The Ormstown, Huntingdon, and Hemmingford branches of the Royal Canadian Legion will be observing Remembrance Day with traditional wreath-laying ceremonies on November 6.
The ceremony will take place at 11 a.m. in Hemmingford and in the early afternoon in Ormstown. In Huntingdon, Legion members as well as representatives from the 1st Huntingdon Scouts and Girl Guides will parade from the Legion to St-Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, starting at 10:30 a.m. An ecumenical service will take place at the church before the laying of the wreaths at the Cenotaph in Prince-Arthur Park. A second ceremony will also take place at the Cenotaph in Hemmingford on November 11.
The annual Poppy Campaign will be launched on October 28 and will run through to Remembrance Day on November 11. Trays with Poppies will be available in local stores across the region. (SR)