Our Annual Public Information Meeting took place this year in the Shirley Arms Hotel, Carrickmacross at 8 o’ clock on Tuesday evening March 24th.
Chairperson Pat Drury welcomed the 128 people who attended.Commttee members Pauline O’ Hagan, Pauline Fox, Marian Maggs and Michael Mc Mahon spoke briefly about aspects of the voluntary work of Carrickmacross Cancer Sciety. (For details of the work and make up of the Society, please explore our website) Pat Mc Nally spoke about the fundraising prograsmme the Friends of Carrick Cancer have planned for 2015. (For more details find rhem on Facebook)
This year’s guest speaker was Joanne Brennan. Joanne spoke on the range of foods she and her husband produce on their organic farm. She outlined the significant role the food we consume plays in our health and well-being. Margaret Palmer , a qualified naturopath and herbalist from the Wellness Centre in Monaghan, joined Joanne on the podium to answer questions from the floor about juicing wheatgrass and other vegetables. A free sample taste of wheatgrass juice was offered to everybody in the audience.
Finger food and beverages kindly donated by the Mc Bride family of the Shirley Arms Hotel were served.Photos were taken by Pat Byrne. See some of them on our Home Page.