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 – March 2023

Progressive Euchre: Wednesday afternoons 1:00 p.m. $5.00 per person Dart League: Wednesdays, register at 7:30 pm, play at 8 pm, $5 per person. Join a team or be a spare. Alf Brooks Memorial Cribbage: Saturday, Mar. 11 from 11 am – 4pm, play at noon.  $20 per 2-person team.  Prize… 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

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