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Remembering across the Okanagan
Remembrance Day ceremonies will be held in all communities across the Central Okanagan Sunday.
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 on November 11.
Kelowna - City Park Cenotaph (Organized by the Royal Canadian Legion, Kelowna Branch #26)
At approximately 10:45 a.m. a parade of participating organizations and the Colour Party will march from Kerry Park (Mill Street) 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 1:00 p.m to 3:30 p.m.
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 a.m. Following the ceremony a Public Open House will be held at the Legion Branch, 15712 Oyama Road.
Starts at 10:30
Location: Lumby Cenotaph 2016 Miller Street
Start Time: 10:45 a.m. at the Ceremony at the Centoaph on Robinson Ave.
Peachland - 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. Following the ceremony, adults 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.
Starts at 10 a.m. – There will be a parade from the Penticton Curling Rink to the Trade and Convention Centre.
At 11 a.m. – Ceremony, speeches and roll-call with wreath-laying
11:30 a.m. – Parade back to curling rink
Rutland - 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.
Starts at 10:30 a.m. at Memorial Park Wharton Street
Vernon - Multiplex
Remembrance Day Ceremonies at the Vernon Multipex. All spectators should be seated by 10:30 a.m.
West Kelowna - Royal LePage Place, 2760 Cameron Road, West Kelowna (Organized by the Royal Canadian Legion, Westbank Branch #288)
Please arrive by 10:30 a.m. as a parade involving participating organizations and the Colour Party precede the 11:00 a.m. ceremony. Following the ceremony, a complimentary lunch will be served at the Westbank Lions Community Hall, 2466 Main Street.
At 10:45 a.m. March to the Cenotaph. After the ceremony Doughnuts, coffee and open house at the legion branch
Location: George Elliot Secondary School - 10241 Bottom Wood Lake Road
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