Youngsters wanting to learn all about cadets at Biggenden PCYC ES group
AS A NEW year starts, Biggenden PCYC Emergency Service Cadets is going from strength to strength with numbers totalling 19.
A recent presentation at the Biggenden State School attracted five new recruits.
Adult leader Moira Thompson said the cadets’ involvement at the funeral service of Lofty Wendt had seen further cadets and adult leaders come on board.
A program of events has been planned until the end of May.
On Monday night there was a visit from the QFES and Rural Fire.
Other activities include pool safety, a Bundaberg excursion and Queensland Museum visit to the Spiders Exhibition, learning basic first aid and being involved in a car crash scenario on March 14.
In late March, the cadets will plan and cook a twocourse meal for the group to enjoy.
This coming Sunday the cadets will be involved in Clean-up Australia in the town area.
Later in the afternoon they will go to Waterfall Creek at Utopia for a clean-up there.
Anyone interested in joining the Biggenden PCYC Emergency Service Cadetsor becoming an adult leader can contact Moira Thompson on 0458 365 051 or Nigel Reed 0413 172 822.
Cadets now meet of a Monday from 5pm at the SES Shed in George St behind the fire station.
In other news, following the passing of Lofty Wendt, Ed Monahan QFES has accepted the position of chairman of the Biggenden ES cadets.
COOKING UP A STORM: Biggenden PCYC ES cadets had a fun time cooking a barbecue as part of an activity.