The Royal Canadian Legion



The Royal Canadian Legion

April 09, 2013 16:31 ET

Media Advisory: Legion Support for Afghanistan Repatriation Memorial Announcement

QUINTE WEST, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - April 9, 2013) - The Dominion President of The Royal Canadian Legion, Mr. Gordon Moore, accompanied by the Mayor of Quinte West, His Worship John Williams, and the Legion Branch President, Mr. Everett MacLean, will make an announcement on Friday April 12th, 2013 regarding a significant donation for the Afghanistan Repatriation Memorial.

Representatives from Government, Canadian Forces, Veterans, Veterans Groups, Legion members and the public are welcome.

Location: Afghanistan Repatriation Memorial site
Bain Park, 327 Dundas St. E
Quinte West, ON
Tel: 613-392-0331
Date: 12 April 2013
Time: 1pm - arrive 12:45pm

Note: In case of inclement weather the ceremony will be held at the Legion Branch located at 19 Quinte Street, Trenton, ON, K8V 3S7.

About the Legion

Established in 1926, the Legion is the largest Veterans service organization in Canada with more than 320,000 members. Its mission is to serve all Veterans including serving Canadian Forces and Royal Canadian Mounted Police members and their families, to promote Remembrance and to serve our communities and our country.

The Legion's Service Bureau Officers can assist and represent CF members Veterans, RCMP members and their families regarding disability claims or related issues with Veterans Affairs Canada (VAC) and the Veterans Review and Appeal Board (VRAB). In communities across Canada, it is the Legion that perpetuates Remembrance through the Poppy campaign and Remembrance Day ceremonies, With more than 1,450 branches, The Legion supports programs for seniors, Veterans housing, Long Term Care, youth leadership, education, sports, Cadets, Guides and Scouts. We will Remember Them.

Contact Information

  • Bruce Poulin
    Dominion Command
    The Royal Canadian Legion
    (613) 591-3335 ext. 241
    Cell: (613) 292-8760
    bruce.poulin@legion.ca

    Regarding the Afghanistan Repatriation Memorial:
    Jaclyn Grimmon
    City of Quinte West
    (613) 392-2841 ext. 4421
    www.afghanistanmemorial.ca