These are the pictures of the Christmas Tree at the airport we made for the Save the Children Festival of Trees – our theme was the 75th Anniversary of the Trefoil.
We have been sponsored by Mr Jeavons from Tynwald Mills this year – which we are really pleased about and thankful.
After arriving in the Isle of Man on 20th December all the way from Bethlehem, the Eternal Light was lit at the St. Johns Church during the service the next day.
Paul Moulton, from Manx.net, interviewed the young ladies who brought it. You can watch it here.
If you want to read the history behind the Peace Light of Bethlehem, visit Wikipedia.
These are the images from the service at the St. John’s Church.
Each St Thomas’s Rainbows unit has raised over £150 for Cruse Bereavement Care Isle of Man.
Karen and Kelly brought their Girl Guides troop up after they won “Best Turned Out” unit at Tynwald Day. The girls were presented a shield by Steve Rodan, President of Tynwald, and decided to donate their prize money to Rebecca House.
3rd Ramsey Brownies made 39 poppies to remember each of the 39 men from the St.Olaves Church, Ramsey congregation that lost their lives during World War I. The poppies have been personalised with the names of the men and been planted in the flower beds at the front of the church.
The 3rd Ramsey Brownies unit had a wonderful time at the coding club. They all made their own spooky game.
St. George’s Brownies had a great night at Lloyds Prospect Hill branch learning about money and banking. Thank you very much to Lloyds bank staff.
A big thank you Zurich International Isle of Man for their donation of £600 towards the purchase of resources for our new Girlguiding Programme.
Very proud of the Guides from Tynwald and Port-e-Chee District who represented us in Tynwald Day and won the prize for the Best Turned Out Unit. The girls along with Island Commissioner Karen Walker and Leader Kelly Haynes received the shield from Steve Rodan, The President of Tynwald. They have decided to donate their prize money to Rebecca House.
Guides and Rangers were invited to Tynwald Building to see the Suffragette flag and discuss Women’s Suffrage and developments in UK and Isle of Man over the last 100 years. After an introduction from the President of Tynwald, they engaged in various discussions with leaders including former President of Tynwald and Girlguiding Isle of Man President Clare Christian and MHK and Girlguiding Isle of Man Ambassador Anne Corlett. They were also shown a presentation from Jane Poole-Wilson MLC on the history of the Suffragette movement and its links to Isle of Man.