Dis­trict to Ce­le­bra­te Mi­li­tary at 2nd An­nual Ve­te­rans’ Clas­sic

La Jornada (Canada) - - QUÉ PASA? -

Oc­to­ber 9th 2018 – Lon­don, On­ta­rio: The ‘Ve­te­rans’ Clas­sic’ is a spe­cial night of hor­se ra­cing and ce­le­bra­tion at the Wes­tern Fair Dis­trict to ho­nou­ring our mi­li­tary. The 2018 fes­ti­vi­ties will mark the an­nual event’s se­cond year at The Ra­ce­way, ta­king place Fri­day, Oc­to­ber 19th 2018, as part of the Fri­day night har­ness ra­cing card.

Opening Ce­re­mo­nies will be­gin at 5PM on the track with a Co­lour Guard and the 1st Hus­sars Ca­valry Troop per­for­ming a Skills at Arms de­mons­tra­tion. The Ve­te­rans’ Clas­sic al­so show­ca­ses mi­li­tary dis­plays and vehi­cles th­roug­hout the East An­nex, Grands­tand and The Ra­ce­way lobby, as well as ve­te­ran tri­bu­tes bet­ween each ra­ce of the eve­ning. The eve­ning in­clu­des a tasty, bar­be­cue din­ner on the pa­tio ad­ja­cent to the ra­ce­track, and na­med ra­ces th­roug­hout. Pa­trons are en­cou­ra­ged to sup­port the Park­wood Ve­te­rans draw table in the Ra­ce­way Lobby, with beau­ti­ful, hand-craf­ted items they’ve crea­ted them­sel­ves.

The event will sup­port the Poppy Fund, Park­wood Ve­te­rans and the 1st Hus­sars Ca­valry Troop th­rough fun­drai­sing ef­forts.

Tho­se at­ten­ding are en­cou­ra­ged to wear red to ho­nour our mi­li­tary.

For mo­re in­for­ma­tion and spon­sors­hip op­por­tu­ni­ties plea­se vi­sit: www.wes­tern­fair­dis­trict.com.

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