnel Thompson ,Anne Henry , May Anderson and Sadie Grace with the Hope Centre's 20th anniversary cake
Mayor of Mid and East Antrim Cllr Maureen Morrow joins in the Hope Centre 20th anniversary celebrations
Ben Delija (Hope Centre) left at the celebration event with May Anderson with Cllr Eugene Reid