Royal Canadian Legion, Br. 187, Colborne, ON
Captain Charles S. Rutherford VC, MC, MM Branch

Serving our Veterans, their families and our community since 1931

Branch News

Branch News July

Roast Beef Dinner – Aug 3rd
Join us for the Roast Beef dinner  featuring roast beef, potatoes, veggies etc. and including dessert, coffee or tea. Dinner is $12 for everyone except Veterans who pay $10 (with Legion or service card). Children under 5 are no charge. Children 6-11 are $8. Dinner starts at 5pm until 6:30pm

Fish Fry – August 17th (CANCELLED)
Join us for deep fried fish and salads, dessert, coffee or tea. Dinner is $12 for everyone except Veterans who pay $10 (with Legion or service card). Children under 5 are no charge. Children 6-11 are $8. Dinner starts at 5pm until 6:30pm

 Trash & Treasures – Aug 11th
The annual BBQ and yard sale at the branch will take place. Your gently used donations for the Yard Sale will be appreciated and help to support the branch. 

 Wednesday Wing Nights
We have a wing night every Wednesday evening starting at 5pm. Come on out and enjoy some wings with a variety of sauces. Wings are just $8.50 per pound. Everyone is welcome, Legion membership NOT required.

8 Ball Pool Fun
A weekly fun 8-ball takes place on Wednesday evenings. Anyone is welcome to join. Legion membership is NOT required. read more…

Branch News June 15th

Military Appreciation Brunch
June 24th – Come out for brunch with our Veterans and show appreciation for their service. Serving at 11am. Please RSVP to brunch@colbornelegion.org to help us for planning. Admission by donation.

Enjoy the patio
Warm days and evenings are upon us. Drop by and enjoy the patio and a cool beverage.

Roast Beef Dinner – July 6th
Join us for the Roast Beef dinner at 5pm featuring roast beef, Yorkshire,  potatoes, veggies etc. and including dessert, coffee or tea. Dinner is $12 for everyone except Veterans who pay $10 (with Legion or service card). Children under 5 are no charge. Children 6-11 are $8. Dinner starts at 5pm until 6:30pm

Wednesday Wing Nights
We have a wing night every Wednesday evening starting at 5pm. Come on out and enjoy some wings with a variety of sauces. Wings are just $8.50 per pound. Everyone is welcome, Legion membership NOT required. read more…

June 1st – Newsletter

New Executive Takes Over
The new Legion year begins today which means the new executive start their term of office.  Your new executive is: John Ton, President; Patti May, Immediate Past President; Chris Swoffer, 1st Vice President; Bill Chisholm, 2nd Vice President; Kim Carr, Secretary; Padre, Michael Calderwood; Bill Bachellier, Sgt-at-Arms and the Executive Committee: Tracy Singleton, Larry Dadson, Howard Siddall, Lynn Falconer, Kevin O’Gorman, Linda Ferguson

Enjoy the patio
Warm days and evenings are upon us. Drop by and enjoy the patio and a cool beverage.

Shepherd’s Pie Dinner – June 15th
Come out and enjoy Shepherd’s Pie, salad, garlic bread, dessert, tea or coffee for just $10. Dinner is served from 5pm to 6:30pm

Roast Beef Dinner – July 6th
Join us for the Roast Beef dinner at 5pm featuring roast beef, Yorkshire,  potatoes, veggies etc. and including dessert, coffee or tea. Dinner is $12 for everyone except Veterans who pay $10 (with Legion or service card). Children under 5 are no charge. Children 6-11 are $8. Dinner starts at 5pm until 6:30pm

Wednesday Wing Nights
We have a wing night every Wednesday evening starting at 5pm. Come on out and enjoy some wings with a variety of sauces. Wings are just $8.50 per pound. Everyone is welcome, Legion membership NOT required.
read more…

April Upcoming Events

Everyone is welcome to the following events: 

April 4th — Wing Night starts at 5pm
                  8-ball Pool starts at 7pm 
April 6th — Roast Beef Dinner at 5pm
April 7th — Meat Draws 4pm & 5pm 
April 11th — Wing Night starts at 5pm
                    8-ball Pool starts at 7pm 
April 13th — Branch Honours & Awards at 6pm 
April 14th — Meat Draws 4pm & 5pm 
April 15th — Military Appreciation Brunch at 11am 
April 17th — Branch Meetings – Nominations at 7:30pm 
April 18th — Wing Night starts at 5pm
                    8-ball Pool starts at 7pm
April 20th — Fish Fry — CANCELLED
April 21st — Meat Draws 4pm & 5pm 
April 25th — Wing Night starts at 5pm
                    8-ball Pool starts at 7pm 
April 28th — Meat Draws 4pm & 5pm 
April 29th — Dart Fundraising Tourney 11am 
                    8-Ball Tourney 

Colborne Legion Receives Silver Cross Donation

Colborne Legion President John Ton and 2nd Vice-President Bill Chisholm were on hand today to receive a donation of a Silver Cross. Lucia Herwig presented the medal on behalf of the estate of the late Comrade Lucille Moore Ferguson. Ms Ferguson was the niece of Private Earl Chancey Moore (top right) who died at Vimy Ridge on May 8, 1917. Ms. Herwig was executor and family friend of Lucille Ferguson.

Pte. Moore was born June 27, 1897 to Andrew and Amanda Moore of Cramahe Township. He enlisted at Cobourg on January 29, 1916 into the 139th Overseas Battalion. He was with the 28th Battalion Canadian Infantry (Saskatchewan Regiment) when he died. read more…

Honours & Awards May 6th

Our annual opportunity to thank deserving members of the branch and the community for their service took place on Saturday, May 6th

Those in attendance enjoyed a lovely buffet by Black Dress Catering.

Members of the executive received their past officers’ for the committees they served on. Thirteen Associate members received service pins which are given for each five years of service completed. Eight Affiliate members received service pins. Fourty-two received volunteer recognition for helping on three or more events over the last year.

The branch was  pleased to present the Volunteer of the Year award to Jane Malkin and Norma Johnston for their faithful service to the branch.

Comrade Gerry Howe was the recipient of the Legionnaire of the Year (the Charles Bugg Award).

Congratulations to all and a big thanks from the branch for your service to the Legion.

WW1 Nursing Sisters

Sherrell Branton Leetooze will be at the Colborne Legion on Thursday May 11th starting at 4pm to provide a presentation on the Nursing Sisters of WW1. Learn about those who cared for our troops ‘over there’.

Donations at door for admission.

Meat Draw Changes

Starting May 13th, we’re going to change the format on the meat draws.

The draws will take place at 4pm and 5pm with 5 prizes each hour and a 50/50 draw at 5pm.

Tickets will be $3 for the meat draws and $2 for the 50/50 draw.

Branch Meetings, May 16th

The executive meeting will start at 6:30pm and the General meeting will take place at 7:30pm.

May is elections. The current nominations can be viewed in the clubroom. Nominations will re-open at the election meeting.

If you want your voice heard about the leadership of the branch, you need to show up to vote.

Dinner Prices Change

Well, we held off as long as we could, but, the time has come. We need to increase the price for our dinners.

Effective with the Roast Beef Dinner in June, the cost will rise to $15. Veterans will be $11 and children 6-11 will be $8.

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