Death Notice: Helen Gerrie

Long-time resident of Fergus, passed away Wednesday the 6th of September at Groves Memorial Hospital. Helen is known for the incredible family she raised, her five “boys” Bryan, Steve, Randy, Brad, Scott, daughters-in-law, her many grandchildren and great grandchildren. She will be remembered for her strength, grace and the warmth of her laugh, butter tarts,…

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…

PTSD Program for Veterans

FREE Program for Veterans and 1st Responders Mission Butterfly, an incorporated not-for-profit organization: an Advocacy group to improve the quality of life and enhance the well-being of veterans, active military, first responders and their families through the delivery of effective programs to reduce effects/or arrest symptoms of PTSD and related conditions. Details at http://www.missionbutterfly.ca

Early Bird Membership

Early Bird Renewal Membership starts now! The Early Bird Membership Renewal has started! Draws for 2 free memberships will be conducted on Sept.29th, Oct. 27th and Nov.24th 2017. Those who have paid their membership before November 30th will be eligible for the $500 draw on December 22nd, 2017! Effective for the 2018 membership year the…

Vimy Ridge Project

Vimy Ridge Project In the month of June, 2 Vimy Oaks saplings were purchased by the Fergus Legion Branch 275 and 1 sapling was purchased by the Elora Legion Branch 229. In the month of July, 2 of these saplings were planted at the Centre Wellington County Museum in Aboyne one on each side of…

Fergus Legion Branch 275 is running a Karaoke Contest

We are excited to announce that the Fergus Legion Branch 275 is running a Karaoke Contest starting on Saturday, September 16, 2017. The starting time of the first round of the competition is at 7:00 PM for the youth and 9:30 PM to 11:30 PM for the adults. Cash prizes for the 1st, 2nd and…

Waterloo Legion Member represents Canada at gruelling Nijmegen Marches

Waterloo Legion Member represents Canada at gruelling Nijmegen Marches A Waterloo Region legion member is marching 160 kilometres this week on behalf of Canada. Kim Peters was selected to represent the Royal Canadian Legion at the Nijmegen Marches, taking place July 18 to 21. To read more about Kim and the specifics about the Nijmegen…

Need a Wedding Venue? Check Us Out.

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!…