Upcoming Events up to June 5th 2016

April 19th,2016 55+ Club co convenors Georgie McWhirter and June Haywood. A social group for those 55 and over. Everyone welcome. They play Moonshot euchre every Tuesday during the afternoon. If you are new to the game, this is a good place to learn. The participants are there for a social time and to play cards. For more details please call Georgie McWhirter at 905 355 9977.   April 19, 2016 Executive and General Meeting 19:00 and 19:30 respectively.   April 19, 2016-Colborne Executive  Board Nominations

April 21, 2016

Mixed Darts playoffs continue and the “no substitution rule” still applies. Competition starts at 19:00. For more information contact Chris Swoffer at phone  905 355 3370 or email chris.swoffer@xplornet.com

April 22, 2016

Frugal Friday every Friday from 4pm until closing

April 23&24, 2016-District Convention-Lindsay Br. 67

April 24th, 2016 the April Eight Ball Tournament takes place on April 24th. Please arrive about 11:30 so that we can get started by 12:00 noon. There will be a light lunch served which is included in the $12.00.

April 30, 2016 Would you like to learn how to square dance? Join Heritage United Church at the Colborne Legion in the banquet room at 18:30 hours. Even if you don’t learn how to square dance you can enjoy pie and ice cream and have the opportunity of winning the draw for a handmade quilt. The pie and ice cream is only $5.00. For more information contact Alan or Elsie Cullum at 905 355 5682.

April 30th 2016 Honours and Awards Ceremony On the 30th of April, Branch 187 of the Royal Canadian Legion will be having their Honours and Awards ceremony.   This is our chance to acknowledge those volunteers and members who have dedicated their time and attention to support and improve the Legion or the quality of life of our members, veterans and the community.In conjunction with the Meat draw of the 30th, we will ALL…pick up our chairs at 16:00 hours and move to the West Hall to show our appreciation. Maximum attendance would be appreciated as several awards will be presented. Advance thanks to Donna Rusaw of: Black Dress Catering

Honours and Awards Chair Bill Chisholm

Committee member Patti May

May 1, 2016 Moonshot Euchre….Come out and join your fellow community members for an afternoon of fellowship. Lunch is at  12:00 PM,,cards start at 13:00 hours. Come and join us. Entry Fee $5.00 Cash Prizes   For more information please call Vicky Auger 905 355 2775 or Nancy Gauthier at 905 344 7618

May 6, 2016 The monthly roast beef dinner will be the “bill of faire.” The tender succulent roast beef will be served with home made yorkshire puddings, bread rolls, whipped mashed potatoes, fresh vegetables, “beef au jus” topped off with pies fresh from the oven. As usual all the above is available to you and your guests for $13.00, unless of course you are an active or retired member of our Canadian Armed forces in which case the cost will be $10.00. All children of  the age of 5 or younger are the guest of the Legion.

May 8, 2016 

Don’t forget the Mother’s Day Breakfast coming soon on May 8th. Breakfast will be served from 8:30 AM to 11:30 AM. All mothers will be the guest of Colborne Legion as well as children 5 years of age or younger.

May 15, 2016

Ladies Auxiliary Moonshot Euchre every 3rd Sunday of each month Lunch 12:00 Hours Cards start at 13:00 hours  for additional details contact Sandy Boland at 905-355-5148 or Barb Smith at 905-355-3896

May 17,2016-Colborne Executive Board Elections

May 20, 2016 Our evening will be called “International Chicken Night.” Our chef will be preparing three entrées for your evening meal. Your entre selections will be your choice of butter chicken, chinese chicken, or chicken paprika. The selection of side dishes are noodles and/or rice, vegetables, salad bread and rolls. All this for $13.00, unless of course you are an active or retired member of our Canadian Armed forces in which case the cost will be $10.00. All children  the age of 5 or younger are the guest of the Legion.

May 22, 2016Rededication Chair Pat Westhorpe and Councillor Don Clark

The Cenotaph Re-dedication Committee’s efforts has reached the end of the first stage.Come and see the walkways with their “Memorial Paving Stones” framing the sidewalks. While you are there you will see the new “direction lighting” which focus’s on  the cenotaph when it lights up after sundown. Try and make the ceremony which commemorates the men and women who have served or are presently serving in our Canadian Armed Forces. The Parade forms up at 11:00 AM and marches to the Cenotaph for the Ceremony which takes place in Victoria Square precisely at 11:30 AM.

