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Deer Lodge Bingo

View schedule your Branch hosts the Deer Lodge Bingo.


Deer Lodge Bingo Schedule 2016-2017 


Visit the links below for information on events at these Branches.



1. Visit the Norwood Legion for a list of their upcoming events.

2. Deer Lodge 2016 Lottery Calendar Information (click here)



Fort  Garry Legion Complete Events List 

Monday Nights – Texas Hold'em

  • Main Event 7:00pm

  • Entry Fee $40.00

  • Consolation Sit N Go Events - $20.00 each game

  • Tony’s Pizza available for Supper - 6:30pm

Wednesday Nights – It's Hump Day

  • Chase the Ace

  • Happy Hour -  Bar Shots and Beer $3.50

  • Starts 5:00pm, 5-Draw is at 6:30pm

  • Kitchen is open, Snacks & Appies only


Veteran’s English Billiards Association Presents:
Texas Hold’em Deep Stack Tournament (Lic: 5965-TH)


Winnipeg South Osborne Legion # 252 at 426 Osborne St.


  • Saturday November 7th & 21st, 2015


Texas Holdem


Registration at 1p.m. Tournament starts at 2p.m.

All Members & Guests are Welcome.


$60 Main Table Entry, with three $40 Re-Buys.


Pre-registration is available through Northern Stars Poker or on the Winnipeg Veterans English Billiards League website.


***Please note we are now offering a free table where you can learn all about the rules and instructions on playing.


2015-2016 Provincial Command



Literary & Poster Contest Winners


2015 - 2016 Winners List           2015 - 2016 Winners List


The Veterans Transition Network


The Veterans Transition Network (VTN) Transition Course is a series of group sessions in which veterans help veterans transition to civilian life with guidance from trained clinicians.


The group work involves communications skill development, career exploration and counseling, as well as Life Review and Group Action Process exercises to help participants process and move beyond any trauma injuries in a supportive, structured and safe environment.


1. View Brochure Information


2. Visit the Veterans Transition Network Website


Learn to use Computers  



Online learning in your community

  • Learn to enjoy using your computer

  • Write letters and memos on the computer

  • Send and receive messages by e-mail

  • Explore the World Wide Web

  • Social media introduction


More information Here!


Does your Branch need a Computer? 



We are on the list of organizations at Computers for Schools to be eligible to receive a no charge computer deemed surplus.


This offer includes:

  • CPU Operating system

  • Office software (extra cost)

  • Keyboard and Mouse

  • Flat screen monitor

  • Shipping and handling costs (may be waived by making special pick up arrangements)


Manitoba Branches Apply Here!          Ontario Branches Apply Here!


Comrades, this is a great opportunity to help bring the Legion into the 21st Century


Dan Kidd and Tony Safronetz


Dan Kidd

and Tony Safronetz

at the

October 2015 PEC  

St James Legion Branch # 4 Poppy Campaign Donations 2015

Poppy Fund



Back Row; L to R Poppy Fund Committee Bruce Barton, Muriel Barton, Eric Murphy, Al Coote, Chair Ronn Anderson.

Front Row; L to R, Recipients, Gordon Greaves Deer Lodge Centre $12,000, Rhonda Gardner Meals on Wheels $3,000, Barb Criggie Joint Hospital Visiting $1,000, Barbara Kearney Legion Memorial Housing $5,000, Jon Einarson Grace Hospital $12,000, John Bailey Military Family Resource Centre $3,000, Tom Love St James Sick Visiting Chair $1,000, Capt Kevin Hadallar 2701 PPCLI Cadets $ 4,000. 

Jolly's Receive Service Pins May 2015 -St James Legion Branch # 4



Cde Bert Jolly receiving his 70 year Service Pin and his son
Cde James Jolly receiving his 30 Year Service Pin
from President Cde Ronn Anderson 28-May-2015.

Beausejour Legion Branch #132




West Kildonan Branch #30 Displays Cap Badge Collection


Stephane Guindon has spent over 30 years compiling this substantial collection of

Canadian Armed Forces badges dating back from present day to WWII .

