Remembrance Day 2011 broke to sunny skies but rain and wind rolled in on time for the annual services at the Campbell River Cenotaph. But the weather didn't affect attendance and a big crowd witnessed Isobel Warner placing the first wreath on behalf of Motherhood of Canada.

Community gathers for annual Remembrance Day service

Remembrance Day ceremonies got underway Friday morning at the Campbell River Cenotaph beside Spirit Square.

Remembrance Day ceremonies got underway this morning under rain showers at the Campbell River Cenotaph beside Spirit Square.

Veterans and community groups gathered at 10:15 a.m. for the parade behind the old post office and marched from there to the Cenotaph in time for the ceremony to begin at 11 a.m. The laying of wreaths began after addresses by Legion President James Inrig and scripture readings by Capt. Gordon Taylor.