WOW we are a small community but mighty and that was the largest service at the Cenotaph! The Merrickville Legion truly thanks everyone that supported the 2021 Remembrance Day and Poppy Campaign. Thank-you to Village staff for blocking off the street and allowing us a larger, safer area for everyone. We hope that you took the” Walk of Honour” to the Cenotaph that honoured the young men that left our community to fight for our freedom but never returned home. Those brave young men from Merrickville, Jasper, Easton’s Corners, Burritt’s Rapids and surrounding area made the ultimate sacrifice. The white crosses had the names of those young that went to war but never returned.
Thank-you to the following businesses, organizations and individuals that supported the Poppy Campaign by sponsoring a wreath at the Cenotaph
Tallman Family -Village of Merrickville/Wolford -Staff of Village of Merrickville/Wolford -OPP Police Services Board -Merrickville Fire Dept.-Merrickville Chamber of Commerce-Rideau Community Health Centre-Merrickville Lions Club-Merrickville Artists Guild Merrickville -Ag. Society -Merrickville Masonic Lodge -Merrickville Drug Store -Herb White Auto -Goose and Gridiron -Allan’s Tool Shed-Holy Trinity Church -RBC Bank -Main Street Restaurant -Abel Mountain -Vinyl Destination -Pat Watson -Gail Garland and Gloria Shaw -Bob and Anne Dutcher -Faye McBride -Merrickville Men’s Dart League -Maureen Copeland-Gross -Louise Bartlett -Heather Bell -Christ Church -Tommy and Raymond Jacques -Garnet and Rose Lamingman
Thank-you to the following businesses that had Poppy boxes -Merrickville Food Market -LCBO
-Main Street Restaurant -Pickle and Myrrh -Post Office -Village Bean Coffee Shop -Chiaya Décor -Merrickville Drugstore -Abel Mountain -Goose and Gridiron -Country Bumpkins -Vet Office -Milano’s -Yellow Canoe -Allan’s Tool Shed -Herb White Auto -Ogilvie’s Auto & Fleet Service -Mirrick’s Landing -Quickie/Drummond’s -Kate’s Treasures -Nellie’s Room -RBC Bank -Hilltop Manor -Bayfield Manor and to everyone that stuffed those Poppy boxes with just under $2600.00. Hopefully I have remembered everyone.
We surely honoured our Veterans that have served as well as those that continue to protect our country and freedom. Please support and never forget Canada’s Legacy of Service down through the years and across the globe. To all of those that have served in the past, present and in the future, we say THANK-YOU!
Merrickville Legion Branch 245 ‘We Will Remember Them’ Thank-you Everyone for Your Support
Rose Lamingman Poppy Chair Branch 245