Tobermory Legion Branch 290 News

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Successful Bonnie Robbie Burns Dinner and Upcoming Student Competition

Submitted by Elaine Sinha

Robbie Burns Dinner a success! 

Tobermory had its first Robbie Burns dinner and it was a great night full of amazing food (yes, the haggis was delicious!), excellent bag piping, great poems ending with some fun dancing.

Thank you to everyone that worked in the kitchen, assisted in putting the entire event together and to everyone who spoke during the evening. A huge thank you to Derek and Katrina Murphy for making the haggis, Dan Forbes for the amazing dessert; it was all scrumptious. Thank you to Judy for peeling the vegetables and doing the dishes.

Thank you to Brad Davidson and Brooklyn Hewton for entertaining everyone with the bagpipes and violin; perfect accompaniment for a perfect evening.

Tobermory Branch 290 Public Speaking Competition

Tobermory Legion will be holding their Public Speaking Competition for Grades 1 through 12 on Saturday February 22 at 10:00am – at the Tobermory Legion.

Judges are still needed. If you are interested, please call Kathryn at 519-377-1434.

Registration is at 9:30am. If you are planning to compete, please contact Kathryn Hauck at 519-377-1434 by Monday February 17, 2020. The snow date for the competition is February 29 at 10:00am.

UPCOMING EVENTS

• General Membership Meeting – Tuesday, February 11 at 4:00 pm

• Trivia Night – Friday, February 14 at 7:00 pm

• Potluck Euchre – February 28 – Potluck at 5:30 pm, Euchre at 7:00 pm.

• Bingo by the Ladies Auxiliary every Monday at 1:00pm at the Tobermory Community Centre.

• Darts for fun is every Thursday, 7:00 pm.

• Meat Draws are Saturday, 4:00 pm all at the Branch.

The Branch is open on Saturdays at 3:00 pm. Visit our website: www.tobermorylegion.org or see us on Facebook.