1st Jordanstown Scouts celebrate anniversary milestone

Mayor Victor Robinson is presented with a special 75th Anniversary Scout Badge by John Henry (1st Jordanstown, St Patrick's) Group Scout Leader. Also along with John are Monica Scott (Boy Scouts of America in Holland), Harry McClintock (1st Jordanstown Scout Leader 1958-78), Albert Martin (1st Jordanstown Scout Leader 1939-45) and John Scott (1st Jordanstown Scout Leader in the 1940's). INNT 24-061-FP
Mayor Victor Robinson is presented with a special 75th Anniversary Scout Badge by John Henry (1st Jordanstown, St Patrick's) Group Scout Leader. Also along with John are Monica Scott (Boy Scouts of America in Holland), Harry McClintock (1st Jordanstown Scout Leader 1958-78), Albert Martin (1st Jordanstown Scout Leader 1939-45) and John Scott (1st Jordanstown Scout Leader in the 1940's). INNT 24-061-FP

1st JORDANSTOWN Scouts are celebrating their 75th Anniversary this year and are keen to hear from anyone who may have photographs, movies, memorabilia or stories and anecdotes about past scouting experiences to share.

A 75th Anniversary Dinner is being held in Whiteabbey Masonic Centre at Monkstown Gardens on Friday, June 29, starting at 7.30pm. Tickets to the dinner are priced at £20. If you can help out with memorabilia or would like more details on the anniversary dinner then do contact either Catharine McWhirter on Tel: 90 852146 or John Henry on Tel: 028 9086 5300.

On Friday, June 8, there was a chance to see what the various Group sections of 1st Jordanstown Scouts were up to at St Patrick’s Church in Jordanstown, Jordanstown Road, and this was followed on Sunday, June 10 with a special Youth Parade and Service at 6.30pm, also at St Patrick’s Church.