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Weekly Update 2-8 Feb 17

02 Feb 17
Capt Phinney, A
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Here are the updates for this week:

6:00 – 7:00 PM – Drill team practice
7:00 – 9:30 PM – Band practice – Bring any empty grocery bags you may have

8:30 AM – 4:30 PM – Band Practice Day at Bayside Middle School. All band cadets must attend. Dress is civilian clothing. Please bring a lunch and bottle of water. Bring your instruments and music.

5:00 – 6:00 PM – Effective Speaking Training Session
6:10 – 7:30 PM – Mock Senior Course Interviews (dress is full uniform at the armoury – FSgt Caissie, Sgt Luttrell, Sgt MacIntyre)
6:00 – 9:00 PM – Biathlon, Marksmanship, Model building, RC Flying, and Flight simulation (armoury).

6:20 – 9:10 PM – Sports Night (dress is sports gear). Please return Roast Beef Dinner order forms.

Upcoming Events/Deadlines:

10-12 Feb 17 – Provincial Biathlon Competition
11 Feb 17 – National Course Interviews
18 Feb 17 – Provincial Band and Drill Competition
18 Feb 17 – Roast Beef Dinner Fund Raiser
25 Feb 17 – Bottle Drive
1 Mar 17 – Unit Effective Speaking Competition
5-10 Mar 17 – Senior Trip (Quebec & Ottawa)

Fund Raising:
– Cadets were given Air Cadet League tickets to sell. All cadets are expected to sell at least one book. Books have 12 tickets. Tickets sell for $2 or 3 for $5. Cadets should return at least $20 for each book depending on how the tickets were sold. Cadets must return any unsold tickets to the squadron by 1 Mar 17.

– Cadets were given order forms for tickets to a roast beef dinner. The dinner will take place at Mixer’s Sports Bar on February 18. Tickets are $20. Cadets are to bring in their order forms and money and we will be sending the tickets home with the cadets and will also keep a record of those who purchased tickets. Roast Beef Dinner Order Form  You can also order through the fund raising page on our website. Please return order forms on February 8.

– The senior cadets will be holding a bottle drive on 25 Feb 17. Save up your refundables. If anyone has a truck as is willing to help the seniors with picking up bottles, let us know.

Reminder: If a cadet cannot make it to a Wednesday night/regular event, the cadet should leave a message on the squadron answering machine 632-3215. Please do not e-mail Capt Phinney or post on facebook. This will ensure the admin o gets the message and can mark the cadet as excused.

For more information check out our facebook page and follow us on Twitter @161aircadets.