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Central Okanagan Remembrance Day Ceremonies

November 04, 2013 - 4:27 PM

The Regional District of Central Okanagan office will be closed on Monday, November 11th in honour of Remembrance Day.  All citizens are encouraged to pause and reflect on the sacrifices made to preserve our freedoms and to attend one of the many Remembrance Day ceremonies throughout the Central Okanagan.

City Park Cenotaph
Organized by the Royal Canadian Legion, Kelowna Branch #26
At approximately 10:30 am a parade of participating organizations and the Colour Party will march from Stuart Park along Abbott Street to the Cenotaph in City Park for the ceremony.  Following the ceremony, participating youth groups are invited to the Legion Branch, 1380 Bertram Street for lunch.  A period of social remembrance will be held in the Parkinson Recreation Centre, 1800 Parkinson Way from 12:00 pm to 3:30 pm.

Lions Park Cenotaph
Organized by the Army, Navy & Air Force Veterans Unit 376
The ceremony at the cenotaph in Lions Park will be preceded by a parade starting at 10:30 am from the Unit Clubhouse parking lot at 270 Dougall Road North to Gray Road and into the park.  Following the ceremony and parade dismissal, an Open House reception will be held at the Unit clubhouse, 270 Dougall Road North.

Lake Country
George Elliot Secondary School, 10241 Bottom Wood Lake Road
Organized by the Royal Canadian Legion, Oyama Branch #189
Please be seated inside George Elliot Secondary School by 10:30 am.  Following the ceremony a Public Open House will be held at the Legion Branch, 15712 Oyama Road.

Peachland Community Centre, 4450 6th Street
Organized by the Royal Canadian Legion, Peachland Branch #69
Fall in at 10:20 am at the Peachland Community Centre.  At 11:00 am, there will be a fly-by at the Peachland Cenotaph.  Following the ceremony, adults and children are welcome at the Peachland Legion on 2nd Street, while refreshments will be served for all children and their parents at the Peachland Community Centre.

West Kelowna
Royal LePage Place, 2760 Cameron Road, West Kelowna
Organized by the Royal Canadian Legion, Westbank Branch #288
Please arrive by 10:30 am as a parade involving participating organizations and the Colour Party precede the 11:00 am ceremony.  Following the ceremony, lunch will be served at the Branch for members and invited guests.

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