The Moy Valley Over 55 Club in conjunction with Ballina’s Ink Models were celebrating after a hugely successful Charity Fashion Show in aid of the Moy Valley Community Services Programme. The event was held in the Kennedy Glasgow House, The Quay, Ballina. Models from all ranges displayed a wide range clothing, hats and jewellery from local shops, including Mary H. Killala, Do Buy, Swamp, That’s My Dress, Dream Dresses, Kalora, Moran’s Shoe Shop and Beverley Hills, Castlebar.
To add a different spin to proceedings, the users of the Moy Valley Over 55 Club joined the Ink Models on the catwalk and received a rapturous reception from the
Pictured above in our featured image are Ballina’s Ink Models who staged a Charity Fashion Show in aid of the Moy Valley Community Services Programme.
IRadio’s Fergal Darcy modelled exclusively for Nippers Menswear in Ballina. Transition year Students from St Mary’s Secondary School, Ballina, modelled their award-winning Junk Katore outfits which showcased their talents in creating some fantastic outfits from recycled materials, including plastic and fabric.
Music and commentary was kindly sponsored by Ballina DJ, Stephen McCaffrey.Local Roses, Kate Leonard, Roisin Timony and Laura McShane judged the best dressed man and woman on the night with Lily Grogan winning best dressed lady and John Busby winning best dressed man.
Nicki McLoughlin from the Over 55 Club spoke proudly of how despite these challenging economic times the community spirit of Ballina and the surrounding areas is still very much alive as all the local business played their part making the night a huge success by sponsoring some fantastic prizes.
He also mentioned the success of the night was a result of hard work and dedication by all the staff in Moy Valley Resources and the Ink Models. He gave special
mention to CSP Manager Corina Deehan for her continuous hard work and dedication to the Moy Valley Over 55 Club.
He also thanked local model, Michelle Cunningham, who acted as model co-ordinator on the night, and who dedicated a huge amount of time and effort in making the show such a huge success.
The money raised on the night will go towards funding the Over 55 Club Transport Bus and the Over 55 Club, located at Cathedral Road, Ballina. The club is opened to anyone Over the age off fifty five, five days a week from 9.30 am to 5.00pm, and provides social and recreational activities.