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.

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President and Membership Chair - Shirley Ruttan; Past-president, Honours & Awards - Ross Ball; 1st Vice-president and Sports - Ted Marsden; 2nd Vice-president - Craig Wilson;  Secretary – Cyndi Walsh; Treasurer – Marty Rhodes*; Sgt-at-Arms/Pipe Band/Ladies Auxiliary Liaison - Jim Deavitt; Service Officer/Cadet Corps Liaison – Jack Ellis**; Chair, Poppy Fund – Craig Wilson; Chair, Public Relations -TBA ;  Training and Development Officer-TBA: Chair, Clan Stuart Heritage - TBA; Chair, Canteen- Shirley, Craig & Marty; Chair, Youth and Education - Peggy Ball; Ways and Means -Shirley, Craig & Marty.Chair, Lottery-Peter Knight; Chair, Seniors-John Wylie

NOTES: *Marty Rhodes also handles function bookings. ** Jack Ellis also arranges transportation and visits for sick veterans and members.


President - Gail Fyfe; Immediate Past-president – Lorraine Ketch; Ist Vice-president and Kitchen Convenor  – Brenda McDonald; 2nd Vice-president - Janice Hummel; Chair, Bursary – TBA; Secretary - Sunny Gnyp; Treasurer – Joan Sellens; Sergeant-at-Arms - Nicole Fyfe; Chair, Ways and Means - TBA; Chair, Membership - Jean Ketch; Chair, Funeral Receptions - Carrie Kennedy; Chair, Veterans/Poppy - Sharon Doley; Chair, Seniors -Unita Arnold; Sports Officer - Jean Crawley; Public Relations Officer and Chair, Honours and Awards -Trudy Neizen, Chair, Entertainment -Peggy Krajewski, Chair, Sunshine-Mona Donaldson.


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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