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Remembrance Day ceremonies in CBS

November 17, 2023 Edition

Among the participants in the Remembrance Day ceremonies in CBS last Saturday were representatives of the 1st CBS Scouts Group and 1st Topsail Scouting Group, the CBS Fire Department, Royal Newfoundland Constabulary and the RCMP, including, from left: CBS Firefighter Rochelle Nugent, an unidentified Scout, RNC Inspector Alex Brennan, Scout Caffrey Neil, retired RNC Sgt. Paul Dawe, Scout Mary Eddy (sitting) Scout Adeline Eddy, Scout Jacob George, Scout Molly Porter-Walsh (sitting), Scout Hudson Childs, RCMP Provincial Superintendent Pam Robinson, Scout Alice Boileau (sitting), and retired RCMP Sgt. Blaine Beaumaster. Craig Westcott photo

Remembrance Day ceremonies at the centotaph in Long Pond, CBS drew the largest crowd in recent years last Saturday. Royal Canadian Legion Branch 50 President Woodrow French, who emceed the ceremony, thanked everyone for showing their support. Craig Westcott photo

Mark Lane, left, and Lodge Master Tom Jensen laid a wreath in memory of Canada’s and Newfoundland’s fallen and wounded soldiers, sailors and airmen on behalf of Masonic Lodge Conception at the CBS cenotaph on Saturday. Craig Westcott photo

The Assante CBR Junior Renegades held a special Remembrance Day ceremony and puck drop Saturday, November 11th, in honour of those who have served Canada in times of war, military conflict, and peace. The Renegades also collected donations for Wounded Warriors Canada, and donated their share of 50/50 sales, for total of $492.80. CBS-native Warrant Officer Dennis Eason, who passed away in April, was also honoured and remembered at the game. On hand for the puck drop, were, from left: St. John’s Caps captain Ryan Costello, Fire fighter Mitch Edmunds, RNC Inspector Danny Doiron, RCMP Sergeant Blaine Beaumaster, and Renegades captain Alex Doody.

Retired Canadian Forces peacekeeper Don Nymore, left, assisted retired businesswoman Susan Patten smash a bottle of wine across the front of a Canadian Forces Jeep that was used in peacekeeping duties around the world during its service days. The dedication ceremony for the Jeep, which will be used by the Canadian Peacekeepers and Veterans Association, followed the Remembrance Day ceremony at the cenotaph in Long Pond, CBS on Saturday. The Jeep was acquired, in part, through a donation from the Patten Family Foundation. Craig Westcott photo

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