Inspirational Slimmers Shortlisted For NI Awards Announced

We Slim Together members and the wider public have been nominating inspirational heather eaters for the 2017 We Slim Together Inspirational Award, Sponsored By Oh So Lean.

With record entries and over 100 nominations made, 20 We Slim together members have excepted the nomination and will now be shortlisted, and independently judged by, inspirational model Frankie Hutchinson Braniff.

Shortlists span the length and breath of Northern Ireland and include:

Jennifer Flynn (Ballyclare), Laura Diamond (Magherafelt) and Jacqui Cosby (Ballycastle). Zoe Morgan (Ballymoney), Cathy Etherson (Ballymena), Fiona McFall (Carrickfergus), Pauline Clynch (Magherfelt), Roisin McKee (Antrim), Ruby Burns (Randalstown), Sharon English (Antrim), Colin Lindsay (Newtownabbey) , Sharon Brady (Antrim), Shelia King (Ballymena), Sonya Duke (Portadown), Maggie Farrell (Portadown), Karen Mason (Dundonald), Debra Wilson (Dundonald), Michael McMullan (Downpatrick), Julie Speirs Brown (Newtownards), Jeanette Devlin (Portadown), Melanie Hamilton (Portadown) and Lisa McCormick (Newtownards).


Sonya McAllister, Founder of We Slim Together, Inspirational model Frankie Hutchinson Braniff and Jullian Simmons

The winner will be announced at the 4th Annual We Slim Together awards; a glittering ceremony which will be hosted by UTV’s Julian Simmons and comedian Sean Hegarty, in the Galgorm Resort & SPA on Saturday 8th April 2017.

Additional shortlists in the North Region Award category include:

Jennifer Flynn, from Ballymena, Jenny Wade from Ballymoney, Zoe Morgan, Ballymoney, Pauline Clynch from Magherafelt, Steph Speer from Magherafelt, Roisin McKee from Antrim, Ruby Burns from Randalstown,

More than 200 members, guests and VIPs are set to attend the fourth annual awards, organised by We Slim Together founder Sonya McAllister. Growing from strength-to-strength the awards will honour members of the locally-developed weight management support group for their dedication over the past twelve months and raise vital funds for Barnardo’s Northern Ireland.

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