• Short Summary

    THE GHANA GIRL GUIDES ASSOCIATION LAST SUNDAY (25 AUGUST) HELD AN OPEN DAY OF ITS ONE-WEEK NATIONAL CAMP AT THE GUIDES TRAINING CENTRE AT ACHIMOTA.

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    THE GHANA GIRL GUIDES ASSOCIATION LAST SUNDAY (25 AUGUST) HELD AN OPEN DAY OF ITS ONE-WEEK NATIONAL CAMP AT THE GUIDES TRAINING CENTRE AT ACHIMOTA. THE GUEST SPEAKER WAS THE COMMISSIONER FOR LABOUR AND SOCIAL WELFARE, MR. S.T. NETTEY.

    IN A WELCOMING ADDRESS, MISS DOCIA KISSEIH, THE PRESIDENT OF THE GIRL GUIDES ASSOCIATION, EXPRESSED THE HOPE THAT THE OPEN DAY WOULD ENABLE MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC TO KNOW MORE ABOUT THE ACTIVITIES OF THE GIRL GUIDES. SHE PAID TRIBUTE TO ALL THOSE WHO HELPED TO ORGANISE THE CAMP, ESPECIALLY THE BRITISH TRAINER, MISS HENDERSON, WHO IS ATTACHED TO THE TRAINING CENTRE FOR A YEAR.

    IN HIS SPEECH, MR. NETTEY ADVISED THE GIRL GUIDES TO BE OBEDIENT AND LOYAL TO THEIR PARENTS AND TRAINERS AND TO OBSERVE THE GUIDE RULES. HE CALLED ON THEM TO APPLY THE TRAINING THEY RECEIVE AT THE CENTRE TO THE SERVICE OF THE NATION.

    MR. NETTEY ADVISED THE GUIDES TO BE HONEST AND SINCERE IN ALL THEY DO SO THAT WHEN THEY BECOME ADULTS, THEY WILL NOT LET THE NATION DOWN AS WAS WITNESSED UNDER THE OLD REGIME.

    MRS. CATHERINE DOWUONA, THE WIFE OF THE COMMISSIONER FOR EDUCATION, DISTRIBUTED PRIZES TO THE LEADERS OF THE THREE PATROLS AT THE CAMP AND TO THE WINNERS OF VARIOUS ACTIVITIES ORGANISED DURING THE WEEK.

    MORE THAN 150 GIRLS FROM ALL OVER GHANA TOOK PART IN THE CAMP. AMONG THE ACTIVITIES WERE DRESSMAKING, BAKING, COOKING, HIKING AND EXCURSIONS. VISITORS WENT AROUND THE CAMP TO INSPECT AN EXHIBITION OF WORK PRODUCED BY THE GUIDES.

    AMONG DISTINGUISHED GUESTS PRESENT AT THE OPEN DAY CEREMONY WERE MRS. ELSIE OFUATEY CUDJOE, THE FOUNDER OF THE GHANA GIRL GUIDES ASSOCIATION, MISS RUBY QUARTEY PAPAFIO AND OTHER COMMISSIONERS AND PATRONS OF THE ASSOCIATION.

    THE GUIDES ENTERTAINED THE GUESTS TO A PLAY ENTITLED "ANANSE AND THE DWARF BRIGADE".

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA9CL5A6JPMB1USG1ZJ4WXJ4Z16
    Media URN:
    VLVA9CL5A6JPMB1USG1ZJ4WXJ4Z16
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    29/08/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:22:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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