Mississauga, Ontario – A Toronto-area classic car cruise on August 22, 2009 will promote and fund a Royal Canadian Legion initiative to erect a Battle Cross Memorial and flag on an Ontario stretch of the Trans-Canada known as the “Highway of Heroes.”

The 35-km cruise will start near Dixie Road in Mississauga and go to Oakville, returning to Port Credit where a barbecue will be held.  Entry fee is $10 per vehicle, which will be used to promote, fund and obtain a visible memorial on the highway through the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 82 Port Credit.

Staging will begin at 8:30 a.m. on the south side of Hydro Road in Mississauga, and the cruise will commence at 10:00 a.m. For more information, contact Doug Brigham at 905-278-1705, or Ken Cosman at 905-271-2963.

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