After enjoying a multitude of various flavours during a pot-luck luncheon, approximately 40 members of the Royal Canadian Legion received their awards. Past President, Maria Sadegur and current President Wayne Terepocki presented the awards.
Elizabeth Keightley, was presented with a certificate of appreciation from the Ladies Auxiliary, for her dedication.
Local couple, April and Jason Earle received a certificate of appreciation for their outstanding community service. Sadegur thanked them stating, “April and Jason come out to cook, serve, etcetera as well as give donations and prizes. —Thank you.”
Years of Service Awards were then presented.
Of the Regular Members; two five year, four 15 year, one 20 year, one 35 year, one 40 year pins and three 50 year service pins and medals including one life membership were distributed.
Five 5 year, five 10 year, seven 15 year, four 20 year, two 25 year, two 30 year, and one 35 year awards were issued.
Affiliate Members; 18 five year and 11 10 year awards were presented.
The three gentlemen who received the 50 years of service medals were Bob Cormack, Del Cemulini (Life Member) and William Cromarty.
Both Sadegur and Terepocki offered congratulations and expressed their gratitude for the years of dedication these men had given to the Legion.
“These guys made this Legion go—right from the start,” said Sadegur.