November Entertainment Line - Up 

New Year Eve tickets will be available Nov. 16Th. 


Lionel Bernard - Friday, Nov. 1st at 7:00 

  

The Lakeshore Boys - Nov. 9 at 8:00 

 

 The Pepper Shakers, Nov. 16 at 8:00 

 

  

 The Sound Minds Nov. 21 at 8:00

 

  

  Mike Hubley - KountryFryd Music - Nov. 30 at 8:00

 


Headin Home - every 3rd Friday of the month at 7:00 

 

         

Dear Ms. Latner:

Further to our telephone conversation, I am pleased to inform you that you have been awarded the Sovereign’s Medal for Volunteers in recognition of your contributions to your community. Administered by the Office of the Governor General, this medal is part of the Canadian Honours System and celebrates exceptional volunteer achievements in a wide range of fields.

Here is your citation:

Since joining the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 551 in 1998, Sheila Latner has served as 1st, 2nd, and 3rd vice-president, and currently serves as president. Over the years she has organized numerous successful events, such as the annual fundraising golf tournament, and the Remember Everyone Deployed initiative, which asks civilians to wear red to remember their servicemen and servicewomen.

Please accept my warmest congratulations and best wishes.

Myriam Ben Moussa
Program Assistant | Assistante de programme
Sovereign’s Medal for Volunteers | Médaille du souverain pour les bénévoles
Office of the Secretary to the Governor General | Bureau du secrétaire du gouverneur général
1 Sussex Drive, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1A 0A1
Telephone | Téléphone 613-991-4554
Toll free | Sans frais 1-800-465-6890
caring-entraide@gg.ca
www.gg.ca
#GGCaring

  Congratulations on receiving the Sovereign’s Medal for Volunteers. 

           

New Year Eve Celebration

New Year's Eve tickets will be available Nov. 16th at the bar.

New Year's Eve Dinner and Dance with Ronnie & the Corvairs

Chinese Food Buffet at 9:30

Party hat's favours, midnight toast, door prize

Lots of rock and roll and fun!  It will be a great evening! 

Get your ticket early.   Limited Seating!

$40 per person 

Doors open at 6:00, dance starts at 8:00 

Please state number of people in your party for tickets! 

905-689-6112 

 

 

 Join us for our Annual Turkey Roll  Sunday, Dec, 8 th
Doors open at 2:00
Draws start at 3:00
50 Draws
100 Pre - Sale Tickets , $5 each
A big "Thank You" to Fortinos
for providing our turkeys  at last year's cost so that we can  keep our ticket price the same also.
Come out and have a fun afternoon and help support your legion!
Luncheon served by Ladies Auxiliary
Tickets available at the bar.
              

 Legion Hours 

Mon, Tues., Wed. 4 p.m.  till close
Thursday - 12  p.m.  till close
Friday 3 p.m.  till close
Saturday open at 11 a.m  till close

For Legion Sports Information

contact our Sports Officer:
Barry Peer:  barrugflooring@gmail.com
Dart Boards are available for playing anytime
there isn't a league playing!  
We also have a new snooker table -
Come out and  shoot some pool!

 


WDHS History Museum – Open

The history museum ran by Mr. Flosman at Waterdown District High School will be open Monday through Friday this week. Please join us during Period 3 and 4 (10:50am – 1:15pm).

The Waterdown Museum of History is opening its doors for another year Nov. 11 with a slate of new featured exhibits — including one highlighting the 30th anniversary of the end of the Cold War. The museum, which is curated by students in the school’s Grade 11 genocide and crimes against humanity class, will also include new virtual reality googles — direct from the Anne Frank House in Amsterda


  “The Cold War is the big thing, the big draw,” he said, adding the exhibit will focus on Waterdown’s Bob Thomas. “It’s really paying homage to a great man who has had such an amazing life.”  “We are looking at Bob Thomas’ story, but also 30 years since the end of the Cold War, which is Nov. 9.”  Bob Thomas, who was born in Montreal, but now lives in Waterdown with his wife Valerie, served in the Canadian Army for eight years from 1960 to 1968. He was deployed in Ontario, Quebec and the Maritimes, and in 1964 completed a tour of duty with the United Nations Forces in Cyprus. The following year he returned to the Middle East, serving with the United Nations Emergency Force in Camp Rafah, Egypt, Gaza, Palestine and detached duty in Beirut, Lebanon.

  This week in  the Legion Magazine:

     Shop the Legion  Store

new golf shirts are avalable from supply 

New From The Poppy Store 

Lest We Forget Caps and T shirts 

 

 

 

 Contact us at: shop@legion.ca

or toll free at 1-888-301-2268.


 October–November 2019
This calendar lists upcoming commemorative days of relevance to The Royal Canadian Legion that raise awareness of an issue, commemorate a group or event, or celebrate an important topic. Branches may wish to promote these dates or organize related activities.

November 12 Passchendaele (1917) 


November 18 Battle of the Somme (1916)

 Pictures on Vimy Ridge Oak & RED Friday 

 photo courtesy of  Patrick McCarthy

Flamborough Archives and Heritage Society  

now located in Waterdown!

Flamborough Archives and Heritage Society 

Come in and visit this marvelous museum!

  Book of Remembrance 

  We now have a Book or Remembrance on display inour lobby.  Also, please see the photo of our Veteran’s Board.  Each week, I will feature a member of our community who made the supreme sacrifice in the service of our country.  We had one causality from the Boer War and a number from WW I and WWII.  We are very grateful to the Flamborough Archives for sharing this information with us.  Over the years, a very dedicated group of volunteers from Archives have been researching and putting together the story of these local heroes.  The book is a work in progress and I have put my contact information near the book in case someone has additional material to add to our files.  Presently, we have the Boer War and WW 1 covered.  Shortly, we will be adding the information about our WW II casualties.

Our Veterans Service Board
courtesy of Bob Thomas, Service Office, 3rd Vice

Councillor Judi Partridge November E newslsetter

Membership

 Just fill out your Application form  and bring it
to the legion and pay  bar stewart.

****** PLease Note*******

New members : 1/3  yr rate of $19 is in effect for 2019  as of October 1st,   It's  a great time to become a member!!  If you are an Ordinary or Associate, bring  documentation such as  Service Number, rank, etc

 It's so EASY or you can go online and register
at  www.legion.ca  
2020 membership renewal now in effect and
can be paid anytime  at the bar.
Do it now and save $$$.
Sept. $42,  in Oct. $44,  in Nov. $46 in Dec. back to regular $48

Early Bird Membership Count as of Nov. 14, 2019

Life                   10
Ordinary        43
Associate          107 
Affiliate             64
NVA                      01 
 Total  225   64.66.76%
2019 membership count 343
Pick up your sticker at the bar when you have renewed!!
Serving and retired members of the CAF and RCMP new to the Legion are eligible for a free one-year membership to help them get to know our organization. Membership registration is completed through Dominion Command, and members can transfer to a local Branch afterwards.
www.legion.ca
The Legion is running a $5,000 VIA Rail member sweepstake to encourage members to add an email address to their member profile. Members can add their email at Legion.ca/email to enter. The sweepstakes will be promoted in the July/August issue of Legion Magazine.
Members with an email on file have access to benefits including automatic entry in national member contests, the bi-monthly member newsletter, notices of member opportunities, and more.
You can help promote the sweepstakes by printing and posting the attached poster at your Branch. Branches with member emails also can submit a list of emails to Member Services using the attached Excel file template to update the member database.
f you have trouble logging in, contact Member Services:
855-330-3344 or memberhelpdesk@legion.ca

 

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