On Monday 21st November cadets participated in a charity rank auction to raise money for their chosen charities for 2016, Cerebra and Combat Stress UK. Cadet NCO's and staff alike donated their tapes for the evening and gave up their rank for an open bidding war. Successful cadets then took on the rank for evening taking part in NCO duties, teaching drill or even becoming the squadron OC for the evening. The rank auction was a hugely popular fundraiser with the cadets having great fun running the evening (or a mock). A superb £85.80 was raised.
On Thursday 17th November cadets took part in a charity Zumbathon. NCO's choreographed various routines and put the cadets through their paces in an effort to raise fund for the squadrons supported charities for 2016.
In giving up one of their sports nights for such an important cause the cadets managed to raise over £100 and counting...
On the weekend of remembrance we took part in poppy selling and two parades. On Saturday we were poppy selling in the Dunfermline town center, where we had 17 enthusiastic cadets ready to help raise money for the poppy appeal on such an important weekend. After a long cold day the cadets managed to raise an astonishing £ 670.85 which we were proud to help raise for the poppy appeal.
On Remembrance Sunday we took part in both Dunfermline and Cowdenbeath parades. In Dunfermline we marched in 2 flights and a banner party which this was the largest there, we marched from the Royal British Legion to the memorial next to the abbey where we showed our respect with Corporal Fairfield who laid the wreath. From there our next stop was the Cowdenbeath parade which we also attend every year. At this parade we laid wreath at the Monument and one at the Town hall where we all sang hymns. At this parade Corporal Black and Corporal Noble laid both wreaths. We also like to thank the British Legion staff, the staff at Cowdenbeath and finally our cadet staff who helped us to be able to attend such an important weekend of events.