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EACS ‘raises the steaks’ in beef sector and adds to local charity funds

23rd May 2011

At the EACS Awards evening held recently at Tandragee Golf Club a raffle and auction were held and a total of £1205 was raised in aid of the Northern Ireland Children’s Cancer Unit Fund.

The European Angus Cattle Society is indebted to the various companies and individuals who donated raffle prizes for the charity gala event.

On the night Moira-based Hannan Meats was named supreme champion whilst Millar Meats from Irvinestown won all three classes in the under-15 employee category.

Commenting on the Awards, Society Secretary, Harry McGaffin said, “This inaugural event was extremely well supported and as an organisation we are delighted with the support that we received, both for the competition and our chosen charity.”

Entries are already being sought for the 2012 event. Open to farmers, butchers, retailers and processors the competition is staged in two categories and three classes in a bid to find the best Fillet steak, Sirloin steak and Rib-eye steak in Northern Ireland.

For further information contact Harry McGaffin, telephone 0771558 4887.


Receiving a cheque for £1205 from European Angus Cattle Society Secretary, Harry McGaffin, (right) are Alex (third from right) and Jim Lyle (second right) representing the Northern Ireland Children’s Cancer Unit Fund.
Also pictured are, (from left to right) Michael McGaffin, Tiffinee Dickson and Alanna Dickson from the European Angus Cattle Society.

 

 The European Angus Cattle Society has presented a cheque for £1205 to the Northern Ireland Children’s Cancer Unit Fund.
Pictured at the presentation are, from left, Harry McGaffin, Secretary of the European Angus Cattle Society, Tiffinee Dickson, European Angus Cattle Society, Alex and Jim Lyle, representing the Northern Ireland Children’s Cancer Unit Fund, Alanna Dickson and Michael McGaffin from the European Angus Cattle Society.
The proceeds were raised at a charity auction and raffle held during the EACS Steak Tasting Competition Awards evening held at Tandragee Golf Club.

 

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