Tribute dinner Lt. Col. Harry Quarton

Quarton honoured at foundation dinner

Lt. Col. Harry and May Quarton were in Toronto for the True Patriot Love Foundation Tribute Dinner on Nov. 1.

Lt. Col. Harry and May Quarton were in Toronto for the True Patriot Love Foundation Tribute Dinner on Nov. 1 at the Metro Convention Centre.

The dinner was attended by 2,000 people. Quarton and R. Burdick were honoured representing World War II Canadian veterans.

Head table guests attended by Gov.-Gen. David Johnston, Gen. T.J. Lawson, Chief of Defence Staff; Shaun Francis, president of True Patriot Love Foundation; Michael Burns, vice-president of True Patriot Love Foundation, Laureen Harper, Gen. Rick Hillier, General G.D. McKenzie, Peter McKay, Jim Flaherty and Julien Fontani.

The tribute dinner has become the largest military fundraiser in Canada. It is dedicated to honouring and supporting veterans and their families.

Over the past four years, the foundation has raised more than $11 million to fund military programs, charities and causes that assist military families.

This year’s dinner raised $2.3 million.

 

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