Published by the Milton Legion – Document Available at the Bar in the Club Room
(check for the most up-to-date version of this notice at the Branch)
You have now been sworn in and become a member of The Royal Canadian Legion Branch 136 Milton. The dues that you have paid will be sent into Command in Ottawa along with your Registration by the Membership Chair.
In 4— 6 weeks you must pick up your membership card from the bar steward. Carry you receipt of your dues payment to show you are a new member until you receive your membership card.
In the meantime, your name will be put on the board and in the barrel for the draws. These draw bins are located on the bar in the clubroom. The draws are:
- $1.00 per week, sign the book at the bar and a name is drawn each Saturday evening at 7:00 pm for a 50/50 draw. Your name must be on the board to win and you must have paid and signed the book in the week of the draw.
- $0.25 per day, sign the book at the bar everyday except Sundays. A name is drawn from the barrel at 11:00 pm for a 50/50 draw.
A door card will be made up for you. They must be picked up at the bar. The card is put up to the sensor at either the side door or the back door and the door will open automatically. Until your door card is made up, buzz at the side door and the bar steward will let you in or you may get signed in by a member of the Legion. If you lose or break your door card, a fee of $10.00 will be charged to obtain a new card. Key Fobs may be purchased for a price of $12.00. They may be ordered at the bar. They can be used instead of a door card. Your old door card must be turned in at the bar when you receive your key fob.
If there are any changes ie. address, give a note to the bar steward and they will forward it onto the membership chair.
The current Executive, Officers and Staff are posted on the BOARD at the Pine Street (Side) Entrance to Branch 136.
Hours of Operation:
- Monday — Thursdays: 12:00 noon — 12:00 pm
- Friday, Saturdays: 12:00 noon — 1:00 am
- Sundays: 12:00 noon — 7:00 pm
- Holidays: 12:00 noon — 7:00 pm
It is expected that as a member of the Legion you will volunteer to help with the Poppy Campaign. It happens for approximately 2 weeks before Remembrance Day (November 11). A sign up sheet will be put by the back door and you can sign your name beside a time and place at which you would like to hand out poppies. Donations are accepted. The money collected goes to help the veterans and their spouses live a comfortable life in their homes.
Royal Canadian Legion Branch 136
- Telephone: 905-878-9005
- Telefax: 905-878-1223
Activities which are open to members in `good standing’ (dues paid up for the currant year by January 31st) and where to sign up:
Snooker: A sign up sheet is put on the Sports Board in the summer for members to sign. Snooker is played every Tue, Wed and Thur evenings at 6:30 pm from September to April. To join you must be a member in good standing.
Snooker may be played anytime other than league times for $0.25 / 10 minutes. The money is put in a box by the pool table, this turns the lights on. Pool cues are available for use in the racks on the walls.
Euchre: A sign up sheet is located on the Sports Board in the summer for anyone interested in playing Euchre on Tuesday evenings from 8:00 — 10:00, starting in the fall.
Legion Sports Tournaments ie. bowling, euchre sign up sheets will be posted throughout the year on the Sports Board.
To participate in Legion Interbranch Tournaments you must be a member in good standing and have participated in the poppy campaign or volunteered within Branch 136 for 2 hours during the year. (June Ft — May 3 1st)
Meat Rolls: These are held every Saturday afternoon starting at 4:00 till approximately 6:00. Six rolls cost $10.00 or $2.00 per roll. High number and low number for each roll will win some delicious meat. If you wish to be a caller for the meat roll, the sign up sheet is located on the Sports Board.
Social events and meetings with times and dates will be written on the board beside the back door. (i.e. Monte Carlo night, meat rolls, garage sales, drop-in darts.)