By order of the Government of Ontario, June 19th is Loyalist Day in Ontario. As well, 2014 is the Centennial Year of the United Empire Loyalists’ Association of Canada.
Therefore, the Grand River Branch UELAC, is planning a special celebration and flag raising ceremony at Governor Simcoe Square, 50 Colborne St., S, Simcoe, Ontario. The celebration will begin at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, June 14th 2014 with the raising of the Loyalist Flag and some brief remarks by loyalist descendants and some of our local dignitaries.
Following the flag raising ceremony all are welcome to recess across Court Street to the Trinity Anglican Church Hall for a special presentation by the Cottonwood Brass. This renowned group plays music of the 18th, 19th and early 20th centuries using antique brass instruments. Following their one hour presentation refreshments will be served.
You are cordially invited to attend this special celebration and presentation.