Royal Canadian Legion

Site: Collingwood

Service: Collingwood Branch 63

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Record #: CWD0303 Last Modified: 30 Mar 2015 Last Full Update: 23 Dec 2014
Description (Service)Provide support and social gatherings to veterans and their families, and to the community * celebrates Legion Week in September * annual Poppy campaign is held the last Friday in October to Nov 11th * activities included are; tag days, a parade to the cenotaph on Remembrance Day, November 11, followed by a service at the cenotaph and comradeship at the Legion * proceeds from the Poppy campaign are used to assist veterans and their families, bursaries for education, literacy and poster contest prizes 
Other annual events include: New Year's Eve Dance * Robbie Burns night the Saturday before January 25 * District Public Speaking contest in Februay * 'Fish Fry' in March * weekly bingo on Monday nights * ex-personnel and dependents program, usually four times a year by appointment, where someone visits to answer government and veterans financial concerns 
Provide a Bursary Program for eligible children or grandchildren of War Veterans who are Life or Ordinary Members of the Legion * contact the bursary chair for more information
Service Details
HoursOffice: Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm * Club: Mon-Thu 12 noon-12 midnight, Fri-Sat 12 noon-1 am
DatesYear round
Areas ServedCollingwood
EligibilityAges: 19 year(s) and up
Address and Location
Located In CommunityCollingwood
Address & Map
490 Ontario St
Collingwood, ON
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IntersectionRaglan and Ontario St
AccessibilityFully Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone705-445-3780
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Primary ContactRob Graham, President
Alternate ContactSandra Chater, Secretary
Mailing AddressPO Box 161 
Collingwood, ON L9Y 3Z5