The Legion understands the importance of acknowledging the courage of those who served and still serve today. Through Remembrance initiatives, we help Canadians honour those who have make the ultimate sacrifice for our country.
Help out by running the Meat Draw or 50/50 draw. Each of these are a two hour commitment on Saturdays 3:00 -5:00 pm. See Buck Coutts to have your name added to the list for 2021.
To Our Members;
As usual we see all the same face doing the volunteering. We need some helpm from other members for our Hamburger and Steak nights etc. If you have some time to spare check our our sign up sheets in the Lounge.
The Membership Committee is excited to announce the launch of the Veteran Family Welcome Program to welcome family of Veterans to the Legion! The Dominion Executive Council approved the new 1-year free membership program for eligible family members in recognition of the commitment and support immediate family members provide to our Veterans on a daily basis.
This free first year of membership is available to spouses and children (18+ years of age) of serving, retired or passed CAF or RCMP Veterans who have not yet joined the Legion.
The membership includes a subscription to Legion Magazine and full access to our Member Benefit PNew! Veteran Family Welcome Program
The free first year of Legion membership program has expanded eligibility to include family of Veteransartners and MemberPerks® program, offering savings at thousands of restaurants and retailers across Canada.
Eligibility for Veteran Family Welcome Program
Applicant must be new to the Legion
Applicant must be 18 years of age or older, and a spouse or child of a serving, retired or passed CAF or RCMP Veteran
All new Veteran Family Welcome Program members will initially be registered in Dominion Branch 16-016 to process the free 1-year membership
Once registered, a member can transfer at any time to a local Branch (local Branch to initiate the transfer)
New members will receive a welcome email when their application is processed through Member Services.
The membership card will be sent from Dominion Command to the member’s address on file. Should the member transfer to a local Branch, the local Branch will receive their membership card.
How to apply to the Veteran Family Welcome Program and the Veteran Welcome Program
Eligible applicants can fill out an application form online:
Printed Application Forms are available at the Branch.
Cde Curt Budden - “Remembering Vimy”
President Jim Stover
contact Branch- Edward Siteman
The Legion provides a range of service and supports for Veterans, their families and dependents.T In addition to directly assisting Veterans and their Families wirh
the disability process through Veterans Affairs Canada (VAC). the Legion Offers a variety of programs, resources and Referrals to Support Veteran Health, transition to civilian life, financial assistance and well-being.
The Last Sunday of the Month Starting @ 1400 hours has been set aside for a gathering of Veterans of the Canadian Armed Forces & RCMP and all those serving on active duty to come together in Fellowship and to be introduced to the Legion. Coffee and Donuts will be Served. All Veterans Welcome
- meet with a volunteer Legion Service Officer to help identify unmet health or support needs and review possible benefits through (VAC) as well as other supports available
- get assistance with completing the Legion Claims Form and receive a referral to Legion Command Service Officers for individual assistance
- request benevolent financial through the Poppy Fund
- request visits to Veterans in Retirement and Long-Term Care Facilities
- access Veteran support and care programs as offered through the Branch
If you have a claim, or planning on submitting a claim to “Veteran Affairs”, please read this:
Edward Siteman CD2
Service Officer, RCL Branch 256
Rev. Trevor Swanson, MTS
Every year these will be awarded
Thank You to Buck Coutts who Conducted the Meat Draw.July $40.00 Meat Pack won by Pat Hale
Thanks to Ruby Coutts for Conducting the 50/50 and to Robert Reiten who got the winning ticket and Took home $90.00 July Toonie Draw won by Dawn K who took home 150.00
Fathers Day Basket
Pat Hale Won $163.00
Watch for sign up sheets in lounge for Volunteers. Thanks to all our Volunteers. Please sign up for Steak or Hamburger night. Also for Rolling Barrage.
-Thanks to our Burger Night Helpers Bob Lecompe, Vikki Scott, Danny Noyes and Bert Reeves
Thanks to our Steak Night Volunteers Prep Crew Buck and Ruby Coutts. Evening crew Buck & Ruby Coutts, Brian, Dawn and Brooke Klashinsky
We love our members and welcome visitors, so feel free to visit during normal business hours. Come Check Out our New Deck Now Open
4902 44 Ave, Stony Plain, Alberta Z L4, Canada