Fund Raising a New Approach

Dear Parents

From our AGM you will be aware that our group struggles annually for sufficient funds to meet its obligations with regards to rent, electricity, water, insurance, district fees, training, materials for weekly section meetings, etc. I am sure there are more to list.

A generous few members of our group and committee each year volunteer their free time to run the bingo events, Crock Smash, and Christmas Post. We also hire our marquee to raise additional funds – again a few volunteers help with this. The group has historically always chased parents to assist with events

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The Suffolk Foundation

The 18th Ipswich Scout Group wishes to extend its sincere thanks to ‘The Suffolk Foundation’ for its support in the award of grant.

A grant of just over £3000 was awarded to the group in the most recent ‘Improve and Prove Fund’ awards May 2012.

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Newsletter – May 2012

Please see attached the first edition of the 18th Ipswich Scout Group – NEWSLETTER MAY 2012.


Please see the attached letter about the upcoming AGM.

St George’s Day Parade on Sunday 22nd April 2012 at The Spa Pavillion Felixstowe

St George’s Day is an important date in scouting. St George is the Parton Saint of Scouts. Orwell District Scouts Parade in Felixstowe every year as part of the St George’s Day celebrations. All Sections will parade from the Leisure Centre to the Spa Pavillion at 14:30.   We expect the Spa Pavillion to be full  with scouts accoss all sections and of course their leaders.  All parents are welcome to stay and watch the parade.

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