Project HeroesMilitary Mom Nominated as Transformational CanadianRed Fridays: A Tribute to our Troops and our CountryBoomer’s Legacy – Helping our Soldiers help Others

Project Heroes

Patrick Twomey Portraits perform a noble work, that more than any other is necessary for our human needs, that through them we in a true sense do not die. - Constantijn Huygens Dutch humanist, diplomat and poet of the Dutch Golden Age The above is the quote that greets visitors to the Project Heroes website, and perhaps it...
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Military Mom Nominated as Transformational Canadian

By helping soldiers help others, military mom, Maureen Eykelenboom has been nominated as a Transformational Canadian. The Globe and Mail, along with CTV and Cyberpresse have partnered together to find 25 Transformational Canadians, who are being defined as Canadians who through their vision, leadership and actions have immeasurably improved the lives of others. Eykelenboom has been nominated...
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Red Fridays: A Tribute to our Troops and our Country

By Jill Kruse I became a fan of the Red Fridays Support Our Troops campaign back in January 2007 when my husband and daughter attended the first Red Rally for the troops at CFB Gagetown. I planned to go as well but my three-year-old twins and I got sick and we had to stay home. I remember...
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Boomer’s Legacy – Helping our Soldiers help Others

By Jeannine Friesen Looking back Maureen Eykelenboom recalls that it was on the flight from British Columbia to Ontario that she knew she had to do something to honour her son Cpl Andrew “Boomer” Eykelenboom. “As I sat on the plane and watched my son's ramp ceremony from KAF on the news the overwhelming raw and...
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