POPPY CAMPAIGN STARTS FRIDAY: Members of the local branches of the Royal Canadian Legion gathered recently in preparation for the annual Poppy Campaign

POPPY CAMPAIGN STARTS FRIDAY: Members of the local branches of the Royal Canadian Legion gathered recently in preparation for the annual Poppy Campaign

Poppy campaign starts Friday in Parksville Qualicum Beach

Flag-raising ceremony set for 10 a.m. Friday at Parksville Legion

  • Oct. 28, 2014 7:00 a.m.

POPPY CAMPAIGN STARTS FRIDAY: Members of the local branches of the Royal Canadian Legion gathered recently in preparation for the annual Poppy Campaign, which starts on Friday. Above, from left to right, are Jack MacLean, president of Legion Branch 76 (Qualicum Beach), Bill Layman, Poppy Campaign chair and past president of Branch 76, Shona Rowe, Poppy Campaign chair of Branch 49 (Parksville) and Dave Doskotch, president of Branch 49. The flag-raising ceremony is set for 10 a.m. Friday at the Parksville Legion.