Talent at Boys CLub

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Ali Hynd and Graeme Mackie of Peterhead Boys Club recently attended an SFA awards ceremony to receive the certificate for the Quality Mark Standard award.

The quality mark is a major achievement which has taken two years of work and many hours of dedication from committee and coach volunteers.

The award recognises clubs and schools who have demonstrated outstanding performances in areas such as coach and player development, management, administration, welfare and planning.

Peterhead Boys Club are now looking to reach the development award level which is achieved through more coach education, they are also looking to have links with Longside FC and Buchanhaven Hearts to ensure players a have a positive destination after playing youth football.

Ali told the Buchanie: “The past two years has seen the introduction of extensive coach education programme for the club and also start of the 4 v 4 pathway for children in Peterhead.

“We currently have in the region of 200+ children participating from the age of 5 year old to 17 and are keen to grow even more.

“The club is always looking to grow its members and we are currently looking for children and coaches for the following age groups - children born in 2007, 2006, 2005 and 2004.”

If you are interested in joining Peterhead Boy Club e-mail alihynd1@aol.com.

Meanwhile, Peterhead Boys Club held its first ‘TONIGHT I’m going to be...’ fundraiser.

Working alongside DJ Jasper, Graeme Mackie and his team of volunteers organised an excellent night of entertainment which saw the best local singing talent take to the stage in the Palace Hotel to win the votes of the audience and become the Champion for 2013.

After singing two songs each the final three acts were announced with the winner revealed as Catriona Molver who was the favourite with the audience.

The club did remarkably well on the evening, raising a total of £5,500.

Ali added: “On behalf of everyone associted with Peterhead Boys Club I would liek to thank all those who attended on the night and to those who donated raffles, auction items and prizes for the singers.”