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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
  • Please visit the Gallery often to view photos of special events, parades and entertainment. 5/28/2015 6:31:44 AM - Alf Ash
  • You are encouraged to take an active roll in your Legion. Your continued support is appreciated and helps to keep our Branch financially healthy. 5/28/2015 6:31:22 AM - Alf Ash
         





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National Headquarters announces $3 million for Branches
Friday, April 03, 2020
Dominion Command/AA

OTTAWA, ON, 3 April 2020 – In an unprecedented move, the Legion’s National Headquarters will release a total of 3 million dollars to help struggling Branches in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Dominion Command Executive Council made a landmark decision to release the funds from the...
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Please note that Branch #50 Kitchener,Ontario is CLOSED due to the COVID-19 Virus,
Friday, April 03, 2020
A.Ash

Please Note that Branch #50 Kitchener,Ontario is CLOSED due to the COVID-19 Virus, all events that are posted on the Calendar are Suspended until further Notice, Members will be Informed when the Branch will Reopen again. Please keep your eyes on this Website for all the latest news on this...
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Royal Canadian Legion branches adapt to support veterans during pandemic
Friday, April 03, 2020
The Record/Shawn Jeffords/AA

TORONTO — Royal Canadian Legion branches are adapting their services to support veterans during the COVID-19 pandemic, even as the national organization warns financial pressures could result in the closure of some branches. The head of the national veterans and community service group said...
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911 is for emergencies only, not COVID-19 concerns: police
Friday, April 03, 2020
Phi Doan-Kitchener Today-570 News/Twitter/AA

Regional police are asking people to direct their questions and concerns around COVID-19 to Public Health. Constable Ashley Dietrich with Waterloo Regional Police is reminding people that 911 is for emergencies only. A post to their Twitter account even said “Every call to 9-1-1 that is...
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Waterloo Region hotels could house patients in worst-case COVID-19 ‘super-surge’
Thursday, April 02, 2020
by Brent Davis/cthompson Waterloo Region Record/Twitter/AA

WATERLOO REGION — Hospitals in Waterloo Region will look to hotels and other large facilities for additional space if the area is inundated with a "super-surge" of COVID-19 patients, Grand River Hospital's president said Wednesday night. In a "worst-case scenario," these types of facilities...
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ATTENTION VETERANS- Any Veteran or Veteran’s Family who requires Assistance
Sunday, March 29, 2020
Jim Meyer/AA

ATTENTION VETERANS Any Veteran or Veteran’s Family who requires Assistance As the province has enacted a declaration of emergency to help contain the spread of COVID-19 and protect the public, we were required to close our facilities; however we are encouraging any Veteran or Veteran’s...
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OLDER NEWS


Miscellaneous
Woman loses almost $10,000 in Guelph Bitcoin scam
Thursday, March 26, 2020
CTV News/AA
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KITCHENER -- A woman in Guelph was a victim of a Bitcoin fraud scheme that duped her out of...

   

Miscellaneous
Newfoundland woman arrested for refusing to self isolate after talking to police
Wednesday, March 25, 2020
Kitchener Today-570 News/Twitter/AA
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ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — The arrest of a Newfoundland woman for refusing to stay home after she...

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Ford to expand COVID-19 state of emergency and shut all non-essential services
Monday, March 23, 2020
by Robert Benzie Toronto Star/The Record/Twitter/AA
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Premier Doug Ford is expanding Ontario's state of emergency to shut down all non-essential...

   

Miscellaneous
Hajdu looking at criminal penalties for travellers who disobey quarantine advice
Monday, March 23, 2020
CBC News/AA
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Hajdu looking at criminal penalties for travellers who disobey quarantine...

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Front-line workers at Loblaw to receive a pay increase due to COVID-19 Across Canada, full-time and part-time staff will see a $2 wage increase
Saturday, March 21, 2020
Kitchener Today-570 News/AA
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Full-time and part-time front-line workers at Loblaw will see a $2 wage increase as a result of...

   

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Latest Developments and Direction from DEC Emergency Teleconference
Saturday, March 21, 2020
P.Sweeny/AA
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To: Pamela Sweeny Date: March 20, 2020 at 4:26 PM Subject: Latest Developments and Direction...

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Sunwing offers available seats on repatriation flights to stranded Canadians for free
Thursday, March 19, 2020
SUNWING/AA
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TORONTO, March 19, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sunwing is offering available seats on its...

