2019 Poppy Campaign News Round Up

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BC, Yukon – Starting today Friday, October 25, Legion volunteers and local cadets will hit the streets with trays full of poppies to remember those who have given their lives for the freedom we enjoy, today.

Local stories of legion volunteers poppy tagging across BC and Yukon are popping up.

Here's this weeks Poppy Campaign news round up:

Annual Poppy Campaign Begins

https://ckpgtoday.ca/2019/10/25/annual-poppy-campaign-begins/ 

Phone scammers claiming to be Vancouver Poppy Fund to get credit card info, group says

https://globalnews.ca/news/6075300/phone-scammers-vancouver-poppy-fund/

Lieutenant Governor Janet Austin receives first poppy in Legion-led ceremony

https://www.vicnews.com/news/lieutenant-governor-janet-austin-receives-first-poppy-in-legion-led-ceremony/

CFAX 1070 Victoria Poppy Campaign Begins (Radio Interview with Angus Stanfield)

https://bit.ly/2BLz2Wh

City, Courtenay Legion collaborate on special tulip project

https://www.comoxvalleyrecord.com/community/city-courtenay-legion-collaborate-on-special-tulip-project/

Veterans launch poppy campaign with official pinning at Legion in Langford

https://www.sookenewsmirror.com/news/veterans-launch-poppy-campaign-with-official-pinning-at-legion-in-langford/ 

Poppy Campaign officially launched in Williams Lake

https://www.bclocalnews.com/news/poppy-campaign-officially-launched-in-williams-lake/

Louise Payne, Poppy Chair for the Port McNeill Legion

https://www.northislandgazette.com/news/port-mcneill-council-tackles-invasive-knotweed-progress/

Volunteers needed for Poppy Box Distribution

https://www.energeticcity.ca/2019/10/volunteers-needed-for-poppy-box-distribution/

First poppy of the year - Clearwater-Vavenby

https://www.bclocalnews.com/news/first-poppy-of-the-year/

Kelowna Legion begins poppy drive

https://www.bclocalnews.com/news/kelowna-legion-begins-poppy-drive/

Legion poppy fundraiser starts in Creston

https://www.bclocalnews.com/news/legion-poppy-fundraiser-starts-in-creston/

Placing of Remembrance crosses begins this weekend in Cowichan

https://www.bclocalnews.com/news/placing-of-remembrance-crosses-begins-this-weekend-in-cowichan/

Campbell River’s cenotaph developed in stages over time

https://www.campbellrivermirror.com/community/campbell-rivers-cenotaph-developed-in-stages-over-time/

Miss Trail pins the first poppy

https://www.bclocalnews.com/news/miss-trail-pins-the-first-poppy/

Campbell River kicks off Poppy Campaign

https://www.campbellrivermirror.com/community/campbell-river-kicks-off-poppy-campaign/

Agassiz Legion kicks off poppy donation campaign

https://www.agassizharrisonobserver.com/community/agassiz-legion-kicks-off-poppy-donation-campaign/

Poppy campaign gets underway soon

https://www.ashcroftcachecreekjournal.com/community/poppy-campaign-gets-underway-soon/

Poppy campaign for 2019 in Chemainus underway

https://www.chemainusvalleycourier.ca/community/poppy-campaign-for-2019-in-chemainus-underway/