REFLECTION: Ballina High School students (from left) James Heath, Samie Jeffery and Ethan Halvorsen-Dunwoodie reflect after taking part in last Sunday’s Legacy service in Ballina.
REFLECTION: Ballina High School students (from left) James Heath, Samie Jeffery and Ethan Halvorsen-Dunwoodie reflect after taking part in last Sunday’s Legacy service in Ballina. Doug Eaton

Buy a badge and support Legacy

THE news of the death of five more soldiers in Afghanistan rocked the nation.

Legacy, however, will be there to support the families of those deceased soldiers.

Tomorrow, September 7, is Legacy Badge Day, the volunteer organisation's major fundraiser for the year.

Local school students will be selling badges.

Legacy was born in the trenches of World War I when Diggers made a promise to each other to help their families if they didn't make it home.

Secretary of the Ballina Laurel Club of Legacy, Margaret Paul, is grateful for the support she received through Legacy.

Her husband passed away about 50 years ago. He served in the army during World War II.

But she said Legacy was just as relevant today.

Meanwhile, the Ballina Players recently donated $1000 for Legacy, being the proceeds from the annual Anzac tribute show, Bless Em All.


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