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Pickering’s Poppy Campaign has begun

Posted on Thursday October 30, 2014

Pickering’s Poppy Campaign kicked off today with the official flag raising presentation at City Hall.  The Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 606, Bay Ridges, presented the flag and pinned each dignitary with a poppy just prior to raising the flag.  The flag will be on display until November 12 at City Hall.  Poppies will be available at all City facilities and throughout stores in Pickering.

Remembrance Day services will be held on Sunday, November 9 and Tuesday, November 11 at 10:45 am at the City Hall Cenotaph, in the courtyard.

For additional information about Remembrance Day, please contact the Legion at 905.839.2990.

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As the gateway to the east GTA, Pickering (population 94,000) is strategically located where Toronto, York and Durham Regions meet. An award-winning municipality, Pickering is slated for significant economic and residential growth; offering an unparalleled quality of life for those who live, work, and play here. Its dynamic City Centre has been designated by the Province of Ontario as both an Urban Growth Centre and Mobility Hub, and continues to evolve as a preferred destination for creative learning, memorable events, and unique experiences at the heart of a vibrant, connected, and engaged community.

Media Contact:
Krystal Ferguson
Coordinator, Community Partnerships l Cultural Services
905.420.4660 ext. 3604
1.866.683.2760 | TTY 905.420.1739
kferguson@pickering.ca