Byron-Springbank Legion

Poppy Fund Donation to Parkwood Veterans Care Program

13 April,2022

The Byron-Springbank Legion made a $24,000.00 donation from our Poppy Fund to the Parkwood Hospital Veterans Care Program. The donation will go to the purchase of six “Sit to Stand” recliner chairs for our Veterans.

(L-R) John Morris: Branch President, Sue Hardy; St. Joseph’s Health Care Foundation’, Kathy Tansey: Branch Treasurer, Zena Currie; St. Joseph’s Health Care Foundation’, Henry Klausnitzer – Branch Sgt-at-Arms

Minister Of National Defense Visits Byron-Springbank Legion

(L-R) Kate Young: Former MP, Arielle Kayabaga: London West MP, Rev. Allan Miller: member, Wayne Thompson: Branch Past President, Hon Anita Anand: Minister of National Defense, Kathy Tansey: Branch Treasurer, Wayne McGregor: Branch 1st VP, John Morris: Branch President, Andrea Roussey: Member

The Minister of National Defense, Hon. Anita Anand stopped in at the Byron-Springbank Legion. Thank you to London West MP Arielle Kayabaga for arranging the Meet and Greet with the Minister. Gave the M of ND a chance to talk to our Veterans and members.

Ironstone Built Donates to the 2021 Poppy Fund

On 9 November, the Branch accepted a $2,500.00 donation to the 2021 Poppy fund. Annually, Ironstone Built, has a “$100,000 in 10 Weeks” charity campaign to donate $10,000.00 to local charities each week for 10 Weeks. This year In honour of Ironstone’s 11th year of operations, they decided to donate to 11 charities over the span of 11 weeks – starting on the week of October 11th 2021 and ending the week of December 20th 2021.