Anna West,aged 21 and a member of Stone and Eccleshall Girlguiding has been selected to be part of the International Service Team who will be helping to look after some 42,000 Scouts and Guides from around the world this summer at the 23rd World Scout Jamboree.This is being held in Yamaguchi City, Japan.
Four years ago Anna represented Midlands Girlguiding at the WSJ ,Sweden but as a participant. Anna said that ,
’’I enjoyed it so much that I wanted to give something back to Scouting and Girlguiding . It was truly an amazing experience and a life changing one ’’.
Anna has been told to expect long working days, high temperatures and high humidity but she is really looking forward to the challenge. She will also have the opportunity to visit Tokyo and Hiroshima after the Jamboree.
Her next fund raising event is a Spring Fair and coffee morning which is being held on the 11th April, Guide HQ, Westbridge Park, 10.00a.m onwards. Refreshments will be available plus a chocolate tombola, raffle, cakes, book stall. All are invited to attend.