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2018 County Conference

County Conference 2018

The Conference took place on Saturday 20th January 2018 at The Village Hall, Headcorn.

In attendance was our honoured guests :-
Cllr Malcolm Greer, The Mayor of Maidstone
Terry Whittles, National Chairman of The Royal British Legion
Leyland Ridings MBE JP, County President
Reverend Canon Paul Kerr, County Parade

The County Conference, under the guidance of the Major Richard Cast, County Chairman was attended by a large contingent of Branch Standards and representatives of the Kent Branches.

During the conference Major Richard Cast handed over the Chain of Office to the new County Chairman Mr Richard Graham.

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Amongst the trophies & shields being awarded this year we had a new shield to award. The Pauline Cast Shield for .... this has been presented in memory of Mrs Pauline Cast, the late wife of Major Richard Cast & mother of Miss Sammie Cast. Sammie Cast presented the Trophy to Terry Whittles, who accepted it on behalf of the Royal British Legion in Kent. The first recipient of the Pauline Cast Trophy is .... Geoff Lees accepted the Trophy on the Branches behalf.

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You can read the full meeting minutes by clicking here

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Conference Top Table

From Left to Right :-
Mayor of Maidstone, Cllr Malcolm Greer - County MSO, Tony West BEM - County Chairman, Major Richard Cast - County President, Leyland Riddings MBE JP - National Chairman, Terry Whittles - County Treasurer, Stefan Gatward

 

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Jane Ayres                          Susan Foster                             Mike Alderson                                  Craig Spence
County Fundraiser              County Youth Officer               Area Membership Council              South East Area Manager

 Standard Bearers

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