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80th Charter Weekend – June 15th/16th 2019

On Saturday and Sunday, June 15th and 16th, SI Scarborough celebrated 80 years since they were chartered in June 1939.

On Saturday, the joint President, Janine Maw sang with her choir from Malton, the Harmonia choir. The Deputy Mayoress, Councillor Roberta Swiers, attended, along with the SIGBI Federation President, Sue Williams from SI Paisley. The choir sung a wonderful variety of music. There were also songs from a four woman acapella group and Janine sang a beautiful duet with her husband Neville, who also sang a few solos. A delicious and plentiful  buffet was provided by the club in the interval.

On Sunday, a Charter Lunch was held at the Palm Court Hotel. SIGBI Federation President, Sue Willaims attended with Mayor Hazel Lynskey and her son. Four Long Service awards were presented to Jennie Capstick, Aileen Fisher, Helen Hyams and Ann Jones. Club members attended from SI Dewsbury, SI Beverley & District, SI Wakefield, SI Selby, SI Garforth Elmet, SI Bingley, SI Richmond & Dales, SI Harrogate & District. Rebecca Beattie, a Princes Trust Ambassador gave an inspirational speech, illustrating the SI Yorkshire theme of The Power of a Second Chance.

The Concert Ticket.
Harmonia Choir
Deputy Mayoress Roberta Swiers giving thanks for a great evening.
L-R. Joint President Helen Hyams. Deputy Mayoress Roberta Swiers. SI Yorkshire President Pat Kilbane. Joint President Janine Maw. SIGBI President Sue Williams.
Cake cutting with Joint President Helen Hyams and SIGBI President Sue Williams.
SIGBI President Sue Williams presenting Ann Jones with her 35+ years Service Award.
SIGBI President Sue Williams presenting Helen Hyams with her 30+ years Service Award.
SIGBI President Sue Williams presenting Aileen Fisher her 25+years Service Award.
SIGBI President Sue Williams presenting Jennie Capstick with her 25+ years Service Award.