Credit Hills Area

Invite for Scouts to Attend Anniversary of Vimy Ridge

Hello Scouters,

 

Scouts Canada has been extended an invite from the Royal Canadian Legion in Brampton to attend a service to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge.  

 

The Lieutenant Governor will be in attendance and they will have WWII vehicles, and WWI bi-planes flying overhead. They will also conduct an Aboriginal Smudge Ceremony and have a Francophone choir.  

 

The Royal Canadian Legion would like to invite Scouts Canada to attend and have an area roped off for their use where they will be able to see the entire ceremony easily. (They will need to arrive between 9.35 and 9.50 at the latest as the WWII vehicles will start to arrive shortly after 10 am)

 

Date: Sunday April 9 2017

Time: 10:30 (need to arrive between 9:30 and 9:50)

Location:  Brampton Cenotaph (Memorial Square Cenotaph, City Hall, 2 Wellington St. W.)

RSVP by: Wednesday April 5 2017

Contact: Henry Verschuren CD, Parade Commander, RCL Branch 15 Brampton This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

If your section/group is interested in attending please contact Mr. Verschuren who is also copied on this email by the RSVP date.

 

Please also check out our Scouts Canada Trail Cards from Remembrance Day (http://www.scouts.ca/canadianpath/scouts-remember.html) for some additional programming that will tie into this event.

 

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact myself or Henry directly.

 

Justin Way

Area Support Manager – Supporting Credit Hills and Yellow Briar

Scouts Canada – Central Escarpment Council

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