Candy Golding was one of the first female members of the Reading Buccaneers when she marched in the color guard from 1977 to 1982, when the corps twice won the Drum Corps Associates (DCA) title. She also served as secretary/treasurer for five years and secretary for one year. Until 1982, she was active in activities such as fund raising, sewing uniforms, public relations, procuring equipment, and working with DCA. She became secretary of DCA in 1981, holding the position for more than 20 years. She was inducted into the Reading Buccaneers Hall of Fame in 1999.