Executive Committee

The Legion Branch 161 Executive Committee, Ladies Auxiliary Executive Committee and members welcome you to our web site! Please feel free to contact any of our executive members in regards to issues concerning our branch.  If using e-mail please insert in the Subject Line the word “Branch” or “L. A,” the title of the person and/or name and the topic. If telephoning, please give the same information when you leave a message with your name, return telephone number and when you are available to take a call.

Beautiful Muskoka – once visited, never forgotten!


President – Ted Marsden

Past-president – Shirley Ruttan

1st Vice-president and Service Officer**  – Gord Milburn

2nd Vice-president/PRO/Honors & Awards -Cyndi Walsh

Secretary – Joan Sellens

Treasurer – Christine Topping

Pipe Band Liaison – Jim Deavitt

Service Officer – Gord Milburn**

Cadet Corp Liaison/LA Liaison-Shirley Ruttan

Chair, Poppy Fund

Chair, Public Relations -Cyndi Walsh and Shirley Ruttan

Chair, Training and Development Officer-Gail Fyfe

Chair, Clan Stuart Heritage – Judy Davis

Chair, Canteen– Christine Topping

Chair, Youth and Education – Art Forester & Peggy Ball

Chair, Ways and Means -Terra Hastings

.Chair, Lottery- Ted Marsden

Chair, Membership & Honors & Awards-Cyndi Walsh

Chair, Seniors-John Wylie

Chair, Sports- Gail Fyfe

Chair, By Laws- Gord Milburn

NOTES: The Bar Stewards handles function bookings. ** Gord Milburn also arranges transportation and visits for sick veterans and members.


President -Lorraine Ketch; Immediate Past-president – Gail Fyfe Ist Vice-president-  Brenda McDonald: 2nd Vice-President- Mona Donaldson: Secretary – Dorothy Burgin; Treasurer – Dorothy Burgin; Sergeant-at-Arms – Sharon Weese; Sports Officer – Jean Crawley; Chair, Ways and Means- Nicole Fyfe-Poulson; Chair, Membership – Jean Ketch; Chair, Funeral Receptions – Carrie Kennedy; Chair, Veterans- Grace Adams: Chair, Poppy – Glady Taylor; Chair, Seniors -Ann Smith;  Public Relations Officer-Jeanna MacKinnon: Chair, Honours and Awards -Gwen Stead, Chair, Entertainment –Nicole Fyfe-Poulsen, Chair, Sunshine-Sharon Weese. Kitchen Convenor  -Dorothy Burgin


Please e-mail: bracebridgelegion@yahoo.ca and in the Subject Line insert “Branch” or “L. A.” as applicable plus the title and/or name of the person and the topic or issue. Please remember that we are all volunteers so it might take a day or three to get a reply. Alternately, telephone: 705-645-8500 and leave a message. No one will give out anyone else’s telephone number or e-mail address but they will pass your message to the appropriate member who will return your call or your e-mail.

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