On Nov. 2, the Historica-Dominion Institute’s Memory Project Speakers Bureau will host a community reception at Canadian Forces Base Comox.
The event will bring together currently serving Canadian Forces Personnel, Memory Project veteran volunteers from the Second World War and the Korean War and local Legion members. New volunteer speakers will be recruited as the contributions of existing program volunteers are celebrated.
The Memory Project Speakers Bureau is a national bilingual initiative of the Historica-Dominion Institute. The program facilitates speaking engagements between veterans and currently serving Canadian Forces personnel and classrooms and community groups across Canada.
With more than 1,500 volunteers, the program reaches over 175,000 Canadians through over 700 visits each year.
The Memory Project Speakers Bureau “Lunch and Learn” reception
happens Nov. 2 from noon to 2:30 at CFB Comox in the 19 Wing warrants and sergeant’s mess.
A complimentary lunch will be served.
The Historica Dominion Institute is the largest independent charitable organization in Canada dedicated to promoting history, citizenship, and identity.
The institute’s mandate is to build active and informed citizens through a greater knowledge and appreciation of the history, heritage, and stories of Canada.
Discover it at www.historica-dominion.ca.
— Historica Dominion Institute