Millet Legion Generosity

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    Local groups will have an easier time meeting their goals thanks to the Millet Legion’s generosity May 21, 2014.  Dick & Arlene Knowles and Guy Jones of the Legion handed out donations of approximately $9,600.00.

    The groups that received donations were: Millet Community Food Bank, Millet & District Historical Society, Millet Minor Hockey/ Ken Ogden Fund, Friends of the Millet Library, Millet School Parent Advisory Council, Millet Soccer Association, Millet Veteran Firefighter Association, Senior Citizens of Millet & District, Wetaskiwin Air Cadets, Wetaskiwin & District Victim Services and the Wetaskiwin Health Foundation.

    “Established in 1926, the Legion is the largest Veterans Service Organization in Canada with more than 320,000 members. Our Mission is to serve veterans, which includes military and RCMP members, and their families, to promote remembrance and to serve our communities and our country.” From The Royal Canadian Legion website.

    Locally, the Legion offers many family friendly events and hosts an Open House on Friday and Saturday nights. You don’t need to be a member to enjoy the camaraderie of your local Legion.

    If you are interested in joining or finding out more about the Legion, visit their website at www.legion.ca.

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