Royal British Legion Albox Branch – Remembrance Service & Chritmas Poppy Dinner Dance

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Royal British Legion Albox Branch – Remembrance Service & Chritmas Poppy Dinner Dance

 

 

Members and guests from the Albox Branch of the RBL commemorated the Fallen in a service of Remembrance at the Chapel in la Aljambra on November 11th. The service was led by Duncan Burr (pictured), Chaplain to the Branch, and the silence impeccably observed by all present. During the service members and guests were invited to lay wreaths and place poppies and crosses as a token of remembrance to those lost but not forgotten (pictured). Sandy Tucker (Membership Secretary) sang a solo of ‘When I survey the wondrous cross’ and Judith Tope (Poppy Coordinator) recited a poem written 5 years ago by James Wiggins, called ‘The Battle of Britain’, commemorating the long air fight, well fought. The service concluded and those present enjoyed coffee and chocolate biscuits.

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The Christmas Poppy Dinner Dance will take place on Saturday 5th December in order to continue to raise donations for the Poppy Appeal. There is a three course meal, Music by Barrington and an auction including a ceramic poppy from the Tower of London display. Tickets, priced at 20€ for members and 23€ for non-members, are available from the Social Secretary, Bob Cowan, via rcowan25@gmail.com, phone 608049490, or in person at the AGM which takes place on Thursday 19th November, La Parrilla, Albox The meeting starts at 11:00. Members are also reminded that it is possible to renew membership at this meeting.

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