Member of Parliament Patrick Brown announces funding for Veterans Appreciation Luncheon
BARRIE, ON, Nov. 4, 2014 /CNW/ - Patrick Brown, Member of Parliament for Barrie, today announced Government of Canada funding for a luncheon to honour Veterans at the Army, Navy and Air Force Veterans in Canada Club. MP Brown made the announcement on behalf of the Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of Veterans Affairs.
Superior Home Health Care will host tomorrow's event for Veterans from across the Simcoe region.
- Superior Home Health Care is receiving $1,885 through Veterans Affairs Canada's Community Engagement Partnership Fund for the Veterans Appreciation Luncheon.
- The Veterans Appreciation Luncheon will take place on November 5.
- Since 2006, the Government of Canada has approved more than $13 million through the Community Engagement Partnership Fund for projects that recognize traditional and modern-day Canadian Veterans and those who died in service.
- During the month of November, Canadians come together to honour those who have sacrificed to make our world a safer place. Learn more at veterans.gc.ca/iremember.
"Honouring and commemorating the heroic acts of generations of men and women who have served our nation is a duty bestowed on all Canadians. Our Government is pleased to support organizations that pay tribute to our Veterans' service and sacrifice."
The Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of Veterans Affairs
"Through events like this, we are able to express our gratitude to those who have served and sacrificed for our peace and freedom."
Patrick Brown, Member of Parliament for Barrie
SOURCE: Veterans Affairs Canada
For further information: Ashlee Smith, Press Secretary, Office of the Minister of Veterans Affairs, 613-996-4649; Media Relations, Veterans Affairs Canada, 613-992-7468