   

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Junction 56 Distillery hand sanitizerFrom Junction 56 Distillery Facebook page
Thursday, March 19, 2020
KitchenerToday Staff-570 News/AA
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Most stores have been out of sanitizer for a week or more Junction 56 Distillery hand...

Branch News
Notice to Members that the March General Meeting to be held on the Sunday 22nd March at 2pm has been cancelled.
Tuesday, March 17, 2020
A.Ash
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Notice to Members that the March General Meeting to be held on the Sunday 22nd March at 2pm has...

   

RCL
Subject: COVID-19 - Premier Ford State of Emergency Ontario/The Provincial President, Garry Pond is encouraging Royal Canadian Legion Branches in Ontario to close effective immediately.
Tuesday, March 17, 2020
Corey/AA
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Could you put on the website that we are officially closed. I am trying to get a firm date that...

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Ontario government plans bill to help workers affected by COVID-19 pandemic
Sunday, March 15, 2020
Kitchener Today-570 News/AA
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New legislation in the works, so employers cannot demand sick notes for workers in...

   

RCL
Important message from the Dominion President
Friday, March 13, 2020
Dominion Command/AA
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Important message from the Dominion President Good afternoon Comrades, Following...

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COVID-19 forces Ontario government to extend school March break for 2 weeks Social Sharing
Thursday, March 12, 2020
CBC News/AA
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All publicly-funded schools will close from March 14 to April 5 CBC News · Posted: Mar 12, 2020...

   

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Two more coronavirus cases bring Waterloo Region total to three Both people were infected while travelling
Thursday, March 12, 2020
by Catherine Thompson Waterloo Region Record/AA
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ATERLOO REGION — Two more Waterloo Region residents have tested positive for novel coronavirus,...

Miscellaneous
Doctor says it’s time to do some medical appointments by phone ‘It’s absolutely ridiculous’ that OHIP rules require vulnerable patients to see doctor in person
Thursday, March 12, 2020
Luisa D’Amato Waterloo Region Record/AA
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KITCHENER — It's high time the Ontario Health Insurance Plan paid for medical appointments...

   

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his wife Sophie are in self-isolation as she awaits COVID-19 test results.
Thursday, March 12, 2020
Kathleen Harris · CBC News /AA
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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his wife Sophie are in self-isolation as she awaits COVID-19...

Branch News
Notice to Branch #50 Members,notice that I have not been putting any news stories on this Website
Wednesday, March 11, 2020
Alf Ash
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Notice to Branch #50 Members, you may notice that I have not been putting any news stories on...

   

Entertainement
Tuesday's Dinner & Karaoke
Wednesday, March 11, 2020
Alf Ash
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Dinners will continue from 5:30 till 6:30 Karaoke still follows from 6:30 till 11:00 Music by...

Branch News
Hall can be rented on Saturday Nights from 8pm to 1am.for up to 100 people
Wednesday, March 11, 2020
Alf Ash/ Corey McFaddin
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Hall can be rented on Saturday Nights from 8pm to 1am.for up to 100...

   

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Upcoming Events




Seniors
Cribbage Tournament
Sat, Apr 04
12pm

Saturday April 4th Cribbage Tournament starting at noon




 

Ways and Means
Meat Spin
Sat, Apr 04
4pm

4pm - Meat Spin



Seniors
EUCHRE
Sun, Apr 05
1pm

Sundays at 1:00pm euchre/bid euchre



Seniors
BID EUCHRE
Mon, Apr 06
1pm

Mondays at 1:00pm Bid Euchre



Sports
Pool
Mon, Apr 06
6:30pm

Monday night pool is on at 6:30pm



Seniors
Shuffleboard
Tue, Apr 07
1pm

Tuesday is shuffleboard at 1:00pm.This is a club that has come from the Rod and Gun in Waterloo.



 

Entertainment
Dinner and Karaoke
Tue, Apr 07
5:30pm

5:30pm - Dinner and Karaoke



Seniors
Bid Euchre
Wed, Apr 08
1pm

Bid Euchre every Wednesday starting at 1:00pm



Ways and Means
“Fun Cribbage League”
Wed, Apr 08
7pm

Wednesday night “Fun Cribbage League”



Sports
REC Pool League
Wed, Apr 08
7pm

REC Pool League



Seniors
SOLO
Thu, Apr 09
1pm

Thursdays at 1:00pm Progressive Euchre Solo



Seniors
PROGRESSIVE EUCHRE
Thu, Apr 09
1pm

Thursday Progressive Euchre at 1:00pm



Sports
Pool
Thu, Apr 09
7pm



 

Legion
Hours Good Friday
Fri, Apr 10
1pm - 7pm

Friday April 10th is Good Friday - Club is opened 1-7pm



Seniors
Solo
Fri, Apr 10
1pm



 

Entertainment
Assorted Affairs
Fri, Apr 10
4:30pm

Assorted Affairs - Live Band on Friday April 10th. Starting at 4:30pm

Details...



