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71 Engineer Regiment Open Day 5th July 2014

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71 Engineer Regiment Open Day 5th July 2014

71 Engineer Regiment shall host an Open Day / Families Day on 5th July 2014 followed by a cocktail party for employers in the evening.

The aim of the cocktail party is to inform employers of the benefits of employing reservists and supporting their career, with attendance by invitation only (focusing on existing employers and Plant/Driver/Artisan focussed employers).

The families / open day shall inform families, public and employers of the equipment and training that is available within the Regiment, other Arms and Services as well as charities. It is designed to be fun and interactive and although this event clashes with the SMA event in Renfrewshire, we hope that it can compliment the event and add to the family themed activities that are happening this day.

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Key Timings:
1300hrs – Gates Open
1330-1530 – BBQ available (open to all at small cost)
1530 – Music Set 1 (SCOTS H Band – quintet / quartet)
1630 – Employers / VIPs encouraged to attend
1730 – Music Set 2
1730 – Welcome drinks available in ARC (Army Reserve Centre) for employers / VIPs
1800 – Gates closed to public
1800 – COs intro to employers
1830 – Canapies and buffet
2000 – Sunset ceremony
2030 – End of Cocktail Party

Stands include Plant – LWT, MWT, Engineer Logistics, Combat Infrastructure (Artisan based), Military Engineer Driver, Counter IED – escape from minefield, Signals, First Aid, Fieldcraft, Weapons and Sport. We have a number of invited charities, other units and cadets. We hope the Air Cadets shall bring a flight simulator and can get the 25m range open for firing .22 calibre rounds.

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