Member of Parliament Randy Kamp Announces Funding for Commemorative Event
MISSION, BC, Nov. 10, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Randy Kamp, Member of Parliament for Pitt Meadows–Maple Ridge–Mission, today announced Government of Canada funding for a commemorative musical revue. MP Kamp made the announcement on behalf of the Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of Veterans Affairs.
On November 11, All Saints Anglican Church will organize and present A Musical Revue: Songs of WWI and WW2 which will include a variety of songs from the First and Second World Wars, presented by a group of local singers and musicians. Members of the audience will be provided an opportunity to share stories, participate in a sing-along and enjoy a traditional afternoon tea. A collection of wartime memorabilia will be also displayed on-site.
- The All Saints Anglican Church is receiving $850 through Veteran's Affairs Canada's Community Engagement Partnership Fund for A Musical Revue: Songs of WWI and WW2.
- Since 2006, the Government of Canada has approved more than $13 million through the Community Engagement Partnership Fund for projects that recognize 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 sacrifices."
The Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of Veterans Affairs
"There are so many ways to remember those who have served for their country. This musical revue will transport participants back to a time when Canada's young men and women sacrificed so much for our freedom. We must not forget them."
Randy Kamp, Member of Parliament for Pitt Meadows–Maple Ridge–Mission
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