|Cenotaph photo courtesy of Al Pettman|
Wednesday, October 31, 2012
Lest We Forget - Remembrance Day in Burlington
Sometimes we forget how fortunate we are to live in
Canada and particularly here in . Burlington
Sometimes we forget how blessed we are to be free, secure, and have so many other advantages in life that others around the world would envy.
Sometimes we forget that many people throughout the world suffer from the basic needs of life such as food, clean water, shelter, medical services, educational opportunities and the right of freedom of speech.
And yes, sometimes we forget that so many Canadian men and women have sacrificed their lives and suffered in so many world conflicts over the years, to protect and preserve these precious values for us all.
They continue to stand on guard for us, and thanks to them we are truly glorious and free.
On Sunday, November 11th …. Don’t forget …. Just for a moment remember…..and join us if you can:
9:00 am -
Sunrise Remembrance Day Service, Burl-Oak Naval Veterans will be holding a 30 minute ceremony at the Spencer Smith Park: Naval Ships Memorial Monument in – All are welcome. Spencer Smith Park
10:30 am - Remembrance Day Parade begins: Starts at
Central Public School, down Brant to to Locust to Elgin to Cenotaph Ontario
11:00 am - The Royal Canadian Legion will hold a 45-60 minute ceremony at the Cenotaph, by City Hall (426 Brant St). All are welcome
Support the poppy fund by purchasing this token of remembrance available at Burlington City Hall or Tourism Burlington offices at 414 Locust St.