The Bangladesh Scout and Guide Fellowship held again their picnic on January 26, 2019.
The Local Scout and Guide Fellowship from Los Angeles, Chile, held a camp on 4 - 6 January 2019. Members of other local Guilds such as San Jorge, Valparaiso and some individuals from other places joined them.
On 2 February 2019 Bryan Bell received the Silver Beaver Award from the Boy Scouts of America (BSA). The award is the council-level distinguished service award of the BSA.
On the auspicious occasion of Constitution Day 19 October 2018, the Government of Nepal has awarded Shree Ram Lamichhane, the National President of the Nepal Scout and Guide Fellowship.
The B-P Scout Guild Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, organized a Boys camp at Ruby’s Jungle Retreat at Templers Park on 18 – 19 August 2018. Rubiah is the wife of one of our guild members and the Jungle Retreat is named after her. Ms Jasmine Cleetus, our committee member, who was the coordinator, invited 18 under privileged boys from her school for this wonderful experience. This gave them an opportunity to experience outdoor life and camping.
This year Slovakia had hosted the 22nd gathering of the three countries around the Tatra mountains in Spisská Nová Ves – Smizany, Slovakia from 27th to 30 September 2018.
On 26 November 1942 the ship Donau sailed from Oslo, Norway, with 532 Jews on board. They were sent to Auschwitz. At the same time a rescue operation was begun. Around 1000 persons – including 500 Jews – were smuggled from Oslo across the border to safety in neutral Sweden. A market gardener, Rolf Syversen, organised the action, known as Carl Fredriksens Transport. In 2013 a memorial park was opened near to the site of the market garden.
Contents: Central Branch Newsletter 2, 2018
1. News from individuals/groups/(sub)regions
2. Information upcoming events
3. News from World Bureau
4. Update Central Branch membership