Meat draws every Saturday afternoon

Get to the meat (draws) every Saturday afternoon in the clubroom. Win up to three pieces of meat at 3 p.m., three pieces at 4 p.m. and again at 5 p.m. for just $2 each hour (and five tickets per draw). You don’t have to be a member to drop in!

Shop and support Colborne Legion

Shop and support the Colborne Legion! It can be done by taking a new approach to your everyday purchases. Buy pre-paid “gift cards” for a whole host of name retailers. They never expire and you get the full value for the amount you buy. The retailer, in turn, pays a percentage (from 2 to 10%) of the value to the Legion. The orders for the gift cards go in monthly. Next deadline date for ordering is 5 p.m., Feb. 2. Among the many retailers included are Canadian Tire (including gas), No Frills (including gas), Your Independent Grocer (YIG), Metro, Ultramar, Staples, Winners, Giant Tiger and so on. Drop by the Colborne Legion for an order form. Make a cheque out to RCL Branch 187. Or, go on-line at

Santa Parade winners awards presented

It was actually warmer Sunday, Dec. 8, the afternoon annual Santa Claus parade winners were presented their awards than on the evening of Saturday November 23 when the parade was held.
Never mind: there were warm wishes all ‘round.
Parade co-organizers Nancy and Bob Rusk, Tracey Loveless and Nancy Heighton alternately presented the Hoselton Studios trophies to 2013 parade winners as follows:
Best overall entry, the Ken Palmer Memorial Award: The Big Apple
Best depiction of theme, the Rose Nelson Memorial Trophy: Colborne Rotary
Best commercial: Shelter Valley Folk Festival
Best church/school: Colborne churches
Best youth group : Colborne Cramahe Minor Hockey
Best service club: Habitat for Humanity
Best family: Lakeport Lightning Ball Hockey Team
Best walker: 1st Parachute Battalion

Unique fundraiser for kitchen renos

When Colborne resident Gene Wile reorganized rooms in his home, Donna Rusaw suggested a “Storage Wars” party be held. Items Gene no longer wanted were concealed within boxes and bags and auctioned off at a party. The event was a great hit. The $500 in proceeds were presented to Colborne Legion Br. 187 President Patti May by Gene on Dec. 7.

Roast beef dinner Friday, Dec. 6

Hard to believe! It’s the final monthly roast beef dinner of 2013 at the Colborne Legion Friday, December 6. For just $12 per person the homemade meal includes roast beef, gravy, roasted potatoes, roasted onions, mixed vegetables, soup and gingerbread with lemon sauce for dessert.