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Plans for Remembrance Day Observance
By Stirling Strachan
Nov 7, 2018 - 4:00:38 PM

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(BIS Photo/Patrick Hanna)

Nassau, The Bahamas - "Again we come together to remember and honour the service and sacrifice of our nation's finest and bravest," said Antoinette Brown, National Events Coordinator/Cabinet Office, and chairperson of Remembrance Day Committee 2018, during a press conference at Cabinet Office, Tuesday, November 6. 

Remembrance Day 2018 will be observed Sunday, November 11, with a Church Service at Christ Church Cathedral at 11 am and, after the traditional parade of civic and service organizations -- will culminate with a Ceremony at the Cenotaph in the Garden of Remembrance.

Additionally, she said, there will be an open house at Pompey Museum, downtown, on Sunday, November 11, from 11 am to 2 pm; admission is free but donations will be accepted.

This year the British Legion Bahamas Branch (BLBB) celebrates the 100th Anniversary of the ending of World War 1, noted BLBB former secretary, welfare officer and first assistant treasurer Adina Munroe-Charlow. The Legion will pay tribute to our heroes with a special Church Service at St. Agnes Anglican Church
parish, Saturday, November 10, at 11 am.  Following the service there will be a Parade to the Veterans' Cemetery and a Military Gun Salute performed by the Royal Bahamas Defence Force.

The Remembrance Day committee is made up of representatives of the Royal Bahamas Defence Force, Cabinet Office, British Legion Bahamas Branch, Christ Church Cathedral, and various government agencies.  Members are pictured at the press conference, with Chairperson Antoinette Brown, centre.  (BIS Photo/Patrick Hanna)


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