The Royal Canadian Legion, Port Coquitlam Branch #133, announces that eight (8) Education Bursaries are available to students attending public and private high schools in School District #43.
Four (4) Bursaries in the amount of $2,013 each will be awarded to qualified applicants through the Legion Poppy Fund. Children; or grandchildren, of ex-service personnel are eligible to apply. Financial need is also considered in adjudication of the application.
As well, four (4) Bursaries in the amount of $2,013 each are to be awarded through the Branch #133 Education Fund. Applicants need not have any military or Legion Affiliation. Awards are based on financial need and good grades. Total family income cannot exceed $60,000 per annum.
Applications are available through High School Counsellors or from the Legion Office @ 604-942-8911 or from the Chairperson of the Education Committee @ 604-464-2169.
Congratulations to Comrade Irene Brown who; with great pride and honour, received her Diamond Jubilee Award. Comrade Brown was nominated by her fellow Executive and Branch membership for her tireless dedication to the Legion Branch #133, during extremely difficult times.
Irene was surrounded by members, family and friends who she thanked for their love and support over the past 3 years of her term in office as President of this Branch.
The Royal Canadian Legion Port Coquitlam Branch #133 Ladies Auxiliary have handed in it’s Charter after 75 years of dedicated support to both the Legion and our Community. The LA was established to assist Legion Branches and comprised of widows, wives, mothers, sisters, children and grandchildren of veterans.
LA President Comrade Hilda Vanstone 90 + years young received; spoke on behalf of all the Ladies. The Ladies Auxiliary received accolades from Mayor Greg Moore, and Alderman Glenn Pollack who spoke on behalf of MLA Mike Farnworth.
Well wishes and thanks were also delivered by Representatives of: New Westminster Zone, BC/Yukon Command and fellow members of the Branch.
The Ladies will join with the Branch and many will remain an active part of our organization.
A Sincere Thank You to all of you!