Girls' Brigade


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Girls' Brigade

n
(Other Non-sporting Hobbies) (in Britain) an organization for girls, founded in 1893, with the aim of promoting self-discipline and self-respect
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Fifteen-year-olds Mairi Pratt, a Girl Guide and Jackie Allison, of the Girls' Brigade, marched out with the lads.
His children fondly remember sitting on the back of the cart and eating raw peas - and later sitting in Arthur's 11-seat van with their baseball team, hockey team, Girls' Brigade members, and anyone else he could fit in.
She has founded groups, supported the Smile International development charity and enabled hundreds of Girls' Brigade members to visit the Smile Centre in Kosova, Eastern Europe.
Muirhouse Girls' Brigade leader Elizabeth Blades also bagged a British Empire Medal for services to young people and the community in Motherwell.
I remember Mrs Peat from when I was in the Girls' Brigade more than 40 years ago.
During 2018 Girls' Brigade is celebrating 125 years so we will be participating in a Northumberland and Durham District event too.
Anne Goodlet, my former Girls' Brigade leader, has been mentioned in this column a few times over the years.
THE CHURCH LADS' AND CHURCH GIRLS' BRIGADE EXHIBITION Venue: Armagh County Museum Date: 16th April Time: Normal Opening Hours This exhibition tells the story from the formation of the CLB in 1891 and its amalgamation in 1978 with the CGB to what it is known today as the Church Lads' and Church Girls' Brigade.
YOUNG-AT-HEART Jean Smith has devoted more than 60 years' of her life to the Girls' Brigade.
Six members and one officer of the Boys' Brigade and two members of the Girls' Brigade from Teesside were chosen to represent the north of England by selling official programmes at the wedding at Westminster Abbey in July 1986.
Today we turn back the clock with the 38th Birmingham Boys' Brigade and 55th Birmingham Girls' Brigade, based at Longbridge Baptist Church, Turves Green, to celebrate the 60th anniversary of their launch in 1955.
Despite the severity of her condition, determined Olivia started school in the summer and loves going to gymnastics, Girls' Brigade and Zumba dancing and playing football.