Wildwood RCL BR 149 news
Oh my Goodness!!! It is October already! I love this time of year. So many changes are in the air and so many accomplishments to look back on. As I look back on the Legion I can’t help but feel pride as I see where we started out a few years ago. Our membership is growing by leaps and bounds and our vets feel the love that we all have for them .The children whose love and admiration for the vets that have fought has never wavered are more aware of what and why Remembrance Day is.
Our legion has become something more akin to a museum of the vets than just a club house. It makes my heart swell with pride.
The park project which was nothing more than a dream in our esteemed President’s mind has come full circle. What started out as a dream has become something beautiful, something that the entire Legion and community with its support and assistance can and should be very proud of.
The monthly supper night events with its top notch entertainment have become something you all look forward to on our beautiful new stage. As do all of us at the Legion. It has become the evening to catch up with old friends with the comings and goings of their farms, children and lives as well as a great opportunity to meet new friends and community members. I look back with the utmost pride in seeing what all of the volunteers and staff have accomplished.
We have lost many Vets over the years; some we knew better than others but each and every friend we have lost is remembered by us all.
From humble beginnings to a wonderful place to sit and visit and enjoy a beverage with other folks that feel the same as all of us at the Legion do, that our vets Need to be Remembered always and not just on Remembrance Day, that alone is an accomplishment that we should all be proud of.
Enough of the melancholy ramblings of a wanna be journalist it is time for the news!
Mark your Calendars the second call for elections is at hand. On October 19, 2015 you need to nominate the persons you feel would be the best fit at guiding our Legion for the next year. Six o’clock is the Executive meeting and seven p.m. sharp is the General meeting. Hopefully we will see you there. Remember that is also voting day across Canada for our next Prime Minister.
Legion Supper Night: is Friday October 16 at six p.m. Come on out and help us celebrate Thanksgiving. We all have so much to be thankful for so lets do it together.
Community Connector Bus: Zenobia is always a wealth of information and can take all your bookings and answer your questions. She can be reached at 780-727-2207. Give her a call the next time you need a ride to get from point A to point B.
The bottle depot: the bottle depot is open from 11-5 Tuesday to Friday and from 10-5 on Saturdays. If you have a large accumulation of bottles and cans please give them a call at 780-7272015 and they will minimize your wait time as much as possible.
Legion Lunches: Yes we are back!! Lunch is served on Thursdays from 11 a.m to 1.30 p.m. each and every Thursday. Come on in and have a bite to eat. The prices are reasonable and the food is tasty. See you there!
Crib Thursdays: yes it is the fall and Crib has been going for about a month now, but if you would like to learn the game there are wonderful people that will teach you the game. Crib starts at 1 p.m. on Thursdays at the Wildwood Legion. Drop in!
And a reminder to all you folks that like to pay your dues early. We are now collecting dues for the early bird draw.
Please stay tuned next month as it is a horrendously busy month and there will be lots to cover. Until next time this has been Ellen Runn Reporting for the Royal Canadian Legion Wildwood Branch