Report
October - December 2009:

Chief Commissioner Metcalfe reports:...............
 

  1.              A "coffee morning" is held in Ridgedale Monday - Saturday every week in the "Seniors Centre" where by giving locals the opportunity to meet in mutual fellowship with one another and on 18 occasions the troop ran this event.

  2.            On 1st November and 23rd and 24th December members of the troop cleared snow from the main footpath in the village.

  3.             We helped sort items donated to the Salvation Army charity store in the town of Tisdale on 6 occasions. The money raised at this store is used to finance the following :-   

bullet  Sponsoring 10 children to go to summer camp.
 
bullet  Co-sponsoring North East Foster Parents Christmas Party.
 
bullet  Adopt 2 families through the Christmas hamper programme.
 
bullet  Gave $500 scholarship to a Melfort high school student who is going into the field of social work.
 
bullet  Gave $250 scholarship to a Tisdale high school student who is going into the field of social work.
 
bullet  Sponsor a child overseas.
 
bullet  Co-sponsor the "Fresh IE" concert (drug and alcohol awareness).
 
bullet  Sponsor the Family Services Office in Melfort and Tisdale.

  4.        We attended the Remembrance Day Service (11th November) and laid a wreath during the ceremony - see 2 photos below.

  5,        On 11th and 18th December the troop organised and ran the bingo sessions held in the Community Centre - this event raises funds to help the Senior Citizens Hall pay its way.

          A busy and satisfying list of achievements this last quarter, particularly with the increase in our support of the Tea Mornings, which as seen a 3 fold increase in our working efforts over the previous quarter.

God Guard Thee and All Who Serve.
       
             Sir G. B. Metcalfe KIOM., AMM.
            Chief Commissioner.


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Barbara Messenger receives her LFICC Service Medal from Chief Commissioner Sir Barry Metcalfe Deputy Chief Commissioner Lady Shirley Metcalfe proudly displays the addition of the PHR Great Seal to the LFICC uniform sleeve

 

Stella Spooner CIOM receiving her 30 Duties Badge from Chief Commissioner Sir Barry Metcalfe
      BELOW: Remembrance Day - November 11 2009    
             
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Stella Spooner CIOM.
Chief Commissioner Sir Barry Metcalfe.
Deputy Chief Commissioner Lady Shirley Metcalfe.
 
  Chief Commissioner Sir Barry Metcalfe & wreath.
 
 

 

Chief Commissioner Sir Barry Metcalfe &
Pastor Brian Friesen of the Tisdale Community Church.
 
   
     

 

   


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