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Councillors Donation

Article posted: May 17, 2009 by Sqn Ldr Pass

209 (West Bridgford) Squadron was recently visited by Rushcliffe Borough Councillors Irving Korn and Gordon Wheeler of Compton Acres Ward. The Cllrs were invited following a request from the Sqn for funds towards additional equipment and the Cllrs were able to contribute £360 towards the purchase of new trophies.


L-R Cllr Irving Korn, Fg Off Steve Richards & Cllr Gordon Wheeler

The Cllrs presented the cheque to Fg Off Steve Richards, 209’s OiC and where then given a tour of the Sqn and got to talk with the Staff and Cadets about 209’s recent activities. Afterwards Cllr Gordon Wheeler said “We were very pleased to be able to make a financial contribution from our communities budget towards the purchase of trophies by 209 Sqn. Everyone associated with 209 Sqn made us feel very welcome and we cannot offer enough praise for the wonderful work they do for the young people in our community.”

By CI Richard Vincett
209 Sqn Media & Communications Officer