Founded in 1925, the Legion is Canada’s largest Veteran support and community service organization with a national reach across Canada, and branches in the U.S., Europe and Mexico. And with nearly 300,000 members of the Legion, our strength is in our numbers. Join us here in Stony Plain!
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.
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.
Ed Berney from the Kinsmen Club of Stony Plain receives a donation cheque from President Cde Jim Stover for the 2021 Kinsmen Christmas Hamper campaign
There is a Basket in our Lounge You can Drop off your Dontion
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 Liz Taylor who Conducted the Meat Draw.
Oct $40.00 Meat Pack won by Brian Murphy
Thanks to Simone Franks for Conducting the 50/50 and to Audrey Funge who got the winning ticket and Took home $122.50
Nov Toonie Draw Jim Stover took home $182.50
Drawn this week
Pat Hale won $84.00
Watch for sign up sheets in lounge for Volunteers. Thanks to all our Volunteers.
Thanks to Judy Price,Rory Milne and Audrey Funge for checking people in.
THANK YOU to all members and guests who attended the Silent/Live Auction and Spaghetti Supper last night at the Branch. Thank you to everyone/business who donated auction items, Thank you to Dennis and crew from Scoutland for the great supper￼, Thank you to Gord Morrison for running the show for the night, Thank you to Audrey Funge for managing the paperwork, Thank you to Jim Stover and Audrey Funge for selling 50/50, Thank you to Rory Milne for checking QR code’, but most of all…. Thank YOU for your support for Veterans Housing in Stony Plain. The event raised $5821.58
Fundraising Chair Cde Pat Hale
We would also like to thank Pat Hale for the Countless hours she put in organizing this event.
Jim Stover President
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