August 1, 2020

On July 30, 2020, a number of executives from Royal Canadian Legion Branch 270 Coldwater gathered at the Cenotaph to take part in the unveiling of a plaque by the flower bed where a special rose bush was transplanted last year.  The plaque, donated by Township of Sever...

July 2, 2020

Yes, the Coldwater Legion Bottle Drive is on!  We launched this fundraising initiative to raise money for our roof (and other) repairs while helping out people make space in their garages.  You may drop off your empties during our opening hours, Tuesday to Saturday 2:0...

May 31, 2020

On May 30, 2020, Coldwater Branch President Comrade Norm Marion presented, on behalf of the branch, a donation of $500 to Captain Megan McKinnon, Commanding Officer of 724 Midland Lions Air Cadet Squadron.  Under normal circumstances, the donation to the 724 Midland Li...

April 9, 2020

The National Flag at the Coldwater Cenotaph is lowered to half-mast today in commemoration of the Battle of Vimy Ridge.  Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, commemorative wreath laying ceremonies are cancelled in Ottawa and across the country, including here in Coldwater....

February 24, 2020

On February 23, 2020, the annual Royal Canadian Legion Public Speaking Competition was held at Branch 270 Coldwater. Contestants ranging from Grade 2 to Grade 9 took turn at delivering their own original speech in front of judges and an audience of family and friends....

February 16, 2020

Royal Canadian Legion Branch 270 Coldwater held a special spaghetti dinner on Friday February 14 to celebrate Valentine's Day, while at the same time raising funds to help with the branch's building expenses.  More than 60 people attended the dinner, which was served i...

November 12, 2019

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 agai...

August 21, 2019

On Tuesday August 20, 2019, Royal Canadian Legion Branch 270 Coldwater President, Comrade Norm Marion (left), presented a cheque for $200 to the Coldwater Skating Club.  Accepting the donation on behalf of the club are, left to right: Jessica Gray; Charlotte Gray; and...

August 13, 2019

It is with profound sadness that we must say goodbye to our good friend, Veteran Bob Rice, who passed away on August 8. He had just celebrated his 90th birthday on July 17. A combined Legion and Lions service in his honour will take place at the Coldwater Branch on Sat...

June 24, 2019

The Decoration Day Service for the Coldwater Cemetery was held on Sunday, June 23, 2019.  Under a warm, shining sun, dozens of people showed-up to take part in the outdoor service, decorate graves, and pay respect to their deceased loved ones.  Members of Royal Canadia...

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