Legion hosts open house Friday

The Royal Canadian Legion Branch 46 in Revelstoke will be celebrating Legion Week June 19 – June 25 with an open house Friday, June 24.

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The Royal Canadian Legion Branch 46 in Revelstoke will be celebrating Legion Week June 19 – June 25 with an open house Friday, June 24.

The Legion in Revelstoke has been operating and serving the community since 1926.

The Royal Canadian Legion in BC/Yukon Command has 156 Branches and over 100 Ladies Auxiliaries and 75,000 Members.  The Branches receive no government funding.  The Legions in BC/Yukon Command and its family of organizations contribute in excess of $3 million to the communities, supporting programs to reduce inequities and improve the quality of life for Canadians.  The Legion supports programs and services tailored to meet the specific needs of Canadian Forces Members, Veterans, senior, youth and community citizens.

The open house will be held Friday June 24 at Branch #46, 600 1st Street West, from 5-7pm.  Hotdogs, hamburgers and refreshments will be served and the public are encouraged to tour the facilities.

Saturday June 25 the Legion will feature Baron of Beef and music in the lounge following the weekly Meat Draw.