Branch 88 1st Vice President Andre Wesseling presents a photo to President Mike Ward at the October General Meeting. The photo of the Nijmegen March Canadian contingent was taken at the Vimy Memorial in France where Comrade Wesseling laid a wreath representing the Royal Canadian Legion. Andre was one of two Legion members selected from across Canada to participate in the Nijmegen March this year.
Our 1st Vice President Andre Wesseling
Peter Kane, Lamont Healy and Cristina Culpo each received the Royal Canadian Legion Certificate of Merit from Past President Jim MacDonald. This honours their outstanding efforts in providing continuous life-saving CPR to a staff member until Emergency Services arrived. Not shown in the photo is the fourth recipient, Phillis Douglas.
Branch 88 Maple Ridge President Mike Ward presents cheques to three students, Antonio Tumaneg, Silver Kuris and Abby Puhl, all of Whonnock Elementary School, who won prizes in the New Westminster & Zone Poster & Literary Contest. Also on hand were Branch 88 Youth Education Chair Judy Ballard and teacher Sherry Aust.
Antonio Tumaneg’s entry won first place in the New Westminster & Zone competition for Junior Colour Poster, and then advanced to win third place at the BC/Yukon Command competition level. He received an additional award and cheque for this.