Karaoke Update

Karaoke — September 30, 2017. The next four advancing to the semi-finals are: Fiona McFadden, Joanne Gazzola, Megan Thoms and Tyson Spitzer. We encourage everybody to come out, listen to the entertainment and vote for the person of your choice! The scoring will be 50% done by the judges and the remaining 50% by those…

Bacon, Eggs and Bagpipes Breakfast Success

The Fergus Pipe Band hosted a “Bacon, Eggs and Bagpipes Breakfast” at the Fergus Legion Branch 275. The event was a fundraiser for the Groves Memorial Hospital Fund. Pipe Major Chad Green and Drum Sergeant Alex Hobler presenting the cheque of the proceeds from the Bacon Eggs and Bagpipes breakfast to the new Groves Hospital…

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We would like to share with you pictures of hall settings for weddings which were held at the Fergus Legion Branch, July 15th and July 21st. In each wedding the hall was decorated in uniquely different and beautiful styles. Just an example of how a very affordable hall can look magnificent for any special occasion!…

Proclamation of Legion Week

The Fergus Legion Branch 275 is currently working on activities for Legion Week for 2017 which for this year will run from September 17 up to and including September 23. A subcommittee has been formed to specifically arrange special events for each day of the week. Everything from karaoke night, chicken wing dinners, euchre, cribbage,…

The Fergus Legion Branch 275 Ladies Auxiliary keep on giving!

The Fergus Legion Branch 275 Ladies Auxiliary keep on giving! Please note this post from The Groves Hospital Foundation Facebook page. “Spotted at Groves: Royal Canadian Legion Ladies’ Auxiliary, Branch 275 (Fergus) representatives recently stopped by Groves Foundation’s office to present a $2,500 cheque for the New Groves Hospital Project. The Ladies’ Auxiliary have donated…

Donation to Belwood Lodge Camp

Saturday, July 8th, 2017 Comrade Dave Evans presented a cheque on behalf of the Fergus Legion Branch 275, to the Belwood Lodge and Camp. This cheque will assist in purchasing new life jackets for camp residents. Pictured from left to right is Lizzie Smyth, Brandy Alane, Haley Thatcher, Julia Rhiger, Carly Kitson, Dan MacKinnon and…

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,…

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…

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.

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…

Cheque Presented to GMCH Foundation

On the January 3rd, 2017 Ladies Auxiliary Executive Meeting a cheque presentation of $500 was given to the Groves Memorial Hospital Foundation Project. As quoted by members of the Groves Memorial Hospital Foundation “The Ladies Auxiliary Branch 275 is an incredible group who are long-time supporters of Groves Hospital and have donated almost $9,000 since…

Youth Education Awards

Youth Education – Awards were presented Jan. 18, 2017 at the Legion General Meeting for the local winners of the Poster, Poem and Literary 2016 winners. Black & White Poster Primary – Nicholas Olywa Intermediate – Cassidy Vanleeuwan Senior – James Westrik Colour Poster Junior – Nadia Ceccato Senior – Jennifer Tran Poem Junior –…