The Radium Hot Springs Fire Department received a donation of a 51” flat screen television for video training purposes from the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #199 Edgewater.
Attending the presentation were 13 fire department members: Dave Dixon, Fire Chief, Tim Strub, Scott Inglis, Jason Brainard, Graham Kerslake, Torben Larsen, Todd Logan, Nick Brough, Braeden Logan, Terrie Wieler, James Hagman, Brayenna Murray and Jeff Pollock. Attending from the Edgewater Legion, President Vi Wittman, Secretary Treasurer Doreen Cooper, Sgt.at Arms Lee-Anne Diamond and members Doug Edwards, Allan Jones and Robin Jones.
Village of Radium Hot Springs Mayor Dee Conklin also attended and extended her appreciation to the Legion for this donation. Special Use Expenditure funds from the Poppy Account have been authorized to assist various organizations.
In the past the Legion has assisted the Edgewater Fire Department, the Windermere Valley Cadets and the Invermere Hospital Emergency upgrade. The Legion thanks all the individuals and business who donate so generously to the Poppy Fund.
This year the poppy campaign will run from October 26 to November 11.