Comrades, here are the highlights of the remembrance activities. More details may be found in the North Grenville Times October 21 edition in the article by comrade Rose Lamingman.
Remembrance Day will have a different look this year. There will be no parade, we will have a limited ceremony at the Cenotaph, wreaths will be pre laid prior to the ceremony, and there will be no Youth, Scouts, Guides, School children participating this year.
Those that do attend are asked to abide by all guidelines set out by Health Unit. Please social distance, wear a mask and abide by number allowed to attend.
This year marks the 75th Anniversary of the end of the Second World War. We need to honour our Veterans and their sacrifices now more than ever. We need to pay homage to past sacrifices to those that served and to pledge to NEVER FORGET throughout this land even though we may be struggling ourselves during this pandemic. Our veterans gave more, and they paid the ultimate sacrifice with their lives, for us to have our freedom! This year, spear headed by comrade Rose, the legion is planning to recognize all the veterans who fought in WWII with the ‘Walk of Honour’. The display will be up for the entire week and the public is encouraged to visit and take a walk through the park.
The poppy campaign is still ago from October 30th to November 11th with donation boxes being distributed around town. We are asking our community for their support. Sponsor a wreath in memory of someone that has served, or you can make a donation, wear a Poppy. Please contact Rose Lamingman Poppy Chair by email firstname.lastname@example.org or 613 269-4402, or President Lee Horning 613 269-3234.