Veterans' Classic

Event Date(s): 
Friday, October 20, 2017 - 4:30pm
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Honouring our Past – Celebrating our Future

Join us in celebrating and honouring our military at the the newly launched ‘Veterans’ Classic’. The first annual event at The Raceway will take place on Friday October 20th, 2017 alongside the Friday night harness racing card. 

To kick off the celebration the 1st Hussars Cavalry Troop will perform. The Veterans’ Classic will also showcase military vehicles throughout the West Annex, Grandstand and The Raceway lobby for guests to see as well as veteran tributes between each race of the night.

Ross Seip, Past Royal Canadian Legion A6 Zone Commander and event Chair comments: “This new event at The Raceway at Western Fair District is one our Veterans and the public will not want to miss a great opportunity to mingle with our Veterans both young and old, honour their past heroics and celebrate our future.”

The event will support the Poppy Fund, Parkwood Veterans and the Military Family Resource Centre through fundraising efforts.

October 20th, 2017

The Raceway at the Western Fair District

 

Doors Open @ 4:30PM

Opening Ceremonies @ 5PM
Live Racing @ 7:05PM

 

5PM–6PM;  Military style opening ceremonies include:

  • Welcome from our MC with a brief intro
  • Local London Cadets;  Colour Party march on track with 1st Hussars Cavalry Troop
  • Oh Canada – sung by the 2017 Rise 2 Fame winner Alexandra Hawse
  • 1st Hussars Cavalry troop will be preforming
  • Unveiling of the new winners circle

 

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For further event information or sponsorship opportunities please contact:

Beth Sayler

Community Programs Manager
bsayler@westernfairdistrict.com
519-438-7203 ex. 381

 


 

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