Royal Canadian Legion
Cloverdale Branch # 6
17567 - 57 Avenue, Cloverdale, B.C.
BC / Yukon Command Convention
June 4 - 8, 2011
Sunday: The parade forms at the Cenotaph in downtown Penticton
Silver Cross Mother Ann Snyder along with her husband Dave, and the fiancee of Capt. Jonathan Snyder, Miss Megan Stewart, place a wreath to honour the late Capt. Snyder who died in Afghanistan
Lt. Governor the Honorable Steven L. Point speaks
Comrades Gord Kendrick and Ed Bieker are part of the Colour Party
Cde. Gord Kendrick
The City of Penticton Pipe Band leads the parade
The Legion Colour Party
The Ladies Auxiliary Colour Party
The RCMP and cadets took part in the parade
The L. A. Colour Party march along Lakeshore Drive
Comrades Gord Kendrick and Ed Bieker in the front row of the Colour Party
The City of Penticton Pipe Band
The L. A. Colour Party on Lakeshore Drive
A very scenic parade route (but hot!)
Cadets march along Lakeshore Drive
The Penticton Trade & Convention Centre
The end of the parade
Parade Honorary Grand Marshal Steve Dunsdon
Cde. Dolly Greensides is happy the long march is over!
Joint Opening Ceremonies. Dignitaries enter the room, including the Lieutenant Governor.
Lt. Governor, the Honorable Steven L. Point addresses the delegates.
Ready to get down to business: Gord Kendrick, Pat Sharkey, Anne Sharkey, Barb Kendrick.
Photo by Judy Cook
Tuesday: A little fun as the Ladies "crash" the convention doing the Hokey Pokey
The Hokey Pokey
Tuesday evening banquet. Shown here are Branch 6 L. A. President Helen Kellogg and L. A. member Gloria Ellingsen
Comrades Dolly Greensides, Bernice Lewis, Anne Sharkey, Helen Kellog, and Gloria Ellingsen
Cdes. Gord and Barb Kendrick
Cde. Anita Lewis
Company Jump, a tribute to the Andrews Sisters, perform after the banquet
The girls get some of the Command Executive up on the stage
More Hokey Pokey!
Wednesday: Outgoing Peace Arch Zone President Ken Harvey presents a medal to new Zone Commander Greg Olsen
The Command executive form up on the stage for the closing ceremonies.
Cde. Mike Cook, Dominion Treasurer, installs the new BC / Yukon Command President Bob Brady