Legion Vandalism – Bell of Batoche Comes Back to Haunt Again

  Several days after the Remembrance Day service, the Millbrook Legion was the focus of unwanted attention after vandals tossed red paint on the front of the building and painted white infinity symbols on its exterior.  The neighbouring Masonic Lodge building was subjected to the same treatment. The discovery occurred… Continue reading

Millbrook Lions Stage Fundraiser

On Saturday, January 30th, the Millbrook and District Lions club came together for the first time in many months to raise money for a local teen named Wyatt. A Crestwood student, he is fighting cancer for a second time, and bills pile up in a hurry.  Under the leadership of… Continue reading

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