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1st Lisburn Boys’ Brigade Annual Inspection and Display

1st Lisburn Boys’ Brigade Annual Inspection and Display was held on St. Patrick’s Night - Friday 17th March 2006.  Following inspection, the Cabin Boys, Anchor Boys, Junior Section and Company Section paraded into a packed hall for ‘Fall In’ and ‘Presentation of Awards.’  The Chaplain, the Rev. Brian Gibson, welcomed the parents, guests and leaders and gave a special welcome to the Inspecting Officer - Billy Braithwaite and his wife Marlene who presented the awards and explained that as parents/parents-in-law of Denise and Geoff Baird they have been involved with the BB for many years and have helped out at camps and many other events over the years.

A fun packed St. Patrick’s night programme included:  I’ll tell me Ma - Cabin Boys; McNamara’s Band - Anchor Boys; What’s the time Mr. Leprechaun - Cabin Boys; St. Patrick’s Day - Junior Section; ‘Saints’ tell a story - Company Section; St. Paddy’s snake and ladders - Junior Section; and A beat to the myth - Company Section.

The prize winners included:  Robbie McConaghie - 1st & 2nd Year; Philip Hutchinson - 3rd & 4th Year, Rowan Davidson - Senior; Richard Harris - Squad; Paul Whittle, Alan Wall, Sije Lee and Adam Woods - Drill Down; Jonathan Davidson - Christian Faith; Lloyd Gillespie - Bandsman; Adrian Robinson - Norton Cup; Jake Stanley, Richard Harris, Gavin Nesbitt and Adrian Robinson - Duke of Edinburgh Awards.  Rowan Davidson, Richard Harris, Jamie McCutcheon, Jake Stanley and Chris Baird received their leaving certificates and the special award of the evening was when seven boys - Robert Armour, Gavin Nesbitt, Adrian Robinson, James Totten, Alan Wall, Chris Weir and Adam Woods received the President’s Badge from their proud fathers.

Cabin Boys

Billy and Marlene Braithwaite pictured with the Cabin Boys and (left) leaders – Emma Mulligan, Rowan Davidson and Abigail Bittle - Lieutenant-in-Charge.  (right) The Rev. Brian Gibson with leaders William Brown and Laura Bittle.

 

Anchor Boys

Billy and Marlene Braithwaite pictured with the Anchor Boys and (left) leaders - Chris Weir and Adrian Robinson and June Wightman.  (right) The Rev. Brian Gibson and Claire Mitchell - Lieutenant-in-Charge.

 

Junior Section

Billy and Marlene Braithwaite pictured with the Junior Section Boys’ Brigade and (left) leaders – Karl McCready and Jamie McCutcheon. (right) The Rev. Brian Gibson with leaders – James Totten, Michaela Davis, Denise Baird - Lieutenant-in-Charge and Stuart Campbell.

 

Company Section

Inspecting Officer - Billy Braithwaite and Tim Mitchell - Lieutenant-in-Charge pictured inspecting the Company Section at the 1st Lisburn Boys’ Brigade Display on Friday 17th March 2006.

 

Geoff Baird - Captain and Tim Mitchell - Lieutenant-in-Charge (back) pictured with President’s Badge winners and their fathers at the 1st Lisburn Boys’ Brigade Display on Friday 17th March 2006.  L to R:  Alan Robinson with Adrian, John Nesbitt with Gavin, Martin Armour with Robert, Alwyn Totten with James, David Wall with Alan, Craig Adair with Chris and Ivan Woods with Adam.

Cabin Boys get ready to cause mayhem at the 1st Lisburn Boys’ Brigade Display on Friday 17th March 2006.  Dressed in St. Patrick’s green, they marched round the packed church hall, sending parents and guests diving for shelter as they squirted them with large water pistols.  Also included are leaders L to R:  William Brown, Laura Bittle, Abigail Bittle- Lieutenant-in-Charge and Emma Mulligan.

Inspecting Officer - Billy Braithwaite and Tim Mitchell - Lieutenant-in-Charge pictured with David Bailey, Neil Woods and Andrew Neely at the 1st Lisburn Boys’ Brigade Display on Friday 17th March 2006