No Stone Left Alone remembrance event in Wetaskiwin this weekend

The ceremony in Diamond Jubilee Park is set to start at 10 a.m. Nov. 6, 2021

File photo

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Saturday Nov. 6, 2021 the 2021 No Stone Left Alone Remembrance Event will be held in Diamond Jubilee Park in Wetaskiwin.

The ceremony which will be around the cenotaph begin promptly at 10 a.m.

Attending the ceremony will be the Colour Party of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 86- Wetaskiwin, piper Duncan Brown, trumpeter Jan Schwonik, singer Janet Potts, members of the Wetaskiwin Royal Canadian Legion, MLA Rick Wilson, County of Wetaskiwin Reeve Josh Bishop, City of Wetaskiwin Mayor Tyler Gandam, and members of Wetaskiwin District Youth Network.

At approximately 11:15 a.m. following the ceremony, attendees will be moving to the Wetaskiwin Cemetery north of the water tower and the Wetaskiwin Memorial Cemetery south of the Wetaskiwin Hospital to lay poppies on the gravestones of local servicemen and women to preserve and respect their memory.

Youth groups that will be present for the laying of the poppies for No Stone Left Alone include Sabres Football, Lakedell 4-H Beef Club, Rosebrier 4-H Beef Club, Homeschool Group led by Tanisha Otieno and the Wetaskiwin District Youth Network.

This public event is open to the community.

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