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Community Remembrance Project

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A field of red poppy flowers with big green trees and a blue, partly clouded sky in the background

The Community Remembrance Project is a partnership between Parry Sound High School (PSHS), the Town of Parry Sound, the Downtown Business Association, the Royal Canadian Legion - Branch 117, and the Museum on Tower Hill.  All of these organizations are asking local individuals, families, and community groups to sponsor the creation of street banners honouring local veterans, which will be put up in downtown Parry Sound every year in October and November.

This project was initiated by students and teachers involved in the Vimy 100 Trip at Parry Sound High School as an important opportunity for the Parry Sound community to honour local veterans.

Ordering Banners

For $100, individuals, families, or community organizations can sponsor one side of a banner, which will honour a specific veteran who has a connection to the Parry Sound District.  Sponsors can choose their own veteran to put on a banner and provide a picture of them, or they can request that the Vimy 100 students choose a local veteran for them.

Orders for street banners will be accepted from November 3 until November 30, 2016.  For information on how to order a banner as well as the order form, please click the link below.

Community Remembrance Project Banner Order Form

For a preview of the banner, please click the link below.

Sample Community Remembrance Project Banner

Paper copies of the order form can be picked up at the student services office in PSHS, the Town Office, the Museum on Tower Hill, Moose FM and the North Star Office. 

Order forms and payments can be dropped off to Trina Nelson in Student Services at Parry Sound High School, weekdays from 9 AM to 3 PM, or at the Museum on Tower Hill during its regular business hours.

Banner Directory

Click the image below for an enlarged view.

A map of downtown Parry Sound, numbering the remembrance banners.     A listing of veterans who are honoured on banners throughout downtown. Banners are numbered to coincide with the Banner Map image.

For more information on the Community Remembrance Project, please view the press release by clicking the link below.

Community Remembrance Project Press Release

 

 

 

 

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