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To kick off the 2021 Poppy Campaign, we will be holding the Poppy Flag Raising Ceremony on Friday October 29. It will be held in front of the Guelph Legion at 57 Watson Parkway South, starting at 1200 hours.
All members are invited to attend. Those who have uniforms are asked to wear them as we celebrate the 100th Year of the Poppy being recognized as the Canada’s Symbol of Remembrance.
Members are asked to line up on the driveway prior to the ceremony. There will be no marching. We will be asking everyone to practice physical distancing.
The lounge will be open for food service at 1100 Hours. The Bar will close at 1145 and open again after the ceremony is over.
NOTICE TO ALL VETERANS
CITY OF GUELPH VETERANS PARKING PERMIT RENEWAL
CITY STAFF WILL BE AT THE GUELPH LEGION
FRIDAY 5 NOVEMBER 2021
11AM - 1PM
TO RENEW YOUR
VETERANS PARKING PERMIT
WHICH WILL EXPIRE
30 NOVEMBER 2021
Br.234 Veterans Services Chair
Members' Lounge will be open Fridays from 11am - 4pm until further notice for members only plus one guest. All COVID protocols in place.
Office open 11am - 2pm
PROOF OF VACCINATION AND ID REQUIRED
Membership office open MONDAYS, WEDNESDAYS AND FRIDAYS 9AM - 12 NOON. EARLYBIRD RENEWALS FOR 2022.
LUNCH SPECIAL FOR 29 OCT 2021
CHILI WITH BUN AND SURPRIZE DESSERT
$7.50 each incl. tax
BBQ Food and weekly specials 11am - 2pm
also available burgers, sausage, hot dogs, and fries.
EAT IN OR TAKEOUT
We hope you can drop by and see us.
THE LOUNGE WILL ALSO BE OPEN ON TUESDAYS 6.30PM - 9.30PM
Members social cribbage 7pm - 9pm
All COVID safety must be adhered to including proof of vaccination
BINGO CANNOT START AGAIN UNTIL WE CAN BE FULLY OPEN DUE TO DISTANCING AND SPACE RESTRICTIONS WATCH THIS SPACE FOR INFORMATION
WE CANT WAIT TO SEE YOU ALL AGAIN
SOON WE HOPE!!!
Anyone who completed basic training and was honourably released from the CAF, in entitled to the NDI75 card.
Although processing has slowed down due to LAC (Library and Archives) office COVID closure, they are asking two things to speed up your application:
All information, including the online application, is here:
NEW MEMBER APPLICATION FORM
click here and print
Everyone has their own reason for joining the Legion. Whether you are a Veteran yourself, you are supporting military family and friends, or you just want to do the right thing, there are countless reasons to join. Anyone can be a member. Join us in working together to serve Canada’s Veterans at www.legion.ca.
A Legion membership means you are supporting thousands of Veterans across Canada and honouring their memory. You are supporting Veterans to:
-get the benefits they deserve through Veterans Affairs Canada,
-adjust to civilian life,
-get financial assistance when in need,
-find help for mental health,
-finding suitable accommodation,
Our mission is to serve Veterans, including serving military and RCMP members and their families, to promote Remembrance, and to serve our communities and our country.
The Legion serves all Veterans
The Royal Canadian Legion was founded by Veterans and for Veterans. We advocate for the care and benefits for all who served Canada, regardless of when or where they served. The Legion also provides representation and assistance to Veterans, including currently serving Canadian Armed Forces and RCMP, and their families, and access to our services is available to them at no cost, whether or not they are Legion members. The Legion helps thousands of Veterans each year and makes significant positive changes in their lives.
The Legion exists so that Canada never forgets
The Legion understands the importance of honouring past sacrifices and acknowledging the courage of those who served and still serve today. Through Remembrance Day ceremonies, the Poppy campaign, commemorative activities, youth education programs and more, the Legion helps Canadians to honour and remember.