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 ANNOUNCEMENTS

FOR THE ENJOYMENT OF MEMBERS AND THEIR GUESTS THE POOL TABLES, DART BOARDS AND SHUFFLE BOARDS WILL BE OPEN FOR YOUR USE AT NO CHARGE. HAVE A TRY AND JOIN ONE OF OUR LEAGUES IN THE FALL.

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SMALL PARTIES

THE BACKROOM IS OPEN FOR BIRTHDAY, RETIREMENT AND OTHER PARTIES FREE OF CHARGE FOR MEMBERS. BECAUSE OF THE HEAVY USE OF THIS AREA –

PLEASE BOOK THROUGH THE OFFICE WELL IN ADVANCE.

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 In-House Mixed Darts League

TUESDAYS, 6:30 P.M.

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SENIOR MEN’S POOL

WEDNESDAYS AT 11:00 A.M.

LADIES AFTERNOON DARTS

WEDNESDAYS AT 1:30 P.M.

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TEXAS HOLD ‘EM POKER GROUP

WEDNESDAYS, AT 6:30 P.M.

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MIXED SHUFFLEBOARD

THURSDAYS AT 11:00 A.M.

 

NINE BALL POOL

THURSDAYS AT 6:30 P.M.

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 Seniors Thursdays Jam 1:30 p.m. Kitchen open at 12:00 Noon!

Seniors Jam Dance crowds the Dance Floor

The Jammers!

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“The wireless music box has no imaginable commercial value. Who would pay for a message sent to nobody in particular?”
— David Sarnoff’s associates in response to his urging for investment in the radio in the 1920s.
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 FRIDAYS & SATURDAYS ARE AWESOME AT THE 238 LEGION

Fridays – 3-Meat Draws + 50/50 + Loser’s Draw start at 5:30 p.m.

Saturdays – 3-Meat Draws + 50/50 + Loser’s Draw start at 5:30 p.m.

One weekend before the Easter, Thanksgiving AND Christmas weekends our meat draws are for turkeys and hams or prime rib roasts. That means March 24/25 for Easter Sunday, April 1st, 2018; September 29th/30th for Thanksgiving 8th October 2018; and December 14/15 for Christmas Day Tuesday, 25th December 2018.

Entertainment on Friday and Saturday is from 7 pm to 11 pm

Jim Baxter February 23 & 24

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Pat Secord

March 2nd & 3rd

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Cowboy Jazz

March 9th & 10th

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Lindberg Express

March 16th & 17th

ALBERTA & NORTHWEST TERRITORIES COMMAND – 8-BALL POOL TOURNAMENT

BOTH DAYS

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TO BE ANNOUNCED

March 23rd & 24th

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GOOD FRIDAY BRANCH CLOSED

March 30th

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KARAOKE WITH GARTH

March 31st

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Old age is when the liver spots show through your gloves.
– Phyllis Diller

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FRIDAYS (EXCEPT GOOD FRIDAY AND PUBLIC HOLIDAYS) AND SATURDAYS

3-MEAT DRAWS, a 50/50 and “Loser’s” Draw start at 5:30 p.m. to approximately 7:00 p.m.

3-MEAT DRAWS, a 50-50 and “Loser’s” Draw start at 5:30 p.m. Come in and have  great dinner from our kitchen, join in for our 3 meat draws and our 50/50 draw starting at 5:30 p.m. each Friday and Saturday evening. The regular meat draws are valued at bout $50.00 – $60.00 0f good quality cuts. We even have a “Losers” Meat Draw where ALL the tickets go back in the drum again! But the meat doesn’t have quite the same value as the regular draws!

One weekend before the Easter, Thanksgiving AND Christmas weekends our meat draws are for turkeys and hams or prime rib roasts. That means March 24/25 for Easter Sunday, April 1st, 2018; September 29th/30th for Thanksgiving 8th October 2018; and December 14/15 for Christmas Day Tuesday, 25th December 2018.

 

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EVERY EVENING WHEN OPEN REGULAR HOURS

LOONIE AND LUCKY DRAWS FOR MEMBERS IN GOOD STANDING AS OF JANUARY 31ST.

We host a $1.00 “Loonie” and 25c “Lucky” draw for members of Branch 238 in good standing. These draws close at 6:00 p.m. and are drawn right away.

If the loonie pot reaches a maximum of $1,500.00 then a second pot is started, so while we’re waiting for the $1,500.00 pot to be won our second pot is building you must be here, have paid your loonie, printed your name and signed the draw book to win. Members win 75% of the Loonie Pot with 25% going to donations.

For the “Lucky” quarter draw the entire amount collected goes back as the prize. Come in anytime during the day to pay your quarter and sign the book, you do not have to be in the branch when that draw is made.

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ANNUAL SPECIAL EVENTS

INSTALLATION OF OFFICERS

1st Saturday of January 6:30 p.m.

We install our newly elected Executive.  All 238 members welcome.  Free buffet follows.

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LAST FRIDAY IN APRIL – HONOURS & AWARDS FRIDAY, 27 APRIL 2018

6:00p.m. Cocktails – followed by the presentation of awards. All members welcome.  Free buffet supper.

If you feel you are due an award, contact the 1st Vice-President at the beginning of March.

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REMEMBRANCE DAY

NOVEMBER 11

Veterans are an important part of our history. At Branch 238 we celebrate all our Veterans achievements from past Commonwealth Actions, the two World Wars and Korea as well as Peace Keeping including Afghanistan. After our Remembrance Day Ceremony at the Bowness Community Centre (see more information on our community page) our Branch is open to members only plus 1 guest until 4:00 p.m. and then open to the public. The festivities include highland dancers, pipe bands, other entertainments, snacks and beverages.

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NOMINATIONS & ELECTIONS

Are held at the October General Meeting and the November General Meeting has the election. We invite all 238 members to nominate other worthy members for positions on the Executive Committee. At the November General Meeting we hold our elections of Officers and Executive Committee Members. Positions of the executive office are President, the three Vice-Presidents, Secretary, Treasurer, Sergeant-at-Arms and other Executive Committee positions. Go to our page “About” to see who are on who are our current officers and Executive Committee Members.

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VETERANS AND SENIORS CHRISTMAS DINNER SUNDAY, DECEMBER 16, 2018

NOTE EVERYONE! THE CHANGE OF DATE IS TO TAKE CARE OF ALL THE OTHER LOCAL FUNCTIONS THAT ARE SCHEDULED AT THE BEGINNING OF DECEMBER THIS YEAR

Usually on the first Sunday in December we host an afternoon Christmas Dinner for our valued veterans and seniors – but not this year! Tickets for Branch 238 members Tickets  become available the weekend after Remembrance Day for approximately 2-weeks, then we open ticket sales to the all community seniors. Check at the bar for tickets.We have maximum seating for 150, All staffed by our wonderful volunteers. Live Entertainment is provided in both the upper and lower levels of the Branch with cash draws as well as door prizes. Doors Open 1:00 p.m. – “Dinner” starts 2:00 p.m.

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