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  • Branch Hours: Monday-Saturday 12:00pm. to 8:00pm Sunday & Holidays 1:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. May be open later or earlier on Mon-Sat,depending on Calendar Requirements.  9/2/2016 7:52:45 PM - Alf Ash
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Kitchener D-Day postcard stirs wartime emotions
Saturday, May 25, 2019
Jeff Outhit Waterloo Region Record/AA

KITCHENER — "I'm glad such a nice person lives here," Doreen Motz says, visiting the Church Street home of Lisa Herbert-Pettley. Strangers meeting for the first time, they embrace like kin, bonding over a long-ago sacrifice. "It makes me very emotional," Lisa says. Their bond is Roy...
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Premier Doug Ford weighs in on local child's medical bills
Thursday, May 23, 2019
Ben Eppel-570 News/Kitchener Today/AA

Premier Doug Ford has now weighed in on a local girl's medical bill struggles after changes to OHIP+. Abigayle Lobsinger is a 7-year-old who was first diagnosed with Neuroblastoma four years ago, and has been dubbed "Waterloo's toughest cookie" by her family. She needs a special food...
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Category: Miscellaneous
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Tuesday's Dinner & Karaoke
Wednesday, May 22, 2019
Alf Ash

Dinners will continue from 5:30 till 6:30 Karaoke still follows from 6:30 till 11:00 Music by Carl & June host this Karaoke Event, Donations are appreciated! The kitchen committee will feature a special dinner menu every Tuesday. See posters for full details. ----- NOTE...
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Google Branch 50 Website?Note Branch Hours.
Wednesday, May 22, 2019
Alf Ash

A few people who use the computer are going onto 'Google' to check out the Branch Hours, they go onto this site: Royal Canadian Legion Branch 50,which shows them that the Branch 50 is Closed on Saturday and Sunday, it also shows pictures of the old Legion which had upstairs and downstairs, it...
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Hall can be rented on Saturday Nights from 8pm to 1am.for up to 100 people
Wednesday, May 22, 2019
Alf Ash/ Corey McFaddin

Hall can be rented on Saturday Nights from 8pm to 1am.for up to 100 people. Members/Non-Members may rent all or part of our facility for parties, weddings, meetings etc. Non-members will pay a higher fee for the hall rental. 1. The period of rental shall be from 8 PM to 1 AM. Access to...
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Nominations for Branch#50 Offices.
Wednesday, May 22, 2019
Corey/AA

President: Chris Pickering, Al Hohner, Pam (Slik) Barrager, Jean-Pierre Arnold 1st Vice: Larry Leiskau, Al Hohner, Jean-Pierre Arnold, Don Walter, Peter Whitehall, Pam (Slik) Barrager 2nd Vice: Don Gingrich, Larry Leiskau, Jean Davidson, Peter Whitehall, Dan Larocque, Al Hohner,...
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Handmaids voice outrage at Oosterhoff event in Grimsby
Tuesday, May 21, 2019
Mike Zettel -Grimsby Lincoln News/Torstar /AA

Inadvertently or not, it appears Sam Oosterhoff has raised an army. And that army, many dressed in the red cloak uniform inspired by the recent adaptation of Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale, made a show of strength Saturday at what might otherwise have been a quiet community coffee...
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OLDER NEWS


Miscellaneous
Liberals vote down attempt to launch probe into Mark Norman case
Friday, May 17, 2019
Joan Bryden The Canadian Press/Global News/Somnia/AA
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OTTAWA — The Liberals have used their majority on a House of Commons committee to block an...

   

Miscellaneous
Police out with fraud warning about unsolicited phone and door-to-door sales
Monday, May 13, 2019
Kitchener Today-570 News/AA
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Waterloo Regional Police are warning residents to be careful when receiving phone calls from...

Miscellaneous
New Canadian fighter jets will need U.S. certification: DND
Saturday, May 11, 2019
Canadian Press/Somnia/AA
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OTTAWA — Canada’s top military procurement official says the U.S. will have to sign off on...

   

Miscellaneous
Family forced to pay for their seven-year-old daughter's feeding tube supplement
Friday, May 10, 2019
Cali Doran-570 News/AA
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Family forced to pay for their seven-year-old daughter's feeding tube supplement With the...

RCL
The Royal Canadian Legion is calling for noticeable improvements in Government support of Veterans
Monday, May 06, 2019
Royal Canadian Legion/AA
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As we approach the Federal Election in October with concerns over how the 2019 budget will...

