THUNDER BAY – Lest we forget! It is almost Remembrance Day. On November 11th, which this year is 11/11/11, at the eleventh hour, we stop to remember those brave men and women who have fought to defend our freedoms. Dorothy Chambers was a Military Driver, in the RCAF (WD) Women Division. She serviced in World War II in Ontario and Quebec.
Presently Dorothy Chambers is a member of Branch 6 Royal Canadian Legion, in Thunder Bay. She is also a member of the Military Family Resource Centre located at the HMCS Griffon.
Chambers has arranged for the Wreath and Canadian Flag from MP John Rafferty (Thunder Bay Rainy River) which will be laid on Remembrance Day, to be part of the Remembrance Day display in the window of the Lake
Superior Art Gallery in the Victoriaville Centre.
Royal Canadian Legion Branch 6 will hold their Remembrance Day Service on November 11 starting at 10:30 at the Fort William Gardens. Royal Canadian Legion Branch 5 will hold their service at the Cenotaph at Waverley Park. There will also a service on the First Ledge on Mount McKay.
NetNewsledger.com working with Shaw Cable Ten Television will be live-streaming the Remembrance Day Services from Fort William Garden on November 11th.
As well, on Remembrance Day, as in previous years, Thunder Bay Transit will offer veterans and soldiers in uniform free fares on Remembrance Day. Additionally, all Thunder Bay Transit Buses will halt for two minutes to remember those who have given so much to defend our freedoms.