Display and prize-giving evening for Ballywatt GB

Company Ballywatt GB Company Section photographed prior to their display. [Photograph by Kirsty Caldwell] INBM25-15 S
Company Ballywatt GB Company Section photographed prior to their display. [Photograph by Kirsty Caldwell] INBM25-15 S

Ballywatt Church Hall was well-filled with parents and friends for the annual display and prize-giving for the members of the 225th N.I. Company Ballywatt Presbyterian Girls’ Brigade.

The audience members joined in enthusiastically with some of the items and equally showed their appreciation for the programme which the girls and young staff put on.

Amy Simpson and Hannah Richmond, who recently attained the Duke of'Edinburgh Gold Award at Ballywatt GB. INBM25-15

Amy Simpson and Hannah Richmond, who recently attained the Duke of'Edinburgh Gold Award at Ballywatt GB. INBM25-15

In keeping with the overall theme for the night “Promises, Promises”, Tiny Tots performed a charming play entitled ‘Rainbow’, using colourful ribbons and the older Explorers took the audience on a trip to the seaside with a wonderful selection of songs and poetry.

Juniors demonstrated their figure marching skills to music, while Seniors performed a rhythmic ribbon routine to ‘Let it Go’ and Brigaders took part in an entertaining competition entitled ‘I’m a Brigader, get me out of here!’

The finale, ‘Promises’, provided an insight into the Scripture lessons learned this year considering some of the thousands of promises found in the Bible and showcased the choir’s beautiful singing.

The Guest of Honour Mrs. Heather Nutt (nee Lyons), a past officer and girl in the company, complimented the girls on their amazing turn-out and their exciting programme.

She went on to inspire them to remain enthusiastic about serving God through Girls’ Brigade.

Wedding wishes and gifts were presented to Sub-Officer, Clare Campbell, who will be sadly missed when she moves away after 20 years in the company. Company Chaplain, Rev. Ross Collins, also received a wedding gift and best wishes for his marriage.

The staff team expressed their thanks to everyone who had helped and supported Ballywatt GB during the year.

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