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50th Anniversary Invitation

3rd BasingstokePosted by Barry Tue, September 22, 2015 10:49
Everyone is invited to join us as we celebrate 50 years of service to South Ham and surrounding areas. As well as celebrations for our current members, we are holding a Celebration service for all at St Andrew's Church on 11th October from 1030am. There will be a talk on the company History and we will also be presenting all of our current boys with their awards. There will also be a special short ceremony to commission our brand new Queen's Colour. The cost of which was purely from donations and fund raising from the boys and staff. The Band consisting of ex-members may be reforming even put in a special one-off appearance. The service will be attended by many dignitaries such as the BB Chief Executive, Andrew Johnston, Our Local MP, Maria Miller, The Deputy Mayor, Jane Frankum. Officers and Chaplains from the past may also be there. Following the Celebration Service there will be time for all to reminisce and look at our massive slideshow of around 2000 photos spanning over the last 50 years. There will also be a small display of things from our past. Light Food and drinks will be served after the service. Please come along to support the work of the company and meet old friends and share experiences with our current lads. Not everyone is on Online so please pass on to all you know so we get an amazing turnout. We're doing all we can. We have put advertising in local papers and radio and spoken to people directly. People will still get missed so please tell people. Better twice than to miss it. So please save the date: Sunday 11th October at 1030 @ St Andrew's. We look forward to seeing you all there. Captain Theresa Strachan and all of the Staff and Boys of the 3rd. 🎂🎉🎊🏆🇬🇧

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