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Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 230, Ridgeway is “Leading the Charge” to the Town of Fort Erie’s “Official Canada 150 Parade & Heritage Displays” from Friday, June 30th until Sunday, July 2nd, 2017.

The parade is on Saturday, July 1st, starting at 11 am from the Ridgeway Community Centre heading north on Ridge Road North to the village centre. It will be officially started off with the playing of our National Anthem while members of the Geronimo Skydiving Team descend to the ground flying the “Largest Canadian Flag”.

Following the parade, everyone will gather for commemorative speeches from dignitaries and then a Canada 150 cake will be served.

The rest of the weekend includes over 16 Heritage Displays featuring the history of Erie Beach by the Heritage Arts Legacy of Fort Erie, walking tours of the Ridgeway Battlefield by Canadian Author and Historian, Dr. Peter Vronsky.

There are also plans to commemorate our veterans with a vintage military convoy and displays.

For more information, contact the Canada 150 Chairperson, Mark Wilkie via email: mwrclb230@cogeco.ca or visit the Facebook Page: Canada 150 -Where It All Began!

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