The Daily Observer - - OPINION - He­lene Hahn is the pub­lic re­la­tions of­fi­cer for the Petawawa Legion.

Lob­ster­fest tick­ets for the event that takes place on Satur­day, June 3 at the Petawawa Legion are on sale at the bar. Your choices in­clude two lob­sters for $40, or one steak and one lob­ster for $35 or just steak for $20. Meals in­clude mus­sels dur­ing cock­tail hour, baked potato, salad and dessert. Every­one is wel­come to at­tend. You can even pur­chase a chance to win two steak and lob­ster tick­ets. Ticket cost is three for $5. If you win you will get your money back for the two tick­ets you bought, so you won’t be wait­ing to see if you win. No tick­ets at the door.

We had a great turnout for our Mother’s Day din­ner. Thank you to all who came out to sup­port us. For Fa­ther’s Day we are plan­ning a break­fast. The win­ner of the bas­ket was Kathy McKay-Jones. Thanks to Eva Brushett for donat­ing the bas­ket and an­other bas­ket for Fa­ther’s Day.

On Fri­day, May 19 the fam­ily of Muggs McIn­nis is hold­ing a Last Beer Call for Muggs at the branch from 6 to 10 p.m. Friends are wel­come to come out, swap sto­ries and raise a glass in re­mem­brance.

Our pres­i­dent, Bob How­ell, and his wife Colleen made a sig­nif­i­cant do­na­tion to the branch that helped with bills. We also re­ceived an­other do­na­tion from a mem­ber who wishes to re­main anony­mous. Thank you for your gen­eros­ity!

You are down to the last two fish and chip Fri­days of the sea­son. The 26th will be the last one un­til Septem­ber. Bar­be­cues start June 9.

We are look­ing for a few stu­dent vol­un­teers who need hours to help us with our Lob­ster­fest on June 3. If you know some­one who would like to work have them call the legion at 613-687-2504 and leave name and num­ber for call back.

Eu­chre win­ners for May 14: 1st Lou McEvoy 90-5, and 2nd Lil­lian Larouche 74-1.

Join us on the web at www.petawawale­ or on Face­book at Petawawa Royal Cana­dian Legion Br 517. Each year, Bishop Smith Catholic High School’s Ancora Group (Ancora is a Latin word which sig­ni­fies an­chor, refuge, hope and sup­port) en­gage in fundrais­ing ac­tiv­i­ties to make a do­na­tion to the Rob­bie Dean Fam­ily Coun­selling Cen­tre. This year, the group (with sup­port from stu­dents in the Grade 10 re­li­gion class) raised $300 through a bake sale and a hat day held in April. All of the funds will help sup­port the Rob­bie Dean Cen­tre’s coun­selling ser­vices. In photo (from left to right) are BSCHS re­li­gion and so­cial science pro­gram leader Tara Cross­man, Grade 10 stu­dent Sid­ney Ven­tress, Rob­bie Dean Cen­tre found­ing di­rec­tor Monique Yashin­skie, Grade 10 stu­dent Ja­cob Quilty and Grade 10 stu­dent Sa­man­tha Hill.


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