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Cloverdale Branch # 6

17567 - 57 Avenue, Cloverdale, B.C.

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New Years Eve

December 31, 2010

Tyme Machine played for a full house at our New Years Eve party.

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Redd Volkaert

December 28, 2010

Grammy Award winner Redd Volkaert performed with his band for a sellout crowd of fans.

Christmas Hampers

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.

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Grey Cup

November 28, 2010

Snack food stadium, devoured by our sports fans while watching the game.
Photo by Dale Johnston

Piano Man

November 14, 2010

Ryan Langevin performed as The Piano Man, a tribute to Billy Joel and Elton John.

Remembrance Day

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

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After the service, the Cloverdale Legion colour party led the veterans and other marchers back to the branch.

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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.

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Halloween Party

October 30, 2010

There were costumes, a pie eating contest, prizes, dancing and lots more.

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Travel Gavel

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.

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Canada Day

July 1, 2010

The Colour Party led the parade at the Canada Day celebrations at the Millenium Amphitheatre.

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Tina Turner Tribute

June 27, 2010

Rolling Down the River with Luisa Marshall as Tina Turner, and members of the audience.

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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.

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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.

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General Meeting

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.

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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.

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Guys & Dolls

February 28, 2010

Brett McMillan and Lynn Meyer performed a tribute to Guys & Dolls.

Photos submitted by Dee Downie.

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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.

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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.

Do you have Cloverdale Legion photos that you would like to share with us? Please e-mail them to patricksharkey@shaw.ca. We will use as many as we can. If you can't e-mail them, you may drop off photos at the office, attention Anne Sharkey.

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