September 2017 September 2017 Despatches

DESPATCHES September 2017 Air Cadet League of Canada Ontario Provincial Committee League & Sponsor Appreciation Day We are pleased to report that the 2017 League and Sponsor Appreciation Day, at Blackdown Cadet Training Centre (CTC), met with great success! Over 50 guests from the OPC were in attendance - had the unique opportunity to tour Blackdown CTC’s facilities and participate in some of the Cadet training activi- ties. A BBQ lunch was provided to all guests of Air, Army and Navy Leagues as well as the supporters present—such as the Royal Canadian Legion. As you can see form the panoramic photo above, a great turn out and clear blue sky. Summer Camp 2017 Over this past summer, hundreds of cadets from all across Ontario attended different camps ranging in duration from two to six weeks at various Cadet Training Centres (CTC). At each gradua- tion parade, a Governor or Director was present as OPC representatives as part of the reviewing party, to present awards and address the cadets. Con- gratulations to all cadets, CTC staff, par- ents and supporters, for a successful summer training 2017. QUESTIONS/COMMENTS? CONTACT: Jackie Villanueva THIS ISSUE.. Glider & Power Wings Air Cadet Service Medal Requests Annual SSC Calendar Annual Commitment Report National Courses ACC9 Positive Youth Development & Program Outreach Learning Recreational Trips Staff Contacts & SSC Support 2017 AGM Pictured above is OPC’s Honourary Patron, Lieutenant Governor (LG) Elizabeth Dow- deswell as the Reviewing Offficer at the Blackdown Sunset Ceremony, held on August 11, 2017. Photo Credit: FSgt Marcus Pico- Avida via Blackdown Cadets FB page Lottery Survey Effective Speaking Debating New Website Alert