End of Summer Celebration
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Last Thursday was a lovely day and we had an end of summer celebration event for Volunteer’s and to celebrate this we had a BBQ, a meeting with Volunteers and some staff members.
In the morning there was a Bell Boat race that took place in Chester down the Canals, which was enjoyed by all
Bell Boating is a twin hulled canoe and is a team of 8-10 people working together to move the craft. We have found that the Bell Boat is a great way to enjoy the water and promote good teamwork.
Thanks to John Driver and the outdoor Lets Go Adventure Company for their help with the Bell Boating and BBQ.
There was 13 Volunteers that took place in this 8 mile Bell Boating race down the Canals from Chester to Ellesmere Port (which was done rather quickly)
We all went into the Boat Hall and spoke about the
Museum and what’s it’s helped us all with and there was leaflets and info packs on the tables for people to have a good look at and then we had a lovely BBQ.
The aim of the event was to showcase Waterways Action Squad’s first year and included displays about…..
- Wildlife and conservation projects
- Rolt music project
- Murals in Ellesmere Port and Bootle
At the end of the event Alison and Bethany led a Wildlife Walk along the Shropshire Union Canal to Freemans Copes
We would just like to give a Big Thank You to Chief Exec of The Waterways Trust – Roger Hanbury and Chief Exec of British Waterways, Robin Evans for attending.
And a big Thank You to Ronnie and Flat lane Community Group for helping us set up.
Written by Candice Smith