A popular tribute from a tight-knit community
A BLANKET of poppies carefully crafted by volunteers will be used as part of Remembrance Day events in Inverleigh this weekend.
Members of the local Red Cross, Country Women’s Association and Senior Citizens club, along with residents of the area, have crocheted the symbols of remembrance onto a large piece of material located at the Lone Pine at the Inverleigh RSL.
The finished product — comprising hundreds of the crocheted red flowers — will be moved to the front of the public hall where today there is a supper and dance.
Tomorrow they will be transferred to the monument for the Remembrance Day service.
The event will mark the 100th anniversary of the Armistice of World War I.
Inverleigh RSL president Mal Johns said Remembrance Day plays an important role in keeping alive the memory of those who served in wars.