Posted by: Belinda Hargreaves
Mon 25th December 2023
Lots of community organisations across the Alfreton and surrounding areas have hosted a multitude of festive events in the run up to the big day.
One of those Yuletide events was hosted by the Alfreton & Ripley Air Cadets and saw lots of families enjoy thee Christmas spirit.
The air cadet event saw the cadets, their leaders and visitors enjoy a series of festive music and refreshment and more than £300 was raised through a raffle.
A spokesman for the air cadets said: “The squadron welcomed its families to a special Christmas Carol Event last week.
“The gathering enjoyed a performance from our Drum team, a solo flute piece and many festive carols. We Wish You a Merry Christmas was the carol that saw the Staff Team controversially be awarded the best singers award in a competition between them, the Civilian Committee and the Cadets.
“Flt Lt Pimborough thanked all in attendance for their support for what has been a bumper year of activity and wished everyone a peaceful Christmas period.”
They added: “The event ended in a raffle and further hot drinks which raised over £337 for squadron funds.
“Merry Christmas from everyone at 1401.”
To find out more about the Alfreton & Ripley Air Cadets go to here
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