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                  PEI Provincial Command RCL

                  Is looking for a new Administrator

 

  This position is a permanent part time position 16 hr/week.

The ideal candidate will be a self-starter with a good knowledge of the...

Borden-Carleton Br. No. 10 – 10:00 a.m.  – Legion Dress

Wellington Br.No 17 at 11:00 a.m.

– No Legion Dress  

-  Branches wishing to host Provincial Sports must attend or advise PEI Command by October 10th

Stephen J. Gallant, Tignish Branch #6 was duly elected and installed as our new President of PEI Provincial Command on Saturday May 27th at Wellington Branch #17.

The following officers were elected and installed at the convention:

1st Vice President - Duane MacEwen, Kingston Legion #30

Vice Presidents: Theresa Gallant, Wellington Br #17; David Perry, Souris Br #3; Owen Parkhouse, Morrell Br #26

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The draw for 2 Return tickets anywhere West Jet flies was drawn at the Legion convention in Wellington on May 27th:

West Jet winner – Sterling Conrad, Montague Br. No. 8

Provincial Command President John Yeo (left) and Vice-Chair Theresa Gallant gratefully accept a cheque from Doug Geldart, Branch Manager of the Charlottetown office of the Provincial Credit Union.

January 6, 2017

TO:                  Branches

                        Zone Commanders

                        Provincial Executive Council

  ...

POOL

Date:               February 18, 2017          CLOSING DATE:  February 14, 2017

Time:               11:00 a.m.

Host:               Montague Br. No. 8

Fee: ...

Remembrance – Honour – Respect

One of the major pillars of The Royal Canadian Legion is our Poppy and Remembrance Program which is why it has been a part of our mission statement for more than 90 years.

Through this program, which includes the Poster and Literary contests, an online Teachers’ Guide, the Pilgrimage of Remembrance, the National Silver Cross Mother, the Virtual Wall of Honour and Remembrance, the Presentation of the First Poppy to the Governor...

Recently  PEI Command of the Royal Canadian Legion made a committment to the patients of the Prince County Hospital

in Summerside with a donation of $4000.00 toward the purchase of a Vital Signs monitor for the Medical-Palliative unit.

Shown here from left to right: Immediate Past President Gilles Painchaud, in the middle accepting on behalf

of the Prince County Hospital Foundation is Managing Director Heather Matheson and on the rght Command President John Yeo.

His Excellency, Daeshil Jo, Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to Canada paid tribute to the Canadian Korean veterans who lost their lives in his country by laying a wreath at a dinner hosted by Kingston Branch #30.

The Republic of Korea through the Ambassador treated the Korean Veterans with a lovely roast beef dinner.  He delivered a  heart warming speech in which he stated the gratitude that he and his country still have for the Canadian Veterans that served to keep their...

The Indian River Festival  will honour Veterans on Thursday 21 July with a free admission.

This event is a tribute to the Battle of Somme and Beaumont-Hamel.

Admission for veterans is free and starts at 7:30 PM.

In order to confirm your attendance please call the Festival at 1-866-856-3733.

The Festival is hosted in the St Mary’s Church on Hamilton Rd., Indian River.

Poppy Promotional materials can be ordered anytime now!

Stay tuned for more information coming regarding a Poppy and Membership  workshop sometime in early October.

More information to follow on date, time and location(s?).

The 2016 winner of the free trip to anywhere WestJet flies was Lorraine Coffin who bought her tickets at the Souris Branch #3.

The winning ticket was drawn by Provincial Command honourary President Lois Brown from Kensington Branch #9.

Thanks to all who supported this fund raising event for our Legion Branches and to Westjet for supplying this fantastic prize!

Pool

1st – Borden-Carleton Br. No. 10 – Kenny Noonan & Brian O’Connor

2nd -  Wellington Br. No. 17 – Edward Arsenault, Richard Gallant

National Cribbage: 

1st – O’Leary Br. 2 & Souris Br. 3 – Cory Milligan, Jason Barlow, David Perry & Mike Clinton

2nd – Charlottetown Br. No. 1 -  Cy Burke, Gene Young, Mary Gormley,  Bernadette Milligan

National Darts:...

1st Place Senior Essay:

Shane Pendergast – Morell Regional High School – Morell Br. No. 26 – wins a trip to Ottawa for Remembrance Day

Honourable Mention Senior Poetry:

Julia Richardson – Bluefield High School – Kingston Br. No. 30

Minister of Veterans Affairs, Kent Hehr, Honourable Wayne Easter and Premier Wade MacLauchlan pose with a group of Island Veterans in Honour of the Battle of Vimy Ridge.

Veterans Affairs Minister Kent Hehr and Honourable Wayne Easter lay a wreath in honour of the 99th anniversary of the WWI Battle of Vimy Ridge.

Thanks to the kind and generous support of the residents in all communities within Prince Edward Island, for the Poppy Campaign year starting October 1, 2014 to September 30, 2015. Total donations of $189,970.46 were collected from the sale of wreaths and crosses and poppy donations.

$92,295.00 was spent on supplies, promotional material, etc.  Disbursements to date for this poppy year were $70,748.00, leaving a reserve of approximately $22,000.00 for later distribution. ...

You could win a round trip for 2 on the Legendary Train between Toronto and Vancouver valued at over $13,000.00.

Open to all Legion members in good standing, enter at www.legion.ca/via before April 22, 2016.

Shown here at Kingston Branch #30 is Honors & Awards chair Lynne MacLaughlin (left)  presenting Comrade Morgan McGaughey (right) with his 60 year membership pin.

Tignish Branch #6 Comrade Roy MacLeod on the left receives his 70 year pin and bar from Comrade Russell Gallant.

Congratulations to Comrade Norma Ramsay, Tignish Branch #6 who recently received the Meritorious Service Award.

Tignish Branch #6 recently made a donation to the Veteran's Memorial Garden. Pictured from left to right: Comrade Jack Doucette, Comrade Eleanor Perry and Branch President Comrade Randall Perry presenting the cheque to Comrdae Floyd Gaudet.

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