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 – Craig Wilson

Past-president – Ted Marsden

1st Vice-president –Marty Rhodes

Sargent at Arms-Peggy Lawler

Service Officer**  – Fred Cosgrove

2nd Vice-president-Shirley Ruttan

Secretary/Honors & Awards – Cyndi Walsh

Treasurer – Gail Fyfe

Pipe Band Liaison – Peggy Lawler

Cadet Corp Liaison/LA Liaison-Shirley Ruttan

Chair, Poppy Fund -Craig Wilson

Chair, Public Relations -Kim Pearson

Chair, Training and Development Officer-Gail Fyfe

Chair, Clan Stuart Heritage – Fred Cosgrove

Chair, Canteen– Karen Rhodes

Chair, Youth and Education – Peggy Ball

Chair, Ways and Means -Everyone

.Chair, Lottery- Marty Rhodes

Chair, Membership-Ken Smith

Chair, Seniors-Ivan Orff

Chair, Sports-

Chair, By Laws- Doug McNabb

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


President -Marion Altman; Immediate Past-president – Lorraine Ketch Ist Vice-president-  Brenda McDonald: 2nd Vice-President- Gail Fyfe: Secretary – Dorothy Burgin; Treasurer – Lorraine Ketch; Sergeant-at-Arms – Gwen Stead; Sports Officer – Jean Crawley;

Executive: Grace Adams, Kim Pearson, Jean Ketch, Velma Woermann, Sharon Weese, Glady Taylor, Mary Hall, Mona Donaldson

Chair, Ways and Means-  Chair, Membership –  Chair, Funeral Receptions –  Chair, Veterans-  Chair, PoppyChair, SeniorsPublic Relations Officer Chair, Honours and Awards – Chair, Entertainment – Chair, Sunshine- Kitchen Convenor 


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 anyones 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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