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Cadet Instructors Cadre CIC
Cadet Instructors Cadre CIC

Cadet Instructors Cadre CIC

Regular price $175.00

DESERVING TO BE RECOGNIZED

Each Cadet Instructors Cadre CIC Badge Plate produced by Bonnie of Glass Treasures by Bonnie Saunders will certainly be cherished for generations to come.  As a thoughtful gift, they are an excellent method to commemorate a variety of occasions for one's loyalty and dedication.

• a retirement or transfer

• gifts for dignitaries

• special awards

• company promotions & recognitions

• a gift for a family member 

• an anniversary or birthday

• a personal memento/keepsake

• Change of Command

• Depart With Dignity

• return from duty

• paying tribute to a veteran

PROUDLY PRODUCED IN CANADA!

Each Cadet Instructors Cadre CIC Badge Plate begins as a clear glass plate which becomes transformed into an exceptional, high quality keepsake. With many complex steps from start to finish, the creation process poses a high degree of difficulty. The delicate procedures result in the brilliantly rich crackle which receives and illuminates light and provides a unique element of depth to each piece. These remarkable heirlooms are rendered individually by Bonnie, with all processes administered on the backside of the glass.

Each 8" plate is framed in a black, 11"open faced solid wood shadow box lined with red ultra suede. Two custom engraved black plaques which sit on the frame add a personalized touch to these mementos, which can be either wall mounted or displayed on a stand.  Included is a bilingual Certificate of Authenticity that is signed by Bonnie Saunders and applied to the backside of the frame.  This certificate contains a brief description of the mission of the proud members who wear the badge or crest that is featured on the front of the plate.  This is a great added feature for future generations to appreciate. 

FOR THE PERSONALIZED ENGRAVED PLAQUES THAT SIT ON THE FRAME:

Bonnie recommends highlighting the rank/regimental number and name of the recipient on the smaller plaque.  The second, larger engraved plaque provides an opportunity to include 3 additional sentences to better commemorate an occasion or words of choice.  This is very important, as it will pass on historical details for future generations.  There is a 60 character maximum for each sentence. Bonnie is happy to help you so the wording is perfect for the occasion.  

Support Our Troops Fund

Glass Treasures by Bonnie Saunders provides official products under license from Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Canada, the Department of Defence and the Canadian Forces.

When you purchase a Canadian Forces Badge Plate, not only are you investing in a very unique heirloom, you are also supporting the many men and women who serve to protect us.  A portion of each sale will be contributed towards the Support Our Troops Fund.

Be sure to have your camera ready! The proud recipients will be pleased beyond measure! 

June 11, 2016
"Well, well!!!! Guess what happened today??? Hmmmmm!!!! Seems someone new how much I loved giving your Glass Treasure's plates over the years and.....YES!!!! I finally got one!!!!! But.....you knew this of course. I hope it was fun knowing how much I love your plates and then making one for me. ❤️
Thank you Bonnie Saunders. What can I say? Your plates are the "Standard" for anyone in uniform to recieve as the perfect gift. Today I was very humbled to be presented with a CIC Branch plate from our Parent Committee. Thank you again for your respect and dedication to those who serve and have served. What a great feeling and honour it is to possess my very own Glass Treasure's plate."
O Sinclair
Capt
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2384 RCACC

Sept. 28, 2012
"The cadet movement has been a big part of my life. I was a cadet as a teenager and loved it. Now I am giving back to cadets the experience I received. I was so happy to receive the CIC plate from my wife for my 50th birthday. I have admired them and wondered how good the quality was. Once I received it, I was very impressed with the workmanship and time put into the plates. No words can express how much I love my plate. There are a few more I would like to get and add to the start of my collection. Thank you so much Bonnie and also to my lovely wife, Diane!!!!!"
Pat Tennant

Cadet Instructors Cadre CIC

Testimonial coming soon....

"Major Linda Hildebrandt, Commanding Officer of Regional Cadet Instructor School (Pacific) presents a commemorative plate emblazoned with the Cadet Instructor Cadre Branch Badge to reviewing officer Lieutenant Commander Gerry Pash in recognition of his long time support to the CIC Branch officer training school. The graduation parade was the last event at the school for Lt.-Cmdr. Pash who retired in June 2009 after serving as the Public Affairs Officer for Regional Cadets Support Unit (Pacific) for almost 20 years.

Cadet Instructor Cadre CIC Virden Advance Newspaper

"June 3, 2014 was the 60th Annual Ceremonial Review of the Virden Army Cadets and my last one in uniform (AND the last one for Capt. Kelvon Smith as well). It was a great night and the kids looked awesome. We also had a super turn out of parents and supporters!! It is very nice to see this photo make the cover of the Virden Empire-Advance displaying the presentation in which Kelvon and I received beautiful plates featuring the CIC cap badge. These were presented to us both by the incoming CO, and the Sr Cadet of the XII Manitoba Dragoon Cadet Corps 2528 for our years of service. (L-R) Captain Smith, Officer Cadet Day, MWO Gibbert and Captain Tutthill.
Thank you Bonnie!"
Capt. Kevin Tutthill
Cadet Instructors Cadre / Cadre des instructeurs de cadets

Cadet Instructor Cadre CICTestimonial coming soon....
Cadet Instructors Cadre CIC


June 22, 2011
"Hi Bonnie,
We here at # 2528 RCAC, XII Manitoba Dragoons wanted you to know how proud we were to present your plate to retiring staff member 2Lt Craig Russell. After 30 + years of service to the crown; first as an Army Cadet, then as a member of the CIC, what a beautiful fitting tribute to his years of service. On behalf of our Corps, thank you!"
Capt Kevin Tutthill, CD
Elkhorn, MB
Personalized to honour one's loyal and dedicated service!

March 8, 2019
"Bonnie, thanks for the fantastic plates! After 40 years of service in the Canadian Armed Forces I retired on 13 February 2019 and was formally presented with these in honour of my service. Col Nishika Jardine, an old friend and fellow member of RCEME, presented the Corps plate, and LCol Gabriel Dore, Commanding Officer RCSU (Central), presented the CIL plate.

The senior staff of RCEME were highly impressed with the corps plate and are interested in looking to make this part of their routine retirement presentations. If you are interested I'll pass on your contact information to them."

Lieutenant-Colonel (Ret'd) Charles Jansen

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SAMPLE OF ENGRAVED PLAQUES TO PERSONALIZE IT:
Personalized Engraving Gaza Strip 
 
**Testimonials and photos are always welcome
and Bonnie is grateful AND delighted to share them!
To submit yours, please email Bonnie at bonnie@glasstreasures.com.