   

Veterans
Six years of sacrifice remembered at Battle of the Atlantic ceremony
Monday, May 06, 2019
Francis Campbell -The Chronicle Herald/Somnia/AA
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“The longest, most gruelling and the most contested of the Second World War campaigns, the...

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Royal Canadian Legion to investigate hate-group presence in local Alberta branch, ban them
Sunday, May 05, 2019
Raffy Boudjikanian · CBC News/Somnia/AA
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A day after CBC News revealed a Royal Canadian Legion branch in Alberta counts members of the...

   

Miscellaneous
Pub and staff charged in collision that killed Kitchener man
Friday, May 03, 2019
Waterloo Region Record/AA
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KITCHENER — A Kitchener pub and three staff members are facing a total of 16 charges under the...

Veterans
Banned by Facebook, shunned by politicians, Soldiers of Odin hold event at Royal Canadian Legion branch
Friday, May 03, 2019
Raffy Boudjikanian · CBC News /Getty/AA
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For the last several months, the Soldiers of Odin Canada have found themselves on the receiving...

   

Miscellaneous
Ontario will cut government-run travel insurance program: minister
Thursday, May 02, 2019
The Canadian Press/The Record/AA
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TORONTO — Ontario is pushing ahead with a plan to eliminate basic out-of-country travel...

Miscellaneous
Canadian soldiers carry guns in ‘full fighting order’ at Toronto’s Khalsa Day — the Forces called it ‘misguided’
Wednesday, May 01, 2019
By Jesse Ferreras and Mercedes Stephenson Global News/AA
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A unit of soldiers from Toronto-area reserve units of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) were...

   

Births Deaths and Marriages
Miller, Richard "Dick":
Monday, April 29, 2019
Henry Walser Funeral Home/AA
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Miller, Richard "Dick": Passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Friday, April 26th,...

Births Deaths and Marriages
Lloyd James HART
Monday, April 29, 2019
Henry Walser Funeral Home/AA
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HART, Lloyd James Passed away peacefully on Saturday, April 27, 2019 at Freeport Hospital...

   

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Troops from KW help out in Ottawa flood relief efforts
Monday, April 29, 2019
Aastha Shetty-570 News/ Kitchener Today/AA
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Canadian reservists who call Waterloo Region their home are now in Ottawa, taking part in the...

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'I had to crawl': Amputee seeks damages after United Airlines and airport security seize scooter batteries
Monday, April 29, 2019
Erica Johnson · CBC News/AA
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Stearn Hodge says he will never forget the humiliation of having to drag his body across a hotel...

   

Veterans
Labrador vet 'stunned' by Veterans Affairs decision keeping her out of N.S. care facility
Sunday, April 28, 2019
CBC News/AA
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A military veteran living in Labrador City says she's been told by Veterans Affairs that she...

Miscellaneous
Volunteer confronts Trudeau over holding up Ottawa sandbag efforts for 'photo-op'
Sunday, April 28, 2019
CBC News/AA
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A volunteer confronted Justin Trudeau for visiting a flood zone near Ottawa on Saturday,...

   

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Upcoming Events




 

Legion
General Meeting-Elections
Sun, May 26
2pm

May 26th is “Elections” Meeting starting at 2:00pm



Seniors
Bid Euchre
Mon, May 27
1pm

Monday at 1:00pm is Bid Euchre



Sports
Pool
Mon, May 27
6:30pm

Pool



Sports
Shuffleboard
Tue, May 28
1pm

Shuffleboard at 1:00pm



 

Entertainment
Dinner and Karaoke
Tue, May 28
5:30pm

5:30pm - Dinner and Karaoke



Sports
Bid Euchre
Wed, May 29
1pm

Wednesday – Bid Euchre at 1:00pm



Sports
Rec.Pool League
Wed, May 29
7pm

7pm - REC Pool League



Seniors
Euchre
Thu, May 30
1pm

Thursday at 1:00pm is Euchre



Hall Rental
Police Dinner
Thu, May 30
6:30pm

6:30pm - Police Dinner



Sports
Pool
Thu, May 30
7pm

9 Ball Pool



Seniors
Solo
Fri, May 31
1pm

Friday at 1:00pm is Solo



Sports
“Friday Night Shuffle”
Fri, May 31
7pm

“Friday Night Shuffle” at 7:00pm



Seniors
Cribbage Tournament
Sat, Jun 01
12pm



 

