Scouts reunion dinner

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At the 1st Banchory Scout Group Reunion Dinner on Saturday, May 23, three long service awards were recognised totalling 110 years.

Graeme Wilson (Bosun) was honoured for an extraordinary 60 years service as a warranted Scout leader while Bob Watt and Mike Wilson were congratulated for their 30 years and 20 years of service respectively.

Mr. John Lawson, Group Scout Leader of the 1st Banchory Scout Group presented the awards.

The presentations were part of the Group’s Reunion dinner celebrations held at the Burnett Arms hotel. A first class meal was provided and guest speaker Karl Revel gave a well researched talk on the connections between Scouting, education, fly fishing and Rabbie Burns.

A large number of scrapbooks and photographs were also on display.