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Deer Lodge Bingo

View schedule your Branch hosts the Deer Lodge Bingo.

 

Deer Lodge Bingo Schedule 2015-2016 

 

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:

  • 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)

 

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-

  • click on local CFS representative

  • click to the appropriate province

  • This will take you directly to partners website where they can then complete their application form.

 

 

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.


Urgent APPEAL

To: All Branches & PEC Members
Fr: Provincial Command

At this time we do not have a HOST for the 2017 Provincial Convention. Please give this serious consideration and should you feel your branch, zone or district could possibly handle our next Provincial Convention please contact Command office as soon as possible.

We would like to announce the 2017 Host at our upcoming Convention in June.

Thank-you for your consideration of this request.
Dan Kidd, President

Manitoba & Northwestern Ontario Command
The Royal Canadian Legion
563 St. Mary's Road
Winnipeg, MB. R2M 3L6
Tel: (204) 233-3405 Fax: (204) 237-1775
Email: mblegion@mbnwo.ca
 


TEXAS HOLD'EM - FORT GARRY LEGION - 1125 PEMBINA HWY.

Monday Nights – Game Start @ 7pm

  • Main Event $40.00

  • Consolation Sit N Go Events - $20.00 each game

  • Tony’s Pizza available for Supper - 4:00pm

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.

 

  • Saturday March 28th, 2015

  • Saturday April 11th & 25th, 2015

  • Saturday May 2nd & 30th, 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.

 


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 Royal Canadian Legion, Lac du Bonnet Branch #164

 

Carmen Golf 2014   Carmen Golf 2014

CARMEN GOLF 2014

Left to right: Bob Bagacki, Roland Fisette, Rick Bennett, Noris Piccanto

 

CARMEN GOLF 2014

Left to right: Bob Bagacki, Roland Fisette, Rick Bennett, Noris Piccanto


Our 8-Ball Team came in 2nd at the Dominion 8-Ball Championship in Tecumseh, Ontario

 

Team Members:
  • Jules Mortinson
  • Albert J. Ducharme
  • Stephen Kingyens
  • Rich Hutcheon

 

 


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..

 

 

 

 


St James Legion Branch # 4 Poppy Campaign Donations

Poppy Fund

 

 

Back row L to R St James Legion Poppy Committee, Cde Al Coote, Cde Bruce Barton, Cde Eric Murphy, Cde Muriel Barton, Cde Ronn Anderson.

Front row L to R Representatives. Cde. Barb Criggie Joint Hospital Visiting Committee $1,000, Cde Barbara Kearney Legion Memorial Housing Foundation $ 6,000, Gordon Fardoe Deer Lodge Centre Foundation $8,000, Rhonda Gardner Meal On Wheels $ 3,000, Jon Einarson Grace Hospital Foundation $ 8,000, Capt Kevin Hadaller 2701 PPCLI RCACC $ 4,000. Also Cde Al Coote Branch Sick Visting $ 1,000. 


Cde. Ernie Bayes Receives 70 Year Service Pin

President Don Jones of the General Hugh Dyer #138, Minnedosa presents Cde. Ernie Bayes with his 70 year service pin.

 

 

 

 

President Don Jones of the General Hugh Dyer #138, Minnedosa presents Cde. Ernie Bayes with his 70 year service pin.


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)

 

 

 

 


 

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