Awards for Good Service: September 2010

7th October 2010

Clyde Region was pleased to learn that the Chief Scout has recently made awards recognising the contribution of the following volunteers:

  • Roy Adam has been part of the leadership team at the 77th Glasgow for nearly 10 years. Roy started out working as part of the Scout Troop leadership team, helping to deliver a weekly programme to a Troop of young men with physical disabilities. For the last couple of years, Roy has been a member of the Group's (Fellowship) Active Support Unit, providing assistance at weekend camps and summer camp. For Roy's Good Service, the Chief Scout has awarded him the Chief Scout's Commendation for Good Service.

  • John Cassidy has volunteer as part of the 113th Glasgow's Group Executive Committee for more than 25 years. John willingly turns his hand to whatever needs done, including fundraising, maintenance of the hall and grounds and the Group's Mock Auction and Jumble Sale. The Group recently celebrated their Centenary and John led the organisation of a year to remember for members past and present. For his outstanding service to Scouting, the Chief Scout has awarded John the Award for Merit.

  • Fraser Cochrane has been a Scouting volunteer for than 15 years. Originally working with the Scout section, Fraser was responsible for ensuring that his Troop enjoyed an active programme of activities and the Troop were often found to be travelling abroad to international camps, helping them to develop a better understanding of the World around them. In 2006, Fraser took over the running of the Group's Beaver Colony where he ensures that our youngest members are introduced to the Scouting adventure and are always left looking for more as they move up to Beavers and Cubs. For his outstanding service to Scouting, the Chief Scout has awarded Fraser the Award for Merit.

Author: Gary Bainbridge


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