COVID Hits the Local Legion

It’s tough times at the local legion.  Even Remembrance Day services have been cancelled.  The flag will fly at half-mast and wreaths will be laid at the foot of the Cenotaph on November 11th, but there will be no service at the Cenotaph this year.  Legion members are encouraging everyone… Continue reading

Motorcycles Lined King Street

Motorcycles lined King Street on June 2nd preparing for the Legion’s annual Bike Ride.  Forty seven riders travelled to Bancroft for lunch at the Bancroft Legion and returned to a hot dinner prepared and donated by the Millbrook Legion Ladies’ Auxiliary.  With a small top up from the coffers of… Continue reading

Extensive Repairs Complete at Millbrook Legion

The former armories building that houses the local Legion is more than 100 years old and has suffered wear and tear resulting in loose bricks and mortar on three sides of the building and particularly around the front door.  After months of fundraising, the brick repairs are now complete.  The… Continue reading

Legion Hosts Annual Public Speaking Contest

On Sunday, February 11th, the Royal Canadian Legion in Millbrook hosted the annual Youth Education Public Speaking Contest. Participants were invited from all local elementary schools, and three entrants joined each of the two age categories, all from North Cavan Public School and presented their speeches in front of an… Continue reading

Poppy Financial Report

ROYAL CANADIAN LEGION BR. 402 POPPY FINANCIAL REPORT   Opening Balance Oct. 1, 2016 $1,606.22 Income from all sources 9,844.75 Subtotal (available balance) $11,450.97                                          Campaign Expenses Poppies and Wreath purchases $3,990.23 Youth education 450.00 Total Expenses $4,440.23   Disbursements Handicapped Door Opener $1,679.00   Homeless Veteran Fund Ontario… Continue reading

Kim Turney Introduces Trendy Handbag Style to Peterborough Area

It’s not like Kim had nothing else to do.  A real estate agent in the Cavan Monaghan area is not sitting around in this real estate market.  Her daughter Carla introduced Kim to this sassy young Canadian company founded by Natalie Dusome, a young mother looking to build a business… Continue reading

Local Legion Seeking Help to Keep the Walls from Tumbling Down

The Royal Canadian Legion #402 has been housed in the former armories building at 9 King Street East in Millbrook since 1970.  Serving veterans, current and former members of the Canadian Forces and their families, the not-for-profit organization is also a significant contributor to the community, and not just on… Continue reading