Monday, June 1, 2009

Kem Bagai Budi - We're Coming!

On the 19-22 November 2008, a training camp was held in Kem Bagai Budi, Sandakan. On 10-13 June 2009, a training camp WILL BE HELD in the same venue! The 2nd Sandakan Boys' Brigade Company, bringing along the 3rd Sandakan Girls' Brigade Company will be right back in Kem Bagai Budi! This time, our dormitory will be located in SK Sung Siew, Sandakan.

Below are pictures of what we experienced earlier on, in year 2008.

What are we going to face in the upcoming camp? It'll surely be a total different exposure with the Girls around. Do check for updates in the blog!

Wednesday, April 22, 2009

First Aid Award

Dearest Boys,

There will be a first aid exam being held in the Red Cross Centre on this coming Sunday (26th April 2009). This session is only eligible for those who attended the First Aid course in the end of last year, month of November. Members, please be there by 8.30 am in your Muftis as it will start at nine. Bring along your uniform too. We will be going up to the parade ground after the exam ends, for the Awards Presentation Ceremony.

Thank You.

Saturday, April 18, 2009

Swimming Award - Sibuga Sports Complex

On 18th April (Saturday), the 2nd Sandakan Brigade Coy organised the swimming exam in Sibuga Sports Complex. Captain Raymond, Lt Jackey and Mr Hing Kwan Hung were the invigilators today.

The Boys passed the Water Adventure award in NS camp, which was few months back. Sir Raymond had to hold the badge until they pass the swimming award, and now that whoever has passed the swimming badge will be able to get their water adventure too!

For those who have failed the exam, do not give up. The Brigade Boy never gives up!
You will have your chance next year =)

Monday, April 13, 2009

BB/GB Fellowship

Good Day Boys and Girls!

There will be a fellowship gathering on this coming Sunday, (19th April 2009) at 12.00 – 1.30 pm, before the parade meeting starts. The gathering will be held in Wisma Charis Activity Room. Dearest form Form 4 and Form 5 members, your attendance is compulsory. Lunch is provided too!

This is a meaningful event organized by the Brigade Chaplain, Rev. James and Lt Jackey Tan. For further information, contact:

1) Lt Jackey – 017-8333771

2) S/Sergeant Siah Boon Kiat - 012-8131432

Beloved members, thank you for making it an effort to come and have lunch with us =)

Friday, March 20, 2009

Junior bi-Annual Camp 2009

The 2nd Sandakan Boys' Brigade and 3rd Sandakan Girls' Brigade company had organised a junior camp in SJK (C) Chi Hwa. It was an evangelistic camp, aiming Brigade members of the age 9-13 years. The committee members went to Wisma Basel and slept overnight a day before the camp started, to do some final preparations.

Day 1 -14th March 2009

Today was the first day of Junior Camp - NCOs and YLs were to arrive in the school compound by 8.30am. Registration started at 9 and the camp b riefing began. The highlights of the day include: telematch, War Game - Tour of Duty and sharing by Rev. James. Mr Lai, the song leader of worship session came teaching the kids some simple songs and their actions, to be performed on the next day during Enrolment Service in Basel Church.

Day 2 -15th March 2009

The campers woke at 7.00am and got themselves ready to board the bus to Basel Church to attend the Enrolment Service of the 2nd Sandakan Boys' Brigade and 3rd Sandakan Girls' Brigade.The entire ceremony started with the marching in of colors by the Color Party. Members in the Color Party are Sgt Kwan Lik Jing, Sgt Daniel Fan, YL Mandy Lo, YL Chiang Lisa and Sgt Siah Boon Kiat. Then, the BB & GB danced the song "For All You've Done" followed by the singing performance by the juniors. Enrolment & Rededication was carried out to the recruits, NCOs and YLs. The long years service badge was awarded to Sgt Kwan Lik Jing. At the same time, he was promoted to the rank of Staff Sergeant, together with Sgt Siah Boon Kiat.

After that, the service ended with the marching out of colors and silent prayer. The campers then stayed back in Wisma Basel for the Sports Carnival before they went back to the campsite at 4.30pm.

Day 3 -16th March 2009

The campers had two destinations to head to - Sepilok Rehabilitation Centre and Chung Ying Biscuit Factory. Two buses were rented to pick up the campers to their respective visitation spots. Momentos were given to persons in charge of both the places as a mark of appreciation. Then, the campers cleaned the school area and had lunch. Opening Ceremony started at 3pm. The junior members formed the Guard of Honour and Sgt Daniel Fan was the parade commander. The Guest of Honour, Mdm Ooi Mee Har, the headmistress of SJK (C) Chi Hwa inspected their uniforms. At 4.30pm, both the campers and committee members went back to their homes.

This camp will be held once in every two years, with evangelistic purposes and implementing the BB and GB good qualities into the children. See you, Junior Camp 2011!

Wednesday, January 7, 2009

Recruitment Strategies ACCOMPLISHED

On 7th January 2009, the 2nd Sandakan Boys' Brigade and 3rd Sandakan Girls' Brigade company had a recruitment project in SM Sung Siew. They held an exhibition, together with the other uniform bodies in the school, such as the Scouts, Girl Guide, Red Crescent Society and St John Ambulance.

The members started their preparation at 7.00 am. The BB and GB exhibited the band instruments, badges and awards, uniforms and t-shirts. The recruitment team members decided to do more on promotion this year. Thus, banners were hung and card calendars were given out to the students who came to visit our slot. Furthermore, the Girls' Brigade members baked muffins to be given out to the students.

After the exhibition slot in the school grandstand, the members line the new students up and led them to the school mini theater. There, a talk was given by both the BB and GB, introducing our activities held weekly and annually, such as the Pesta, ANTS, RBNTS, Enrolment Sunday and Founder's Day. Finally, Rev. James and Lt. Alexander hosted the sharing session with the new students, explaining why they should be part of BB and GB. The response slips and card calendars were then given out to the new students.

In overall, the recruitment project was done as planned. Each and everyone of the members contributed a lot to ensure this recruitment program a success. On the coming Sunday, the results will then be known - whether the new students are going to join us or not.