Poppy Month, Launched at Government House


Members of the British Legion, Bahamas Branch officially presented Governor General His Excellency the Most Hon. Cornelius A. Smith with the first poppy, pinned by Mr. Kirkwood of the Boys Brigade, which officially launched ‘Poppy Month,’ in commemoration of Remembrance Day.  The pinning ceremony took place during a courtesy call at Government House on Thursday, October 31, 2019. 

In the group photo, pictured from left: Captain Fernley Palmer (Boys Brigade), Mrs. Rachel Strachan (2nd Vice Chairman, 2nd Asst. Treasurer, Executive Secretary of British Legion-Bahamas Branch), Adina Munroe-Charlow (RBDF Reservist, Chairman/Treasurer-British Legion-Bahamas Branch), H.E. Cornelius A. Smith, Mr. Kirkwood (Boys Brigade), Father Andrew Toppin (1st Vice Chairman/1st Assistant Treasurer/Chaplain-British Legion-Bahamas Branch), Ms. Christine Humes (Volunteer Officer-British Legion-Bahamas Branch), and Lieutenant Smith (Boys Bridge).

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