Mayor Taylor receives first poppy of the year

Grand Forks Mayor Brian Taylor received the first poppy of the year at a small ceremony at the local branch

Mayor Brian Taylor receives the first poppy from Legion President Joe Tatangelo on Saturday at the Legion.

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The Royal Canadian Legion’s poppy campaign for this year has officially begun with the mayor receiving the first poppy of the year.

Taylor received the first poppy from President Joe Tatangelo at a small ceremony at the local branch of the Royal Canadian Legion on Oct. 26.

Poppies are available at many Grand Forks businesses for a donation.

The money raised goes towards helping veterans and their families.

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