 

Ways and Means
Meat Spin
Sat, Apr 11
4pm

4pm - Meat Spin



 

Hall Rental
Hall Rental (McArdle)
Sat, Apr 11
8pm

Hall Rental (McArdle)



Seniors
EUCHRE
Sun, Apr 12
1pm

Sundays at 1:00pm euchre/bid euchre



Seniors
Seniors Meeting
Sun, Apr 12
2pm

Sunday April 12th Seniors Meeting starting at 2:00pm



Seniors
BID EUCHRE
Mon, Apr 13
1pm

Mondays at 1:00pm Bid Euchre



Sports
Pool
Mon, Apr 13
6:30pm

Monday night pool is on at 6:30pm



Seniors
Seniors Darts
Tue, Apr 14
1pm

Could you put Seniors Darts on the calendar please. Every other Tuesday starting at 1:00pm.

Details...



Seniors
Shuffleboard
Tue, Apr 14
1pm

Tuesday is shuffleboard at 1:00pm.This is a club that has come from the Rod and Gun in Waterloo.



 

Entertainment
Dinner and Karaoke
Tue, Apr 14
5:30pm

5:30pm - Dinner and Karaoke



Seniors
Bid Euchre
Wed, Apr 15
1pm

Bid Euchre every Wednesday starting at 1:00pm



Sports
REC Pool League
Wed, Apr 15
7pm

REC Pool League



Ways and Means
“Fun Cribbage League”
Wed, Apr 15
7pm

Wednesday night “Fun Cribbage League”



Seniors
SOLO
Thu, Apr 16
1pm

Thursdays at 1:00pm Progressive Euchre Solo



Seniors
PROGRESSIVE EUCHRE
Thu, Apr 16
1pm

Thursday Progressive Euchre at 1:00pm



Sports
Pool
Thu, Apr 16
7pm



Seniors
Solo
Fri, Apr 17
1pm



Ways and Means
Horse Collar
Fri, Apr 17
7pm

“Horse Collar” on Friday nights, starting at 7:00pm



Sports
Ladies Darts
Fri, Apr 17
8pm

Ladies Darts 8:00pm



 

Ways and Means
Meat Spin
Sat, Apr 18
4pm

4pm - Meat Spin



 

Hall Rental
Hall Rental-(Chambers)
Sat, Apr 18
8pm

Hall Rented (Chambers)



 

Entertainment
Dinner and Karaoke
Tue, Apr 21
5:30pm

5:30pm - Dinner and Karaoke



 

Ways and Means
Meat Spin
Sat, Apr 25
4pm

4pm - Meat Spin



 

Entertainment
Dianne & The Cavaliers -Cover Charge
Sat, Apr 25
7pm

Dianne & The Cavaliers on April 25th at 7:00pm. There will be a cover charge at the door.



 

Legion
General Meeting-Nominations
Sun, Apr 26
2pm



 

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

5:30pm - Dinner and Karaoke



 

Hall Rental
Cigar Night
Wed, Apr 29
6pm

Cigar Night

Details...



 

Ways and Means
Meat Spin
Sat, May 02
4pm

4pm - Meat Spin



 

Entertainment
Dinner and Karaoke
Tue, May 05
5:30pm

5:30pm - Dinner and Karaoke



 

Ways and Means
Meat Spin
Sat, May 09
4pm

4pm - Meat Spin



 

Ways and Means
Seniors Meeting
Sun, May 10
2pm

Sunday May 10th Seniors Meeting starting at 2:00pm



 

Entertainment
Dinner and Karaoke
Tue, May 12
5:30pm

5:30pm - Dinner and Karaoke



 

Sports
Pool Tournament
Sat, May 16
10am

Saturday May 16th Pool Tournament –registration at 10:00am



 

Ways and Means
Meat Spin
Sat, May 16
4pm

4pm - Meat Spin



 

