Irthlingborough's 107th Annual General Meeting
The Chairman opened the meeting and welcomed the Leaders, Officers, Trustees, Parents and Supporters to the meeting.Special guests were County Councillor Mrs.Sylvia Hughes and Mr.Dudley Hughes and Mr. Mike Howarth (ADC Cubs) representing the Nene Valley District.
The Financial Report was presented by Shaun Pentlow, the Training Report by Fred Harris and the overall Group report by Nick Powell -Group Scout Leader.
Beavers, Cubs, Scouts, Explorer Scouts and the Scout Active Support Unit made presentations using the new Projector generously funded by Councillor Hughes.
The Chairman presented a 'Thanks Badge' to Councillor Hughes acknowledging her support for Scouting.
Mike Howarth presented a 5 year Service Award to Karen Marriott.
Best Beaver, best Cub and best Scout received Awards and a special Chief Scouts Gold Award was made to Scout Thomas Ward.
The Group Executive members were then duly elected.
The Secretary, on behalf of the Trustees, made clear the benefits that we would gain from the new housing development near to the Headquarters and that we were to be given road access as well as a parking space for loading our trailer.
The meeting closed with a vote of thanks from Nick Powell. Refreshments were served by the Scouts and Hambugers 'cooked' by the Explorer Scouts,