Tobermory Legion Br 290 News: Five New Members Welcomed

Five new members were welcomed by Branch 290 President Doug Smith at the January 8th meeting. New members are (L-R) Ben Hobbs, Al Betterley, DeAnna Betterley, Graeme Shaw, and Sarah Campbell.

Submitted by Rick Lane

Our Annual Turkey and Ham Raffle was held on Friday December 14th and it was a usual great time! 

We welcomed five new members at our January 8th meeting: Sarah Campbell, DeAnna Betterley, Graeme Shaw, Al Betterley and Ben Hobbs. An additional seven members will be welcomed to Branch 290 at a later date.

Our Sunday Breakfasts at the Branch were such a hit last year we are starting again with the first one on Sunday January 20th from 10 am to Noon, followed by Sunday February 10th, 10 am to Noon. Potentially more to follow.

Watch our sign out front for any activities at the Branch. We hope to have the World Famous Ukrainian Dinner again on Saturday March 9th, details to follow. 

In April we will start a Spring Ham and Turkey Raffle on Friday April 12th at 7 pm.

Winter meetings continue on the second Tuesday of every month. Times are 3 pm for the Executive meeting and 4 pm for the General meeting.

Our Pot Luck Euchre is on for Friday January 25th. Meal is at 5:30 pm, games start at 7 pm. All skill levels are welcome to come out.

Any donations to the Branch are very much welcomed to keep us operating.

 For those who have not renewed your membership for 2019 please contact Rick Lane ( . To renew online go to It is $50 for online renewals.

Ladies Auxiliary Bingo continues every Monday, 1 pm at the Tobermory Community Centre. Darts for Fun Thursdays, 7 pm at the branch. Meat Draws are every Saturday, 4 pm at the branch. Please remember the branch accepts cash only for everything.

Our civic address is 37 Legion St., Post Office box remains #310. Visit our website or see us on facebook.