Youngsters excel at scouting awards as lives are changing for the better

The 9th Bexhill Scout Group leader, Tracey Plim, with scout leaders and recipients of SENLAC District Scouts awards LBzhVWi9n3NCjQjNoAbU
The 9th Bexhill Scout Group leader, Tracey Plim, with scout leaders and recipients of SENLAC District Scouts awards LBzhVWi9n3NCjQjNoAbU

The 9th Bexhill Scout Group took part in the SENLAC District Scouts award ceremony, held at the Memorial Hall, Battle on October 14.

District Commissioner Elaine Gausden presided over the afternoons events and Group Scout Leader Tracey Plim says it has been a busy year for the 9th. “Six Scouts achieved the Gold badge, four Cubs gained Sliver badges and three Beavers received the Bronze badge,” she said.

“All were presented with their certificate by the relevant section County commissioners.

“The Gold badge recipients will now embark on their next step in Scouting which is the Platinum badge.”

Gold badge recipient Poppy, says it had been a lot of hard work but was delighted with her achievement, adding: “I could not have done it with out the support of Scout Leader Chris Anzemos and his team of leaders.”

Tracey said Scouting is having a positive impact on the youngsters. “Scouting is making the youngsters more independent and confident. Its changing these children’s lives for the better; there’s no two ways about it!”

The 9th will be holding an Auction of Promises at the Scout Hut, Wainwright Road, Bexhill on November, 10. There are many fabulous items up for auction, including a Family Swim Ticket, two passes to Old MacDonald’s Farm, and six tickets to Brighton Greyhound stadium, Doors open at 6.30pm for a 7pm start. Entrance 50p per adult, children free. There will also be a raffle and refreshments.

If any businesses would like to donate to the auction call Tracey on 07891762747.