AFTER ACTION
Final Quarter Report
October - December 2012:

   

 

Another year has drawn to a close and marks once again another successful volunteering year due to the efforts of all our members. I enclose report of the LFICC for October, November and December 2012.
 

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Salvation Army "Christmas Kettles" - on 3 occasions during December members of the troop "manned" this post in the Tisdale Co-op
 

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The Food Bank - 3 times the troop ran the Tisdale Food Distribution Centre.
On 10 occasions troop members collected food contributions from local stores for the Food Bank for distribution.

 

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Medical car - 9 times local residents were transported for medical treatment to and from Edmonton, Melfort, Saskatoon and Nipawin.  
 

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Food catering duties were carried out 3 times for the Ridgedale pot luck suppers, once each for the following occasions:-
Ratner Fall Supper, Codette Pot Luck Supper, Sylvania Dinner Theatre.

 

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21 volunteer duties were carried out at a local nursing home.
 

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Helping Hands - Once again during this quarter members carried out 6 duties checking vacant property and feeding pets in the absence of their owners.
On 11 occasions a member assisted staff at a local Junior School helping children with reading difficulties.

 

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Sylvania Annual "Turkey Shoot" - a member again assisted at this event.
 

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Nipawin "Sales Day" - catering and door duties carried out at the local RCL Hall.
 

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Annual Awards Day - Held in October in Ridgedale Seniors Hall; members who qualified for awards received them during the meeting.  (Photo's below).
Frontiersman of the Year Award was awarded to Lance Corporal Joyce Wilson.

 

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Remembrance Day (11th November) - Members were present at the annual service in Tisdale and presented a wreath in memory of those had had given their all so that we might remain free. The roads were too icy for 5 of us to attend the Remembrance Day ceremony in Tisdale;  first time in over 20 years that I personally have not been able to attend!!!  Our representative Superintendent Steve Heward in Alberta did attend the ceremony in Fort Vermilion and he also presented our wreath (Photo below).
 

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On 2 occasions Christmas Hampers were delivered to aged and infirm local residents.
 

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At our last troop meeting prior to Christmas we held our Christmas Dinner served with all the trimmings!!!


We are all looking forward to service in 2013.  
 
 
God Guard Thee and All Who Serve.
Yours in service.

Sir G. B. Metcalfe KGCIOM., MCM., AMM.
Chief Commissioner.

   
   

 

(Click thumbnails below for larger image)

Photos from Final quarter 2012
 

   
      Remembrance Day - 11th November 2012
 
     
                   
        Superintendent Steve Heward in Alberta attended the Remembrance Day Ceremony in Fort Vermilion and presented our wreath

 

       
    Annual troop Awards Night
(October 21 2012)

 
   
         
  Opening ceremony-- Superintendent Albert Hilliar and CC Barry Metcalfe   Corporal Elmer Vogt received  the Command Honour Badge for having completed 150 duties.
He also received  the O.I.O.M.
  Superintendent Candice Wallin receiving ---- Hallamshire Medal of Merit   Lance Corporal Joyce Wilson receiving ---- Hallamshire Medal of Merit  
         
  Commissioner Stella Spooner receiving the Commendable Service Bar and the Metcalfe Cross of Honour   Senior Sergeant Annabelle Hanson also received the O.I.O.M. and the Metcalfe Cross of Honour   Sergeant Wallace Hanson receiving the Metcalfe Cross of Honour and the O.I.O.M.   Superintendant Albert Hilliar received the Commendable Service Bar as well as the Metcalfe Cross of Honour  
         
  Captain Theresa Vogt being presented with the O.I.O.M.'the Metcalfe Cross of Honour and the  Silver Bar  attached to the Volunteer Service Medal for 300 duties   DCC Shirley Metcalfe receiving the 10 Year Service Badge   CC Sir Barry Metcalfe presenting Lance Corporal Joyce Wilson with the Volunteer of the Year Award  

Back row L-R
Corporal Elmer Vogt, CC Barry Metcalfe, Sergeant Wallace Hanson, DCC Shirley Metcalfe, Superintendant Albert Hilliar

  Front row L-R
Superintendant Candice Wallin, Captain Theresa Vogt, Commissioner Stella Spooner, Lance Corporal Joyce Wilson, Senior Sergeant Annabelle Hanson

 
      Troop Christmas Dinner      
               
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Corporal Elmer Vogt, Captain Teresa Vogt, Lance Corporal Joyce Wilson
  Corporal Joyce Wilson's husband Jim Wilson with DCC Dame Shirley Metcalfe   L - R
CC Sir Barry Metcalfe,  Sergeant Wallace Hanson, Senior Sergeant Annabelle Hanson, Commissioner Stella Spooner and then Elmer
     
      Salvation Army kettles at Tisdale Co-op

(December 08 2012)
 
     
                 
        Corporal Elmer Vogt and Captain Theresa Vogt "manning" the Salvation Army kettles at Tisdale Co-op   DCC Dame Shirley Metcalfe & CC Sir Barry Metcalfe also manned the kettles.        
    (Click thumbnails above for larger image.)
 

   


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