Scouting centenary - appeal for help

SCOUT headquarters across the district are to throw open their doors this month to celebrate the 100th birthday of the organisation. The Centenary Open Doors event is on February 24 between 10am and 4pm and will see scout huts in Clevedon, Easton in Gorda

SCOUT headquarters across the district are to throw open their doors this month to celebrate the 100th birthday of the organisation.The Centenary Open Doors event is on February 24 between 10am and 4pm and will see scout huts in Clevedon, Easton in Gordano, Nailsea and Portishead open their doors for people to take a look at scouting activities.Each centre will have its own display of scouting memorabilia as well as demonstrations and displays showing the fun and adventure today's young members enjoy.District commissioner Phil Woolcock said: "2007 is a very special year for scouting and we wanted the whole community to be able to join in our 100th birthday celebrations." We are also looking to the future and really want to showcase all the fun and adventure that scouting has to offer in the 21st century."We are always in need of volunteers to help run activities for our young people or to help generally with administration, fundraising and maintenance."If anyone is interested in getting involved they can visit the open doors day which will provide a great opportunity to find out more about what's on offer in their town or village."Scout headquarters opening for the special event include 1st Clevedon, Great Western Way, Clevedon; 2nd Clevedon, Coledrige Vale Road North;, 1st Crockerne, Priory Road, Easton-in-Gordano; 1st Nailsea, Clevedon Road, Nailsea; 2nd Nailsea, Hannah More Road, Nailsea; 1st Portishead, Station Road, Portishead and 2nd Portishead, 5a Forester Road, Portishead.


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