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Bath Street, Largs

North Ayrshire, Scotland

United Kingdom, KA30 8BL

 

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Company Section

 

The annual fee this session is £40 per boy.

 

The new uniform for boys starting the Company Section consists of a blue shirt, tie, black belt, hat, school trousers, black shoes, dark socks. Orders will be taken by Mrs Lamont. Inspection takes place at the beginning of each evening, with a Captain's Inspection usually the first Friday of the month. All going towards trophies at the Display. Boys are encouraged to keep their uniforms clean, especially shoes and hats.

 

Boys should always arrive at the hall between 7.15pm and 7.25pm in order to be ready to line up at 7.30pm.

 

Attendance is taken at the start of the evening. PERFECT ATTENDANCE MEANS PERFECT.

 

All boys are asked to attend our three parades this session.

 

Boys who have already started their badgework, can check their own chart with the Captain any Friday night. Boys are encouraged to try a variety of classes. This eventually leads to their President's Badge.

 

Seniors will be helping out at classes this year as well as carrying out their Company Service work in either Anchor, Junior or Company Sections each week towards their Queen's Badge.

 

Football training takes place on Monday nights in Largs Academy Games Hall, 7.30pm - 9pm. 50p to be paid each week.

 

Badminton training will commence on Wednesday 9th September at Inverclyde Centre. 6.30pm - 7.30pm for boys P7 and upwards, £1 per night.

 

Chanter and Drumming at the usual times on Wednesdays.

 

Mrs Lamont is also our Secretary and will keep you all up-to-date by letter with news of forthcoming events and competitions.  A sheet for names is always put on the notice board for competitions, please encourage your son to take part as this extends his knowledge in Boys' Brigade as well as meeting boys from other towns and schools.

 

Christmas Card Delivery Service:

This huge event is undertaken by all Officers and Company Boys. Parents, Grandparents of all boys from all three sections can assist in delivering cards. Approx 35,000 were delivered last year.

 

Parents' and Friends' Committee:

1st Largs P&F Committee are a group of parents who help with fundraising for our Company. Their main fundraiser is the Christmas Fete at the beginning of December. New members are very welcome to join. About five meetings are held throughout the year.

 

Please come along and support us. All money raised is used for the benefit of the boys. The Chairman of the Parents and Friends Committee is Mrs. Shona Combe.

 

Last session 1st Largs shared the Battalion Junior Section Championship with 1st West Kilbride. We also won the Battalion Company Section Championship ourselves. We then won the Battalion Overall Championship Cup when all points were tallied up and we also won the A. M. Fleming Trophy for the Company who takes part in everything with diligence and effort. 1st Largs, once again, is the top Battalion Company.

 

The Battalion consists of 16 Companies from Millport, Rothesay, Largs, West Kilbride, Ardrossan, Saltcoats, Stevenston, Kilbirnie, Dalry, Kilwinning, Dreghorn and five companies from Irvine.

 

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