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Const. Daniel Woodall
Sgt Jason Harley


Red Ribbon sent a cheque and police support ribbons to the
Family of fallen Edmonton police officer Const. Daniel Woodall
a true Hero servicing Canadians.

We also sent support police ribbons to wounded Sgt Jason Harley and family.
Hoping for a speedy recovery!!
In this world we live in, we need our troops and police more and more so please support them!!



Red Ribbon Forces after approaching
Cornwall Scores Restaurant
are happy to announce that the owners and staff are true Canadians
and want to say thank you to the troops for their service
by giving a 10% discount to military ID, GREAT Food and service!!



As proud Canadians in support of our troops Founder Eleanor Bookman and volunteer Brian Goodfellow are each the happy recipients of the Queens Diamond Jubilee Medal!

Eleanor and Brian Eleanor and Brian
Feb 11, 2013 Brian Goodfellow received the Queens Diamond Jubilee medal on Parliament Hill.
Feb 20, 2013, Founder Eleanor Bookman received the same honour at South Stormont Town Hall.
Hopefully this will help us receive more support in helping our Canadian Military!


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Thank you proud Canadians.
As of May 2016 we have reached a total of $54,000 +. and growing !!!
JOIN THE CANADIAN RED RIBBON FORCES in support of our Troops and Police by displaying a RED Ribbon
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Eleanor and Brian Eleanor and Brian
Eleanor and Brian


Eleanor and Brian

October 29, 2015, Thank you meal paid for by Red Ribbon Forces

Eleanor Bookman (second from left) and Brian Goodfellow (right), founders of Red Ribbon Forces, treated military personnel to dinner at Scores restaurant in Cornwall. Also pictured in front is SD&G Highlanders acting commanding officer Jason Steeves and Stephane April, one of the restaurant owners, on Thursday October 29, 2015 in Cornwall, Ont.

Nobody shows their support for the troops like Eleanor Bookman and Brian Goodfellow.

The founders of Red Ribbon Forces had an appreciation night at Scores restaurant in Cornwall on Thursday, with about a dozen military personnel being treated to dinner.

"It's just a way to informally say thank you," Goodfellow said.

Added Bookman: "They deserve much more than we can give them."

A handful of years ago in Bonville, Goodfellow and Bookman had 150 soldiers in uniform out at a thank you breakfast.

They hope the dinner, starting out on a smaller scale, could become an annual event - and public support will help the cause.

"The money generated (from sales of ribbons) all goes back to the troops, to different causes," Goodfellow said.

Most of the guests on Thursday were reservists with the SD&G Highlanders, as well as personnel from the Canadian Forces School of Aerospace Control Operations.

"It's a pretty incredible night, a great opportunity for us," said SD&G Highlanders acting commanding officer Jason Steeves. "On one side of the coin, it's great to be appreciated. On the other side, it reminds us of our connection to the community - as a primary reserve unit, we exist because of the community.

"We're developing more connections (in the region) in which we work . . . we're part of the community, and the community is part of us."

Bookman and Goodfellow noted Scores in Cornwall was the first restaurant in the city and offer discounted meals for the troops.

Stephane April, one of the restaurant owners, said "it's a pleasure for us to do it," and he told the troops "thanks for everything you do."

Goodfellow and Bookman founded the Red Ribbon Forces campaign in 2006. Both retired and looking for something to do together, their first project was to help raise money for the Kinette Club of Cornwall, which was raising funds for a "Chosen Soldier Project" to send care packages to Canadian troops in Afghanistan.

Bookman and Goodfellow raised $7,000, and through extensive travelling and fundraising across the country over the years they've donated over $54,000 to worthy causes.

Earlier this month, Goodfellow was at Galaxy Cinemas in Cornwall, handing out Support Our Troops red ribbons to movie-goers taking in the Canadian film "Hyena Road," a drama that delves into the complicated world of modern warfare and this country's military involvement in Afghanistan.

