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Last updated : 10 June 1998
MESSAGE FROM THE EDITORIAL BOARD
Starting from this issue onwards, Echonews will be separated from the Diamond
Jubilee Updates to make it easier for viewers to understand that Echonews
is actually news about the Crew's activities whereas the Diamond Jubilee
Updates is handled by the Secretariat of the Diamond Jubilee Committee
which is also the Echo Rover Scout Crew. The Diamond Jubilee Updates is
part of the Crew's effort and service to help other Scouts (globally) informed.
If you wish to know more about the latest development of the Diamond Jubilee,
just click on the Diamond Jubilee Updates banner
For the month of May, the Crew have been working hard in promoting,
preparing and implementing the launching of the K.K. Scouts Diamond Jubilee
Celebration '98. You can see more of the development in the updates.
The Crew, also as the Secretariat for the Celebration, will be launching
a special page about the Celebration soon sometime in July. So viewers,
keep in view.
8 squires succeeds Vigil test
About eight squires (New members) have succeeded in the Vigil
test (Pre-requisted test for all potential members) held on 18-19 April
1998 at the Tg. Aru Beach, Kota Kinabalu. They were :
1. D.H.Mil Milin Biok Junior
The vigil started at 8.00pm and lasted until 4.00 am where
thenafter they had a heart-to-heart discussion run by Assistant Rover Scout
Leader D.H.Mil Sharif Biok and assisted by the Crew Leader, Ahmed Tariq
2. Chong Hon Vun
3. Shamshida Awang
4. Merilyn Destiny Malim
5. Andrew Voo Kok Chin
6. Amran Atoh
8. Marni @ Bibi
They finished at 6.30 am the next day and went home at
approximately 7.30 a.m feeling exhausted but happy.
||(Left) Some of the squires taking
part in the Vigil test
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|Two Members for Wood Badge
Two female members of the Crew, Shamshida Awang and Adelia Haryanie
Junian, attended the Part I of the Wood Badge Course held on the 7 June
1998 at the State Scout Association Headquarters at B.P.
House, Sembulan. The course was conducted by the South West Coast Scouts
Training Division headed by Skipper Hamzah Janang, the District Commissioner
for Inanam district.
Echo helps Convent Scouts
In line with the motto of Rovering "Service", five
members of the crew has given a hand during the St. Francis Convent Scout
Troop Tenderfoot Camp held on the 9th until 11th May 1998.
Some of the activities were like the blind trail, hiking
and cultural Nite (Campfire). There were also involve in the testing of
the new recruits as well as teaching knots and flag breaking.