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Supporters gather for Flags of Remembrance

by Mikaela Kuefler everything that has production has been closing ceremony. We can also request forms credit card and interact.
happened,” admires paid, 50% will go to don't want to push it too online by emailing “We're happy to pick up
Approximately 150 Foulds. Some other Veterans Voice of much past that,” advises forms,” states Foulds.
veteran supporters groups supporting the Canada and 50% will go Foulds. People can pay by cash,
gathered at Centennial ceremony included Air to the Edson Legion. Sponsorship forms can
Park for the Flags of Cadets, Girl Guides, and Sponsorship remains be obtained at the
R e m e m b r a n c e m e m b e r s o f t h e open until November 1. Galloway Museum, the
Ceremony on October 1. Wrestling team. “This gives us enough Edson Legion, the
There was 129 flags To date, 77 plaques time to get them Century 21 Office,
along 54 Street, which have been sold, raising produced so we can Bannister GM and the
included 128 Canadian $15,400. After the cost present them at our Edson Chamber. People
flags and one flag of o f m a t e r i a l s a n d
A l b e r t a . T h e 1 2 8
C a n a d i a n f l a g s
represented 128,000
soldiers who were lost or
missing in action from
the Boer War to present.
There are 116,000
soldiers listed as dead
and 12,000 reported as
Sponsored honour
plaques hung on 77 flag
poles with the engraved Anchor representative, Mikaela Kuefler, stands
heroes name, chosen by proudly beside the flag and honour plaque
the sponsors. “The hero sponsored by the Weekly Anchor.
named on each honour
plaque acts as a guardian Over 150 people turned out at Centennial Park for the Flags of Remembrance BILL MITCHELL
of the 1000 souls that Ceremony on October 1 honouring soldiers lost or missing in war. Sales Representative
one flag represents.”
“We had a lot of
support. There were Western Star Trucks (North) Ltd.
p e o p l e h e r e t h a t
sponsored a flag but 15205 - 112 Avenue
their plaques were not Edmonton, AB T5M 2V7
produced yet. They were
helping with the un-
named flags,” said
Edson Rep for Veterans
Voice Foulds.
Fax: 780-447-5317
Event organizers and Toll Free 1-800-252-7500 Cell: 780-984-2224
Phone: 780-453-452
Edson Representatives
for the Veteran Voices of
Canada, Bobbi Foulds
and Dave Velichko, lead Member of Parliament Jim Eglinski speaks during the Flags of Remembrance
the ceremony. The Ceremony at Centennial Park. photos Mikaela Kuefler
Edson Pipes and Drums
started off playing to
gather the crowd so the P INSTALLATIONS P
Canadian National
Anthem could be sung * Furnaces Replacement
by Chrissie Hanford. * Furnaces/Air Conditioners
People dispersed to * Residential Heating Packages
unfurl the flags one by
one as two RCMP * Electronic Air Cleaners
officers rode by on their * Humidifiers/Air Exchangers
horses. After the last flag * Sheet Metal Work
was unfurled, people FREE ESTIMATES
gathered to pay respect
and take part in the two
minutes of silence. Email:
M e m b e r o f
P a r l i a m e n t , J i m The RCMP detachment was in full dress during Edson's first Flags of 4640 3 Avenue Phone: (780) 723-3553
* Furnaces Replacement
IF a Postal Lock-out or Strike occurs You can pick up Eglinski, Mayor of Remembrance Ceremony on October 1 at Centennial Park. Edson, AB T7E 1C2 Authorized Dealer Fax: (780) 723-3552
* Furnaces/Air Conditioners
Edson, Greg Pasychny,
* Residential Heating Packages
a copy of the Weekly Anchor at the following locations: and Walter Arndt, father Summers Drilling * Electronic Air Cleaners Celebrating the life of
Summers Drilling
* Humidifiers/Air Exchangers
of the late veteran
R a y m o n d A r n d t , * Sheet Metal Work
Water Well Drilling
-Peers Food Mart inside
EDSON Red Street boxes beside:: -Peers Food Mart inside provided words of Water Well Drilling TARREN SIKKES
EDSON Red Street boxes beside
support, as a number of
or -Red Box beside
-Edson Post Office
-Edson Post Office -Royal Bank, or -Red Box beside o t h e r p o l i t i c i a n s October 15 - 3 pm
-Royal Bank,
Peers Food Mart
-Treasury Branch -Medical Centree Peers Food Mart attended as well. A proud Alberta business, since 1917, A proud Alberta business, since 1917, Niton Junction Hall
-Treasury Branch -Medical Centr
Numerous volunteers
-Wildwood Red Box
-Wildwood Red Box and members of the Summers Drilling specializes in water well Summers Drilling specializes in water well
beside Post Office
Also Available inside: beside Post Office committee have put in a drilling and water well repairs. drilling and water well repairs. 1 km North on Range Rd 130
Also Available inside:
-Niton Red Box beside
-Independent Grocer
-Independent Grocer -Niton Red Box beside lot of effort to make this Join us to share stories and
event happen. “We can't
postboxes near A&W
-Shoppersrs postboxes near A&W say enough about the remember a life lived to the fullest
-Evansburg Red Box
-Sobeys -Tags Northh -Evansburg Red Box volunteers that have and how he touched so many lives.
-Sobeys -Tags Nort
stepped up to give us a
-Weekly Anchor offic
-Weekly Anchor officee beside Post Office or hand. Our committee has
beside Post Office or
inside Super A Foods
additional papers available at various inside Super A Foods been working tirelessly In lieu of floral arrangements
restaurants, and businesses throughout the area for this event, right from please donate to MADD Canada.
the beginning of June all 780-963-1282
4405 50 street
the way to October. 4405 50 street
Stony Plain, AB
We're very grateful for Stony Plain, AB www Please do not drink and drive.
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