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PHOTOS: Stittsville Legion Golf Tournament winners

The Stittsville Legion’s golf tournament fundraiser was held on August 12 at the Canadian Golf and Country Club. Funds raised will go toward’s the group’s building fund.

iane Doran (Closest to the Pin).  Tracy Boss (Ladies Longest Drive). Mike Enos ( Men's Longest Drive).  Chris Carnochan (Organizer of the Tournament and Sports Officer)  Missing is Bob Trudel (Men's Closest to the Pin). Stittsville Legion Golf Tournament / August 2017.
iane Doran (Closest to the Pin). Tracy Boss (Ladies Longest Drive). Mike Enos ( Men’s Longest Drive). Chris Carnochan (Organizer of the Tournament and Sports Officer) Missing is Bob Trudel (Men’s Closest to the Pin). Stittsville Legion Golf Tournament / August 2017.
Mike Enid presenting trophy to Diane Doran, Sue Doran, Rick Doran and Brian Doran  - Tournament winners with 9 under par. Stittsville Legion Golf Tournament / August 2017.
Mike Enid presenting trophy to Diane Doran, Sue Doran, Rick Doran and Brian Doran – Tournament winners with 9 under par. Stittsville Legion Golf Tournament / August 2017.

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Big Brothers Big Sisters of Ottawa host Big Spring Clean Up this Saturday

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Ottawa (BBBSO) would like to invite you to attend the Big Spring Clean Up in Stittsville located at the Stittsville Legion (1481 Stittsville Main Street) from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 29th.

Stop by for a coffee, and drop off your gently used clothing, shoes, accessories and textiles in support of at-risk youth across Ottawa. For a complete list of bins across the city, please visit: www.donatetobbbso.ca.


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WE REMEMBER: Here’s what’s planned for Stittsville’s Nov. 11 ceremony

(Above: Veteran Lonnie Burse at the Remembrance Day Ceremony at the Stittsville Cenotaph. Photo by Barry Gray.)

Here’s what’s planned for the Remembrance Day ceremony in Stittsville on Friday, November 11.

  • The parade from the Stittsville Legion (1481 Main St) starts at 1:45 pm and travels to the Cenotaph located at the Johnny Leroux Arena.
  • Remembrance Day Service will commence at 2:00pm. The Sergeant at Arms and Parade Commander roles will be done this year by Mike Fenton.
  • Silver Cross Parents are Richard and Claire Leger.  Their son Sergeant Marc Leger died in Afghanistan in 2002.
  • Following the service the parade will return to the Stittsville Legion via Main St where everyone is welcome for refreshments and entertainment.

 


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BATTLE BUDDIES: How Stittsville fundraising is helping veterans with PTSD

(PHOTO: Shawna Church Roy with her second service dog, Loki.)

SHAWNA CHURCH ROY WAS WALKING BACK FROM SOME ERRANDS WHEN SHE SAW IT: flames shooting out the roof of her family’s house.

She dropped her bags and ran up to the driveway. That’s when her biggest fear was confirmed – her kids were still inside, screaming for help. The doors were locked and the windows too hot to touch. As the tower of smoke rose into the air and the screams became louder, Roy realized she was completely powerless to save them. Continue reading


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LEGION: Family breakfast, book club coming up at the Stittsville Legion

UPCOMING EVENTS
The next monthly family breakfast open to everyone in the community  will be held on Sunday September 11th from 9 a.m to 12 noon at the Legion Hall for only $8.00 per person. Children under 12 only $6.00.
The Stittsville Legion Book Club is starting back up after a lovely hot summer. The meetings will take place on the Third Monday of every month starting on September 19th at 7:30 p.m. The book for September is “The Little Paris Bookshop” available at Costco.

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FOOD TRUCKS: Keeping it cool with Mellow Yellow

(Photo by Devyn Barrie.)

The Stittsville food truck scene already has a good amount of variety. Anne Wilby (pictured above) plans to add a lot more with Mellow Yellow.

Wilby is no stranger to the food business. Growing up with an Italian father and Polish mother, her family was always cooking. In the 1980s, she ran a hospitality training program for at-risk youth in Stittsville. She was also manager of Lousiannie’s on Main Street for 14 years, before it closed and burned down. Continue reading


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LEGION: Mother’s Day brunch, Spring Clean-Up Day & more…

