Remembrance and Gratitude is a collection of poems and writings paying tribute to our military veterans as well as many community-minded individuals and organizations of Terrace, British Columbia. From firefighters, police officers, medical workers and others, the author expresses his appreciation for his ancestry and other like-minded people who have contributed to the betterment of humanity with a smile and a helping hand.
About the Author:
Charles F. Meek has lived in Terrace, British Columbia ever since emigrating from Scotland in 1979. He is very involved in his community. Over the years he has been Commanding Officer of 747 Squadron of the local Air Cadets and past President of Royal Canadian Legion Branch 13.
Working for the Veterans was first and foremost, and he still hosts the Remembrance Day services from the Tillicum Twin Theatres on November 11th of each year, which is broadcast on CityWest’s Community Channel 10. He has also hosted a Scottish radio show, A Touch O’ White Heather, and television program, Down in the Glen. At one time Charlie was a Marriage Commissioner. He enjoyed seeing many happy people and has many fond memories.
Assisting others is a part of his life, and he continues helping people by serving at funeral and memorial services. Now semi-retired, Charlie enjoys fishing on the ocean with friends. Charlie is married to his wife Eleanor, who has inspired many of his poems and writings.