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Deer Lodge Bingo
View schedule your Branch hosts the Deer Lodge Bingo.
Does your Branch need a Computer?
Legion's once again are included on the list of those organizations eligible to receive a computer deemed surplus.
This offer includes:
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: In order to speed up the process, our contact at Industry Canada has asked that our Legion Branches follow this link: http://www.ic.gc.ca/eic/site/cfs-ope.nsf/eng/home#ic-subnav-2-
Comrades, this is a great opportunity to help bring the Legion into the 21st Century – particularly as we have transitioned to electronic and on-line methods of communications and resource availability.
- UKRAINIAN CANADIAN VETERANS BRANCH #41
TUESDAY, AUGUST 24TH, 2015
DOORS OPEN: 7:00PM
SHOW BEGINS: 8:00PM
TICKETS: $15.00 EACH (AVAILABLE ONLY AT THE BAR)
ALL PROCEEDS GO TO THE VETERANS HEALTH CARE P.T.S.D. (POST TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER)
HOLD'EM - FORT GARRY LEGION - 1125 PEMBINA HWY.
Monday Nights – Game Start @ 7pm
Place:Fort Garry Legion BR. #90 - 1125 PEMBINA HWY.
Veteran’s English Billiards Association Presents:
Texas Hold’em Deep Stack Tournament (Lic: 5965-TH)
Winnipeg South Osborne Legion # 252 at 426 Osborne St.
Registration at 1p.m. Tournament starts at 2p.m.
All Members & Guests are Welcome.
$60 Main Table Entry, with three $40 Re-Buys.
***Please note we are now offering a free table where you can learn all about the rules and instructions on playing.
St James Legion Branch # 4 Poppy Campaign Donations
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
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.
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
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.
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
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)