Legion
Hours-Victoria Day
Mon, May 18
1pm - 7pm

Monday May 18th Victoria Day – Club is opened 1-7pm



 

Entertainment
Dinner and Karaoke
Tue, May 19
5:30pm

5:30pm - Dinner and Karaoke



 

Entertainment
Johnny Cash Show-Ticket Event
Fri, May 22

Johnny Cash show is coming again on Friday May 22nd and Saturday May 23rd. Tickets will be available……



 

Entertainment
Johnny Cash Show-Ticket Event
Sat, May 23

Johnny Cash show is coming again on Friday May 22nd and Saturday May 23rd. Tickets will be available……



 

Ways and Means
Meat Spin
Sat, May 23
4pm

4pm - Meat Spin



 

Legion
General Meeting-Elections
Sun, May 24
2pm



 

Entertainment
Snake Show?
Sun, May 24
4:30pm

Brian Krigner will be having a snake show here on Sunday February 16th at 1:30pm and another one on Sunday May 24th at 4:30pm. There are NO live snakes here, it is more of a fun show about different types of snakes and stuff.



 

Entertainment
Dinner and Karaoke
Tue, May 26
5:30pm

5:30pm - Dinner and Karaoke



 

Hall Rental
Police Dinner
Thu, May 28
6:30pm

Thursday May 28th Police Dinner at 6:30pm



 

Ways and Means
Meat Spin
Sat, May 30
4pm

4pm - Meat Spin



 

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

5:30pm - Dinner and Karaoke



 

Ways and Means
Meat Spin
Sat, Jun 06
4pm

4pm - Meat Spin



 

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

5:30pm - Dinner and Karaoke



 

Ways and Means
Meat Spin
Sat, Jun 13
4pm

4pm - Meat Spin



 

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

5:30pm - Dinner and Karaoke



 

Sports
Pool Tournament
Sat, Jun 20
10am

Saturday June 20th Pool Tournament – registration at 10:00am



 

Ways and Means
Meat Spin
Sat, Jun 20
4pm

4pm - Meat Spin



 

Legion
General Meeting
Sun, Jun 21
2pm

Sunday June 21st General Meeting starting at 2:00pm



 

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

5:30pm - Dinner and Karaoke



 

Hall Rental
Cigar Night
Wed, Jun 24
6pm

Wedneday June 24th Cigar Night starting at 6:00pm



 

Ways and Means
Meat Spin
Sat, Jun 27
4pm

4pm - Meat Spin



 

Entertainment
Live Band Radio Memories
Sat, Jun 27
7pm

Saturday June 27th at 7:00pm - Live Band Radio Memories

Details...



 

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

5:30pm - Dinner and Karaoke



 

Ways and Means
Meat Spin
Sat, Jul 04
4pm

4pm - Meat Spin



 

Entertainment
Dinner and Karaoke
Tue, Jul 07
5:30pm

5:30pm - Dinner and Karaoke



 

Ways and Means
Meat Spin
Sat, Jul 11
4pm

4pm - Meat Spin



 

Entertainment
Dinner and Karaoke
Tue, Jul 14
5:30pm

5:30pm - Dinner and Karaoke



 

Ways and Means
Meat Spin
Sat, Jul 18
4pm

4pm - Meat Spin



 

Entertainment
Dinner and Karaoke
Tue, Jul 21
5:30pm

5:30pm - Dinner and Karaoke



 

Ways and Means
Meat Spin
Sat, Jul 25
4pm

4pm - Meat Spin



 

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

5:30pm - Dinner and Karaoke



 

Ways and Means
Meat Spin
Sat, Aug 01
4pm

4pm - Meat Spin



 

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

5:30pm - Dinner and Karaoke



 

Ways and Means
Meat Spin
Sat, Aug 08
4pm

4pm - Meat Spin



 

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

5:30pm - Dinner and Karaoke



 

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

5:30pm - Dinner and Karaoke



 

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

5:30pm - Dinner and Karaoke



 

Entertainment
Dinner and Karaoke
Tue, Sep 01
5:30pm

5:30pm - Dinner and Karaoke



 

Entertainment
Dinner and Karaoke
Tue, Sep 08
5:30pm

5:30pm - Dinner and Karaoke



 

Entertainment
Dinner and Karaoke
Tue, Sep 15
5:30pm

5:30pm - Dinner and Karaoke



 

Entertainment
Dinner and Karaoke
Tue, Sep 22
5:30pm

5:30pm - Dinner and Karaoke


 

 

 

 

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