Young­sters want­ing to learn all about cadets at Biggen­den PCYC ES group

Central and North Burnett Times - - NEWS -

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.

Pic­ture Con­trib­uted

COOK­ING UP A STORM: Biggen­den PCYC ES cadets had a fun time cook­ing a bar­be­cue as part of an ac­tiv­ity.

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