Wreaths Taken to Sea Sunday August 20th  2023

On a sunny afternoon the wreaths and flowers were removed from the Seamen’s Memorial by Lions Ray and Judy White and transported to Whitman’s Wharf. Lion Ray White passed out wreaths to area boats participating in the boat parade. 35 boats joined the lead boat the Tiger II Captain Cory Mackenzie for a boat parade. The thirty-five boats circled Canso Harbour and left Canso Harbour and sailed to the Chedabucto Bay. When all the boats circled around the Tiger II Lion Ray White welcomed all the participation boats lay Minister Vonda George Card from All Saints Anglican Church read a special prayer and blessing which was broadcaster to the boats in the parade. Following the moment of silence wreaths were placed at sea by, King Lion Barry Lumsden and Lions Ray White from the Canso Lions Club, Lay Minister Vonda George card for area clergy and captain Captain Cory McKenzie and Lion Priscilla McKenzie in memory of lost fishermen and women. The boats in the parade placed wreaths and flowers at sea. Seamen’s Memorial Chair Lion Ray White thanked the boat owners for their participation . The 2024 Wreaths to Sea will be held on sunday august 18th at 1 PM 

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