2019 Poppy Campaign Launches

The graves of 80 RMR’s are laid out together in one row at Nine Elms cemetery, all killed on the assault on Vimy Ridge, 09 April 1917

Westmount, Quebec – 26 October 2019: The RMR Association (Branch 14) kicked off the 2019 annual poppy campaign in Westmount with the help of the Member of Parliament for Westmount, the Honourable Marc Garneau, CD.  He was pinned by the President of the RMR Association, Comrade Sue Guerin, CD in a ceremony held outside the IGA in Alexis-Nihon plaza marking the start of the 2019 campaign in Westmount.  

Comrade Sue Guerin pins the Honourable Marc Garneau with a poppy to formally recognize the start of the 2019 campaign.

A film crew from Global Montreal was on hand early Friday morning to witness the start of the RMR Association’s poppy campaign at Alexis-Nihon. Watch the video here.

Volunteers from the RMR Association being briefed on the activities for the 2019 poppy campaign. Photo credit: BRAYDEN JAGGER HAINES GLOBAL NEWS

The 2019 poppy campaign runs until the end of day 0n 10 November 2019. Under the able leadership of the 2019 campaign chairman, Comrade Georges Gohier, CD, the RMR Association (Br. 14) will be manning kiosks at the IGA Alexis-Nihon, 5 Saisons on Greene Avenue, as well as Metro Grocers on Victoria Avenue.  They will also be maintaining donation boxes throughout numerous business in Westmount (Hogg hardware, various banks, coffee shops, etc.) – buy yours today!

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