Author Archives: Nick Veldt

From the Branch – June 8

Our last meeting before the summer recess will be this Thursday, June 9th at 7:00 p.m. Please attend as some very important issues will be tabled, like the official ribbon cutting for the new front face of the building on June 18th, where we will expect a good turnout of members in Legion Dress uniform. There will be a reception ...

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From the Branch – May 18

We had a membership meeting last Thursday and Comrade Larry Harvey conducted elections for officers. This year: President is Mary Anne Pearson. First Vice Comrade Eric Mitrikas, 2nd Vice Comrade Barb Leschishin, and the The executive Committee is Noreen Fellinger and Jeannette Pike. They are counting on all members for support. All officers were installed in form by Comrade Larry ...

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From the Branch – May 11

Next Thursday, May 12th, Will be our Membership meeting at 7:00 p.m. and important, as this is the meeting that we elect a new slate of officers; so please attend.   This past week we remembered the end of WW2 in Europe and most events were small because of Covid-19, but in the Netherlands, they had still a few British ...

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From the Branch – March 2

  So things are starting. We had a luncheon last Thursday. Sorry I could not attend as Lia had her 94th. Birthday. Good to see that we are on the right track and maybe back to normal soon.   So we should have a membership meeting on March 10th. To get things going and maybe planning for March 17th St ...

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From the Branch – February 16

Comrade Barb advises me that she delivered Poster and Literary winnings to the area schools.  4 of 7 schools participated, including Dubreuilville. Over $800.00 in awards were given out; that money comes from our Poppy fund.  Our way of giving back to the Community. There were a total of 214 entries – great participation. Wawa had more entries than all ...

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Between the Covers – Jan 26

New books on the 7-Day Shelf this week are: “Autopsy” by Patricia Cornwell, “Wish You Were Here” by Jodi Picoult, “Fear No Evil”, an Alex Cross thriller by James Patterson, and “Mercy” by David Baldacci, the fourth book in the Atlee Pine series. New Movies this week are; “WWII Battle for Europe”, “Your Honour”, a mini series starring Bryan Cranston, ...

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From the Branch – Jan 26

Now is it maybe true that the lockdown is coming to a end? Hopefully soon because we NEED to get back to normal as this way too much damage is being done to our system of living. If we are getting the okay to open there will  be a lot of preparation again. Some events are cancelled like public speaking ...

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From the Branch – December 1

December is here and this year there are not many Christmas parties at Legion Hall, so slim pickings four business. Our next meeting will be on December 9th at 7.00 pm   I just enjoyed a delicious meal delivered to me by our Ladies Auxiliary, “Thanks a Lot Gals. It was Yummy.”   We can set our eyes on 2022 ...

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From the Branch – November 17

Our Remembrance Service at the arena was scaled down but it worked out fine. Comrade Eric Mitrikas did a fine job at centre ice. Also our Chaplain was well to be heard and I am sure everyone enjoyed it and left happy. I enjoyed my birthday and it was nice to have some time with my family and friends at ...

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From the Branch – Remembrance Day

The Wawa Remembrance Day Service will take place at the Michipicoten Memorial Community Centre at 11 a.m. There will not be a parade or service at the Cenotaph in Queen’s Park. So Remembrance  Day is here and even though there are restrictions it is very important to observe this day. Thousands of Young Canadians who have over the last 75 ...

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From the Branch – November 3rd

So in the first place we have the annual Poppy Report from our Chairman Comrade Larry Harvey Balance Poppy Account October 1st. 2020  $12,100.05 Income campaign and other sources  $  8,111.30 Subtotal  $20,211.35 Campaign expenses and Youth education  $  4,501.97 Donations from fund  $     830.88 Balance September 30, 2021  $14,878.50   Our Poppy Campaign started last Friday and is in ...

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From the Branch – October 6

In October we all start doing our jobs as the Poppy Campaign will start on Friday 29th October. Our Poppy Chair Comrade Larry has secured the Arena and part of the ice surface for Remembrance Day Service on November 11th. Our next Legion Membership Meeting will be on October 14th at 7:00 p.m. So far the attendance at the lounge ...

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From the Branch – September 29

We are getting close to the end of September, and October is looming. That means our poppy campaign will be here soon so let us get ready. Our Poppy Committee Chair Larry Harvey has been able to get a location for our annual Remembrance Day Service at the Michipicoten Memorial Community Centre. Our membership cards will be at the office ...

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From the Branch – September 1

So September is here and I hope you all had a good summer with or without Covid19 restrictions. It is good to see the lounge open again even with distancing and masking. So there should be a membership meeting on September 9th. And we hope to see a good turnout as many important decisions will have to be made for ...

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From the Branch – August 25

So we are in the last week of August and September is almost here and we will have a membership meeting coming up soon. We will be seeing you all there and then we can start planning the next event like the annual Poppy Campaign, etc.   It is nice to see several comrades using the Lounge for get-togethers and ...

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