Congratulations to Branch 270 member Comrade Marg Murphy who was awarded the District ‘E’ Legionnaire of the Year Award at the District’s Presidents Meeting in Orillia, on October 4, 2020. Maggie already received the Branch 270 Legionnaire of the Year Award during our branch's Honours & Awards ceremony on September 23, so this is one more big one for our Maggie. Congratulations! Well deserved.
John Stevenson of Coldwater and formerly of Toronto, member of the Coldwater Branch, Royal Canadian Legion, passed away suddenly at the Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital, Orillia on Friday October 9, 2020 at the age of 76. Loved and cherished husband of Monica. Beloved son of Helen and the late Julius Stevenson. Survived and loved by his children Ted, Justine, Tracey, Liz, Jessica, Alisson, Kyle, and Carter, by their spouses, by his many grandchildren and his siblings Darlene,
On Sunday September 20th, members of the Coldwater Branch gathered at the Cenotaph to lay a wreath and commemorate the Battle of Britain. Veteran Comrade Tom Thompson laid the wreath on behalf of the branch. Scaled down commemoration ceremonies were held across the country to mark this 80th anniversary of the legendary air battle, including a national event that took place on line. PHOTO CAPTON: Comrade Tom Thompson laid the wreath on behalf of the branch, with Comrades Betty