June 20 2013 Latest news:
Friday, March 22, 2013
Olympian Jo Pavey speaks about her time as a Brownie.
1st Feniton Brownies were joined by an inspirational visitor – four-time Olympian Jo Pavey.
Jo represented Great Britain in every Olympics from 2000 to 2012 and was a Commonwealth games runner.
She spoke about her time as a brownie, back when they had to wear a brown dress and woolly hat, and how she went on to become a guide.
The Brownies were also able to see her medals as well as a photograph of Jo when she was a brownie in Feniton.
Jo also took part in a craft activity session with the group.
A spokeswoman for 1st Feniton Brownies said: “Having Jo visit us was great as we are continually looking for role models who inspire us and she certainly had the girls very interested in what she has achieved.”
For more information on becoming a Brownie or Rainbow call Chris on 01404 47101 or Lisa on 01404 890000 or visit www.girlguiding.org.uk/interested