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You like us! You really like us!

Our new Colborne Legion Facebook (colborne legion) page is proving popular with folks. Lots are liking us! It’s a great way to stay in touch with current events and people at our active community centre. Christina Singleton, our young volunteer … Continue reading

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We hosted it, Northumberland Hills PS came to annual speaking contest

If you host it, they will come. Northumberland Hills Public School (NHPS) proved it so. We didn’t know of anyone would actually show up, things having been difficult for extra curricular activities in public schools these days. But the annual … Continue reading

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Mace and Finlay win monthly pool tourney

On Sunday, March 24 (a very busy day at Colborne Legion), the monthly eight-ball pool tournament was held. First place went to Jamie Mace and Karen Finlay, second to John Fox and Ray Babcock, third was a tie: Bruce Ellis … Continue reading

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Bid euchre tourney Apr.7

The next bid euchre tournament will be held Sunday, Apr. 7 at Colborne Legion. Register ($5 per player) by noon for an afternoon of play. Great prizes to be won! A homemade, delicious lunch is available for just $2.

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Annual Honours & Awards presentations Apr. 14

Our annual Honours & Awards ceremonies will be Sunday. Apr. 14, starting at 1 p.m. This is the very popular afternoon where we recognize and celebrate our members, community supporters and volunteers. For member, it’s an exciting time because the … Continue reading

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We’re matching member Habitat For Humanity donations!

Colborne is the site of the 40th Northumberland Habitat For Humanity home build starting this spring. It’s also the organization’s 15th anniversary. The new home family is committed to 500 hours of “sweat equity” — labour —on the project. On … Continue reading

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Legion supports Laura Cleave’s efforts to found Haiti school

We were delighted to hear second-year university student Laura Cleave at our Mar. 17 membership meeting. Laura is fundraising to build a school in an isolated rural area of Haiti. She’s just over half way to her $8,000 goal. Colborne … Continue reading

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Loafer Fest a great success

People certainly got up and off the couch to come out to dance, sing karaoke, shake off the winter doldrums and prep for sunny days ahead at Loafer Fest March 23. Thanks to Linda and Rhonda Ferguson, organizers of the … Continue reading

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Three new members inducted March 17

New members were inducted at RCL Legion Br. 187 Colborne March 17: from left, Richard Loder, Bernice Hoyles and Jesse Dellinger.

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Alyce McLean advances to Zone speaking contest

If you host it, they will come. A Gr. 4-5 Northumberland Hills Public School class proved it so. We didn’t know of anyone would actually show up, things having been difficult for extra curricular activities in public schools these days. … Continue reading

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