The Repatriations that occur at CFB Trenton strike a powerful chord within our community.
Lining the highways and roadways leading to the Highway of Heroes stand not only our soldiers and their families but many members of our community stand with them to respect and honour the sacrifice of our most recent repatriated hero.
These people all have their own stories to show why they stand out in the sweltering summer heat, a spring downpour, or a freezing winter’s storm to show their pride, and loss, for Canada.
These are their stories.
Battle of Quinte West a Solid Victory!
Proceeds from the Battle of Quinte West hockey game which saw the RCAF Flyers take on the Trenton Golden Hawks at the Duncan McDonald Memorial Community Gardens January 2nd, 2013 were presented at the January 27th Trenton Golden Hawks homegame. Thanks to both teams for this great initiative and for all those who came out […]
TD Canada Trust Donation
Representatives from TD Canada Trust Trenton; Robin Healy, Lana Whittaker and Greg Kobold present a cheque for $15,000 to Mayor Williams and members of the Afghanistan Repatriation Memorial Committee at the Memorial site in Bain Park. This is the first major donation received from a financial institution towards the project.
Season’s Dufferin Centre Donation
On behalf of Season’s Dufferin Centre, a local active living retirement community, resident John Saunders (left), who celebrated his 100th birthday on December 22, presented a cheque to Mayor John Williams (centre) with Manager Louise Sandercock (right) for the Afghanistan Memorial. Photo by Emily Mountney
Great Donation from Local Grocer
Representatives from Smylie’s Independent Grocer along with Mike and Sandy Jubb present a cheque for $1,100 to Mayor Williams for the Memorial project. The proceeds were raised from the sale of the red Support our Troops t-shirts designed by the Jubb’s and sold at various events and at Smylie’s Independent Grocer over a four month […]
Memorial Dedication Video
Courtesy of Prime Focus, a local videographer of the Quinte region, we are proud to share a video of the Memorial Dedication.