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 Who We Are 

 

  • Branch 56 Pleasantville is one of over 1,400 branches of the Royal Canadian Legion located across Canada and internationally. We operate under the Newfoundland and Labrador Command.
     

  • Our branch was established in 1964 by members of the 166th (Newfoundland) Field Regiment.
     

  • We have approximately 379 members as of May 2018 - but we always have room for more!
     

  • We operate under the governance of a 14-member Executive. Click here to learn more.
     

  • Legion membership is open to any Canadian citizen or citizen of an Allied nation over the age of 18. There are four main categories of membership:
     

  1. Ordinary Membership: Includes still serving and retired military, reservists, RCMP, Police Officers, Canadian Coast Guard, and others listed in the General By-Laws.
     

  2. Associate Membership: The parent, spouse, widow/er, child, grandchild, sibling, niece/nephew of a person who is/was eligible for Ordinary membership.
     

  3. Affiliate Voting Member: Canadian citizen or Commonwealth subject from an Allied nation who support the aims and objects of The Royal Canadian Legion.
     

  4. Affiliate Non-Voting: Non-Canadian citizen or a non-Commonwealth subject from an Allied nation and support the aims and objects of The Royal Canadian Legion.
     

 What We Do 

  • We provide representation, advocacy and financial assistance to serving and retired Veterans and their families, free of charge, Legion member or not.
     

  • Through our advocacy efforts and Service Bureau Network across the country, we help Veterans including serving military and RCMP members and their families, get the care, benefits and supports they need and deserve.
     

  • We honour the men and women who put their lives on the line for their country and work to ensure Canada never forgets.
     

  • The Legion organizes commemorative programs to promote Remembrance. From Remembrance Day ceremonies, to the Poppy campaign, to youth education, to pilgrimages, to local cenotaphs and commemorative activities, the Legion helps Canadians honour and Remember.
     

  • Legion members contribute countless volunteer hours, and fundraise millions of dollars each year for their communities. Our members invest resources, time and energy to provide essential services in our community. We support seniors, youth, healthcare, low income families and much more. 

 Bursaries and Scholarships 

  • Applications for the Legion Bursary, the Fredrick V. Williams Memorial Scholarships, and the Branch 56 Memorial Scholarships can be handed in to Nathalie Vanasse, the Secretary of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 56 Pleasantville. Application forms can be downloaded by clicking the PDF file linked below.

 

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