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Remember our veterans throughout the Valley

Remembrance Day offers an official moment of recognition for the freedom that we as Canadians enjoy 365 days of the year. It’s a chance to reflect on what that freedom means to us, and to remember the sacrifices that were made for us to have this freedom.
Groups throughout the Valley will gather together to share a moment of silence. Here are some of the Remembrance Day ceremonies taking place that you are welcome to attend.
Swan River
A ceremony will take place at the Veterans Community Hall (VCH) on Saturday (Nov. 11), which will start with a march to the cenotaph at 10:30 a.m..
Shortly before 11 a.m., the procession will return to the hall where a ceremony will include the laying of the wreaths.
A lunch will follow at the Royal Canadian Legion (RCL) Branch No. 39 Club Room.
On Saturday (Nov. 11) at 11 a.m. members of the Bowsman Legion will gather at the Bowsman Legion Hall to participate in a ceremony.
The Mafeking and District Royal Canadian Legion (MDRCL) will host a ceremony on Saturday (Nov. 11) at 10:45 a.m. with a luncheon to follow.
If you’re in the Benito area, you’ll want to attend the Benito Legion Hall on Saturday (Nov. 11) at 10:45 a.m. for a moment of silence.
A lunch is to follow the ceremony.
A memorial service will be taking place at the Kenville Memorial Hall (KMH) on Nov. 11 starting at 10:45 a.m..
Anyone who would like to is invited to attend. A lunch will follow.
While Minitonas won’t be having a service on Remembrance Day, one will be held at Minitonas Early Years School (MEYS) on Nov. 10 which is open to the public.
Birch River
The ceremony in Birch River will be held on Saturday (Nov. 11) at 10:45 a.m. at the Birch River Legion Hall.
A lunch provided by the Birch River Legion Ladies Auxiliary free of charge will follow the ceremony. All are welcome to attend.