Certificate of Appreciation

The Fergus Legion Branch 275 was presented with a Certificate of Appreciation and a very warm thank you from Red Cross Representative, Amanda Moore (Regional Manager, Corporate & Community Engagement Philanthropy), Ontario. The Legion donated $15,000 on June 15, 2016, to the Canadian Red Cross to aid Fort McMurray wildfire relief efforts – the largest…

Community Donations

At the May 17, 2017 General Meeting the Fergus Legion Branch 275 presented a check of $500 to the Big Brothers/Big Sisters Organisation. Shown in the picture, from left to right, is past President Tom Semanyk, Erika MacLeod and Kristin Drexler (Big Brothers/Big Sisters) and President Fred Hiller. It was also announced that the Army,…

New Members

Eight new members were signed in at the General Meeting of May 17, 2017. The names of the new members are Kelly E Pock, Casey Widmeyer, Lee Baldwin, Elvira King, Trevor Splinter, Mike Lomax, Evan Hay, Andrew (Drew) Croll. Also present in the picture is Past President Tom Semanyk, President, Fred Hiller. Welcome to all…

Decoration Day Notice

Sunday, June 11, 2017 Everyone is welcome to pause and reflect as we pay respect to loved ones and neighbours who have gone before. This is an annual time-honoured tradition when Canadians gather at war monuments with flowers and pray that their sacrifices were not in vain. The Fergus Brass Band will commence playing at…

In Memoriam – David Sinclair Ross

ROSS, David Sinclair – It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Dave (Bumpa) Ross May 15, 2017 at the age of 80. He will be fondly remembered and missed by many for his ability to connect with people, sense of humour and love for his family. Dave is survived by Sheila,…

Fergus Legion Curling Banquet

Curling League trophies were presented at the Fergus Legion Curling Banquet on April 22, 2017. The league winners received the Booker Trophy – Mac Brown, Bryce McGowan Al Buchanon and Derek Brunkard (Skip). Second place winners were awarded the Mulvey Trophy – Tom Semanyk, Shannon Curran, Marilyn Griffith,Griff Manley and Mark Landoni (Skip) Third place…

75 YEARS AND COUNTING

75 YEARS AND COUNTING The Fergus Legion Branch 275 Ladies Auxiliary celebrate 75 years of dedicated service to the Royal Canadian Legion, Fergus Branch 275 and the local community. Their fundraising drives in the community include Women in Crisis in Wellington County, Groves Memorial Hospital Foundation, Homeless Veterans in the province, just to name but…

Ladies Auxiliary Annual Craft Show

Ladies Auxiliary Annual Craft Show was held on Saturday April 29th, 2017. The event was very well attended and highlighted many wonderful and creative vendors. This is a fundraising event with some of the proceeds going to the Homeless Veterans projects.

NOW THAT IS YOUR ONTARIO LEGION AT WORK! DID YOU KNOW?

NOW THAT IS YOUR ONTARIO LEGION AT WORK! DID YOU KNOW? In 2016 Ontario Command Branches had over 6650 volunteer staff. Donations to local Community Projects totaled over $1.6 million. Ontario Provincial Command Branches and Ladies Auxiliaries Charitable Foundation approved $499,094.00 to Ontario communities in 2016. Since its inception in 1979, donations approved amounted to…

New Members Introduced

“Three new members were introduced and initiated at the April 19, 2017 general meeting. We would like to introduce, Barry Fitzcharles, Lorna Prickett and Don Prickett. It was also announced that two members are transferring to the Fergus Branch and their names are Donna and John Reilly from Georgetown. Shown in the picture from left…

Mixed Bowling

Mixed Bowling. Everyone Welcome. Saturday, May 6th.

Death Notice : Wayne “Moose” Martin

It is with deepest regrets that we advise of the death of a long time member Wayne “Moose” Martin, who passed away on March 15, 2017. The family held the celebration of life for Wayne at the Royal Canadian Legion. Many were in attendance to extend condolences to family and honour the memory of Wayne….