Royal Canadian Legion Branch 270 Coldwater Ladies Auxiliary held its annual Fall and Christmas Craft & Bake Sale on Saturday November 23, 2019, in the upstairs hall at the Legion. The Ladies Auxiliary wish to thank all the volunteers, participants and visitors who contributed to make this event a success, and particularly the local businesses who donated merchandise for our Penny Table and Prize Draws. Thank you all!


Royal Canadian Legion Branch 270 Coldwater held its annual Remembrance Day parade and service on Monday November 11. Despite the bitter cold, more than 200 people did show up to pay their respects to our Fallen, many to lay a wreath in memory of a loved one. Once again Canadian Armed Forces personnel from CFB Borden came up to march in the parade and provide logistical support. As Remembrance Day also signalled the end of this year's Poppy Campaign, we wish to thank the many groups, local businesses and individuals who contributed in so many ways to the Coldwater Legion's Poppy Campaign. Thank you to those who marched and stood on parade, and those who attended as spectators. Thank you t


Royal Canadian Legion Branch 270 Coldwater held its annual Veterans Appreciation Dinner on Saturday November 2. The event was well attended by Legion members, supporters, dignitaries, and of course Veterans. We would like to thank all who attended and all who contributed in so many ways to make the event the success that it was. This year's dinner concluded with a special musical feature provided by the Georgian Sound Big Band. A special thank-you goes to the members of the Branch's Ladies Auxiliary who, once again, put together a wonderful meal and took care of so many details in the setting up. And thank you to the Air Cadets from 724 "Midland Lions" Royal Canadian Air Cadet Squadron, wh


In 1977 Comrade Rick looked over the smoggy Hamilton industrial landscape. This was not for him! His father was a Korean War Veteran. Hence, Comrade Rick’s decision to join the military was not a foreign concept. Comrade Rick fondly recalls his first eleven weeks of basic training at the Canadian Forces Recruit School in Cornwallis, Nova Scotia, the first of many challenges to impact his life. After basic training, he worked as an Administration Clerk where he was responsible for the administration of military personnel. This job allowed Comrade Rick to be of service in the Army, Navy or Air Force. His forty-year career with the military included many jobs, many postings and opportuni

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