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New Romney Branch - Founders Day Dinner 2017

New Romney Branch

Founders Day Dinner

Saturday 27th May 2017

 

The New Romney Branch held a Founders Day Dinner on Saturday 27 May 2017 to celebrate the 95th birthday of the Branch.  Lt Col (Retd) George Harvey OBE, Branch Chair, presided.  The Guests of honour were The Right Worshipful the Mayor of New Romney, Councillor Peter Coe and The Royal British Legion Kent County Chair, Richard Cast.

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George Harvey (Branch Chair), Richard Cast (County Chair), Richard Graham (County Vice Chair) and Roy Eade (President New Romney Burma Star Association)

 

Sixty eight members and guests sat down at the Littlestone Golf Club for an excellent 3 course meal.  The Guests for the dinner included representatives from The Royal British Legion Kent County, New Romney Town Hall, New Romney Burma Star Association, Littlestone Warren Golf Club, New Romney Bowls Club and the New Romney Scout Group. 

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Branch members Cliff & Jude Butler and Bruce & Lynn Barry entertain Stefan Gatward the County Treasurer & his partner Brenda

 

At the end of the Dinner the Presiding Member proposed toasts to the Queen and to The Royal British Legion.  He took the opportunity during his speech to launch the Branch Lunch Club, which is hoped will enhance our links with the local community.  In true Legion fashion the evening was completed by holding a raffle!

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