As part of the Sunflowers for Ukraine initiative, project chair Paul Roy arranged to have a variety of sunflowers planted at Veterans Tribute Garden on Saturday, May 21.
Leslie Waddell, caretaker of Veterans Tribute Garden (2nd from right) is flanked by Sunrise Rotarians Ruth Howell, Roger McRae and John Lawrence. All smiles as we got the job done right before a storm came through to water our seeds.
On Saturday, May 21 Sunrise Rotarians met at Veterans Tribute Garden to plant hundreds of sunflower seeds of mixed variety.
Park caretaker Leslie Waddell plotted out the planting in strategic locations to highlight the vibrant flower this summer. The sunflowers are intended not only to brighten the Chatham landscape, but to bring attention to the humanitarian crisis in Ukraine as part of the club's Sunflowers for Ukraine initiative.
Seeds are still available to acquire via donation at the following locations:
Mckellars Flowers, Dresden
Maizex Seeds, Tilbury
Home Hardware, Keil Dr., Chatham
Nissan of Chatham, Chatham
Pedro’s Barber Shop, Chatham 
Schinkels' Gourmet Meats, Chatham 
Boston Pizza, Chatham 
Lower Thames Valley Conservation Authority, Chatham 
Turns and Tales Book Store, Chatham 
YMCA, Chatham 
Pizazz Florals and Balloons, Chatham 
Reflections Hair Studio, Chatham
C-K Municipal Building, Administration with proof of vaccination
Sun Life Financial, Chatham
Pain Court Market
Dave’s Fix It Shop, Chatham
Syd Kemsley Florists, Chatham
Subway in Blenheim
Canada Business Services, Chatham
Fringe Hair Salon, Chatham
Loads of Love, Chatham
Bluewater Pools, Chatham