This evening (2017-02-27) the Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, The Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell, held a reception in honour of the People of the First Nation within Ontario, and the volunteers that were work diligently to assist the First Nations people in Ontario. COHL was invited to attend this event, due to their assistance of Rotary Club Etobicoke. COHL assisted in organizing volunteers, who sorting 22 tons of donated hockey equipment to be trucked and air lifted to a number of remote communities within Northern Ontario.
It was a lovely evening dedicated to honouring First Nation and volunteers, strengthening existing friendship and development of new friendship and contacts.
Lieutenant Governor Elizabeth Dowdeswell welcomes guests and honours First Nations.
First Nation Elder Danny Beaton (of Brantford) says prayer to Mother Earth.
First Nation Elder Danny Beaton plays song to honour our women.
Rev. Robert Harrison chats with the Lieutenant Governor Elizabeth Dowdeswell.
Rev. Robert Harrison meets Elder Danny Beaton (Centre) and Chief Friday of Kasheshewan (right).
Friend of COHL, Chevalier Gerald Lue of Rotary Club Etobicoke (left) meets with Elder Beaton and Chief Friday.