West Kelowna cadets to parade in 10th annual ceremonial review

Forty members of 909 Peregrine Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Cadets will parade in their 10th annual ceremonial review Sunday.

  • May. 28, 2013 6:00 a.m.

Forty members of 909 Peregrine Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Cadets will parade in their 10th annual ceremonial review at 3 p.m. Sunday at the Westbank Lions Community Centre.

The public is invited to view the ceremony that completes the local training year for the cadets.

The event will include demonstrations planned and organized by the cadets and static displays will show the cadet’s involvement in various activities and general cadet training.

The reviewing officer is Phil Hartman, president of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 288—Westbank.

The cadet unit is commanded by Capt. Nancy Landsiedel, assisted by a staff of five, who handled administration, supply and training.

The cadet parade commander for Sunday’s parade will be Warrant Officer Second Class Matthew Langis.

In addition to the reviewing officer, the inspecting party will include Major Dave Kerr, ACICO (Air) South Okanagan, representing Pacific Region Cadet Support Unit, Victoria and Don Doern, LCol (Ret) CD, Air Cadet League Inspector.

Several medals and awards will be given out at the parade. Local service clubs who have supported the cadets will also be in attendance.

Eight cadets have been selected to attend summer camps this year at Albert Head, B.C., and Penhold, AB. Four cadets from the squadron will have an opportunity to participate in the Arlington Fly-In Show, to be held July 7 to 14 in Arlington, Washington.

The aim of the cadet organization is to develop in youth the attributes of good citizenship and leadership, and to promote physical fitness and stimulate an interest in the activities of the Canadian Forces.

Young people ages 12 to 18 may enrol in the cadet program. The new training year starts Sept. 9 at 6:30 p.m. at the Westbank Lions Community Centre.

For further information, contact Capt. Nancy Landsiedel at 250-317-1380.

 

 

Just Posted

UPDATE: Wildfire shuts down Highway 97 between Peachland and Summerland

Motorists may use an alternate route via Highway 97C, Highway 5A and Highway 3

Complete list of B.C. Interior wildfire coverage

Up-to-date information on blazes happening the Kamloops Wildfire Centre

Blasting set to start in West Kelowna’s Tallus Ridge neighbourhood

Blasting being done to prepare for 10th and 11th phases of development

Mill Creek is open once again

The Kelowna park has been closed due to flooding in 2017

911 jams causes panic among residents

RDOS chair received several calls and texts from panicked residents unable to get through to 911

Neighbours jump into action after grass fire ignites 10 feet from Kelowna home

Multiple fire halls responded to a grass fire on the 800 block of Mount Royal Drive.

Installers to battle Team B.C.

Exhibition men’s fastball Saturday in Vernon

Grizzly bear jumps in river, chases B.C. kayaker

The bear got a bit too close for comfort along the Elaho River near Squamish

Parks Canada looks to shine light on cloudy future for historic sites

A plan is in place to produce 10-year plans designed to turn around sagging attendance figures

B.C. poet shines a bright light on struggle with homelessness

Book launch for John La Greca’s Homeless Memorial is at Vernon’s Gallery Vertigo July 21.

Ontario police say attack on Muslim man was motivated by hate

Two men, aged 27 and 19, have been charged with assault in the incident

Canadian Tire delivers toys to ease kids’ street play pain in B.C. neighbourhood

It’s like Christmas for 11 kids who are supposed to be confined to their yards by strata bylaw

Four wild fires still burning in South Okanagan

One fire was extinguished and another reported after lightning came through area

City orders largest Kinder Morgan protest camp to leave

Residents of Camp Cloud near the Trans Mountain work site have 72 hours to leave

Most Read