Royal Canadian Legion
Cloverdale Branch # 6
17567 - 57 Avenue, Cloverdale, B.C.
New Years Eve
December 31, 2010
Tyme Machine played for a full house at our New Years Eve party.
December 28, 2010
Grammy Award winner Redd Volkaert performed with his band for a sellout crowd of fans.
December 18, 2010
A dedicated crew of volunteers got up before dawn to package and distribute Christmas hampers to needy Cloverdale families.
Breakfast with Santa
December 13, 2010
Santa and Mrs. Claus came all the way from the North Pole to hand out presents to about 90 children.
November 28, 2010
Snack food stadium, devoured by our sports fans while watching the game.
Photo by Dale Johnston
November 14, 2010
Ryan Langevin performed as The Piano Man, a tribute to Billy Joel and Elton John.
November 11, 2010
Two of our World War II veterans, Col. Pritam S. Jauhal and Sgt. Bill Larson, pause to remember at the Cenotaph ceremony on Remembrance Day.
Photo by Ursula Maxwell-Lewis
More photos by Ursula Maxwell-Lewis
After the service, the Cloverdale Legion colour party led the veterans and other marchers back to the branch.
Inside the branch, there was fellowship and entertainment. We were entertained by the United Church Choir, the RCMP Pipe Band, the Crescent Beach Pipe Band, Susie Francis and the Versatiles, and Bob Marlowe.
October 30, 2010
There were costumes, a pie eating contest, prizes, dancing and lots more.
September 25, 2010
Cloverdale Branch 6 passed the International Travel Gavel to the Oak Harbor Legion on September 25. The branch and Ladies Auxiliary colour parties travelled to Oak Harbor for the ceremony, along with several members of the Executive.
July 1, 2010
The Colour Party led the parade at the Canada Day celebrations at the Millenium Amphitheatre.
Tina Turner Tribute
June 27, 2010
Rolling Down the River with Luisa Marshall as Tina Turner, and members of the audience.
Photos submitted by Merle Harrop
Veterans Appreciation Day
June 6, 2010
Linda Jones and Patti MacGregor entertained the veterans at the Veterans Appreciation Dinner on the 66th anniversary of D-Day.
Surrey Centre Cemetery Rededication Ceremony
June 5, 2010
Local VIP's plant rhododendrons in the newly rededicated Veterans' plot in the Surrey Centre Cemetery. From left to right: Councillor Mary Martin; Russ Hiebert, MP; Mayor Dianne Watts; Kevin Falcon, MLA; Councillor Marvin Hunt; Branch 6 President Pat Ostrom.
April 28, 2010
Betty and Rolly Fox gave a short presentation on the Terry Fox Run and the money it has raised for cancer research. Our branch will be hosting the Cloverdale run on September 19.
Local winners of the 2009 Legion poster contest were presented with certificates. From left to right, Cde. Gord Kendrick of the selection committee; Milan Mantle, first in the Senior Black & White Poster category; Julian Scibetta, first in the Junior Black & White category; Lazar Savic, second in the senior Black & White category; Marko Alexander Ramirez, third in the junior Colour poster category; Carter Anderson, third in the junior Black & White category; and Cde. Ken Harvey, Peace Arch Zone Commander. Missing from the photo is Ke She, third in the senior Colour poster category.
Ladies Auxiliary Appreciation Day
April 25, 2010
President Pat Ostrom and our very own Maitre D' Earle Fraser serve wine to the ladies at our annual Ladies Auxiliary Appreciation Dinner.
St. Patrick's Day
March 17, 2010
Susie Francis and Patti McGregor sang Irish songs, while the O'Connor Irish Dancers showed their skill at Irish dancing.
Photos submitted by Merle Harrop.
Guys & Dolls
February 28, 2010
Brett McMillan and Lynn Meyer performed a tribute to Guys & Dolls.
Photos submitted by Dee Downie.
Olympic Torch Relay
February 8, 2010
The Olympic Flame passed through Cloverdale, cheered on by a large enthusiastic crowd. The Colour Party provided an honour guard.
Peace Arch Zone Darts Playdowns
January 16, 2010
Zone Darts Singles winner John Hutchison is congratuled by Peace Arch Zone Sports Chairperson Greg Olson and Zone Commander Ken Harvey.
Peace Arch Zone Curling Playdowns
January 9 & 10, 2010
The Winning Team from Cloverdale Branch 6 at the Peace Arch Zone Curling Playdowns held at the Tsawwassen Tunnel Town Curling Club. From Left to right, Lead Bob Love, Second Chris Rink, Third Ken Harward and Skip Dale Johnston. Congratulating them are Zone Commander Ken Harvey and Zone Sports Chairperson Greg Olson.
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