Seskinore YFC set for 75th anniversary

Seskinore 75th TD Farm
GROUP: From left: Gavin Short (club PRO), Zara Crawford (club secretary), Trent Brown (club leader), Helen Anderson (past club office bearer), Jim Riddell (founder member of Seskinore YFC), Mark Anderson (past club officer bearer) and Marks sons, Steen and Ellis.

SESKINORE Young Farmers’ Club (YFC) is preparing to celebrate its 75th anniversary on Saturday, February 15. A dinner dance is set to take place in Corick House Hotel, Augher. Tickets are available for the dinner dance, priced at £25 each with music by the Bleed’N Cowboys.

Seskinore YFC club president Stuart Lyons said: “We are preparing to celebrate our 75th anniversary and would love to see as many past, present and indeed future members attend to enjoy a night of nostalgia and comradeship to celebrate the club’s 75th birthday.

FAMILY: Founder member Jim Riddell pictured with his family who are all past office bearers (four generations). From left are

“Arrangements are well underway for the event and we would like to thank everyone for their continued generosity and sponsorship for the evening as there are fantastic raffle and auction prizes up for grabs.

“We are delighted to have Ulster Farmers’ Union president Ivor Ferguson as our guest speaker for the evening. Seskinore YFC has grown from strength to strength over the years and this is evident through the array of silverware we have achieved at both county and Northern Ireland level, which will be displayed on the evening.”

Anyone who wishes to purchase tickets is asked to contact the club secretary, Zara Crawford (07720 290 873) or club treasurer Catherine Short (07740 317 992).

Alternatively, message Seskinore YFC’s Facebook page or contact a committee member for more information.

Seskinore YFC would ask anyone with memorabilia that could be displayed on the evening to contact the club committee.


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