Honour Our Veterans banner program back in Battleford

It is confirmed that the Honour Our Veterans program is returning again this year in Battleford.

Bernadette Leslie of the Fred Light Museum has confirmed to the News-Optimist that applications are now being accepted for 2020. Applications are open for the South African War 1899-1902, the First World War, the Second World War, the Korean War  and Peace Keeping missions and Afghanistan. 

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Applications must be in by Aug. 1. The unveiling ceremony will happen Oct. 30 at the Battleford Legion on 22nd Street in Battleford.

The banners went up last year on light posts in downtown Battleford and the program was well received throughout the community.

This year’s banners will be the same size. Te only change will be that the size of the font for names of the veterans will be bigger this year.

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