Grafton Canada Day Celebrations

Canada Day Celebrations

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25th Annual Canada Day Parade and 2nd Annual Community Carnival
in Grafton Sunday June 26th 2016

Parade starts at 1 pm from the Grafton Community Centre/Library and ends at the Haldimand Memorial Arena.
Kids, decorate your bike and ride in the parade!
Citizen of the year, civic awards, raffle draw, free cake and much more will take place inside the arena starting at 1:45pm.
Vendors (including the Grafton Legion and Cadets) will be inside the arena from 11 am to 4pm.
Loonie Carnival outside from 11am to 4pm.

Jumping Castle, Dunk Tank, Fire Department Challenge, Horse and Wagon Rides and lots more!
Free hot dogs and drinks after the parade.
Strongman Competition

For more information contact Jen Keller-Nelson at 905-349-3676 or
jenkellernelson12@gmail.com

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Photo Contest

The Northumberland Photography Club is hosting a photography contest as part of the Northumberland Went to War project that will be on display at Victoria Hall, Cobourg, in November. This photography contest, which consists of photographing the cenotaphs in Northumberland County, is open to all members of the Northumberland Photography Club and all residents of Northumberland County.

You can download a map showing all the Cenotaphs here.

For more details please visit www.northumberlandphoto.ca

D-Day June 6th Service

remembering_d_dayThe Grafton Legion will be presenting a small service in remembrance of the 72nd Anniversary of D-Day on June 6, 2016 at 6:30pm, at the Grafton Cenotaph (in front of the Arena).

Please join us as we remember them.

For pictures, please visit our Facebook page.

Highway of Heroes Ride

WP_20150606_12_13_42_ProSaturday June 4, 2016 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm

The Grafton Legion Colour Party will be out beside the 401 at the Lyle Street overpass Saturday June 4, 2016. The riders should pass our location around Noon. Legion Members are encouraged to attend, in uniform, and show our support to the riders.

Highway of Heroes (Hwy.401) to Memorial Park in Port Hope, Ontario

Main Ride Assembly Location Located at CFB TRENTON at the National Air Force Museum On RCAF Rd. just north of Hwy. 2 Trenton, ON

Starting at 11:30am SHARP from CFB Trenton

For more information go here.

For pictures please visit our Facebook page!

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Yard Sale Sat June 4, 2016

The Grafton Legion is holding a Yard Sale on Saturday June 4, 2016. Vendors can purchase a table for $10. There will be room inside and outside.

Please contact Jen at 905-349-3252 or the Legion to reserve your Vendor space in advance.

For pictures please visit our Facebook page!

Sam Hall wins Provincial Public Speaking

Sam Hall

Sam Hall
1st Place – Grades 7 – 9
District Public Speaking

Congratulations are due again for Sam Hall, who went to Provincials in London and won the Provincial Public Speaking category he was entered in on Saturday May 7, 2016! Way to go Sam!

Congratulations to our new 2016 Branch Officers and Executive

On Thursday May 5, 2016, the Grafton Legion held their Elections for the 2016 Branch Officers and Executive. We had 51 voting Members in attendance along with representatives from Zone Command to manage the Elections.

Elected for 2016 are:

President: Bill MacDonald

Past-President: Doug Moore

1st Vice President: Tom Sheridan

2nd Vice President: Jen MacDonald

Secretary: Trish Sheridan

Treasurer: Karen Boyle

Executive:

  • Al Tidd
  • Tracey Taylor
  • Gerry Freymann
  • Neva Moore
  • Mary Anne Mathew
  • Terri Wright