Celebrate the Unveiling of Honour Our Veterans Banners for Legion Week

In October 2022, The Millbrook Times reported an initiative by the Royal Canadian Legion Millbrook, Branch 402, in partnership with Cavan Monaghan Township and the local BIA, to implement an Honour Our Veterans banner program in the village. This program has been implemented in over 60 other communities across Canada… Continue reading

Millbrook Legion Fundraising Activities Support Local Schools and Hospital

Pictured is Millbrook Legion members Linda Adams and President Diann Corfe presenting donations of $1000 to MSC Secretary Shari DeWolde (left) and to North Cavan teacher Mr. Pyper for the schools’ nutritional program. These funds were raised at last month’s Rubber Duck Race. The legion has also recently donated $2000.00… Continue reading

Darts for Hearts

With the exception of two covid-year cancellations, the Millbrook Legion has hosted its popular Darts for Hearts event every February since 1991, raising funds for the Peterborough Heart and Stroke Foundation.  Participants secure pledges for the charity, while the legion enhances the appeal of the competition by kicking in prize… Continue reading

Royal Canadian Legion Events – September 2023

Royal Canadian Legion Branch 402, Millbrook: BBQ Lunches: Friday Sept. 1st and 15th from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm.  Enjoy a BBQ lunch prepared by your local legion members.  Eat in the patio or take out. Jeff Scott: Friday, Oct. 20th from 7:30 to 11pm at the Millbrook Legion.  Tickets… Continue reading

Say Their Names – Comment – November 2022

It’s a phrase that took prominence during the Black Lives Matter movement as a gesture to personalize black lives lost through racial injustice.  The practice has earlier roots, however.  For example, every year at the memorial event for the 9/11 disaster, the names of the almost 3,000 victims who died… Continue reading

Manvers Historical Society Hosts Ceremony to Introduce Veteran Banners

On October 16th, sixteen banners were unveiled at the Ponytpool Community Centre at a ceremony commemorating veterans from the former Manvers Township.  The Historical Society led by Kathy Morton and Teresa Jordan, have completed the launch of a Veteran Banner program in their area.  These banners, sponsored by family members,… Continue reading