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Incorrect Corp sponsor identified


Editor; Just a note of correction to you and your readers. Regarding the Annual Ceremonial Review of RCSCC 280 Zaandam, Burin, you list Levi Jorgensen, President of Branch 29 Royal Canadian Legion, Burin, as the Corps (group) sponsor in a photo caption taken June 6. Neither Mr. Jorgensen, nor the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 29, Burin are the Sponsoring Body of RCSCC 280 Zaandam. The Burin Branch of the Navy League of Canada is the Sponsoring Body for RCSCC 280 Zaandam.

Editor;
Just a note of correction to you and your readers. Regarding the Annual Ceremonial Review of RCSCC 280 Zaandam, Burin, you list Levi Jorgensen, President of Branch 29 Royal Canadian Legion, Burin, as the Corps (group) sponsor in a photo caption taken June 6.
Neither Mr. Jorgensen, nor the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 29, Burin are the Sponsoring Body of RCSCC 280 Zaandam. The Burin Branch of the Navy League of Canada is the Sponsoring Body for RCSCC 280 Zaandam.
This group is made up of the parents of the Cadets who volunteer to fundraise and support the Cadets financially, in efforts the Department of National Defense otherwise does not fund. These items include extra-curricular activities/expenses like insurance premiums, transportation costs, cadet parties, jackets, caps, etc.
I believe the Parent Committee is due the credit for these efforts and should be afforded the same.
The Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 29, Burin is active in encouraging our Cadets, and in turn, the Cadets support our Legion through its yearly Poppy Campaigns, and through participation in parades both in November and July, however, they do not financially support, and are not responsible for the financial support of RCSCC 280 Zaandam.
We do not wish to slight the Royal Canadian Legion, as its work and presence in our communities is valued and appreciated. However, we wish to give credit to the parents of the Cadets, who work hard to fund raise and support our youth, and who make up the Burin Branch of The Navy League of Canada, the Sponsoring Body of RCSCC 280 Zaandam, Burin.
Thank you.

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