Campaign well received

Legion poppy campaign expected to match last year's total of $30,000 raised

I am writing to thank all who have helped to make this yet another successful poppy campaign. Total income figures are not yet available, but we hope to have matched last year’s total of $30,000, when we were able to help sick or disabled veterans and their families from the campaign.

Our thanks are not only due to our own members who delivered and collected trays to and from many stores and offices in town (in some nasty windy weather), but to those who stood with trays in the malls, volunteers, Air Cadets, members of the Army Navy Air Force Association and others. And of course, to the businesses who gave us the space to place a tray. Thanks also to the volunteers who counted and bagged up all the income received.

And lastly, we thank the media: local newspapers and radio for the excellent coverage to advertise the event.

Elaine Potter, president

Branch #40

 

Royal Canadian Legion