Spring has sprung at Glarryford YFC

Members of Glarryford YFC who received awards at County Antrims AGM
Members of Glarryford YFC who received awards at County Antrims AGM

Glarryford YFC held their annual parents and friends evening on Saturday 19th March.

The evening consisted of showing the audience a wide variety of activities which members have participated in throughout the year within the club.

The members contributed to the evening by producing a sketch, performing this year’s arts festival entitled ‘Give a Ship,’ receiving proficiencies, hearing the dreaded scandal of what members allegedly got up to in the past year and lastly, providing a hearty supper for the parents to enjoy.

The proficiency awards were presented by the club’s patron Ernest O’Hara and compere for the evening was past YFCU president Joe Graham.

The club would like to thank all the parents and friends for coming out and supporting this event.

The County Antrim YFC AGM was held on Wednesday 9th March. Congratulations must go to Peter Alexander who gained first in top club leader, Cathy Knowles who gained second in top Secretary, Ruth McCloy who gained first in top treasurer and Heather McGaughey who placed second in top PRO. Ruth McCloy also gained third in senior member of the year and Megan Agnew placed second in junior member of the year. The club would like to wish Peter Alexander and Ruth McCloy the best of luck as they progress onto the Northern Ireland finals.

The top office bearers within the club have now officially changed. This year’s new club leader is Mark McAuley, secretary is Jessica Reid, treasurer is Thomas Compton and PRO is Cathy Reid.

Glarryford’s spring programme is looking immensely busy with a number of dates in the calendar already.

First up is the annual church service which will take place on 17th April at Killymurris Church, Glarryford at 7.30pm. All family and friends are more than welcome to come along. For more information contact Jessica Reid on 07525910829.

Glarryford YFC is also holding an auction on 30th April at Glarryford YFC hall at 10.30am. Viewing on the day will start from 9.30am.

If you have been putting off the dreaded clear out then this is the ideal time to get started. We are still looking for items which are in good condition such as antiques, art, book/comics/magazines, cakes, CDs/DVDs, clothes, crafts, event tickets, furniture, garden equipment, jewellery, machinery, meal vouchers, musical instruments, peat/logs/sticks, pottery, sports equipment, tools, toys, vehicles, vintage farm and livestock (preferably pictures).

If you would like to donate to the auction then do not hesitate to contact Catherine on 07845654768 or Catherine.armstrong21@yahoo.com.

Items can be left to the hall on Friday 22nd April from 7-9pm and Saturday 23rd from 9-1pm.

Tea, coffee, bacon and sausage baps etc will also be served on the day.

All proceeds raised are for the new Farmers’ Hall.