Our Own Ed Findlater awarded the Governor General’s Caring Canadian Award

Ed Findlater awarded the Governor General’s Caring Canadian Award

As published in the Oliver Daily News, Ed Findlater will be awarded the Governors General’s Caring Canadian Award on Thursday March 23, 2017 at 12:30 PM at the Okanagan Elementary School in the School Gymnasium which also doubles as the community center for Okanagan Falls.  Please plan on attending to show Ed our support.  Ed is a retired Canadian Forces Veteran and he continues to be active with the Royal Canadian Legion.  He has held every position on the Executive including a 6 year term as President.  He was called in to be a trouble shooter in Penticton and has been the British Columbia and Yukon Chairman for 11 years. For the past 12 years Ed has been the Branch Service Officer.  He has lead the Remembrance Day Services in Okanagan Falls for the past 6 years.  Ed visits sick and infirmed veterans and drives them to medical appointments as far away as Kelowna.  Ed is a founding member of a committee that is researching the feasibility of Veteran and Senior housing in Okanagan Falls on Legion property.  He has served on the Commands Administrative Committee and represents the Legion on the province’s Operational Stress Injury Stakeholder Advisory Committee.  Since 2005 Ed has been a member of the Client Advisory Committee for Veterans Affairs.  Please join Okanagan Falls residents on Thursday at 12:15 PM to honour Ed Findlater at the school gymnasium.