On Sunday 13th December, we organised a Drive In Christmas Service at Castell Howell Foods, Cross Hands.
Iestyn Owen, County Chairman led the service, with Eileen Davies presenting the Christmas message and blessing. All other items were pre-recorded. Here is the Service in full, for you to enjoy.
We are raising money this year to Blood Bikes Wales and Local Food Banks, and if you wish to make a donation follow the link below.
Watch the full Service HERE:
100 CLUB CHRISTMAS DRAW
Congratulations to the winners.
Drive In Christmas Service on Sunday 13th December at Castell Howell Foods, Cross Hands at 2pm.
As you know, we have been in contact with the Council and police, and have been given permission to carry on with the event. We are only permitted to have 70 cars in attendance, so it is a first come first serve basis.
Covid-19 Guidelines and Carmarthenshire YFC rules will apply. (attached)
Below is the link to register (Only one person per car will need to fill in this form) and also below is a link to the JustGiving page; where you can donate to Blood Bike Wales and Carmarthen Food Bank if you wish to. Share with your members, Leaders and friends of your Club.
Following registering, we will be sending out an email to all those registered with all information need for the Service, including the Service Programme.
On Wednesday, 7th October , Carmarthenshire YFC Annual meeting was held in a different way to usual, on Zoom.
Mr Iestyn Owen, Capel-Arthne YFC was re-elected as County chair for 2020-2021 with Mr Hefin Evans, Capel Iwan YFC re-elected as vice chair for the year. Congratulations to them and they were also thanked for all their work during the last year in the post.
Aled Thomas, Dyffryn Cothi YFC was re-elected as Chairman of the Activities Committee, with Sion Evans, Llanllwni YFC Vice-chairman. Elin Childs, Llanfynydd YFC was re-elected as the Finance Committee Chairman and Sian Williams, Llangadog YFC Vice-chairman of the committee.
Mrs Jean Lewis was re-elected as president of the county with Mr Elfyn Davies being re-elected as Vice-president. Congratulations to them and we are sure that both will continue to support the County events over the year.
During the annual meeting Penybont Young Farmers Club were announced as winners of the John and Hazel James Cup for the club with the highest points in county competitions for 2019-20 for the third time on the trot. Penybont YFC also received the Elfyn Richards Memorial Cup for the club with the highest points in Welsh and English public speaking competitions for 2019-20.
Wales YFC are hosting a Virtual Royal Show this year so here’s your chance to compete and have a chance to represent the County at the Virtual Show!
Closing date to receive entries is Friday 26th of June.
For more information – contact the County Office or one of the County Officials.
Competition 3: Welsh Pigs Virtual Stockjudging
Competition 4: Texel Sheep Virtual Stockjudging
🗣 Let’s Talk about Mental Health – Meinir Howells 🗣
On the 18th – 24th May, we shared a series of short videos as part of the Mental Health Awareness Week.
The videos were filmed on the Mental Health Evening held in Newcastle Emlyn in January by Carmarthenshire YFC, Pembrokeshire YFC and Ceredigion YFC.
Who can help?
Tir Dewi: https://www.tirdewi.co.uk/en/homepage-1/ �
Royal Agricultural Benevolent Institution : https://rabi.org.uk/�
The DPJ Foundation: http://www.thedpjfoundation.co.uk�
The DPJ Foundation 📞 0800 5874262
Tir Dewi 📞 0800 121 4722
Samaritans 📞 116 123
C.A.L.L. 📞 0800 132 737