Saturday, 14 March 2020

March Newsletter re corona virus


Spring Fling NEW DATE

  On the advice of a representative from the Stonewall Hospital, we will postpone the Spring Fling dinner until Sunday May 3. All tickets that have been sold will be honored for the new date.
  Stay safe everyone!

Saturday, 22 February 2020

March Newsletter 2020


MARCH NEWSLETTER 2020         Contact our Branch at 204-467-2261 or rcl52@shaw.ca

Royal Canadian Legion Br. #52
SPRING FLING DINNER
Sunday, March 22, 4:30 pm-6:30 pm
Adult (16 & over) $12.50, Youth (6-15) $7.50, Child (5 & under) $5
Advance ticket sales ONLY (NO tickets available at door)
Available at Royal Canadian Legion Bar.
For More details call 204-467-2261

From the Minutes: 

COMMITTEE REPORTS
  All information for Publicity (Calendar cards, Newsletter and Website) must be handed in by the 20th of the month so that all instruments can be published by the end of the month.
  Entertainment on April 19 will be Dreamcatchers Celtic Country Music from 2-5 in the Club Room. They will be selling their own tickets and doing their own advertising. Price per ticket will be $15.00.
  Sick & Visiting – Cde. J. Gray- sympathy card Ssnt to Cde.M Monk for Cde. N Monk. Sympathy card to Brenda O’Dell. Get well card to Cde. G Allan. Sympathy card to B. Scott family.
  Building & Maintenance- Cde. G. Deprez- Cleaning and waxing of hall floor is in progress, and we are looking into the water softener issue. Painting of Clubroom is on hold.
  Service Officer- Cde. M. Barda-There have been inquiries about funerals, headstones etc. The Last Post Fund has an information package on a Veterans Affairs Funeral &Burial Program that is available in the office.
  Membership- Cde. C. Fedon reports that we have 2 new members.
  President-Cde. T Williams reports that the Spring Fling dinner will take place on March 22. Quotes for Push No More are approved.

NEW BUSINESS
  The Deep Fryer has had an over haul and will be back in service Feb.13.
  Saturday Meat Drawwe want to make a schedule for the Saturday afternoon meat draws and need volunteers to sign up for one afternoon a month -- nothing to do except show up and sell tickets.  Thanks to Jim and Teresa for doing January 25.
The remaining dates are 
February 29
March 28
April 25
May 30
June 27
July 25
August 29
September 26
October 31
November 28
December 19 as we are closed on the 26th 
If you can help, please reply to 204-467-2261and I will put the names on the calendar in the hallway. Thanks -- Tim

MARK YOUR CALENDAR

Mar 06  MEAT DRAW starts 6:30; 50/50 to follow
Mar 10  Exec Meeting 7 pm, General Mtg 8 pm
Mar 13  MEAT DRAW starts 6:30; 50/50 to follow
Mar 20  MEAT DRAW starts 6:30; 50/50 to follow
Mar 22  SPRING FLING DINNER  4:30 pm-6:30 Adult (16 & over) $12.50, Youth (6-15) $7.50, Child (5 & under) $5; Advance ticket sales ONLY (NO tickets available at door) available at the Club Room bar; 204-467-2261
Mar 27  MEAT DRAW starts 6:30; 50/50 to follow
Mar 28  MEAT DRAW starts 3 pm in the Club Room
Apr 03  MEAT DRAW starts 6:30; 50/50 to follow
Apr 10  MEAT DRAW starts 6:30; 50/50 to follow
Apr 14  Exec Meeting 7 pm, General Mtg 8 pm
Apr 17 MEAT DRAW starts 6:30; 50/50 to follow
Apr 24  MEAT DRAW starts 6:30; 50/50 to follow
Apr 25  MEAT DRAW starts 3 pm in the Club Room

REMINDERS:  Bingo – Mon nights at 6:45 for the Early Birds; Seniors' Bingo – Tues afternoons at 1:30; Chase the Queen – Wed evenings 7:30 – 8:30; Meat Draw – Friday nights starting at 6:30; last Sat. of each month 3pm; Crib - Thurs. nights 7 pm sharp; Darts League - Sat. night; schedule at the bar

Friday, 7 February 2020

February Newsletter 2020



  We have some new information from the Minutes of the recent Executive Meeting.

COMMITTEE REPORTS
  Sports:  (Cde. B. Howe)  Darts is back on til the end of March. Posters and donation letters for the annual bonspiel have been handed out. We are actively looking into new ideas for draws.
  Entertainment/Special Events (Cde. B. Brennan)  We had a  good turn out for New Years Eve, although there were some complaints from members about the cover charge. “Two Crows for Comfort” had a good turn out, and a write-up in the Tribune. We will have “The Marvels” in the Club Room on Feb 15 for the Bonspiel.
  Sick & Visiting (Cde. J. Gray)  Luella Watier was sent a card & gift card for her stay in the hospital.  Chris Monk was visited in Hospital;  he passed away Saturday, January 11. Tina Werner passed January 2 and a card was sent. A card was sent to the family of Curtis O’Dell.
  Building & Maintenance (Cde. G. Deprez)  The back room organizing is done. Polman has serviced the Hvac and ice machine; might need a filter on ice machine  at a cost of about $490 -- will look into it more. The hall floor needs waxing; will cost less than $2000.
  Service Officer (Cde. M. Barda)   Military History and Veterans Service Card applications will be given to Cde. C. Felske in the office if anyone wants one.
  Membership (Cde. C. Fedon) 9 new members. 

NEW BUSINESS
  Painting the Club Room was discussed, with a view to a color change.
  Curtis O’Dell’s Funeral will be Friday; we made a donation to Palliative care and for flowers. Donations re Chris Monk have been tabled to May. 

  Hopefully you are all enjoying our lovely winter -- remember, Spring is not too far away now!