Royal Canadian Legion - Branch 185 - Blenheim, Ontario
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N 42° 20.076 W 081° 59.882
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A Canadian Legion - Branch 185
Waymark Code: WMTGMW
Location: Ontario, Canada
Date Posted: 11/22/2016
Published By:Groundspeak Regular Member silverquill
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From the website:

The Royal Canadian Legion is the largest of the many veterans Organizations in Canada with over 340,000 members. Our legion is named after Corporal Harry Miner who during World War One was awarded the Victoria Cross.  He was awarded the Victoria Cross posthumously for his conduct on 8th August 1918, the first day of the massive Allied offensive around Amiens in France. Near Demuin.
MISSION
OUR MISSION IS TO SERVE VETERANS AND THEIR DEPENDANTS, PROMOTE REMEMBRANCE AND ACT IN THE SERVICE OF CANADA AND ITS COMMUNITIES.
WHO WE ARE
We are very active in our community and continually support other service clubs, sports teams for our youth. Kids for summer camps and local charities. We are proud of our involvement in our community and we Endeavour  to strive to make our community a better place to live by helping getting our children in our community involved in clubs and sports teams. Each year during our Poppy Campaign we ask our sponsored Air Cadet League to assist us in manning our poppy boxes. We also involve our schools with the literary and poster contest  each year. We also give out four $500.00 bursary's to those students attending a post secondary education.
 OUR HISTORY
The Royal Canadian Legion Corporal Harry Miner V.C. Branch 185 Blenheim was chartered in 1930.  We are presently coming into our 83 year in 2013.
MEETING TIMES
The Legion meets on the 2nd Thursday of each Month at 7:00pm. Guests are always welcome to attend. The following are the dates of the next General Meeting. All legion members mark your calendars and please attend our meetings:
Street address: 34 Catherine St. Blenheim, Ontario N0P 1A0

Year the building was constructed.: 1950

Activities: Friday or Saturday socials

Hall rental: Don't know

Can headgear be worn inside?: Didn't ask

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