Dagenham naval group welcome new friends at birthday celebrations
PUBLISHED: 16:02 23 February 2016
Mayor Cllr Simon Bremner joined the Royal Naval Association’s 80th birthday celebrations on Saturday.
BDP RNA birthday celebrations
From left, David Billet, Reg St Pier, Eddie Perciball, Dave Pocock and Les Rudd, members of the Royal Navy Association.
Members and friends of the Royal Navy Association helped celebrate its birthday.
Members and friends presented standards at the celebrations.
Cll Simon Bremner and his wife joined Chelsea pensioners and guests at the celebrations.
The evening of entertainment at Dagenham and Redbridge Football Club in Victoria Road included vocalist Daryl Kane and Irish dancers from The Jordan School of Dancing.
Social secretary, Reg St Pier, 71, of Urswick Road, Dagenham, said: “The dancers were fantastic.
“They got the Chelsea Pensioners up and dancing. They thoroughly enjoyed it all.
“Our association has made so many new friends. For a lot of people it was one of their first functions.
“I’ve had several phone calls from people saying what a great time they had. It was a brilliant night, even if I say so myself!”
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