Legion
Meat Spin
Sat, Jun 01
4pm



Seniors
Euchre/Bid Euchre
Sun, Jun 02
1pm

Sunday at 1:00pm is Euchre/Bid Euchre



 

Hall Rental
Birthday Party(Trussler)
Sun, Jun 02
2pm - 6pm

Sunday June 2nd from 2-6pm



Seniors
Bid Euchre
Mon, Jun 03
1pm

Monday at 1:00pm is Bid Euchre



Sports
Shuffleboard
Tue, Jun 04
1pm

Shuffleboard at 1:00pm



 

Seniors
Seniors Darts
Tue, Jun 04
1pm

Please add to calendar Tuesday Seniors Darts –

Details...



 

Entertainment
Dinner and Karaoke
Tue, Jun 04
5:30pm

5:30pm - Dinner and Karaoke



Sports
Bid Euchre
Wed, Jun 05
1pm

Wednesday – Bid Euchre at 1:00pm



Sports
REC Pool League
Wed, Jun 05
7pm

REC pool league will be starting every Wednesday at 7:00pm here. Start date is September 5th.



Seniors
Euchre
Thu, Jun 06
1pm

Thursday at 1:00pm is Euchre



Sports
Pool
Thu, Jun 06
7pm

9 Ball Pool



Seniors
Solo
Fri, Jun 07
1pm

Friday at 1:00pm is Solo



Sports
“Friday Night Shuffle”
Fri, Jun 07
7pm

“Friday Night Shuffle” at 7:00pm



 

Legion
Meat Spin
Sat, Jun 08
4pm



Entertainment
“Karaoke with Dennis”
Sat, Jun 08
7pm

“Karaoke with Dennis” All are welcome

Details...



 

Sports
OSGA Tournament
Tue, Jun 11
1pm - 6pm



 

Entertainment
Dinner and Karaoke
Tue, Jun 11
5:30pm

5:30pm - Dinner and Karaoke



 

Sports
Pool Tournament
Sat, Jun 15
10am

10:00am Pool tournament on June 15th

Details...



 

Legion
Meat Spin
Sat, Jun 15
4pm



 

Entertainment
Dinner and Karaoke
Tue, Jun 18
5:30pm

5:30pm - Dinner and Karaoke



 

Legion
Meat Spin
Sat, Jun 22
4pm



 

Hall Rental
Hall Rental-“Laverdiere”
Sat, Jun 22
8pm

Hall is rented on June 22nd for Retirement Party. Name is “Laverdiere”



 

Legion
General Meeting
Sun, Jun 23
2pm



 

Sports
Supreme Athletics Talk-BBQ
Sun, Jun 23
4pm

that after the General meeting on June 23, we will have some visitors from track &field to talk about their accomplishments & future. We will have a bbq after -for everyone.. should start about 4 and finish early evening..



 

Entertainment
Dinner and Karaoke
Tue, Jun 25
5:30pm

5:30pm - Dinner and Karaoke



 

Legion
Meat Spin
Sat, Jun 29
4pm



 

Legion
Canada Day
Mon, Jul 01
1pm - 7pm

Canada Day



 

Entertainment
Dinner and Karaoke
Tue, Jul 02
5:30pm

5:30pm - Dinner and Karaoke



 

Legion
Meat Spin
Sat, Jul 06
4pm



 

Hall Rental
Hosting a Pageant for Children with Disabilities.
Sun, Jul 07
4pm - 7pm

We are hosting a pageant for children with disabilities. It would be from 4pm till 7 pm. We would supply food which would be a pot luck and it would be by donation at the door.I’m running it and have Autism and want to make this special for the kids.



 

Entertainment
Dinner and Karaoke
Tue, Jul 09
5:30pm

5:30pm - Dinner and Karaoke



 

Legion
Executive Meeting
Sat, Jul 13
9:30am



 

Legion
Meat Spin
Sat, Jul 13
4pm



 

Legion
Branch Closed-Veterans Picnic
Sun, Jul 14
1pm

Branch will be closed on Sunday July 14 for the Veterans Council picnic at the 404 wing from about 1:00 PM to about 6 PM... rain or shine ... games, fun, food, drink and fellowship.. Tickets $4.00 in advance and $5.00 at the door.. (don't have tickets yet.. )



 

Entertainment
Dinner and Karaoke
Tue, Jul 16
5:30pm

5:30pm - Dinner and Karaoke



 

Legion
Meat Spin
Sat, Jul 20
4pm



 

Entertainment
Dinner and Karaoke
Tue, Jul 23
5:30pm

5:30pm - Dinner and Karaoke



 

Legion
Meat Spin
Sat, Jul 27
4pm



 

Hall Rental
Hall Rental-(Nguyen)
Sat, Jul 27
8pm

Lan Nguyen has rented the hall on July 27th, 2019

Details...



