Some of the Save the
Children Lisburn branch committee
members who were presented to Princess
Anne at a recent reception at
Hillsborough Castle. From I - r
Elizabeth Hendron, Maureen Hughes, Mandy
Wilson, Joan Gough (Chairman), Liz
McKnight, Hilda Suffern and Mary
MEMBERS of the Lisburn branch of Save the
Children were recently presented to Princess Anne, patron of the
charity, at the Save the Children Volunteer Day at Hillsborough
The Princess Royal was the special guest at a
reception at Hillsborough Castle, where she was greeted by the
Vice Lord Lieutenant of Co Down, Mr David Lindsay.
During a buffet lunch the royal visitor met
around 25 corporate supporters, including 'Master of the
Musicals' and long-time Save the Children supporter Peter Corry.
Later she was introduced to some of the
volunteers who run the charity's six shops and 23 branches in
Northern Ireland, including the Lisburn branch.
It was part of a hectic round of engagements
carried out by the Princess during a one day visit to Northern