iWispa 17th March 2018

                                         March 2018

CC Blog This month the CC thinks about recruiting adult help in his blog  http://www.warwickshirescouts.org.uk/cc-blog-no-17-march-2018/

New District Commissioner Welcome to Mark Payne as the new District Commissioner for Leamington, mark.payne.scouts@gmail.com  and huge thanks to Ann Howe during her 6-year term.

New ACC Scouts Welcome to Steven Haynes as our new ACC Scouts.

Best wishes to both in their new roles.

County Communications Evening.  3 March18 – 7.00pm – 9.30pm
TUESDAY 13th March 2018 at Kenilworth Scout Headquarters, CV8 1EY 7.00 – 9.30pm
This event open to EVERY SECTION of each Group. The agenda will include –
How to write a press article and communicate with the press – with contact details
How to find your way around the County WEB site
How to set up a Group WEB site
How to send e-mails to everyone in your group – using free Mail Chimp.
Please let us know you are to attend by 6th March to wispa@warwickshirescouts.org.uk

Adult Recruitment workshops
We have held 2 successful Adult Recruitment workshops.  There are another 2 in the diary – open at any leader / supported across the county, but please do book in so that we know numbers.
Saturday 24th March 10am -1pm Radford Semele Baptist Church Hall
Saturday 21st April 2018 830am – 1200pm Rugby District Scout HQ
.The workshop is open to: –
Leaders, Assistant Leaders, Supporters, GSLs, Executive members, District Members, Explorer Leaders in short, any adult in your District!
The aim of the workshop is: –
To share the tools and techniques that help us to recruit new adults into our sections, units and executives so that we can have more adults doing less and having more fun.
Attendance does of course count as ongoing learning for every attendee.

Gang Shows
WAGS  GANG SNOW – Still tickets for this years show at Royal Spa Centre. Tonight, Friday & SaturdaySee www.wagsgangshow.org.uk for details

Nuneaton Gang Show – 20-24th March at Abbey Theatre, Nuneaton. Tickets from http://ngs.ticketsource.co.uk

Coventry Gang Show – 28-31st March at Belgrade Theatre, Coventry – see http://www.belgrade.co.uk/event/coventry-gang-show-2018

04.03.2018 – Rugby – Modules 7, 8 & 9, 13
14.04.2018      Executive Committee Training Day
28.04.18          Safeguarding – Kineton
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/safeguarding-training-kineton-tickets-3844681445709.05.18 Getting Started – Warwick
09.06.2018 – Studley – Module 11, 14, 19
30.06.18 – Shipston – 12a & 12b, 15, 17
02/06/18              First Aid (external certificate)
Getting Started  – Atherstone – 21/3/18
Young Leader Training – next County Training Day will take place on 24th November 2018, at Alcester HQ – make a note on your programmes – more details to follow.

Leicester Tigers Rugby
If you missed out on tickets to attend the Scout Takeover at Wasps then here is another opportunity! Leicester Tigers and Leicestershire Scouts have teamed up to offer all Scouts the opportunity to enjoy a professional game of rugby, at a reduced rate. Leicester Tigers take on Wasps on Sunday, March 25, 3pm kick off.   All Scouts attending will receive a commemorative badge.
If you would like to come and cheer on the Tigers or Wasps at this fixture, please book your tickets using the Leicester Tigers website, quoting the special Group Days code during checkout: SCOUTWA18.

Looking for somewhere different to go camping?  We have Scouts sites around the County but there is also Warwickshire Guides site in Shipston on Stour.  Visit their website at www.hardimanfields.co.uk

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