Welcome To The Royal Canadian Legion Newfoundland & Labrador Command - Branch 22, Upper Island Cove
Welcome to The Royal Canadian Legion Branch 22
My name is George Adams, and I am the president
of Branch 22 Upper Island Cove. I have been a Legion member for 32 years and served on the Branch Executive as 1st Vice President
and president from 1991 to 1995 then as past president. l also served as Secretary, Treasurer, Service Officer, Sgt at Arms and was
again elected as president for the current term.
Branch table officers include:
Frances Sharpe - 1st Vice President
Mercer - 2nd Vice Presidents
Pam Neil - Treasurer
Dorothy Adams - Secretary
Bernice Coombs - Immediate Past President
Annually our branch holds a Memorial Services at our monument on July first and November eleventh.
Just this past
summer, we had a special service in memory of Queen Elizabeth 11. This service was very well attended by the entire community. Wreaths
were placed in Her Majesty's memory by representatives of the District of Harbour Grace - Port de Grave, the town of Upper Island
Cove, the Royal Canadian Legion, the RCACC 2797 Army Cadet corps, the Upper Island Cove Fire Department, the Loyal Orange Lodge of
Canada, the Loyal Orange Lodge of Newfoundland Labrador, the Loyal Orange Lodge of Upper Island Cove and the Parish of Upper Island
In May we attend the District Ceremony in memory of the Battle of the Atlantic
In August we hosted a dinner in memory of V.J.
Day or victory over Japan for veterans of the area. This is a traditional event that has its roots dating back to when those who served
came home from the Second World War.
Some of our activities include:
" The sponsoring of the local army Royal Canadian Army Cadet
" Providing scholarships for students who attend St. Peter School
" Hosting a senior club that meets weekly for a fun night
of cards, bingo and a lunch
" Over the years we have hosted both ladies and men's dart leagues
We welcome all visitors and newcomers
to our branch as well as those who are regular attenders.