Story by: Todd Hambleton Standard-Freeholder/Postmedia Network

Image and story used with permission courtesy of Cornwall Standard-Freeholder/Postmedia Network

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 shows support with a Red Ribbon
Cornwall River Kings [ wearing a Canadian RED Ribbon on their jerseys, player on the right ] working hand in hand with RED Ribbon Forces and Cornwall Legion Colour Guard had a special ceremony in support of our #1 Team our Canadian Military. WWII Vet Charley Sayyeau dropped puck to start game. Because of our combined efforts all of $400 + will go to a military cause! We invite all sports teams to join us by displaying the Canadian RED ribbon patches or approved helmet stickers in support



Minister of National Defence, Hon. Peter MacKay shows support with a Red Ribbon
Minister of National Defence, Hon. Peter MacKay shows support with a Red Ribbon



Canadian Forces Chief of the Defence Staff General Walt Natynczyk and Mrs. Natynczyk show support with a red ribbon
Canadian Forces Chief of the Defence Staff General Walt Natynczyk and Mrs. Natynczyk show support with a red ribbon



RED Ribbon Forces, Brian Goodfellow and Eleanor Bookman offer thanks at the Army, Navy, Air Force Club to SGT Luc Piquette and Melissa Piquette in the form of an Afghanistan Vet Belt buckle and RED Ribbon pin for his on going service and her support to our great country of Canada!
RED Ribbon Forces, Brian Goodfellow and Eleanor Bookman offer thanks at the Army, Navy, Air Force Club to SGT Luc Piquette and Melissa Piquette in the form of an Afghanistan Vet Belt buckle and RED Ribbon pin for his on going service and her support to our great country of Canada!



Friends, Silver Cross Parents  Richard and Claire Leger
Friends and Silver Cross Parents
Richard and Claire Leger,
Your Son, Mark Leger is in our thoughts!!



Donna of the Morrisburg Legion accepts cheque for the Legion Poppy Fund from RED Ribbon Force
Donna of the Morrisburg Legion accepts cheque for the Legion Poppy Fund from RED Ribbon Force



	President Dick Rutter of the Orleans Legion accepts cheque from RED Ribbon Forces with the Support of NP Smokey, Canadian Veteran Freedom Riders
President Dick Rutter of the Orleans Legion accepts cheque from RED Ribbon Forces with the Support of NP Smokey, Canadian Veteran Freedom Riders.



With the help of the Cornwall Township Lions Club and the Canadian Veteran Freedom Riders, the Canadian RED Ribbon Forces had a free Thank You Breakfast for 138 of our Troops for a job well done!!
With the help of the Cornwall Township Lions Club and the Canadian Veteran Freedom Riders, the Canadian RED Ribbon Forces had a free Thank You Breakfast for 138 of our Troops for a job well done!!



LCol R. C Duda and Capt. Harrison of the Cornwall S D and G Highlanders receiving a token of support in the form of a signed T-Shirt from many Cornwall area proud Canadians!!
LCol R. C Duda and Capt. Harrison of the Cornwall S D and G Highlanders receiving a token of support in the form of a signed T-Shirt from many Cornwall area proud Canadians!!



LCol. Jeffrey Shaver of the Brockville Rifles receiving signed and framed T-Shirt from many Brockville area proud Canadians!!
LCol. Jeffrey Shaver of the Brockville Rifles receiving signed and framed T-Shirt from many Brockville area proud Canadians!!



LCol. James R McKay Commanding officer, Princess Of Wales Own Regiment receiving Token of support from Kingston area supporters for a job well done!!
LCol. James R McKay Commanding officer, Princess Of Wales Own Regiment receiving Token of support from Kingston area supporters for a job well done!!



T-Shirt signed by many proud Canadians presented to CFB Petawawa and a cheque presented to Petawawa MFRC.
T-Shirt signed by many proud Canadians presented to CFB Petawawa and a cheque presented to Petawawa MFRC.
From left to right: Eleanor Bookman, Tracy Gorman - Chair of the Board of Directors of the Petawawa Military Family Resource Centre, Brian Goodfellow, and Major Kyle Taylor - Acting Base Commander of CFB Petawawa.



National Support Element, Movements Platoon, Kanadar
National Support Element, Movements Platoon, Kandahar
Thumbs up to the following Canadian Troops in Afghanistan.

Pictured Front (left to right) Mcpl Israel Gosselin, Cpl Adam Burton, Mcpl Dean Cairns, Cpl Patrick Johnson, Cpl Shawn Roth
Pictured Rear (left to right) Cpl Stephane Dubois, Civ Justin MacDonald, Sgt Jay Robb, Pte Mike McLauchlan, Cpl John Piper, Cpl Martin Desrosiers, Cpl Marc Chaisson, Cpl Nathaniel Lussier

Shirts and hockey sticks were donated by Cornwall lawyer Donald Johnson and the Red Ribbon Forces. In the name of this team the Red Ribbon Forces sent a donation to the Fisher House in Landstuhl Germany in support of families of our wounded troops.

