Welcome to Anavets Assiniboia Unit #283 Winnipeg
Canadas oldest Veterans Organization
Established in 1840
 

 CANADIAN VETERANS  (CVMS)         RG HEMLO  

We had a busy month in April. On Tuesday nights we hold a Meat/Bake draw at 6:30 pm with Chase the being drawn at 8:00 pm.

CVMS travelled to ANAF 303 Rockwood for ANAVETS Day. We had about 20 members out to support with two of our members helping in the colour guard. What a great afternoon carrying on with donkey races and a dance. On April 27th CVMS went to tANAF No 1 for Spring Fling. We had 23 of members out to support, dance and partied away the night having again a great time.

On April 29, 2018 at the request of his family a memorial service for Cpl James Hayward Arnal was held on the 10th Anniversary of his death at Glenlawn Cemetery. Cpl James Hayward Arnal was the 88th soldier to
be killed in the Afghanistan war. While on foot patrol in southern Afghanistan on July 18, 2008. James Hayward Arnal, 25, a member of the Second Battalion, Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry based out of Shilo, stepped on a roadside bomb. He died almost instantly.
Along with CVMS members were ANAVETS Provincial Command President Gord Kent and Provincial Command Officer Rosie Towers. Speaking at the grave sight/Last Post was RG Hemlow. Following the
completion of the ceremony we all placed poppies. “ WE WILL REMEBER THEM. “

On July 8, 2018 we will be holding our Annual Best Ball Golf Tournament at Assiniboine Golf Course. Posters and registration forms are out. Think about your foursomes and register early as there are only 18 teams
and they fill up quickly.

President: Greg Puddifant (Yoda) Contact Info:  EMail:gottago@shaw.ca                   Ph: 204-229-8201



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