The badges are on display at the West Kildonan Branch #30.


You can click here to view a sample .pdf of this magnificent collection.


Brandon Branch #3 Receives Horizon Fund Grant



We were fortunate to have our MP, Larry McGuire present the Branch with a $15,500.00 Grant from the Federal Government Horizon’s Fund to install a mechanized lift between our Lounge and hall. A great asset for our senior veterans and those with handicaps!


L-R are: Joan Wright, Br. Secretary; Barb Andrew, 2nd Vice Pres.; MP Larry McGuire; Cindy Stumme, 1st Vice Pres/Treasurer and Garry Andrew, Past President.

Keewatin Legion #13 Presentation



On November 30, Gerry Kasprick, 1st Vice President of RCL Br. 13 Keewatin presented new hockey jerseys to the Girls’ Bantam Team of the Lake of the Woods Girls’ Minor Hockey. Coach Dave Turner expressed his thanks to Comrade Kasprick and Branch 13, Keewatin for sponsoring the team and providing them with this generous donation. In January, the young ladies will be wearing their new jerseys at tournaments in Duluth, Grand Forks and Fargo.

Kenora Legion #12 - Poppy Fund Awards



On Friday, Nov 21 2014 the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 12 Kenora awarded $11,500 in grants to several local organizations from their Poppy Fund.


Five hundred dollars each was given to the 774 Army Cadets and the 645 Air Cadets – previously presented following the Remembrance Day Service.

The Lake of the Woods Hospital Foundation received $4,000 for a standing assist chair on the Geriatric Ward; Meals on Wheels was given $2,000; Club Day Away, Kenora Handi Transit and the New Horizons Senior Centre each received $1,500.

New Mural at Henderson Hwy. Branch #215

Morden Legion #11 Cadet Presentation



Comrade Bob Frost, President & Comrade Lyle Meeks, Poppy Chairman of Morden Legion Branch #11 present a cheque to Morden RCACS #179 Comander Raylean Vandamme (2014) and Retiring Commander Chris Flook at the annual Morden RCACS #179 Parade May 15, 2014.

(photo by Andrew Pruden, The Morden Times)

Honourary member of the Manitoba & Northwestern Ontario Command



Newest Honourary member of the Manitoba & Northwestern Ontario Command, Comrade Aiden Crewe, receiving his Command jacket.

Left to right; Ronn Anderson VP, Aiden Crewe President NFLD/Lab Command, Roland Fisette Past President, Rick Bennett Immediate Past President.

The Cup Cake Girls



The girls, Madi Sitka (11 - Grade 6) Katie Sitka (10 – Grade 4), Ella Rumak (9– Grade 4), Katrina Johnston(9 – Grade 4), got together over Spring Break and baked well over 700 cupcakes!! An incredible and time consuming undertaking for sure. They then sold them at Island Lakes Community School when school resumed. They sold 733 cupcakes at one dollar each to donate $733 to the Poppy Fund. At the Norwood St. Boniface Branch 43, Branch President, Faye Mitchell was on hand to accept the donation. Command Poppy Chairman, Ronn Anderson and Branch Poppy Chairman, Fred McGillivray were on hand to present the certificates. Also on hand to offer applause, in Legion Dress, were Command 1st VP Mel Willis, Immediate Past President Rick Bennett as well as other proud Legion Members..





Veterans License Plates for Motorcycles

Premier Sellinger, President Rick Bennett, Minister Swan at the presentation of Veterans License Plates for Motorcycles.







Premier Sellinger, President Rick Bennett, Minister Swan

at the presentation of Veterans License Plates for Motorcycles.

Good Rockin' Tonight in Swan River



Rockathon Fundraiser organized by Tina Philippot & friends, for the renovation

of the club room at the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 39 in Swan River, Manitoba.

Featuring rockers "One Eyed Jimmy" (RJ McGregor & friends) playing

"Walk Softly On This Heart Of Mine". Over $6000 raised just by having a good time!

(Click on image above to play video)