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continued from front PAGE 2 MONDAY AUGUST 14, 2017 THE WEEKLY ANCHOR
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continued from front Military Police Motorcycle Relay supports worthy cause
continued from front by Miranda L'Hirondelle go there is a Legion that provides and offsets the stay at reduced cost, but we pay for it, we don't
continued from front cost of food and that for the riders,” said French. have someone cutting a cheque for us,” said
The riders pay for everything out of pocket such
continued from front The 9th Annual Military Police National as their gas, hotels, and the ferries they come “We couldn't do this ride without the Legions.
continued from front Motorcycle Relay (MPNMR) made a stop at the across. “At some bases we do stay for free or we They are the fuel for this machine to keep going,”
Edson Legion on August 3.
continued from front The ride supports the Military Police Fund for said French.
continued from front Blind Children, which was made in 1957 within the Diagnostic Company
continued from front Military Police branch, and since 2009 they have
raised over $480,000. The foundation was made to
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continued from front The MPNMR is the world's longest annual
continued from front motorcycle relay in the world, travelling more than Must stay on page 2
10,000 kilometers from coast to coast. The relay
continued from front ride started out in Victoria, British Columbia on
continued from front July 30 and ends in St. John's, Newfoundland on
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Lamont French who is the Team BC Ride Captain
said anyone is welcome to join whether you ride
two wheels, three wheels, or four wheels. They've As per Sue
had cars and trucks join them for different stages
—it's about the event more than anything else.
They make stops at Canadian Armed Forces photo Miranda L'Hirondelle
establishments and points of interest along the way.
“We have been very fortunate in British Columbia Corporal A.J. (Alexander) Potter, Lamont French and Wally Coes President of the Edson Legion stood
where we don't have military bases, every time we together for the 9th Annual Military Police National Motorcycle Relay on August 3 at the Edson Legion.

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