The 2020 Poppy Campaign activities begin on October 29th and runs through to Remembrance Day, November 11th . Anyone attending an event is encouraged to wear their Legion uniform so that the public can easily recognize you and our great organization.
To make a donation to the Poppy Fund or to purchase a wreath or cross, please visit the Branch or contact 827-3008 for information. A display of what is available and the prices is set up in the Branch.
Thursday 29th – 7 PM we present the First Poppies to the members of a community group. Join your comrades from Branch 161 as we present poppies to the residents of the community. Refreshments and entertainment are available.
Friday October 30th – 8:00 AM
- Distribution of poppies begins at the Porters Lake Atlantic Superstore and Porters Lake Tim Horton's store and continues until Saturday November 10th. The Volunteer Schedule is posted on this site and there are still spots where we need volunteers. Please check the schedule and try to find time to volunteer. There are also signup sheets at the Branch. If you cannot visit the Branch, then please call 902-827-3008 to have your name added to the list.
Sunday November Nov 1st Honour Roll Sunday
- 1:00 PM – our annual ceremony where we honour our past veterans and members by reading their names and sharing memories later during the reception. Following the Service, we will retire into the Branch for refreshments and comradeship.
School visit schedule: November 5th, 6th and 10th. Guests are asked to arrive 30 minutes before the time indicated.
Wednesday November 5th
Thursday November 7th
Monday November 10th
Sunday November 9th Remembrance Church Service