Presentation on theme: "Organizing an Annual Ceremonial Review What’s an ACR? mandatory Military Parade Annual showcase achievements of the cadets during the cadet year. promote."— Presentation transcript:
What’s an ACR? mandatory Military Parade Annual showcase achievements of the cadets during the cadet year. promote the Cadet program in the community saying “Thank You” highlight of the year for the Cadets Cadets are publicly recognized
Whose responsibility is it to organize the ACR ? It is a military exercise CO and his/her staff are responsible for preparing the cadets. The CO/Chair are responsible for establishing the guest list (through partnership and communication) Deadline for ordering of medals is March 31 st The SSC Committee is responsible for: pre planning social aspect distribution and tracking of invitations and RSVPs greeting and care of invited guests and parents (Continued)
Continued Light refreshments The preparation of the Program Assigning and preparing the Master of Ceremonies. Organizing for PR coverage. Providing and set up of all equipment needed. Ordering of keeper-plaques and trophies or certificates Coordinating clean up after the ACR. SSC Chair’s Annual Report
Who establishes the Guest list for the ACR? The CO - in collaboration with the SSC Chair The CO arranges for the Reviewing Officer The BCPC Wing Chair assigns a League Inspector All invitations should be mailed or sent out by April 15 for ACRs scheduled in May or June.
Who sets the date and time for the ACR? The CO sets the Date and Time for the ACR This is usually done when the training plan for the year is prepared and presented to the SCC for approval of the budget.
Pre-planning for an ACR Guest list News Letter to parents. Invitations with Letter from SSC Chair. invite dignitaries. trophies/plaques Cadets who are aging out. List award recipients and assigned presenters. First Aid attendant
What Equipment is required at the ACR? Podium and PA system Tables /chairs ( number required) Table Cloths Coffee urns/Tea pots Hot water Cold drinks (lemonade or ice tea)Bottled water Garbage Bags Ice Napkins Paper cups and or plates Plastic cutlery/stir sticks Serving Spoons Serving plates and or Bowls Extension Cords First aid.
How many volunteers are needed to plan and host an ACR This number is usually determined by the Directors of each SSC and it depends on the number of parent volunteers that are available. By preparing a list of responsibilities and approaching specific members to step up to these responsibilities, the work load is greatly reduced.
What areas of the ACR are the Squadron Squadron Sponsoring Committees marked on by the Air Cadet League Inspectors?
What information is required in the ACR Program? Biography Background of Air Cadet League and Cadet movement in BC Partnership role Schedule and order of events Cadet Parade positions Squadron Officers and Squadron Sponsoring Committee Brief background of Squadron. Recognition of the BC Gaming Commission Recognition of all Civic groups Individuals and Companies that supported the Squadron throughout the year.