Welcome to Ballymoney U3A's 2018/2019 Programme -
commencing Tuesday 4 September.
(If you know of someone interested in joining us please feel free to bring them along.)
trust you had an enjoyable summer and are looking forward to joining us again on 4th.
VENUE: OLD COURTHOUSE,
Refreshments: 10.15 am-10.45 am
SPEAKER: 11 am Judith Gillespie OBE, CBE - "A Fair Cop"
Judith Gillespie OBE, CBE, who retired as PSNI Deputy Chief Constable in 2014. She was born and raised in North Belfast and attended the Belfast Royal Academy, completing her education in 2005 with a Masters in applied criminology from Cambridge. She spent her early career in the Greater Belfast Area, being appointed Assistant Chief Constable in 2004. This made her the first female to reach chief officer rank in the PSNI. In 2009 she was promoted to Deputy Chief Constable, becoming the second most senior police officer in Northern Ireland.
MSHIP SECRETARY AND TEAM WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR MEMBERSHIP RENEWALS.
NB:MSHIP FEES REMAIN UNCHANGED ie £15/£10 for those belonging to another U3A.
ACTIVITY FEES: NB: NO ACTIVITY FEES WILL BE COLLECTED at 4th Sept MEETING.
Saturday 5th May
Saturday 8th September 2018
10am - 4pm daily
This 2 day course will give you the knowledge and skills needed to identify and harvest edible, medicinal and other useful plants. You will visit different sites to collect some delicious plants to accompany your wild feast in the great outdoors.
Meeting point: St Patricks Church car park, Glendun Road, Cushendun
Cost: £20 per person for the two days or £10 for one day
There are only a few spaces left on this fantastic wild foraging and cookery training course.
Please book asap to avoid disappointment.
You can book directly via Eventbrite wildcregagh.eventbrite.com
Contact Laura on 02820752100 or email email@example.com
BU3A's AGM will be held next Tuesday 1 May 2018 at 11 am, in The Old Court House.
Refreshments available from 10.30am-10.45 am.
ANNA LO, MBE will be telling us about her life, and book “A PLACE I CALL HOME” .
COME ALONG - VOTE FOR YOUR COMMITTEE
and HEAR ANNA'S STORY
M/s Lo was a social worker and former chairperson of the Northern Ireland Chinese Welfare Association. She moved from her native Hong Kong to Northern Ireland in 1974 after meeting Belfast Telegraph journalist David Watson. Her early years in this country were spent working for the BBC and Royal Ulster Constabulary as an interpreter. In 1978, she started an English evening class for Chinese people in Northern Ireland. She was awarded an MBE in 1999 for Services to Ethnic Minorities. M/s Lo , a member of the Alliance Party and a politician here in Northern Ireland, was an MLA for Belfast South ( 2007 to 2016), and has been the party's president since 2016.
BIG CONSERVATION TASK - BEACH CLEAN UP
Thursday 26th April 2017 1pm - 3pm
We will be cleaning the local beach and harbour area in collaboration with Ulster Wildlife, Glenarm Wildlife Group and Keep NI Beautiful.
Meet at the main car park at Glenarm Strand, postcode BT44 0AB.
Come along and meet new people, improve your CV, and reconnect with the great outdoors.
Minimum age of 16 years.
Gloves and litter pickers will be provided.
Bring warm clothing (waterproofs if necessary). Walking boots/sturdy shoes.
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or give us a ring on 02820752100
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