Community comes together to work on cabins for The Forge Centre

The group of volunteers included several members of Team Rubicon

Veterans from Quesnel, Prince George and Williams Lake came together with community members to volunteer their time over two weekends in late April to help work on cabins and build outhouses and a new flagpole for The Forge Centre at Pen-Y-Bryn Farm in Kersley.

The group of volunteers included several members of Team Rubicon, a non-profit that recruits, trains, equips, organizes and deploys veterans and first responders to aid in disaster response operations in Canada and around the world.

The cabins, which include two units built by the College of New Caledonia Foundation Carpentry students last year, will provide accommodation for veterans and first responders with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder who take part in The Forge residential therapy programs,and for Team Rubicon members who conduct training exercises here.

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Ian Campbell, a veteran who is the service officer and veteran liaison officer at Royal Canadian Legion Branch 94 in Quesnel, helps during the workbee at The Forge Centre at Pen-Y-Bryn Farm. Lindsay Chung photo

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