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Mayor’s Community and Voluntary Christmas Celebration

14 December 2015

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Chief Executive of Antrim and Newtownabbey, Jacqui Dixon; Rev. Campbell Dixon MBE; Lord Lieutenant of County Antrim, Mrs Joan Christie OBE; May Jamison; Mayor of Antrim and Newtownabbey, Councillor Thomas Hogg; Mayor of Dorsten, Tobias Stockhoff; Mayor of Rybnik, Piotr Kuczera; Deputy Mayor of Antrim and Newtownabbey, Councillor John Blair.

 

Mayor of Antrim and Newtownabbey, Councillor Thomas Hogg, invited community and voluntary workers from across the Borough for a Christmas Celebration at Mossley Mill on Friday evening. Approximately 150 guests attended the event and speakers included Lord Lieutenant for County Antrim, Mrs Joan Christie OBE.

The Mayor welcomed special guests, Mayor of Dorsten, Tobias Stockhoff and Mayor of Rybnik, Piotr Kuczera to the evening. Prior to the Christmas celebration, the visiting Mayors joined the Mayor of Antrim and Newtownabbey, Councillor Thomas Hogg, for the official signing of the Twinning partnership agreements.

Mayor of Antrim and Newtownabbey, Councillor Thomas Hogg commented, “I was delighted to welcome such a diverse range of community and voluntary workers to this event. It is important that we recognise the efforts that our community and voluntary workers put in to making our Borough a place in which people want to work, live and invest.”

The event raised approximately £650 for the Mayor’s three charities: ABF The Soldier’s Charity, Autism NI and the Cancer Fund For Children. For more information on the Mayor’s Charities, visit www.antrimandnewtownabbey.gov.uk/mayorscharities.