All are welcome

May 28, 2016 Apple Blossom Festival Thyme Dinner The Legion will be serving a Roast Pork dinner. The entrees to be served with the Roast Pork will be whipped mashed potatoes, turnips, peas, homemade apple sauce bread rolls and for desert homemade apple crisp and coffee or tea. All this for $13.00, unless of course you are an active or retired member of our Canadian Armed forces in which case the cost will be $10.00. All children  the age of 5 are the guest of the Legion. The first sitting for this meal is at 4:30 pm and the last serving at 6:30 PM.

June 5th, 2016 Zone F-2 Drumhead at Branch 133 Cobourg is June 5th

June 11,2016-Dominion Convention-St. John’s Newfoundland

Every Saturday is Meat Draw. The first draw is at 3pm followed by draws at 4pm and 5pm. For a total of $8 you get  nine chances to win either a selection of two choices of meat or a gift card and a chance at winning the 50/50 draw at 5pm. Drop by for some fun, social time and an opportunity to meet new people. Everyone is welcome.

Please Drive Carefully some of the two wheeled and four wheeled vehicles such as bikes, motorcycles, and atv’s will be returning to share the roads here in Northumberland, also if you have had a birthday between November 1st and April remember to make sure that any renewal license stickers to be put on your cars, atv’s or motorcycles have been placed on the license plates.   That’s all for now, talk to you soon and…. Remember! You are only a stranger once at Colborne Legion Branch 187.

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Honors and Awards Ceremony

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Please advertise this:
On the 30th of April, Branch 187 of the Royal Canadian Legion will be having their Honours and Awards ceremony.
This is our chance to acknowledge those volunteers and members who have dedicated their time and attention to support and improve the Legion or the quality of life of our members, veterans and the community.
In conjunction with the Meat draw of the 30th, we will ALL…pick up our chairs at 1600 and move to the West Hall to show our appreciation.
Maximum attendance would be appreciated as several awards will be presented.
Advance thanks to Donna Rusaw of: Black Dress Catering
Honours and Awards Chair:
Bill Chisholm
Honours and Awards Committee
Patti May
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June Dunk Memorial Dart Tournament April 10, 2016

 

JEFF LACOMBE MEMORIAL DARTS TOURNAMENT

June Dunk Memorial Darts Tournament

April 10, 2016 June Dunk Memorial Dart Tournament

Register at 11:00, Start Play at 12:00,The Registration Fee will be $25.00. Cash Prizes will be awarded for 1st,2nd and 3rd place. There will be a light lunch provided light lunch provided by the Ladies Auxiliary at a minimal cost.

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Nelson Lumley Fundraiser April 16, 2016

imagejpeg_2_4Nelson Lumley 18 years of age attended  Port Hope high school. With a huge interest in soccer and basket ball. A fun,loving, outgoing young man that just loved life to the fullest. Became ill Oct 9th 2016. He was rushed to NHH in Cobourg. After a lot of testing and a one week stay was diagnosed with cancer. He was quickly taken to Princess Margaret in Toronto. They ran more tests and diagnosed him with stage 4 Germ Cell cancer of the stomach and kidney. Which meant that chemo treatments had to begin immediately. Which would consist of at least 4 rounds that would take him into the end of January 2016 to complete.  After the first round of chemo Nelson was released from Princess Margaret. Nelson was fighting the cancer battle every day with a positive power. Almost daily trips to Princess Margaret for much needed treatments.
On March 18th 2016 Nelson lost his battle to cancer at NHH in Cobourg. Heaven gained another angel.
We will be having a fundraiser at the Colborne Legion April 16th 2016. All proceeds will be given to his parents Kim & Peter Lumley to help with outstanding cost to be covered. As his family is feeling the strain at this time. His mother is on a disability pension because of a heart condition and his father has limited income. They spent many trips driving back and forth to Princess Margaret and needing meals.  Nelson also needing blood transfusions.  So on April 16th folks at 7pm please mark your calender and come out and help support the cause. Lets help this family as I know they would do for each and every one of us !
There will be a  Cash bar, 50/50 draw, silent auction & more.
Any donations towards our silent auction would be greatly appreciated. Please contact Ashley at 905  269  7490 if you have any questions about donations.

So  make sure you get your tickets now by contacting either Ashley Day 905 269 7490 or Jason Day at 905 376 2890.

 

 

 

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Winners of the Remembrance Posters and Poem Northumberland Hills Public School

Northumberland Hills Public School Photography courtesy of Cramahe Now's Jay Robinson008Posters Colour
3rd place Emma Smyth Grade 6, 2nd place Andrew Briscoe Grade 6,1st Place Joscelyn Stiel Grade 6
Posters  Black and White
3rd Place Amber Lyn Rutherford Grade 6 2nd Place John Kostiuk Grade 6
Poem
3rd Place Colton Parcels Grade 6, 2nd Place Tucker Ball Grade 6, 1st Place Joscelyn Stiel Grade 6 
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