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8 Feb 17 Training Cancelled & Weekly Update 9-15 Feb 17

08 Feb 17
Capt Phinney, A
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Training will be cancelled for this evening due to the weather/today’s school closure.

Here are the updates for this week:

8:30 AM – Provincial Biathlon Competition – Meet at the armoury with all required gear. Meals and accommodations are all covered. Cadets are welcome to bring snacks. Cadets should be returning Sunday evening after supper. Cadets will call when they are on their way home.

6:00 – 7:00 PM – Drill team practice
7:00 – 9:30 PM – Band practice

7:30 AM – Senior Course Interviews – Dress is shirt, tie, and tunic. Sgt Luttrell and Sgt MacIntyre will be travelling via van to Gagetown. We are the first unit scheduled for the interviews. Cadets should be back to the armoury by 11:30 AM.

6:00 – 9:00 PM – 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:

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. Please return order forms on February 15 or before if possible.

– 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.

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