Club Narooma is displaying knitted poppies to help raise awareness of National Animals in War Remembrance Day – a project close to the heart of Fay Prideaux who is a primary teacher and librarian at Yarrawarrah School in Sydney’s south.
“Club Narooma has the only memorial to Animals in War in NSW and agreed to be the venue for the project; a public display of over 1800 poppies, all handknitted and crocheted,” Ms Prideaux said.
Ms Prideaux launched a Facebook page requesting knitted and crocheted poppies for the display.
More than 2500 poppies were donated by women from Victoria, Queensland, NSW, South Australia and Tasmania, several of whom have links with dog handlers and veterans.
On Wednesday, February 23, Ms Prideaux’s school is…