55 years service
We were delighted that our longest serving GB leader was honoured nationally by being presented with her 55 years leaders service award.
Mrs Southwell, 1st joined 1st Cadnam company as a girl and then became a leader with 1st Totton Company in 1962. she led the Explorer section for many years as well as making band costumes, directing pantomimes, driving mini buses and cooking for annual camps.
Although now not leading the Explorers directly, Wendy still takes an active part in GB each week, opening the church to welcome girls and parents as they arrive. She recently helped the Seniors to make and decortate their Chirstmas cakes.
Thank you for your dedication over so many years.