A “Thank You” Reception was held in Legacy Hall of the Cupids Legacy Centre on October 28th. Volunteers and others who were involved in the many Cupids 400 events attended.
The Canadian Navy played a major role in a number of events during Cupids 400, since 2010 was the 100th Anniversary of the Canadian Navy as well as the 400th Anniversary of the Birth of English Canada. Cdr Larry Jones, CO, Canadian Forces Station, St. John’s, presented Roy Dawe, Chair, Cupids 400 with a photo commemorating the announcement of multimillion dollar improvements to CFS St. John’s by Prime Minister Stephen Harper on October 21st.
The Honourable Tom Hedderson with Dr. Alton Smith
Among the special guests were the Honourable Tom Hedderson, MHA for Harbour Main, Minister of Transportation & Works, and Minister Responsible for the Newfoundland and Labrador Housing Corporation, and Dr. Alton Smith whose grandfather in 1910 attended the 300th Anniversary of the founding of Cupids.