December 31, 2016

HAPPY NEW YEAR!

The year 2016 has been highlighted by significant accomplishments as well as many challenges for members of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 270 Coldwater.  We thank all of you who supported us, especially those who have worked hard to make sure that the...

December 3, 2016

As weather gets colder and Holidays jingles make their seasonal return to the air waves, it is hard around here to escape the traditions that are brought back to life every year with the Christmas season.  Before the first snow falls, plans are already in motion for th...

November 20, 2016

Royal Canadian Legion Branch 270 Coldwater Ladies Auxiliary held its annual Fall and Christmas Craft & Bake Sale on Saturday November 19, 2016, in the upstairs hall at the Legion.  "We are very pleased with this year's sale," says the President of the Ladies Auxiliary,...

November 19, 2016

Royal Canadian Legion Branch 270 Coldwater is pleased to announce the winners of the Legion's annual Remembrance Day Poster Contest.  The entries shown here are the winners of the Black & White and Colour Poster categories, submitted by students of Coldwater Public Sch...

November 12, 2016

The annual Remembrance Day Ceremony was held on November 11 at the Coldwater Cenotaph, across from the Legion building on Michael Anne Street.  Alongside Coldwater Legion volunteers, a large contingent of troops from CFB Borden took part in the parade and ceremony that...

November 11, 2016

Each year Remembrance Day brings back thoughts of war, suffering, and perhaps humility in the realization of the incomprehensible scale of pain and destruction that November 11, 1918, brought to an end.  Even though the general idea behind commemorating the 1918 Armist...

November 10, 2016

The flags are half-staff again today at Royal Canadian Legion Branch 270 Coldwater, to mark the 100th anniversary of another Great War casualty from the Coldwater area, Gunner Frank Andrew Bush.

            Frank Andrew Brush was born on August 22, 1895, the son of Rola...

November 6, 2016

Several awards - including the Legionnaire of the Year Award to Past President Marie Langley - were presented during the Veterans Appreciation Dinner held at Royal Canadian Legion Branch 270 Coldwater on Nov 5th.  Here are some of the presentations.

November 6, 2016

Royal Canadian Legion Branch 270 Coldwater held its annual Veterans Appreciation Dinner on Saturday November 5th.  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 contr...

October 10, 2016

As was done last Sunday to mark the 100th anniversary of Coldwater's first fatal casualty of the Great War, Gunner Arnot Leatherdale, the Coldwater Legion lowered its flags again today to honour another local soldier killed in action a century ago.  Today, we remember...

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