Poole Unit Opening 29th April
T.S Drax, Poole Sea Cadet Unit held its opening on Friday 29th April. The event marked the completion of a project that commenced some 10 years ago when the foundations were laid to what is now the new boat shed. The project has given two new classrooms, enlarged main deck, new boat shed and a new roof. The ceremony was carried out by The Mayor of Poole, Cllr Chris Bulteel. Other guests present included The Mayoress Mrs Angela Bulteel, The Sheriff Cllr Graham Wilson and Mrs Wilson, High Sheriff of Dorset, Mr Alan Frost, Deputy Lord Lieutenant, Mr Peter Harvey, the Units President Cpt Malcolm Shakeby plus trustees, sponsors, supporters, staff and cadets.
Guests were welcomed by the units Chairman Mrs Jackie Maynard and Commanding Officer CPO (SCC) Stephen West. Catering was undertaken by cook stewards. The Unit band and PT display team put in performances throughout the evening and a slide show of Poole Unit in action was shown.
A memorable and enjoyable evening !