UPCOMING EVENTS
On Sunday, May 8th a “Mother’s Day Brunch” will be served from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. for $12.00 per person. Children are half price. Treat your Mum for this special family time brunch.
“Volunteers” and  “Legion Members” wanted to help on Spring Clean-Up Day at the Stittsville Legion on Sunday, May 15th  starting at noon till 3 p.m. bring your brooms, rakes and gloves to help clean up the area. Many hands make light work.
WEEKLY EVENTS
Euchre hosted by the Legion’s 55 Plus Club is played every Tuesday at 1 p.m. at the Legion Hall on Stittsville Main Street. Everyone is welcome to participate.
An “OPEN MIKE and SING A LONG” with Bill Martin is held every Friday starting at 8 p.m. in the downstairs lounge at the Legion Hall. Come and enjoy some Country and some Rock n Roll music. Everyone is welcome to attend, there is NO cover charge.
The knitting/crochet clubs meets at the Legion Hall every Monday at 6:30 p.m. except for holidays. Anyone interested is welcome to come join in, The group has added rescue dolls as well as the baby bonnets and pic line covers. All wool donations would be appreciated. For more information , please e-mail interested@stittsvillelegion.com
EUCHRE
Hosted by the Legion’s 55 Plus Club is played every Tuesday at 1 p.m. at the Legion Hall. Euchre is open to everyone in the community. On April 26th
Bobby McGilvray had the most lone hands. Doris O’Conner had the ladies high score with Shirley Pretty placing second. Dwaine McGilvray had the men’s high score with Garnet Vaughn coming in second. low score was won by Phil Viau with the hidden score won by Myrna Robertson.
INFORMATION
Upcoming events at the Legion are always posted on the billboard sign at the front of the Legion Hall, easily seen by those passing by on Stittsville Main Street.
The clothing collection bin is in place on the Stittsville Legion property on Stittsville Main Street. It is a partnership between the Stittsville Legion and the BIG BROTHERS and BIG SISTERS organization. Good used clothing donations will be more than welcome for this new collection bin.

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LEGION: Irish Stew, Lasagna Night, Easter Brunch & more

 On Thursday, March 17th the Legion will be serving Irish Stew from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. Starting at 4p.m. “Forever Friends” will be entertaining us for the evening. Open to everyone in the community. Come and have some Irish FUN and LAUGHTER.
On Friday, March 18th  Barb Forbes will be serving Lasagna from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. for only $10.00 open to everyone.
On Sunday, March 27th an Easter Brunch will be held at the Legion Hall from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at a cost of $12.00 per person and children under 10 will be only $6.00. Everyone in the community is invited to join this special event.

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LEGION: Darts, trip to the slots, more

On Friday, February 26th, Barb Forbes will be serving cabbage rolls from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. come and enjoy.

DARTS: Mixed Trips Tournament will be held on Saturday, February 27th with 3 players per team. The cost will be $30.00 per team and you must pre register for this event being held at the Stittsville Legion. For more information contact Bill Vail at or Tracey Boss at .
613-355-2972 or 613-858-3300

The next trip to the Slots at the Rideau Carleton Raceway organized by the 55 Plus Club of the Legion will take place on Wednesday, March 2nd. The bus will leave the Johnny Leroux Stittsville Community Arena at 11:30 a.m. To reserve a seat call Marion Gullock at 613-836-5254

The next monthly family breakfast will be held on Sunday, March 6th from 9 a.m. to 12 noon. The cost is $6.00 per person. everyone in the community is “WELCOME”.

On Thursday, March 17th the Legion will be serving Irish Stew from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.

WEEKLY EVENTS

“OPEN MIC and SING-A-LONG” with Bill Martin starts at 8 p.m. in the downstairs lounge every Friday. Come and join in the Country and Rock music, fun and comradeship. Open to everyone.

Euchre hosted by the Legion’s 55 Plus Club is played every Tuesday at 1 p.m at the Legion Hall.

EUCHRE: Due to the snow storm last week Euchre was cancelled.

Knitting and Crocheting Club starting at 6:30 p.m. every Monday except for holidays. Lessons are available “FREE” learn how to crochet and/or knit and read patterns. We still continue to support the hospitals by making baby bonnets and pic line covers. If you need more information contact . Anyone who has extra wool that would like to donate to this wonderful cause, please drop off at the Legion. interested@stittsvillelegion.com

BOOK CLUB: The next meeting of the book club will be on Tuesday, March 22nd, starting at 7 p.m. at the Legion Hall. The book of the month is “Primates of Park Avenue” by Wednesday Martin. Open to everyone in the community who loves to read.

PRESIDENT MESSAGE: The Stittsville Legion is partnering with BIG BROTHERS and BIG SISTERS Organization by putting a collection clothing bin on our property. This will take place in the next few weeks. This fund raising initative will help support the youth in our community. Please support and bring your good used clothing to the Collection Bin on the Legion Property.

INFORMATION: Forms are now available at the Stittsville Legion for 2016 Student Bursaries. Please note that family military background is compulsory. The deadline to have forms into the Legion is April 30th, 2016.


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