Celebrations with a swing for Civic Day

Glee Club UK at Buckingham Civic Day
Glee Club UK at Buckingham Civic Day

Buckingham’s Civic Day celebrations went with a swing last Saturday, thanks to music from Glee Club UK.

Singers from the Glee Club UK Buckingham, supported by singers from other local branches, drew a crowd with their performance outside Buckingham’s Old Gaol.

Winslow Lions donate �3,000 to the Buckingham AED Project. From the left, Geoffrey Shaw, AED Project, Robin Vitiello and David Chandler, Winslow Lions with First Responder, Carol Henry.

Winslow Lions donate �3,000 to the Buckingham AED Project. From the left, Geoffrey Shaw, AED Project, Robin Vitiello and David Chandler, Winslow Lions with First Responder, Carol Henry.

Then Glee Club UK founder Richard Whennell led the audience of over 100 people in a workshop and mass sing-along of Proud by Heather Small and M People.

MP for Buckingham John Bercow presented the awards for Buckingham’s two Citizens of the Year.

Geoffrey Shaw collected his award for his work on the Buckingham AED Project.

Young carer Mollie Mai collected the award for Buckingham & Winslow Young Carers (YC2) organiser Margo Parfitt.

From the left, Joint Citizen of the Year, Geoffrey Shaw, John Bercow MP, Mollie Mai of YC2, standing in for Joint Citizen of the Year, Margo Parfitt and David Jackson, Rotary President

From the left, Joint Citizen of the Year, Geoffrey Shaw, John Bercow MP, Mollie Mai of YC2, standing in for Joint Citizen of the Year, Margo Parfitt and David Jackson, Rotary President

Charlotte Rawlings won Young Citizen of the Year and Jeremy Goss was runner-up.

Also on the day, Winslow Lions showed their support for the Buckingham AED Project with a cheque for £3,000.