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Working together with our Legion Poppy Project

First Name Pat
Last Name Moldowan
Club Name Stonewall Kinette Club
District # 2
Number of Members 11-25
Community Size Small community (less than 20,000)
Community Type Rural
Project Name Working together with our Legion Poppy Project
Type of Project (check all that apply) Community Improvement Project (ex. Tree planting, Playground or Pool Build), Other
If other, please describe We made poppies to adorn the outside and inside of the Legion for remembrance Day.
Was this project a fundraiser? No
Description of project This project originated in Niagra Falls in 2020. We worked with the Legion to make over 2000 poppies and tie them on to netting. They are hung along 2 outer walls of the Legion for Remembrance Day and one wall inside is up and poppies are sole in memory for their members night. Winnipeg TV station picked up an it for a great article.
Service Hours 100+
Did you leverage this project as a way to recruit new members? No
If you answered yes to the question above, please explain:
How was this project promoted in your community? It made the TV news as well as the local paper.
What were some challenges you faced with this project, and how could your project be improved? It was a Legion project - we just worked with them.
What was the approximate budget for this project? Less than $1,000
If the project was a fundraiser, what were the sources of revenue for this project?
If this was a fundraiser, how much money was raised (minus expenses)? Not Applicable
What were the expenses for this project?
Is there anything else you would like to share that would assist another club in duplicating this project in their community?