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Observance of Remembrance Day in Grand Bahama
Nov 7, 2017 - 2:17:10 PM

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Freeport, Grand Bahama -- The annual Remembrance Day Service in Grand Bahama will be held on Sunday, November 12, 2017 at 4:00 p.m. at Mary Star of the Sea Catholic Church.  Hundreds are expected to attend as the veterans of World War I and II, as well as other conflicts around the world, their families, organized groups and students have all been invited to participate in the March and Service. The March will begin at 2:00 p.m. at Christ the King Anglican Church, and is expected to end at 3:30 p.m.  Fr. David Cooper of Mary Star will conduct the service, and Rev. Marie Roach Hepburn will preach.  During the season of remembrance, purchase of poppies contributes to widows of war veterans.  Shown from left during a press conference on Monday to announce the event are: Felice Saunders, Remembrance Day Service committee member; Brad Wildgoose, committee member; Reggie Dean, Scout Association of The Bahamas; Denise Pinder, committee chairperson; Harcourt Brown, Acting Permanent Secretary, Office of the Prime Minister, Grand Bahama; Senator the Hon. Kwasi Thompson, Minister of State, Office of the Prime Minister, Grand Bahama; Henry Kellman, veteran; Geneva Rutherford, committee member; Barry Morris, Bahamas Brass Band; and Cathy Laing, Office of the Prime Minister, Grand Bahama, Protocol.  (BIS Photo/Andrew Miller)

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