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 - Shirley Ruttan

Past-president & Sgt at Arms  - Ross Ball

1st Vice-president  - Ted Marsden

2nd Vice-president -Cyndi Walsh

Secretary and Sports – Joan Sellens

Treasurer – Christine Topping

Pipe Band/Ladies Auxiliary Liaison - Jim Deavitt

Service Officer – Gord Milburn**

Cadet Corp Liaison-Ross Ball

Chair, Poppy Fund – Isabel Milburn

Chair, Public Relations -Cyndi Walsh and Shirley Ruttan

Chair, Training and Development Officer-Cyndi Walsh

Chair, Clan Stuart Heritage - TBA

Chair, Canteen- Bill Inch

Chair, Youth and Education - Art Forester & Peggy Ball

Chair, Ways and Means -All the executive

.Chair, Lottery- Ted Marsden

Chair, Membership & Honors & Awards-Tom Forbes

Chair, Seniors-Judy Davis

Chair, By Laws-John Wylie

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


President - Gail Fyfe; Immediate Past-president – Glady Taylor Ist Vice-president-  Brenda McDonald: 2nd Vice-President- Isabel Milburn: Secretary - Lorraine Ketch; Treasurer – Lorraine Ketch; Sergeant-at-Arms - Sharon Weese; Sports Officer - Jean Crawley; Chair, Ways and Means -Gail Fyfe/Lorraine Ketch; Chair, Membership - Jean Ketch; Chair, Funeral Receptions - Carrie Kennedy; Chair, Veterans- Grace Adams: Chair, Poppy – Glady Taylor; Chair, Seniors -Ann Smith;  Public Relations Officer-Dorothy Burgin: Chair, Honours and Awards -Isabel Milburn, Chair, Entertainment -Nicole Fyfe-Poulsen, Chair, Sunshine-Mona Donaldson. Kitchen Convenor  -Nicole Fyfe-Poulsen ; Chair, Bursary -Sunny Gnyp; Chair, Bylaws & Adv-Euneata Arnold, Chair-Out of the Cold-Brenda Macdonald


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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