Again a big thumbs up to our #1 team. Our Canadian Troops!!!!



Sgt. Mark Benson dislpays red ribbon on two wheels
Sgt. Mark Benson dislpays red ribbon on two wheels



Sgt. Mark Benson dislpays red ribbon on two wheels
World War II, D-Day Vet. Garth Webb shows support for our troops with a RED Ribbon



Sgt. Mark Benson dislpays red ribbon on two wheels
Burlington Wal-Mart store mgr. Jane King, Strong supporter of our troops



Sgt. Mark Benson dislpays red ribbon on two wheels
Proud Canadians Reg, Yvette, Marcel and Janet check out the RED Ribbons



Remember all the sacrifices by our young men and women for this great country of Canada
Remember all the sacrifices by our young men and women for this great country of Canada



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Home Fires Park

After our visit to the Home Fires Park at CFB Petawawa we were deeply impressed on what a beautiful and serene place this is in support of all the families of the troops, a place of thought.
Much appreciation for a great job done by Mr. Randy Chester and Mrs. Charlene Francoeur.
Home Fires Park can be seen at : www.renc.igs.net/~tcollier/home_fires_park.html


Other supporters



  • MP Peter Stoffer
  • Mike Blais, President Canadian Veteran Advocacy
  • Mr. Max Keeping CTV News, Ottawa.
  • Mr Dick Gray, retired President CTS TV
  • Mr Simon McDermott, Our Canada magazine.
  • Lisa Miller
  • Karen Boire [Wear Red on Fridays]
  • Major Curtis Smith, Legal Officer, DLAW Intelligence.
  • Past Ottawa Mayor Larry O'Brien
  • Highway of Heroes Franky Alain
  • James Steed AirBorne
  • Kinette Club of Cornwall Chosen Soldier Project Sue Caron / Jean Morgan
  • Lieutenant-Colonel C.A. Mathe, CD, Chief of Staff CFB Petawawa
  • Colonel [ Retired ] Andrew Nellestyn OStJ. CD PHD PEng
  • Kevin Rivette
  • Ashley Gadd, Petawawa Military Family Resource Centre
  • The Top 10 teams in the CHL, RED Ribbon stickers
  • The Central Junior Hockey League, RED Ribbon Stickers Mr Abrams
  • Cornwall Lawyer Donald Johnson and son's Captain Anthony Johnson, CPL Patrick Johnson
  • Richard Marathon Clancy, cross country skier working with the Red Ribbon Forces, funds sent to Soldier-On Project
  • Kevin McHarg, www.herotoheroteamcanada.com check the T-shirt project for troop support..
  • Denis Leclair, www.toourcanadiantroops.ca remarkable CD in support of out troops.
  • Mike and Julie, Kingston area Federal Employees Credit Union offer Red Ribbons in support of our troops.
  • Wal-Mart
  • Canadian Tire
  • Costco
  • Seaway Express
  • Benson Auto
  • Cornwall Petro Canada
  • Harvey's
  • Wendy's
  • Seaway News  and many other proud Canadians and Canadian Companies
  • Labourer's Internation Union of North America Local 527
  • Mayor Bryan McGillis of Stormont County, Ontario
  • Flowers Cornwall Inc.
  • Sarah Fredricks Western Ontario
  • Commissionaires at www.Commissionaires.ca
  • Treveena's Web Creations and Computer Repair
  • bdbetty@gmail.com Motorcycle News.
  • Stormont Cattleman's Association
  • Cornwall RiverKings Hockey team
Kim Fawcett, CF Injured Soldier's Network
Kim Fawcett, CF Injured Soldier's Network



Team work - Red Ribbon Forces Campaign, Eleanor and Brian / Wear Red on Friday's, Karen and Lisa
Team work - Red Ribbon Forces Campaign, Eleanor and Brian / Wear Red on Friday's, Karen and Lisa
Brain with soldiers 1812
Let us also not forget all our vets from the past, example, war of 1812 and all others that made Canada possible!!



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