Belleek Int'l Collectors Society
United Kingdom Group

 Convention 2009 New Jersey USA



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Katherine Gaertner and Sandy Roland in the Dealers room admiring a bowl of roses (both of these ladies are associates of the United Kingdom Group)

From left, Johannah Purdon, Co-President of North Jersey Chapter, Pat Hennessey, President of New York Chapter and Jean Lockington, 2009 Convention Chairperson.  Jean and Johannah organized the convention, with other NJ chapter members helping.  Pat also helped with some areas.

Angela and George Moore (right) congratulating Phyllis and Dave Clarke (joint honorees - first time we have had a couple) together with Convention Chair Jean Lockington second left

Windy City Chapter members Melissa Barry-Finch. Janice Brown, Kathleen Hagan and Moira Bailley. (from Chicago) with Tony Hearty second left of Northern Ireland Chapter. The Windy City Chapter has agreed to do the next Convention in 2011

Basket being auctioned held by Doreen Morgan of the North Jersey Chapter (Dean Bagnall right), resident auctioneer extracting bids in his usual highly entertaing way




Phyllis Clarke (joint Honoree) being presented with the chain of office by Helen Rankin (2007/2008 Honoree). Both associate members of our Group

Paul Tubb and Norma Reilly in her Irish green (President of NJ Chapter & associate of our Group)

Some of the dancers from New Jersey's Peter Smith School of Irish Dance at the Sat. banquet

Bev Marvell and Del Domke (associate member of our Group) in the Dealers room

Each convention attendee received a commemorative plate but as the first two were highly decorated, there was much interest in bidding for these special pieces. Plate number 1 went at auction to Doreen Morgan of NJ, and Plate number 2 went to Jean Lockington of NJ










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