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Penticton remembers those who have fallen

Anne Snyder is escorted to lay a wreath in honour of her son, Capt. Jonathan Snyder, who was killed in Afghanistan in 2008.
November 06, 2014 - 7:28 PM

PENTICTON - Remember all those who have fallen for our country at the Remembrance Day ceremonies this Tuesday, November 11.

The ceremony will be held at the Trade and Convention Centre and doors open at 10 a.m. The ceremonies will start around 10:30 a.m. as police, veterans, boy scouts and other protective service agents march from the Curling Club to the Convention Centre.

After the March, official readings and speeches will take place, the piper will play and a short video on the Canadian Army will be played.

There will be a gathering at the Penticton Legion Branch 40 on Martin Street following the ceremonies until 7 p.m. There will be storytelling, food, drinks and dancing for anyone wishing to stop by.

To contact the reporter for this story, email Meaghan Archer at or call 250-488-3065. To contact the editor, email or call 250-718-2724.

—This story was updated on Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014 at 9:00 p.m. to correct the day of the event from Monday to Tuesday.

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