The updated “Walk of Honour” was debuted for this years Remembrance and the public is encouraged to take the walk and view the names of local veterans who have served their country. Many thanks goes to all those who have contributed though both donations and/or work done on this project.
The Merrickville Lions Club have generously donated $4k towards the branch window replacement project. Since taking residence in branch 245 the Lions Club has been working even more closely with branch 245 in providing community service where needed.
President Lee Horning donates $500 from Branch 245 to Paralympic Organization.
Joshua Dyer, aged 14 was tasked at school to write a poem for Remembrance Day 2019. An hour later, without any help he produced the following poignant poem. One Thousand Men Are WalkingOne thousand men are walkingWalking side by sideSinging songs from homeThe spirit as their guidethey walk toward the light milordthey walk towards the […]
November The Legion Early bird campaign continues for renewals of MembershipNovember 1st Announcement of the National Silver Cross MotherNovember 8th Aboriginal Veteran’s DayNovember 11th Remembrance DayNovember 11th First World War ends Armistice Day (1918)November 12th Passchendaele ends (1917)November 18th Battle of the Somme (1916)November 30 Giving Tuesday In World War One, “casualty dogs” were trained […]
With Remembrance Day and the Poppy Campaign fast approaching I am asking the question Who Do You Remember? I remember my Dad who served in WW2. Did you or have you a Veteran in your family, a friend, a neighbour. Please submit their name, rank and when or where they served. We would like to […]
Unfortunately, we will still have another short and social distancing ceremony. Everyone is welcome to attend but please practice social distancing as there will be lots of room. There will be no parade or potluck afterwards at the Legion. Wreaths will be pre laid unless special circumstances or health unit limitations have been lifted. Please […]
With Remembrance Day and the Poppy Campaign fast approaching I am asking the question Who DoYou Remember? I remember my Dad who served in WW2. Did you or have you a Veteran in yourfamily, a friend, a neighbour. Please submit their name, rank and when or where they served. We wouldlike to remember them on […]
We are hoping to do some Fri. night suppers in October, not sure of dates yet, but we will keep you posted.Please check our Facebook page or contact Mary Horning at 613 269-3234 for more details.Just to let everyone know who is coming to the Legion that for any event we will be following all […]
October is Legion Early Bird campaign/ Renewals. Please pay your membership or you can JoinOctober First Week is National Family WeekOctober 4 -10 Mental Illness Awareness WeekOctober 10 World Mental Health DayOctober 11 Thanksgiving DayOctober 14 Van Doos Anniversary (1915)October 17 International Day for the Eradication of PovertyOctober 24 Anniversary of United Nations (1946)October 29 […]