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Guides Association Advisor visits, Guides celebrate week and Thinking Day

Guide reception (1)Girl Guide Associations Advisor Mrs. Ann Llewyn Jones visited Montserrat during the week February 10 – 18, 2013. During this time Mrs. Jones said that the purpose of the visit this time is, “to support the Girl Guide movement in Montserrat, do some training and anything else they want me to do…”

The Association advisor praised the local Guides Association whom she admires for keeping going even through the difficulties of the volcanic crisis which caused the evacuation of over 70% of the population. “I just have admiration actually for the people who keep it going…” she said, adding that she had took on her role as advisor  two and a half years ago, “but it’s so important to come out and just see actually what happens on the ground.”

Jones had she had visited Montserrat almost immediately and remembered the conversation about the new Guides Headquarters that had begun construction at Davy Hill. She told The Montserrat Reporter that she was pleased to observe that some progress had been made. “…but I think it’s finally moved forward but anything like this takes time,” she said, adding that she believed the location is ideal among a residential area, and that the area provides for a, “camp site, enough that the children can play outside and inside, have cookouts, sleep over nights…It is what the whole program is about so I don’t see a problem.”

The advisor says she is responsible for six Overseas territories associations in the Caribbean area along with Gibraltar, Asscension Islands, Saint Helena and the Falklands. She was due to travel to Anguilla for another week, where she expects to connect with her husband, whose job also keeps him on the road.

Mrs.  Jones met during the week with local officials including, Commissioner of the Girl Guides movement here Angelia Skerritt. The Guides celebrated Guides week, which began on the Sunday with activities throughout the week that involved Guides, Brownies and Rainbows, with a Community project and a fun-day on the Saturday at Little Bay.

One of the functions among many others she undertakes, the Governor’s wife Mrs. SuJue Davis is the Guides Ambassador in Montserrat. She hosted a reception for the senior Guides in honour of the advisor’s visit, at Government House.Guide reception (2)

World Thinking Day is observed by millions of guides around the world, this year on February 22. The activities of Guides week took place during that week and the day served as one of the highlights of the week.

The Her husband Lord Baden Powell founded scouts a couple years before they I think in 1910, then in 1912 The Girl Guides movement was founded by Lady Baden Powel in 1912 after her husband Lord Baden Powell founded the Scouts movement in 1910.

On February 22 each year, Girl Guides and Girl Scouts around the world celebrate World Thinking Day when they remember the principles of the movement which are centered around honesty.

Ambassador SuJue Davis encouraged girls on the island to join the Girl Guides movement in an address to the Movement here. She reminded that the movement started just over a century ago, as she commiserated that the Guides movement bring tremendous benefits to girls and young women.

Girl Guides, Brownies and Rainbows joined the Guides worldwide in observing thinking day on Friday, a day set aside to reflect on the founding of the worldwide movement by Bareness Baden … more than a century ago, Mrs. Davis says the Guides bring tremendous benefits to girls and young women.

She told them: “The aim of the movement is to help girls and young women develop emotionally, mentally, physically and spiritually so that they can make a positive contribution to their community and the wider world. The Guides promise to do their best and to help other people, is important for all of us to remember as we strive to build a better more tolerant and more prosperous Montserrat.”

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Guide reception (1)Girl Guide Associations Advisor Mrs. Ann Llewyn Jones visited Montserrat during the week February 10 – 18, 2013. During this time Mrs. Jones said that the purpose of the visit this time is, “to support the Girl Guide movement in Montserrat, do some training and anything else they want me to do…”

The Association advisor praised the local Guides Association whom she admires for keeping going even through the difficulties of the volcanic crisis which caused the evacuation of over 70% of the population. “I just have admiration actually for the people who keep it going…” she said, adding that she had took on her role as advisor  two and a half years ago, “but it’s so important to come out and just see actually what happens on the ground.”

Jones had she had visited Montserrat almost immediately and remembered the conversation about the new Guides Headquarters that had begun construction at Davy Hill. She told The Montserrat Reporter that she was pleased to observe that some progress had been made. “…but I think it’s finally moved forward but anything like this takes time,” she said, adding that she believed the location is ideal among a residential area, and that the area provides for a, “camp site, enough that the children can play outside and inside, have cookouts, sleep over nights…It is what the whole program is about so I don’t see a problem.”

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The advisor says she is responsible for six Overseas territories associations in the Caribbean area along with Gibraltar, Asscension Islands, Saint Helena and the Falklands. She was due to travel to Anguilla for another week, where she expects to connect with her husband, whose job also keeps him on the road.

Mrs.  Jones met during the week with local officials including, Commissioner of the Girl Guides movement here Angelia Skerritt. The Guides celebrated Guides week, which began on the Sunday with activities throughout the week that involved Guides, Brownies and Rainbows, with a Community project and a fun-day on the Saturday at Little Bay.

One of the functions among many others she undertakes, the Governor’s wife Mrs. SuJue Davis is the Guides Ambassador in Montserrat. She hosted a reception for the senior Guides in honour of the advisor’s visit, at Government House.Guide reception (2)

World Thinking Day is observed by millions of guides around the world, this year on February 22. The activities of Guides week took place during that week and the day served as one of the highlights of the week.

The Her husband Lord Baden Powell founded scouts a couple years before they I think in 1910, then in 1912 The Girl Guides movement was founded by Lady Baden Powel in 1912 after her husband Lord Baden Powell founded the Scouts movement in 1910.

On February 22 each year, Girl Guides and Girl Scouts around the world celebrate World Thinking Day when they remember the principles of the movement which are centered around honesty.

Ambassador SuJue Davis encouraged girls on the island to join the Girl Guides movement in an address to the Movement here. She reminded that the movement started just over a century ago, as she commiserated that the Guides movement bring tremendous benefits to girls and young women.

Girl Guides, Brownies and Rainbows joined the Guides worldwide in observing thinking day on Friday, a day set aside to reflect on the founding of the worldwide movement by Bareness Baden … more than a century ago, Mrs. Davis says the Guides bring tremendous benefits to girls and young women.

She told them: “The aim of the movement is to help girls and young women develop emotionally, mentally, physically and spiritually so that they can make a positive contribution to their community and the wider world. The Guides promise to do their best and to help other people, is important for all of us to remember as we strive to build a better more tolerant and more prosperous Montserrat.”