City of Fort St John Council proclaims October 25 to November 12 for annual Poppy Campaign

first_imgFORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – At a City of Fort St. John Council meeting on Tuesday, Council proclaimed October 25 to November 12 for the Royal Canadian Legion’s annual Poppy Campaign.In recognition of the annual Poppy Campaign, a Poppy Campaign Flag will be flown outside of City Hall.According to the Canadian Legion, from the last Friday of October through Remembrance Day, millions of Canadians wear a Poppy as a visual pledge to never forget those who sacrificed their lives for freedom.- Advertisement -The Canadian Legion invites everyone across the country to show their recognition and respect by proudly wearing this symbol of Remembrance and taking a moment to reflect.Each year the Legion relies on volunteers to help sell poppies at stores all around the community in order to financially support veterans and their families.last_img read more

Photos – The Leticia Bufoni Story

first_imgAdvertisementLetícia Bufoni e Silva (born April 13, 1993) is a Brazilian professional street skateboarder.Bufoni was born in São Paulo, Brazil.She began skating at age 9 and her grandmother bought her first skateboard when she was 11.She attended Hollywood High School, but left after missing so much school that she was in danger of being kicked out.When Letícia was 14 she came to Southern California to compete in the X Games.During that trip, she was skating at Element Skate Camp and practicing a trick (an inward heel flip).Her dad said that if she landed it, she could stay in California.She got it right on the next try.She got sponsored and decided to remain in California.Both she and her family knew if she was to be world class she had to be in the heart of the action.She has been competing as a professional skateboarder ever since.Image Courtesy – Leticia Bufoni (Instagram)Advertisementlast_img read more