Saturday 20th January: - County Annual Meeting & Conference.
Saturday saw a good turnout for the annual branch conference. With a well-deserved awards presentation. Plus, an acceptance of a busy year to follow, with not one but two sets of centenary celebrations within it.
We are pleased to include some moments of the conference caught on camera.
Standards March into Conference.
|Paul Scott stood in at the last minute to act as parade marshal. Here he prepares to march in the standards.
|| The Standards march in at start of Conference.
|Andy Boardman, Melbourne RBL is once again winner of Standard Bearer competition and appointed County Standard Bearer for the forthcoming year.
||Alan Tideswell, Chapel en le Frith branch receives the runner up certificate and trophy for the highest scoring newcomer to the County Standard Bearer competition. Alan is now appointed the new Deputy County Standard Bearer for the forthcoming year
|Backwell PAO Mark Wakeman receives a Special Achievement award from Derbyshire Community Fundraiser Lilly Clements.
||County Committee member Jan Buxton accepting Whittington RBL Membership Increase Winner Certificate.
|Dilys Elliker receiving meritorious life membership from Stuart Allen of the membership council.
||David Ash of Hayfield RBL accepts the Poppy Appeal award for highest increase during the 2016/17.
| Mick Walsh MBE Chairman of Heanor RBL, receiving the Harald Tomlinson trophy for Branch Community Support work.
||Oakwood Vic-Chairman, Bill Burns reveives the Harold Tomlinson trophy for the Poppy Appeal.
|Belper Branch Chairperson Kath Woodward receives a County certificate of appreciation for outstanding services to membership and the County Conference Committee.
||Paul Scott accepts special membership award on behalf of Stanton by Dale for increasing membership by 55%.
|Area Manager Linda Flecknell addresses conference.
||CC Phil Skawski & Major Bruce Spencer 162 Regt Royal Logistics Corps chat during conference
|County Chairman Phil Skawski addresses conference
||Tamzin Spencer, Chairperson for Cresswell RBL. Tamzin is the youngest branch Chair in Derbyshire