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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.

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
  • Tracy Taylor
  • Gerry Freymann
  • Neva Moore
  • MaryAnn Mathews
  • Terry Wright

Highway of Heroes Ride

WP_20150606_12_13_42_ProSaturday June 4, 2016 @ 11:00 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.

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.

Public Speaking Success Again

Area Ethan & Sam

Ethan Rivard & Sam Hall – Area Competition

On Saturday, April 16, 2016, the RCL Ontario Command held the Public Speaking Competition at Norwood Branch 300 for Area F & G.  The two competitors from Branch 580 performed well!  These two young men have gone deep into this competition.  They have each written their respective speeches, competed in their classroom, the Branch, Zone, District and Area levels.  There is only one level left: Provincial.

Ethan competed and achieved a runner-up position at the Area F & G level in his division of Junior (Grades 4-6).  Congratulations Ethan and be proud of your accomplishments!

Sam competed and achieved first place position at the Area F & G level in his division of Intermediate (Grade 7-9).  Sam will advance and compete in the Ontario Command, Provincial Public Speaking Competition at London, Ontario on May 7, 2016.  Congratulations and the best of luck in London, Sam!

Branch 580 is very proud of you both!

 

Yard Sale June 4 – Vendors Wanted!

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.

Public Speaking Success

Ethan Rivard

Ethan Rivard

Sam Hall

Sam Hall

On Saturday, April 9, 2016, District F held their public speaking competition at Millbrook Branch 402.  Branch 580 had two competitors advance to this competition: Ethan Rivard in the Grades 4-6 division and Sam Hall in the Grades 7-9 division.  Both of these fine young men delivered great speeches and took first place in their divisions.  They have progressed through the Branch, Zone, and District levels and will compete next in the Area level next Saturday.  Congratulations and Good Luck!