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Ladner Legion Kicks off Annual Poppy Campaign & Recognizes Mayor Jackson

Oct 25, 2018

Today at Delta City Hall, Mayor Lois E. Jackson was presented with a poppy to initiate the Ladner Legion’s annual Poppy Campaign from Chair, Mr. Gerry Bramhill, along with Jacky Hillairet, Branch Manager, Mrs. Olwen Demidoff, Secretary, Mr. Tom Easton, Treasurer, and Mr. Frank Taylor, an Executive at large. Also in attendance were Delta Police Chief Neil Dubord and Fire Chief Paul Scholfield.

Every year, the Royal Canadian Legion conducts the Poppy Campaign, along with thousands of its members, to raise funds from donations made from the distribution of poppies by volunteers. All donations go directly towards supporting Veterans and their families.

“It’s an honour to receive the first Poppy for the Ladner Legion’s annual campaign,” said Mayor Lois E. Jackson. “Supporting our Veterans and fostering the tradition of Remembrance is vital in reminding us of the past sacrifices and the courage of those who served and are still serving.”

Certificate of Appreciation

Also at today’s Poppy campaign kick-off, the Ladner Legion presented Mayor Jackson with a Certificate of Appreciation. The certificate is in recognition of the City of Delta’s long-time support of the Legion through grants, assistance with permits, and the annual Poppy Campaign.

For more information on this news release, contact the Mayor’s Office at 604-946-3210 or e-mail mayor@delta.ca.