"Lest we for­get"

Stanstead Journal - - FRONT PAGE - Vic­to­ria Vanier

Mem­bers of the Stanstead Royal Cana­dian Le­gion Branch no. 5 of­fi­cially be­gan their Re­mem­brance Day ac­tiv­i­ties on Fri­day with their an­nual Poppy pre­sen­ta­tion to Stanstead’s mayor, Philippe Du­til. “We’ve placed Poppy boxes in just about ev­ery business in town,” said the Stanstead Le­gion’s pres­i­dent, Larry Cuer­rier.

The Stanstead Le­gion will take part in six Re­mem­brance Day ser­vices this year, be­gin­ning on Novem­ber 6th, 11:00 am, at the Stanstead Col­lege gates. Sev­eral mem­bers, World War II Veteran Cap­tain Don­ald Tay­lor, Le­gion pres­i­dent Larry Cuer­rier and past pres­i­dent David Woodard, will visit and take part in the Re­mem­brance Day cer­e­mony at Sun­ny­side El­e­men­tary School on the 7th. The ser­vice at the beau­ti­ful Duf­ferin Heights ceno­taph will be held on Satur­day, Novem­ber 8th, 11:00 am, and a sec­ond ser­vice will take place at the Stanstead Memo­rial on Satur­day af­ter­noon at 2:00 pm. The Re­mem­brance Day pa­rade will form up in the park­ing lot of the Sacré Coeur Church on Duf­ferin Street be­tween 1:30 and 1:45, be­fore the march to the 2:00 pm ser­vice. A Re­mem­brance Day Church ser­vice will be held at Christ Church, in Stanstead, on Sun­day, Novem­ber 9th, be­gin­ning at 9:15 am. A fi­nal ser­vice will be held on Re­mem­brance Day it­self, 11:00 am, at the Memo­rial Gates, in the Beebe sec­tor of Stanstead.

The Stanstead Le­gion will hold its Re­mem­brance Day Din­ner on Satur­day, Novem­ber 8th, 5:30 pm. Guest Speaker for the oc­ca­sion will be RCMP Cor­po­ral Rus­sell Sangster. The Le­gion will also be award­ing bur­saries to six lo­cal stu­dents con­tin­u­ing their ed­u­ca­tion dur­ing this an­nual event. orth atle e ion

The North Hat­ley Le­gion will hold a Re­mem­brance Day ser­vice on Sun­day, Novem­ber 9th, 3:00 pm, at the Ceno­taph in down­town North Hat­ley and ev­ery­one is wel­come. A potluck din­ner will take place at the Le­gion hall on Jack­son Heights Street after the ser­vice. The North Hat­ley Le­gion will hold its an­nual Christ­mas Craft Fair, again this year, but it will be one day only, on De­cem­ber 6th.

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Kick­ing off the an­nual Poppy Cam­paign for the Stanstead Le­gion, last Fri­day, were (l. to r.) Le­gion pres­i­dent Larry Cuer­rier, Linda Durocher, mayor Philippe Du­til, MP Jean Rousseau, past Le­gion pres­i­dent David Woodard, and (in front) Nathan Cuer­rier.

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