The Canowindra RSL Sub Branch would like to extend an invitation to all Canowindra residents and visitors to join with us to commemorate ANZAC Day this year. The day’s programme of events are as follows:
6am: ANZAC Day in Canowindra will commence with the Dawn Service in Memorial Park, Gaskill Street, Canowindra from 6am. Following this service breakfast will be served at the Canowindra Services and Citizen Club.
9am: A short wreath laying service will be held at the Canowindra Soldier’s Memorial Hospital, with wreaths laid by RSL Sub Branch and the Canowindra Hospital Auxiliary.
10.30am: Our main service will commence with a march along Gaskill Street, those wishing to march are required to assemble in Tilga Street near the Junction Hotel at 10.30am to form up and march off at approximately 10.45am. The main service will begin at 11am.
Anyone wishing to lay a wreath is to place their wreath on the table near the main entrance to the park and ensure their name is added to the list which will be read out for the wreath laying ceremony. If you have any enquiries please contact the President of the Canowindra RSL Sub Branch, Mike Harrison, on 0427 640 293.
To get ready for ANZAC day Canowindra Sub Branch will be selling ANZAC badges from 10am this Friday 22nd April outside Lawrence’s IGA. The badges will pay tribute to five outstanding men who served Australia gallantly. There will also be poppies and pens for sale, so be sure to buy one and wear your badge with pride.
By Jenny Weaver
Canowindra RSL Sub Branch