AFTER ACTION
Second Quarter Report
April - June 2010:
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I am pleased to report that the  Ridgedale Troop continues to increase its membership.  During this quarter we have recruited 5 new members and because of this we are now able to expand our services we are able to provide in our local area. 

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We continue to "man" the "coffee mornings" in Ridgedale and on 29 occasions the troop ran this event.
        

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On 11 occasions during this quarter we helped sort items delivered to the Salvation Army Charity Store in the town of Tisdale.  Proceeds raised during this quarter went to local charities.
         

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Food Bank.  On 2 occasions the troop ran the Tisdale Food Bank Distribution Centre.  The Salvation Army is in charge of the operation (on behalf of the town of Tisdale) and they appoint various volunteer groups to run the centre.  The food is donated by local companies and members of the public and distributed to people who are in dire need.
         

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On 5 occasions the troop collected food donations from stores in Tisdale and delivered the items to the Food Bank Distribution Centre for allocation.
          

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On 6th May we "manned" the Seniors Hall for the Annual Ridgedale Co-op Customer Appreciation Day.
           

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Ridgedale in Bloom.  The Troop placed tubs of flowers in the front of the Seniors Hall.  It enhances the entrance to the building.
           

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Tisdale Hospital.  Magazines were placed in the waiting room.
            

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 Medical Car.  On 2 occasions local residents were transported for medical appointments to and from the city of Saskatoon.
             

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Command Awards Day 11 the June.  Members of the troop and one non-member were presented with awards for services to the community. 
 

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Because of our involvement as frontiersmen in the activities of the village of Ridgedale;  Deputy Chief Commissioner Shirley and I were, at the Seniors Association elected as follows :-Myself to the position of Vice President and Shirley as Secretary/Treasurer of the Ridgedale Senior Citizens Association.     
We were not expecting these appointments but we are looking forward to the challenge.
 

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Our troop and the Town of Ridgedale were most pleased and honoured upon the announcement from the Principality of Commissioner Barbara Messenger being awarded Dame of the Order of Wisdom and Learning (see below) in the 40th Anniversary Honours List, April 21st. A special luncheon and presentation of this Honour was held in conjunction with the issuing of other awards of the Legion in the Ridgedale Senior Citizens Hall in the presence of many local dignataries, towns people and local media.

With new members we embrace the future enthusiastically as volunteer providers locally and are ever grateful to the support we receive from the Principality of Hutt River.                

This concludes the report for this quarter.

God Guard Thee.  Yours in service.
       
             Sir G. B. Metcalfe KCIOM., AMM.
            Chief Commissioner.

40th Anniversary Honours List

Awards bestowed by HRH Prince Leonard on the occasion of the 40th Anniversary of Secession!
Twenty First day of April 2010

Chief Commissioner Sir G.B. Metcalfe
 KIOM., AMM., LFICC

(Ridgedale, Saskatchewan, CANADA)
Bestowed with the Rank of Knight Commander of the Illustrious Order of Merit for:
Services to the Sovereign and the Principality of Hutt River in his position as Chief Commissioner of the Legion of Frontiersmen, Independent Command CANADA and his exemplary service to the people in his local community in both word and action.
More may be learned of the Legion here......
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Congratulations!
Chief Commissioner Sir G.B. Metcalfe  KCIOM., AMM., LFICC

 

 

 

 

 


K.C.I.O.M

 


K.C.I.O.M

 

   


D.O.W.L.

 

Commissioner Barbara Hedley Messenger LFICC
(
Ridgedale, Saskatchewan, CANADA)

Bestowed with the Rank of Dame of the Order of Wisdom and Learning for: Outstanding service given to the Scouting Movement for in excess of 25 years, particularly in the area of training support and organisational and supervisory roles to help a betterment of mankind in the educated development of youth. In addition to this outstanding service, Barbara has always been extremely active in many areas of her local community in providing her experience, skills and support in to many organisations and many areas, as well as serving as a valuable member of the Legion Of Frontiersmen, Independent Command, CANADA of which HRH Prince Leonard is Hon Commissioner in Chief.
VISIT - LFICC

Congratulations!
Commissioner, Dame Barbara Hedley Messenger DOWL., LFICC

Above taken from the 40th Anniversary Honours List


D.O.W.L.

 


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Frontiersmen Award Presentations - Ridgedale

 

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Commissioner Barbara Messenger is introduced to those gathered by
Chief Commissioner
 Sir Barry Metcalfe
  Chief Commissioner Sir Barry presents the PHR Honour on behalf of
 HRH Prince Leonard
to Commissioner Dame Barbara Messenger DOWL
  Commissioner Dame Barbara Messenger is presented with a framed address on behalf of the residents of Ridgedale by
Commissioner Stella Spooner CIOM
  Chief Commissioner Sir Barry introduces Hon. Chaplin  Superintendent Pastor Brian Friesen of the Tisdale Community Church to those in attendance.
             
     
CC Sir Barry congratulates and presents Hon Chaplain Superintendent Brian Friesen, with the Hallamshire Frontiersmen Medal of Merit, awarded by that Unit in the UK Command in recognition of Pastor Brian's on-going work with local youth.   Chief Commissioner Sir Barry Metcalfe receives his KCIOM from Deputy Chief Commissioner Shirley Metcalfe acting on behalf of HRH Prince Leonard.   CC Sir Barry congratulates Mr Harvey Messenger, who is not a member, but is a "true frontiersman in word and deed", on being honoured for his volunteer work by being presented with the New Zealand Commemorative Badge from the New Zealand Command.   Just some of the more than 40 people who attended the LFICC  Presentation and Awards Luncheon at the Ridgedale Senior Citizen Hall.
                     
             
      Article published by:
The Parkland Review
Four Award recipients: L-R
Mr Harvey Messenger
Chief Comm. Sir Barry Metcalfe KCIOM., AMM.
Commissioner Dame Barbara Messenger DOWL.
Hon. Chaplain Superintendent Pastor Brian Friesen
Photo Courtesy: Parkland Review.
 
   
    Major Mike Hoeft of the Salvation Army and
Deputy Chief Commissioner Shirley Metcalfe CIOM., MCM.
 at the Tisdale Food Bank Distribution Centre

Photo's Courtesy: LFICC.

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