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9 September 2017 - Copenhagen, Denmark

Henrik held his first meeting as chairman of the European Scout Foundation for what is known as Super Friends, ie. the persons who co-ordinate and promote FOSE in each European country, in Copenhagen hosted by our Danish friends. The members received reports from Member Countries of membership, recruitment, Activities and future plans. The Treasurer was able to report that we now have 695 m embers and a healthy balance in the European Scout Foundation Account. The full report is available on request.

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We held a successful Reception attended by Henrik Söderman, Chair of the European Scout Foundation, assisted by Lars Kramm, Vice Chair of the European Scout Committee and David McKee, Director European Office of the World Organisation of Scout Movements together with other guest in the White House, Gilwell Park on Saturday 2 September 2017 during this year’s Gilwell Reunion.

We welcome to FOSE–UK as life members - Lars Kramm and Victor Tyres together with Rikki Bilverstone, Ian Milne, Peter Morrell, Steve Morton, Matthew (Troll) Percival, Steven Richards, Frank Russell, Keith Shackleton, Dean Smith and Steve Sutton as Annual Subscriptions members.

This was the result of the successful Receptions held, firstly at Baden Powell House, London, in March and then at the 91st Gilwell Reunion.

We also welcomed Scout Leaders from around the world who were in the UK and able to join us for the day.

FOSE Invite Sept 2017

Anne Whiteford and Alan Beavis warmly invite you and your partner to a reception for Friends of Scouting Europe-UK and those interested in joining and supporting the European Scout Foundation.

Noon Sat 2nd Sept 2017 at The Group Room/Bar, The White House, Gilwell Park, Bury Road, Chingford, London E4 7QW

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The FOSE-UK Promotion Team will be present at the 91st Gilwell Reunion held over the weekend of the 1 to 3 September 2017.  Our display will be in the Programme Marquee situated in the Training Ground and members have kindly offered to assist and promote FOSE throughout the day.  We will also be holding a FOSE Reception at noon in The Whitehouse where the Chairman of the European Scout Foundation, Henrik Soderman, will be attending together with David McKee, Director European Scout Region WOSM.

 

Congratulations to David McKee, Director of the European Scout Centres of WOSM, and known to many of us, on receiving the Silver Wolf when he attended the European International Commissioner Meeting at Gilwell Park in March.

 

Former UK Chief Commissioner of The Scout Association, Wayne Bulpitt has been awarded a CBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours, for his service to young people in the Scout Movement.

 

Help support our projects and make Scouting grow.

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Henrik Soderman, European Scout Foundation Chairman latest Newsletter 31 May 2017 is available at europeanscoutfoundation.com

 

Use the “Foundation” Kit to promote the work of European Scouting and the European Scout Foundation.

All the documents can be downloaded from the europeanscoutfoundation.com

 

Anne Whiteford and Alan Beavis warmly invite you and your partner to a reception for Friends of Scouting Europe-UK and those interested in joining and supporting the European Scout Foundation.

Noon Sat 2nd Sept 2017 at The Group Room/Bar, The White House, Gilwell Park, Bury Road, Chingford, London E4 7QW

For more information please download the inivte.

 

The 19th Annual Gathering of the Friends of Scouting in Europe will be in Serbia 12/15 October 2017.

For more information please visit europeanscoutfoundation.com

 

The next Super Friends Meeting will be in Denmark – centrally in Copenhagen close to CBH Airport connections.

Arrival from Friday evening and departure Sunday morning.  The meeting is schedule to be Saturday 9 September 2017 from 0900 hours to 1800 hours and dinner afterwards.  No FOSE Reception planned.

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FOSE–UK Reception - 18 March 2017 at Baden Powell House, Queensgate, London.

David Shelmerdine, Anne Whiteford and Alan Beavis warmly invite you and your partner to a reception for Friends of Scouting Europe - UK. Your
friends and those interested in joining and supporting the European Scout Foundation are also welcome.

9-11 September 2016 at Sovehuset (Scout and Guide Centre), Holmen, Copenhagen.

On behalf of FOSE–UK I attended this Gathering with Jorgen Rasmussen – European Scout Foundation Chairman, Walter Hofstetter – ESF Treasurer and Juris Ulmanis – FOSE Chair, together with Super Friends from Belgium, Denmark, Iceland, Sweden and Henrik Söderman on behalf of France. FOSE is supported currently in 36 European countries out of 40.

The 18th Annual Gathering of the Friends of Scouting in Europe (FOSE) was held in Dresden from 6th - 9th October 2016 at a lovely hotel about half an hour by tram from the centre of Dresden in its own grounds. We didn’t see it in all its glory as the weather was not sunshine.

We have a supply of the woven FOSE Badge – available for those who wear Scout Uniform or, indeed, Badge collectors; send your request to Alan Beavis.
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At this year’s Gilwell Reunion, we were able to introduce our new publicity leaflet, website and display banners. Supplies of the leaflet are available and/or requests to borrow the display and banners are welcome.

 

The FOSE-UK Promotion Team were present at the 90th Gilwell Reunion held over the weekend of the 2-4 September 2016 where our display was at the entrance to the Programme Marquee and we were able to talk to those looking for programme ideas.

FOSE RECEPTION – 10 September 2016 – The next meeting of Superfriends is being held at Spejdercenter Holmen, Copenhagen, Denmark. Friends of Scouting in Europe (FOSE) and potential new friends are invited, I will be attending on behalf of the UK members.

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