Lots of goodies, songs and celebrating took place during the Princeton Girl Guides “Fly-up” advancement ceremony at the Royal Canadian Legion Hall last Tuesday, June 18.
Mikki-Lee Ransom, Brown Owl emceed the evening ceremonies.
Kabrie Hartwell, Azlyn Brewer, Aivry Thomas, Hannah Zirk and Katie Coyne from the Princeton Sparks advanced to the Brownie unit and will begin Brownies in September.
Payton Kranston, Chloe Jantenun, Maddison Fulton, Megan Hyslop, Trinty Lewis, Kayden Lyftogt, Piper Manning, Eliza Palmar and Natalie Yurkowski of the Princeton Brownie unit celebrated their advancement to Girl Guides.
Advancing from Guides to the Pathfinder unit are; Hannah Fiddler, Kelcie Holland-Krenn and Shea-Lin Kaarsten.
After the girls were awarded badges and certificates, special recognition was given to supporters of the Girl Guide organization in Princeton.
Certificates of appreciation were given to;
The Royal Canadian Legion, accepted by president Jim Turner, Rod Dixon, Argo Road Maintenance. Thank you’s were also mentioned for Norm Druck and Darnella Armitage for their support of the girl Guide community garden plot.
Recognition and years of service awards were presented to leaders and parent helpers;
Brownie Unit: Stephanie Palmar – 1 year, Natasha Gibson – 1 year, Mikki-Lee Ransom – 5 years, Colleen Kunderman – 19 years, Christine Kelly – 30 years.
Guide Unit: Carol Mack – 17 years, Elaine Miller – 20 years.
Sparks Unit: Crystal Groves – 4 years and Erica Timms – parent helper.
All units are on break for the summer, and will resume in September when school is back in session.