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Squadron’s New Standard Flies thanks to Rotary Club Donation

A generous donation from The Rotary Club of Nuneaton has ensured that the Nuneaton Air Cadets will receive a new Squadron Standard to mark the units 75th Anniversary.

Mr Gary Dancer, President of the Rotary Club of Nuneaton presents Cadet Corporal Breanne Richter with the Rotary Club’s donation towards 121 (Nuneaton) Squadron’s new Standard. (from L to R) Mr David Harris, Flight Sargent Justin Allan, Mr Gary Dancer, President of the Rotary Club of Nuneaton, Flight Sargent Connor Little and Sargent Deanna Young.

Mr Gary Dancer, President of the Rotary Club of Nuneaton and Mr David Harris visited the headquarters of the Nuneaton based Air Cadets on Friday 18th April to view the Squadrons new Standard. During their visit Gary Dancer presented a Rotary Club of Nuneaton donation of £500 towards the cost of the Standard.

Mr David Harris and Mr Gary Dancer, President of the Rotary Club of Nuneaton inspect the new Squadron Standard.

The Lord Lieutenant of Warwickshire Mr Timothy Cox will be formally presenting the new Standard to the Squadron during a special event to mark the 75th Anniversary of 121 (Nuneaton) Squadron on Friday the 9th May 2014.

Flight Lieutenant Paul Hincks Officer Commanding 121 (Nuneaton) Squadron said, “On behalf of the whole Squadron I would like to thank the Rotary Club of Nuneaton for their generous donation towards our new Standard. The Squadron’s current Standard was presented to us by the late Wing Commander Tom Bussey almost 30 years ago. We are still immensely proud of it, however, it has now started to show its age and as such to mark our 75th Anniversary we thought it was time to replace it. We are absolutely delighted with the new Standard and hope that as many former colleagues and friends of the Squadron will be able to join us for the Formal Squadron Standard presentation and Dinner to mark our 75th Anniversary

Tickets for the Squadron’s 75th Anniversary Dinner to be held at the Ambleside Community Sports Club (CV11 6AT) on 9th May 2014 are now available at £20

Tickets can be obtained from the Squadron HQ on the Ribbonfields of Attleborough Road, Nuneaton. Please visit the Squadron HQ on any Tuesday or Friday evening between 19:00 and 21:30 hrs to get your tickets or phone the Squadron HQ on 02476 382977 between these times

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