Schedule of Events
Friday 3 Oct 2008 - Meet and Greet Bar-B-Que - 1800hrs: All past and present Rangers, Support staff, and friends are welcomed= at JR Vicars Armoury to meet up with old friends and to enjoy a beverage and a bar-b-que. Dress is casual. The first official history of the regiment will be available for purchase, and we are seeking stories and pictures for volume two. The kitshop (including 100th anniversary mementos) will be available, as well as there is an opportunity to renew memberships with the Rocky Mountain Rangers Association. This event is hosted by the Rocky Mountain Rangers Museum and Archives.
Saturday 4 Oct 2008 - Freedom of the City Parade and Reception - 1330hrs: Riverside Park: The Rocky Mountain Rangers will conduct a Freedom of the City Parade in Kamloops BC starting at 1330 hrs in Riverside Park. All Rangers, cadets and former members are invited to participate in the appropriate guard. Dress is DEU or blazer with medals and beret. The parade will finish at St Paul's Cathedral, 360 Victoria Street at approx 1430hrs and will be followed by a short service of thanksgiving and small reception. Music will be provided by the 15 Field Artillery Band and the Kamloops Pipe Band.
Saturday 4 Oct 2008 - Centennial Ball - Thompson Rivers University - 1800 for 1900hrs: The Centennial Ball will be held at the Campus Activity Centre Grand Hall at Thompson Rivers University. This is a formal/Mess Kit affair that will begin with cocktails at 1800hrs with dinner at 1900hrs. The dinner will be catered by the culinary arts students from Thompson Rivers University and therefore will be a culinary delight to the senses. This will be no ordinary mess dinner. Farewells will also be said to several long serving members who have retired, are in the process of retiring, or are moving on to new military challenges. RSVP to Sgt Gosling 250-851-4890 by 15 Sept 2008. Tariff: $75.00 per person in advance or less if purchased with your weekend pass.
Sunday 5 Oct 2008 - Breakfast and Church Parade - 1000hrs: A light breakfast hosted by the Rocky Mountain Rangers Association at 1000hrs at JR Vicars Armoury followed by a short Church Parade at 1100.