Army Cadets launch fundraising and recruitment drive
of Burnham-On-Sea and Highbridge's Army Cadet Force launched a
fundraising drive on Saturday (February 27th) to help boost their
funds and raise their profile in the local community.
were helping customers pack shoppers' bags at Highbridge's Asda
store whilst raising money for a number of planned development
include buying expedition equipment for the Duke of Edinburgh
Award Scheme and replenishing the supply of sports and radio equipment.
platoon commander, 2Lt Kat Dee, told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "This
weekend has been a great opportunity to show the local community
that there is a thriving detachment of Army cadets in the area.
Many customers in the store commented on how they didn't know
would like to extend a big thank you to Asda for allowing us the
chance to spend the weekend working towards our existing projects."
Burnham and Highbridge Army Cadets are looking to recruit both
boys and girls from ages 12 (school year 8) to 17. Potential recruits
can visit the group at their cadet training centre in Highbridge
Road (TA8 1LN) on any drill night (Mondays and Wednesdays) from
can expect to experience a range of activities including shooting,
fieldcraft, summer and weekend camps, adventure training, sports,
the Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme, first aid and academic qualifications.