2023 Poppy Campaign Launches

Volunteers from the RMR Association displaying letters from school children sent from and elementary school in Japan to mark the beginning of the 2023 poppy campaign. Photo credit: Brayden Jagger Haines, Global Montreal.

Westmount, Quebec – 27 October 2023: The RMR Association (Branch 14) kicked off the 2023 annual poppy campaign in Westmount with the help of the Westmount City Councillor Matthew Aronson.  He was pinned by the President of the RMR Association, Comrade Sue Guerin, CD in a ceremony held outside the IGA in Alexis-Nihon plaza marking the start of the 2023 campaign in Westmount.

A film crew from Global Montreal was on hand early Friday morning to witness the start of the RMR Association’s poppy campaign at Alexis-Nihon. Watch the video here.

The 2023 poppy campaign runs until the end of day 0n 10 November 2023. Under the able leadership of the 2023 campaign chairman, Comrade Georges Gohier, CD, the RMR Association (Br. 14) will be manning kiosks at the IGA Alexis-Nihon, 5 Saisons on Greene Avenue, as well as Metro Grocers on Victoria Avenue.  They will also be maintaining donation boxes throughout numerous business in Westmount (Hogg hardware, various banks, coffee shops, etc.) – buy yours today!

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