Sunday, April 25, 2010

Greetings From the Heart of Nanaimo

Collecting Signatures For
The Book Of Greetings

Members of the Vancouver Island Military Museum were at the Rona Store at Southgate Saturday collecting signatures for the Book of Greetings  being prepared to send to Our Canadian Forces in Afghanistan.

Their goal is to assemble over 7,000 greetings from the people of Nanaimo by May 31, 2010.
In addition to the book they will also be sending an official City of Nanaimo flag which will accompany the Greetings from the Heart of Nanaimo to our Canadian Forces serving in Afghanistan.

Nanaimo currently has more than 20 military personnel stationed in Afghanistan.

The book will be available at various city venues throughout the month of May including local shopping centres etc. The Books are also available for signing at the following locations:
Vancouver Island Military Museum, Nanaimo North Mall
City Hall,
Legislative Services
Serious Coffee,
Commercial St. Downtown
Nanaimo Museum,
Commercial St. Downtown

There will also be  a Burger & Beverage social and book signing at the Branch 10 Legion, May 9 from 2:00pm - 6:00 pm. Tickets are $10.

For more information about Operation Nanaimo-Gram or to obtain tickets for the Burger and Beverage social and book signing call 250-755-1270.
 Naimo the Carrier Squirrel

Operation Nanaimo-Gram has a Facebook Group which you are encouraged to join, there you will meet Naimo the Carrier Squirrel. What is a Carrier Squirrel you ask?? You will have to join the group to find out. Search Operation Nanaimo-Gram on Facebook and add your support.


1 comment:

  1. Many thanks for posting news of Operation Nanaimo-Gram.It has been very exciting to see how warmly the people of Nanaimo have responded.Our Book of Greetings is still available for signing by groups or individuals til May 31th,either at City Hall or at the Vancouver Island Military Museum,Nanaimo North Town Centre(where you can read what others have written.There is a special book signing this Friday,May14th @Nanaimo North Town Centre,(10am-1pm).Please come out.Phone (250)755-1270



    Chair,Operation Nanaimo-Gram


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