Service: Central Muskoka Branch 161 (The)
|Record #: MUS0344||Last Modified: 25 Jun 2021||Last Full Update: 25 Jun 2021|
|Description (Service)||COVID-19 Response
Due to concerns regarding COVID-19, all activities are on hold until further notice. The transportation programs is still active and applications for the bursary fund are still being taken
Provide support and social gatherings to veterans and their families, and to the community.
Offers a transportation program to take veterans or their dependents to medical appointments, both locally and out of the District.
Manages a Bursary Fund for dependents of former or currently serving service personnel to help with post-secondary education. Donates to community organizations particularly those that support youth and seniors.
Monthly activities open to the general public include:
Banquet Hall (and other rooms) available for weddings, receptions, birthdays, celebrations of life etc. The Ladies Auxiliary to Branch 161 is available for catering for most events.
Volunteers always welcome to help with annual Poppy Campaign and other fundraising efforts.
Tue, Thu, Fri 3 pm-10 pm, Wed 12 noon-10 pm, Sat 2:30 pm-1 am, Sun 12 noon-6 pm (closing time varies)
Meetings: Fourth Thu 7:30 pm, Sep-Jun
|Areas Served||Muskoka District|
|Eligibility||Ages: 19 year(s) and up
|Application||Call for information|
|Fees||Membership - $55 per year|
|Address and Location|
|Located In Community||Bracebridge|
|Address & Map||
168 Muskoka Rd S
Bracebridge, ON P1L 1H6
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|Intersection||On the south side of Muskoka Road; close to intersection of Muskoka Road and Cedar Lane|
|Physical Access||Partially Accessible - Some parts of the legion are not accessible|
|Office Phone||Legion: 705-645-8500|
|Social Media||Facebook: www.facebook.com/bracebridgelegion|
|Primary Contact||Shirley Ruttan, President; Phone: 705-646-2103|
|Alternate Contact||Fred Cosgrove, 1st Vice President|
|Volunteer Coordinator||Gail Fyfe, Treasurer/Booking Co-ordinator|