The Royal Canadian Legion Poppy Campaign for 2012 officially began on Friday, October 26. The campaign opening ceremony took place at Springdale Town Hall. Winston Thomas, Springdale Poppy chairperson of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 40, Springdale, presented the first poppies to MHA Kevin Pollard and Springdale town councillor Joseph Tompkins, followed by the raising of the poppy flag. This was followed by a ceremony at the Springdale Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 40 where the poppy flag was raised by Sergeant-at-Arms Kerry Wellman.
Springdale Legion kicks off Poppy Campaign
Pictured are (L-R) Winston Thomas, Springdale Poppy chairperson, Royal Canadian Legion, with Kerry Wellman, Sergeant-at-arms, Royal Canadian Legion, raising the flag at the Legion, Branch 40, Springdale.
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