 

Entertainment
Dinner and Karaoke
Tue, Jul 30
5:30pm

5:30pm - Dinner and Karaoke



 

Legion
Meat Spin
Sat, Aug 03
4pm



 

Legion
Civic Holiday
Mon, Aug 05
1pm - 7pm

5th is Civic Holiday we are opened 1-7pm



 

Entertainment
Dinner and Karaoke
Tue, Aug 06
5:30pm

5:30pm - Dinner and Karaoke



 

Legion
Executive Meeting
Sat, Aug 10
9:30am

10th is Executive Meeting at 9:30am



 

Legion
Meat Spin
Sat, Aug 10
4pm



 

Entertainment
Dinner and Karaoke
Tue, Aug 13
5:30pm

5:30pm - Dinner and Karaoke



 

Sports
Pool Tournament
Sat, Aug 17
10am

17th is Pool Tournament at 10:00am



 

Ways and Means
Meat Spin
Sat, Aug 17
4pm

4pm - Meat Spin



 

Entertainment
Dinner and Karaoke
Tue, Aug 20
5:30pm

5:30pm - Dinner and Karaoke



 

Ways and Means
Meat Spin
Sat, Aug 24
4pm

4pm - Meat Spin



 

Entertainment
Dinner and Karaoke
Tue, Aug 27
5:30pm

5:30pm - Dinner and Karaoke



 

Ways and Means
Meat Spin
Sat, Aug 31
4pm

4pm - Meat Spin



 

Legion
Labour Day
Mon, Sep 02
1pm - 7pm

2nd is Labour Day we are opened 1-7pm



 

Entertainment
Dinner and Karaoke
Tue, Sep 03
5:30pm

5:30pm - Dinner and Karaoke



 

Seniors
Cribbage Tournament
Sat, Sep 07
12pm

7th is Cribbage Tournament starting at noon



 

Ways and Means
Meat Spin
Sat, Sep 07
4pm

4pm - Meat Spin



 

Entertainment
Dinner and Karaoke
Tue, Sep 10
5:30pm

5:30pm - Dinner and Karaoke



 

Legion
Executive Meeting
Sat, Sep 14
9:30am

14th is Executive Meeting starting at 9:30am



 

Legion
“Mental Health and Wellness Day”
Sat, Sep 14
1pm

Peter is going to host a “Mental Health and Wellness Day” here on Saturday September 14th. Starts at 1:00pm



 

Ways and Means
Meat Spin
Sat, Sep 14
4pm

4pm - Meat Spin



 

Legion
Honours & Awards
Sun, Sep 15
3pm

Honours & Awards will be on Sunday September 15th at 3:00pm.



 

Entertainment
Dinner and Karaoke
Tue, Sep 17
5:30pm

5:30pm - Dinner and Karaoke



 

Ways and Means
Pool Tournament
Sat, Sep 21
10am

21st is Pool Tournament starting at 10:00 am



 

Ways and Means
Meat Spin
Sat, Sep 21
4pm

4pm - Meat Spin



 

Entertainment
Rob & The Rydells
Sat, Sep 21
7pm - 11pm

September 21st 7-11 pm Rob & The Rydells Ticketed Event



 

Entertainment
Dinner and Karaoke
Tue, Sep 24
5:30pm

5:30pm - Dinner and Karaoke



 

Ways and Means
Meat Spin
Sat, Sep 28
4pm

4pm - Meat Spin



 

Ways and Means
Meat Spin
Sat, Oct 05
4pm

4pm - Meat Spin



 

Ways and Means
Meat Spin
Sat, Oct 12
4pm

4pm - Meat Spin



 

Ways and Means
Meat Spin
Sat, Oct 19
4pm

4pm - Meat Spin



 

Ways and Means
Meat Spin
Sat, Oct 26
4pm

4pm - Meat Spin



 

Ways and Means
Meat Spin
Sat, Nov 02
4pm

4pm - Meat Spin



 

Ways and Means
Meat Spin
Sat, Nov 09
4pm

4pm - Meat Spin



 

Ways and Means
Meat Spin
Sat, Nov 16
4pm

4pm - Meat Spin



 

Entertainment
Dianne & The Cavaliers /Ticket Event
Sat, Nov 16
7pm - 11pm

November 16th 7-11pm Dianne & The Cavaliers Cover Charge $5 / $7

Details...



