At the company annual dance, 27th December, 1963, at the Borough Hall, Mr J J E Forman presented Dr H Simon with a badge as a token of appreciation for 25 years service. In order that HS would not be alone as a long service badge wearer he (JJEF) obtained a second badge for himself. Dr H Simon then presented a canteen of cutlery and badge to Mr C V Lawton who had completed 25 years with the company.
No mention made of a "25" Club there being only three badgerecipients.
At the company Christmas dance 18 December 1964 at the Borough Hall, eight employees (7 from Vik and 1 from Evode), were given long service awards (badges and cutlery). Dr H Simon made the presentations with introductions made by Mr JJE Forman, Founder Member of the '25' Club.