News From March 15 General Meeting

The last general meeting took place on Wednesday, March 15 and there are two items to add to the website please.

In the first picture, left to right: President Fred Hiller, Lori Arsenault (Executive Director), Sarah Sheehan (Development and Communications Officer), Ladies Auxiliary President Linda Semanyk, and 1st Vice President Tom Nicklasson.

The Royal Canadian Legion, Dominion Command has approved a donation of $7000 to the local Groves Memorial Hospital Fund. This funding was provided through The Ontario Command Branches and Ladies’ Auxiliaries Charitable Foundation, a registered charity, which is a partnership of the branches of the Royal Canadian Legion and their Auxiliaries in Ontario Command.
The foundation funds are used for the following:

· Veterans welfare
· Programs for Aging Veterans
· Medical Research
· Medical Equipment
· Bursaries
· Other purposes of a charitable or benevolent nature, as approved from time to time by the Board of Directors.
Hospitals, clinics, long term care facilities, fire departments, and other not-for-profit organizations involved in health care may make applications for funding to the foundation.

The second picture from left to right is Past President Tom Semanyk, Jennifer Dixon, Bob Bartlett, President Fred Hiller and Reverend Fran Darlington.
Two new members were initiated at the General Meeting of March 15, 2017. Welcome and congratulations to Jennifer Dixon and Don Barfoot.


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