 

Ways and Means
Meat Spin
Sat, Nov 23
4pm

4pm - Meat Spin



 

Ways and Means
Meat Spin
Sat, Nov 30
4pm

4pm - Meat Spin



 

Ways and Means
Meat Spin
Sat, Dec 07
4pm

4pm - Meat Spin



 

Ways and Means
Meat Spin
Sat, Dec 14
4pm

4pm - Meat Spin



 

Ways and Means
Meat Spin
Sat, Dec 21
4pm

4pm - Meat Spin



 

Ways and Means
Meat Spin
Sat, Dec 28
4pm

4pm - Meat Spin



 

Ways and Means
Meat Spin
Sat, Jan 04
4pm

4pm - Meat Spin



 

Ways and Means
Meat Spin
Sat, Jan 11
4pm

4pm - Meat Spin



 

Ways and Means
Meat Spin
Sat, Jan 18
4pm

4pm - Meat Spin



 

Ways and Means
Meat Spin
Sat, Jan 25
4pm

4pm - Meat Spin



 

Ways and Means
Meat Spin
Sat, Feb 01
4pm

4pm - Meat Spin



 

Ways and Means
Meat Spin
Sat, Feb 08
4pm

4pm - Meat Spin



 

Ways and Means
Meat Spin
Sat, Feb 15
4pm

4pm - Meat Spin



 

Ways and Means
Meat Spin
Sat, Feb 22
4pm

4pm - Meat Spin



 

Ways and Means
Meat Spin
Sat, Feb 29
4pm

4pm - Meat Spin



 

Ways and Means
Meat Spin
Sat, Mar 07
4pm

4pm - Meat Spin



 

Ways and Means
Meat Spin
Sat, Mar 14
4pm

4pm - Meat Spin



 

Ways and Means
Meat Spin
Sat, Mar 21
4pm

4pm - Meat Spin



 

Ways and Means
Meat Spin
Sat, Mar 28
4pm

4pm - Meat Spin



 

Ways and Means
Meat Spin
Sat, Apr 04
4pm

4pm - Meat Spin



 

Ways and Means
Meat Spin
Sat, Apr 11
4pm

4pm - Meat Spin



 

Ways and Means
Meat Spin
Sat, Apr 18
4pm

4pm - Meat Spin



 

Ways and Means
Meat Spin
Sat, Apr 25
4pm

4pm - Meat Spin



 

Ways and Means
Meat Spin
Sat, May 02
4pm

4pm - Meat Spin



 

Ways and Means
Meat Spin
Sat, May 09
4pm

4pm - Meat Spin



 

Ways and Means
Meat Spin
Sat, May 16
4pm

4pm - Meat Spin



 

Ways and Means
Meat Spin
Sat, May 23
4pm

4pm - Meat Spin



 

Ways and Means
Meat Spin
Sat, May 30
4pm

4pm - Meat Spin



 

Ways and Means
Meat Spin
Sat, Jun 06
4pm

4pm - Meat Spin



 

Ways and Means
Meat Spin
Sat, Jun 13
4pm

4pm - Meat Spin



 

Ways and Means
Meat Spin
Sat, Jun 20
4pm

4pm - Meat Spin



 

Ways and Means
Meat Spin
Sat, Jun 27
4pm

4pm - Meat Spin



 

Ways and Means
Meat Spin
Sat, Jul 04
4pm

4pm - Meat Spin



 

Ways and Means
Meat Spin
Sat, Jul 11
4pm

4pm - Meat Spin



 

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Meat Spin
Sat, Jul 18
4pm

4pm - Meat Spin



 

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Meat Spin
Sat, Jul 25
4pm

4pm - Meat Spin



 

Ways and Means
Meat Spin
Sat, Aug 01
4pm

4pm - Meat Spin



 

Ways and Means
Meat Spin
Sat, Aug 08
4pm

4pm - Meat Spin


 

 

 

 

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