Seven Oaks Hospital Remembrance Service for Patients

November 9, 2015Kildonan Veteran's Branch #30 Colour Party march off after the service.

Kildonan Veteran’s Branch #30 of the  Royal Canadian Legion visited Seven Oaks for its annual Remembrance for patients, visitors and staff. The service included prayer’s, poetry reading, and speeches. Sergeant at Arms Dave Norquay is shown marching off his Colour Party – Wally Boitson, Rob Kostelnik and Wesley N. Flett after the service.

Seven Oaks Spiritual Care Coordinator Helen Holbrook officiated at the service and introduced Kildonan Veteran’s Branch #30 members to the audience of patients. Many in patients from the hospitla were able to attend with the help of volunteers and staff, and were joined by family members and visitors.

The event included singing of O Canada and God Save the Queen and a stirring rendition of “The Rose” by St. Boniface Hospital chaplain Charlotte MacLennan. Seven Oaks Director of Human Resources Jordan Forbes gave the civilian address.

More photos of the event are in a small album on the Seven Oaks General Hospital Facebook page.