Branches are almost entirely run by
volunteers, and Legionnaires are the
lifeblood of the organization. From service
to the country, to service to the community,
Legion members impact the lives of their
fellow citizens, in particular Veterans,
seniors and youth.
Chances are, you or
someone you know has volunteered with or has
been involved in programs and activities
offered through your local Legion branch.
All this good work we do would not be
possible without the support of our
hardworking and dedicated volunteers.
the name Coleene Foley
and everyone agrees that she is
every bit the Legionaire.
A Longstanding member, former
President and avid volunteer,
she is a friend to everyone, has
a great sense of humour and a
passion for her volunteer work,
she is respected by everyone.
Coleene has many friends in the
music industry and that has
helped her bring many of them to
our branch to entertain us.
Thank you, Coleene. For
all you do, the Spotlight's on
week, the spotlight shines on
our own Helen Flaherty.
She is an avid volunteer at the
Legion and gives her time
freely. She takes amazing
photos, which get used by the
branch and several have been
seen in Legion Magazine.
has recently volunteered to help
sort and digitally preserve many
of the photos in storage at the
Helen has a wicked sense of
humour and is loved by all.
Thanks Helen! 480 is
lucky to have you.
Murphy is Branch 480's Mr.
Fix-It, making or arranging for
any needed repairs to the
is one of the co-ordinators of
the Pool League and plays an
instrumental role in pool
tournaments that generate
revenue for the branch.
also has volunteered to help
with other money-making
initiatives, including helping
out with such entertainment
events as the Trivia Challenge
Thanks Greg! for all you
do for Branch 480!
Evelyn Brunton is, among
many other things, our Branch Piper. She
creates many of our event
posters, gets them printed and
She designs the hard-copy Events
Calendar for distribution and takes great photos of
our events, that she posts on
her FB page. She is quite heavily involved in the annual Poppy
Campaign, is passionate about
the Legion and its objectives
and cares deeply about our
Thank you Evelyn!
You make 480 a better place!
Recently, a pool tournament was
held at our Branch. Through the
efforts of its co-ordinator and
its participants, $534.00 was
raised for the Branch.
We turn the spotlight on Claudine
Wilson and company (Greg
Murphy, Lynda Mercier, Barclay
Dupuis, Cindy Cline and the
other pool league and weekend
pool players who supported the
thank them all for their very
generous donation and their
on-going efforts to making 480 a
better place for us all.