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161 Weekly Update (8-14 Mar 18)

08 Mar 18
Capt Phinney, A
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Here is this week’s update:

Friday 9 Mar 18:
No Band or Drill Team

Saturday 10 Mar 18:
Effective Speaking Practice/Preparation Session: 1:30 – 4:30 PM at the armoury (trailers). Dress is civilian clothing. Bring your speeches.

Sunday 11 Mar 18
Marksmanship Team Only: 6:00 – 9:00 PM: Note that from now until the marksmanship competition (18 Mar 18), only those cadets identified by Capt Hutchinson as on the marksmanship team will be eligible to participate in marksmanship this Sunday. Other activities will return after March Break.

Wednesday 14 Mar 18
Regular Training – Dress is t-shirt and tunic.
Preliminary effective speaking competition – Participating cadets must bring their prepared speeches.
Sponsoring Committee Meeting – 6:30 PM in the portable classroom – New members are welcome

Upcoming Events:
– Swimming – Sunday 18 Mar 18 1:30 – 4:30 PM (Cadets should arrive no later than 1:15)
– Marksmanship Competition – Sunday 18 Mar 18
– Zone Effective Speaking Competition – Wednesday 21 Mar 18 at Simonds High

For more information on events visit our website:

Fund Raising:
Cadets are now selling Air Cadet League Tickets. Each cadet was given one book of 10 tickets. Tickets are $2 each or 3 for $5. If cadets would like another book, see a member of the sponsoring committee at the beginning or end of the night.

Steak & Stein Fund Raising Dinner – The sponsoring committee is holding a dinner in support of squadron on Saturday 24 Mar 18 at the Saint John Marina. Tickets are $25. The event will also include a silent auction and toonie toss. This is a 19+ event. Tickets are now available online at The squadron is also looking for donations for the auction. If you have any business contacts you would be able to give a donation request letter to, we have some available in the office. An order form is attached: Steak & Stein Order Form

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.