Ponoka Legion

Those attending the Legion’s 90th anniversary celebration May 4 were provided with a history lesson through the speeches as well as the many photos, albums and artifacts that were on display. Photo by Jordie Dwyer

90 years of service for the Ponoka Legion

Organization initially to help veterans continues to do that as well as serve the community

 

Manitoba honky tonk group Sean Burns and Lost Country will be performing at the Ponoka Legion Monday, March 12. Along with Burns will be special guest Boots Graham. Sean Burns photo from Instagram

Sean Burns and Lost Country to tour through Ponoka

The Manitoba group is touring its recent album release and will play at the Ponoka Legion

 

Student bursary: Members of the Alberta NWT Royal Canadian Legion Ladies Auxiliary handed out $500 bursaries to students furthering their education Nov. 11 just after Remembrance Day ceremonies. In the photo (l-r) are Marlene Ferguson, Ladies Auxiliary president; students Shawn Jones, Arrianna Gibson, Hailey Rausch, Dominique Morel and Wendy Peavoy, past president of the Alberta NWT Royal Canadian Legion Ladies Auxiliary.                                Photo submitted

PHOTO: Ponoka Legion hands out bursary dollars students

About $2,000 in total was awarded to Ponoka students

 

RCMP, along with members of the Ponoka Legion and the Edmonton Transit Pipes and Drums Band lead the Remembrance Day march to the Legion building and past the Cenotaph. There was standing room only at the Ponoka Legion ceremony. Photo by Jeffrey Heyden-Kaye

Standing room only at Ponoka Legion Remembrance Day ceremony

Strong support for Remembrance Day shown by Ponoka residents.

RCMP, along with members of the Ponoka Legion and the Edmonton Transit Pipes and Drums Band lead the Remembrance Day march to the Legion building and past the Cenotaph. There was standing room only at the Ponoka Legion ceremony. Photo by Jeffrey Heyden-Kaye
The Ponoka Legion held a special veterans’ gravestone flag decorating ceremony at the Forest Home Cemetery June 11 to recognize past soldiers. Members placed Canadian flags on the gravestones in the morning then held the ceremony in the evening. Photo by Jeffrey Heyden-Kaye

Ponoka Legion continues the tradition of decorating veterans’ gravestones

The Ponoka Legion continues the tradition of decorating and remembering past veterans.

The Ponoka Legion held a special veterans’ gravestone flag decorating ceremony at the Forest Home Cemetery June 11 to recognize past soldiers. Members placed Canadian flags on the gravestones in the morning then held the ceremony in the evening. Photo by Jeffrey Heyden-Kaye
High Tea: Members of Ponoka’s Ladies Auxiliary held a special high tea June 11 to celebrate Canada’s 150th. The tea had cakes and special sandwiches and treats for the ladies who dressed to the nines, which included special hats. Here posing is (l-r) Marlene Ferguson, Ladies Auxiliary president and Wendy Peavoy, the Alberta Northwest Territories provincial Ladies Auxiliary president.                                Photo By Jeffrey Heyden-Kaye

PHOTO: Ponoka Ladies Auxiliary organize high tea

The Ponoka Ladies Auxiliary organized a special high tea celebrating Canada’s 150th.

High Tea: Members of Ponoka’s Ladies Auxiliary held a special high tea June 11 to celebrate Canada’s 150th. The tea had cakes and special sandwiches and treats for the ladies who dressed to the nines, which included special hats. Here posing is (l-r) Marlene Ferguson, Ladies Auxiliary president and Wendy Peavoy, the Alberta Northwest Territories provincial Ladies Auxiliary president.                                Photo By Jeffrey Heyden-Kaye
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