WATCH: Parksville Legion celebrates 75th anniversary of end of Second World War

The Mount Arrowsmith Pipe Band plays at the small event to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II at the Parksville Cenotaph on Friday afternoon. (Michael Briones photo)
The president of the Parksville Royal Canadian Legion Branch 49 lays a wreath at the Parksville Cenotaph during the small celebratipn of the 75th anniversary of the end of Second World War on Friday afternoon. (Michael Briones photo)
Parksville Mayor Ed Mayne is about to lay a wreath at the Parksville Cenotaph during the small celebratipn of the 75th anniversary of the end of Second World War that was organized by Parksville Royal Canadian Legion Branch 49 on Friday afternoon. (Michael Briones photo)

The Parksville Royal Canadian Legion Branch 49 held a small celebration of the 75th anniversary of the end of the Second World War at the Parksville cenotaph on Friday afternoon.

Parksville mayor Ed Mayne and Legion president Gale Mossman each laid a wreath at the cenotaph to commemorate the event.

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The Mount Arrowsmith Pipe Band was present as well and played a couple of music including ‘Amazing Grace’.

The celebration was not publicized to avoid a huge crowd showing up making it difficult to follow the physical distancing protocols due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

Michael.Briones@pqbnews.com

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