Coffee morning raises £2,500 for Poppy Appeal

Wednesday November 28th 2018

Supporting the Coffee Morning in Magheragall are Paul Givan MLA and parishoners Robert Moore and William and Kathleen Leathem, event organisers.

A coffee morning organised by Magheragall Select Vestry member William Leathem and his wife Kathleen to support the Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal raised a total of £2,500.

The event, held on November 10, was very well supported and a cheque was presented to Appeal representatives on November 22.

This is the second year that William and Kathleen have organised such a morning.

The rector of Magheragall, the Rev Nicholas Dark, Mayor of Lisburn and Castlereagh Uel Mackin and the Royal British Legion Branch Chairperson Raymond Corbett welcomed the Lord Lieutenant for Co Antrim, Mrs Joan Christie MBE, who arrived at 10.30am to support the event and in time for an act of remembrance at 11am.

Raymond Corbett, President of Lisburn Royal British Legion with coffee morning organisers Kathleen and William Leathem, Joan Christie Lord Lieutenant for Co Antrim, Yvonne and Freddie Hall, The Lord Lieutenant’s Cadet and Magheragall rector, the Rev Nicholas Dark.

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