Grandona Legion Branch 124

Welcome

Welcome to the Grandona Branch #124 Royal Canadian Legion Website. We have designed this site to serve our Legion members and our community residents.

We hope that you visit our website often and that you find this website informative and enjoyable. We will continue to make improvements to this site and keep the information up-to-date as best we can.

We now have a facebook page:

Grandona Legion Branch #124

What's New...


Grandona Legion Survey - Results

The following is an overview of the compiled results from our public survey that was completed this past May. We truly feel the survey was very successful and would like to thank the people who took the time to share their opinion with us. It was done in a very sincere, open, and constructive manner and with a mindset for improving our community and local Legion. So here it is in a nutshell:

- Who Participated in the survey? The majority of the respondents lived within 25 Km of the legion and were over the age of 50, non-member, finds out what is happening at the Legion from the Legion Newsletter and goes out occasionally.

- Legion Bar Hours: Legion bar hours are sufficient.

- Friday's: The majority of the respondents indicated that Friday Supper meals were nutritious, good portion size, ceilidh start and end at appropriate times, people go for supper regardless of the entertainment, and there was a split on where or not to have ceilidhs during the winter months.

- Saturday's: There was an indication that if there was entertainment with paid admission on Saturday evening most people would go.

- Prices: There was support to increase prices at the bar and supper by a moderate amount. This will be reviewed by the Executive and communication will be done in advance of any price increases.

- Winter months: A STRONG indication was not to close because of the community spirit that is experienced during our long and cold winters.

- Volunteering: We would like to thank the people who raised their hands to help out. We will be in touch shortly. Also, a few people offered and forgot to include their contact information. So if you did and you don't hear from us, just let us know.

- Suggestions: Many great suggestions were offered. We believe the best way to communicate these are to summarize in the newsletter over time.

- What We Do Well: The responses were overwhelming and a true indication of the dedication, commitment, and pride of our volunteers, Executive, and our employees. They are the backbone of our operation.

In closing, we are committed to forming an action plan to address the suggestion we have received and implement the changes over time as money and time permit. The areas identified of interest are:
Facility upgrade; Entertainment improvements with paid admission outside of Friday night ceilidhs; Policy and procedures on social nights; Improvements to Friday Night supper format/menu; Bar enhancements; Possibility of debt machine; Family events.
So folks, stay tuned!!! Please feel free to talk to us about the survey if you feel something has been omitted or not acted on.

To quote one of our respondents in the survey,
"Nobody can do everything, but everyone can do something"
~ Author Unknown ~






Chase the Ace Week 8 Ticket Winner:
Anthony Bonaparte from MacKinnon Harbour

On Sunday, July 24th,
Anthony picked the nine of hearts and took home $142
Anthony is pictured here with Draw Supervisor of the Day... Juanita MacNeil

Chase the Ace continues next week, July 31st
from 2:30 - 4pm at Grandona Legion in Iona with a jackpot of $2529.50
plus 30% of daily ticket sales.

ALSO:
The Legion Legends will be holding their monthly guitar session next week during CTA, so be sure to come early to catch that.

stan




Grandona Legion - Birds Eye View




Visit the Bookmobile at the Iona Legion

The Victoria Co. Bookmobile will visit the Legion parking lot once a month.
5:30-7pm

Next visit: August 19




Canadian Diabetes Clothesline Drop Box

A Clothesline Drop Box is now located in the Legion parking lot (at back of Legion), awaiting your donations of gently used clothing.


Friday Supper & Ceilidh

We have been hosting our "Friday Supper and Ceilidh" for over 25 years!
Join us every Friday for a home-style meal and stay for the free ceilidh.

For our current "Friday Supper & Ceilidh" schedule, click on the "Events Calendar"

Lest We Forget


THE ACT OF REMEMBRANCE

They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old;
Age shall not weary them nor the years condemn.
At the going down of the sun and in the morning
We will remember them.


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