About The Esquimalt Legion
The President Jim Swanbeck and Manager Doug Grant welcome you to the Esquimalt Legion. Feel free to contact us with any questions or concerns. The Mess is now currently open, please consult the CPO Mess Website for hours and rules pertaining to the COVID-19. The Chief and Petty Officer's Mess web site http://www.cpomess.ca//
MUSIC BINGO EVERY FRIDAY 6 PM.
MUSIC BINGO WITH RON KING FOR OUR LEGION MEMBERS AND GUESTS WILL COMMENCE AGAIN ON 11 September, 2020. Maximum 50 persons allowed. First Come, First Served.
DATES FOR POPPY CAMPAIGN 2020
October 5 November 11, 2020
October 5 & 6 - 0900 to 1700 Stuffing for Mail Out approximately 20 25 stuffers each day
October 7 or 8 Mail Out to Post Office
October 13 - 16 Preparation of Bubbles for Distribution Sylvia/Ruth
October 28 Pick Up Bubbles Base
October 29 Bubbles to Businesses
October 30 noon raising of Poppy Flag at Base & pinning of first Poppy on Base Commander etc.
October 30 1:00 pm 3:30 pm - Taggers campaigning
October 31 - 10:00 am to noon & 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm Taggers Campaigning
November 2 November 6 9:00 am noon & 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm - Taggers campaigning
November 7 10:00 am noon & 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm Taggers campaigning
November 9 - 10 9:00 am noon & 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm -Taggers campaigning
November 11 Remembrance Day Ceremony Gods Acre Cemetery & Esquimalt Cenotaph
8:00 am approx. - set up of wreaths at Esquimalt Cenotaph
Sylvia & Ruth will be in the Poppy Office (phone 250-361-8124). Times vary until the campaign starts on October the 30th. When campaign officially starts noon on October 30, the office is open 0900 to 1600 hrs Monday to Saturday until November the 10th.
October 13 16, October 19 - 23
October 28 November 10
November 12 15
NEW TO OUR MEMBERSHIP: BRANCH 172 has partnered with the Chief and Petty Officers' Mess at 1575 Lyall Street for all of our functions. The Mess is located at the end of Lyall Street, just before the dockyard gate and overlooks beautiful Esquimalt Harbour. Please support your legion and remember a dress code is in effect. Remember we are guests of this establishment.
Our members are also welcome to the mess during regular bar hours Monday to Friday 1130 to 1300 and 1600 to 2100.
Please check the calendar for times and dates of events.
Our Calendar will be updated regularly,so please keep up to date on all of our events.Like our facebook page to get more details on upcoming events https://www.facebook.com/EsquimaltLegion/
General Meetings are cancelled until further notice. Normally our general membership meetings will still be held on the third Sunday of each month at the C&PO'S MESS.
New membership information will be forwarded soon and can only be paid by cheque, PAYABLE TO RCL172 AND FORWARDED TO C/O 1575 Lyall St Victoria BC V9A 5K5.And you can phone if ABSOLUTELY NECESSARY Doug 250-812-6402 OR Jim 250-213-2492. Thank You