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(11/10/2015)  Extraordinary General Meeting - 4 November 2015 at 7.30pm  

Notice is hereby given of an Extraordinary General Meeting on Wednesday 4 November 2015 at 7.30pm in the Disabled Drivers Association headquarters 58-60 Duncrue Street, Belfast BT3 9AC (which is in The Dale Farm complex).

The sole item on the agenda is approval of a revised constitution. Our current constitution was passed in 1962 and now over 50 years later needs updated to reflect the current aims and objectives of the Fellowship. The need for change was highlighted during discussions with The Charities Commission concerning the registration of the Fellowship and when trying to source grants to assist the Fellowship in looking after the needs of members.

All available members are asked to attend.

(11/10/2015)  Hobbs Night - 3 November 2015 6-9pm.  

Fancy a great girls night out then come along to The Hobbs Night on Tuesday 3 November 2015 from 6-9 pm at Hobbs Victoria Square.

That night Hobbs will be open to only those who have tickets. The cost of the tickets are £10 each and all proceeds from ticket sales will go to NIPF funds to assist with the cost of sending a team to the British Polio Fellowship games in Leicester in March 2016. As well as having sole use of the shop there is a free raffle and goody bags and free drinks and nibbles. There is also 10% discount on all full price items bought.

This is a great way to support the Fellowship and enjoy a night out with the girls.

A big thank you to Pauline Scott the daughter of committee member Heather Scott for organising this event.

(2/10/2015)  Next Quiz - 31 October 2015  

The next quiz takes place at Halloween - 31 October at 7.30pm in The Dockers Club, Pilot Street.

The cost is £7 per person which includes entry to the quiz, spot prizes, supper and play your cards right.

Come along and enjoy the craic.

(19/9/2015)  Death of John Shortt  

It is with much regret the Fellowship announces the death of our member John Shortt. Shortty as he was known was a very active member of the Fellowship in the 1960s. He was a regular at the swimming in Ormeau Baths and the weekly trips to Polio House and went on all the outings and parties which Mr Rankin organised at this time. He was particularly friendly with Jim Bailie, Billy Nesbitt, Christine Martin (now Connolly) and Breige Smith (now Torrans).

John immigrated to Australia and had a very full life there and was back in touch recently with Jim Bailie through facebook. He had been ill for sometime. He was in his late fifties and will be sadly missed my his wife children and grandchildren.

Sincere sympathy from all his friends in the NIPF to his family circle.

(17/9/2015)  Tommy Kidd's Funeral Arrangements  

Tommy's funeral arrangements have now been announced. The funeral will take place from Lishara Presbyterian Church, The Square, Crossgar at 12.30 this coming Monday 21 September. This is the same church from which Tommy's dear wife Mary was buried.

All available members are asked to attend to say farewell to a long time member and friend of NIPF.

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