(From left) Royal Canadian Legion Branch No. 29 president Ian Currie

Creston Royal Canadian Legion members awarded for longtime membership

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Royal Canadian Legion members, veterans and emergency services workers packed the legion hall on June 6 for the annual veterans’ luncheon, which included the presentation of pins to longtime legion members.

Legion president Ian Currie and honours and awards chair Tammy Bradford presented pins to Maurey Murphy (71 years), Jim Dix (67), Marble Gray (54), Bruce McLeod (46),  Bill Constable (41) and Brian Daybell (41). Not present were Willie Raaymakers (43) and Ron Winn (44). Their total years of membership is 407.

(Left) Stanley Wedge, 100, cut the cake following lunch.

(Below) Legion president Ian Currie (centre) presents $1,250 to members of the Royal Canadian Army Cadets Corps Squadron 1746: (from left) Sgt. Brody Mainville, Sgt. Jay Mainville, Currie, Cpl. Darien Verkerk and Sgt. Dylan Mainville.