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2018 DISTRICT "A" SPRING CONVENTION

Hosted by Branch 594, Tecumseh,(Lasalle)  Ontario
​ 
​5030 HOWARD AVE.
TECUMSEH, ON N9A 6Z6
519-969-0551
metrolegion594@gmail.com

​Held on April 20-21-22, 2018
With the assistance of the other 4 Branches in our Zone.

​John Antaya is the chairman and will be needing help in many different areas.
​There will be different committees formed that your help is needed.

​We are looking to make this a great event for the Branch, and it can only be successful with your help!
​Please contact John at: jantaya4@cogeco.ca John will get back to you.
​We welcome any help you can provide!




​​​​​2018 DISTRICT “A” SPRING CONVENTION COMMITTEE

CHAIRMAN -
CO-CHAIRMAN -
SECRETARY -
REGISTRATION -
PARADE MARSHALL -
TREASURER -
BOOKLET -
WAYS OF MEANS -
BILLETING -
TRANSPORTATION -
GIFT BAGS -
ACT of REMEMBRANCE -
John Antaya
Archie Nielson
Carol Fregoe
Marion Kawala-Ladies Auxiliary
Len Maynard
Nelson Dufour
Elaine Dunn - Jim Dunn
Debbie Boehler
Ron Pitre
Barry Bartelt
Gloria McKibbin
Rev.Olaf Kitchen
The Royal Canadian Legion

BRIAN HARRIS
DISTRICT ‘A’ COMMANDER
207 GLADSTONE AVE., LONDON N5Z 3S1
email bharris575@yahoo.ca Phone no. (519) 639-6468

ATTENTION: Provincial Officers
District and Zone Commanders
Ladies Auxiliary Zone Commanders
District “A” Chairmen
District “A” Presidents

NOTICE
District “A” Spring Convention
Saturday, April 21, 2018
Sunday, April 22, 2018
Host Zone – Zone A- 1
Host Branch – 594 Tecumseh, ON
5030 Howard Ave. Telephone: 519-969-0551

CONVENTION CHAIRMAN Com. John Antaya
CONVENTION CO-CHAIRMAN Com. Archie Neilson

BILLETING
All billeting will be done by individual delegates attending Convention, including District Council. A block of rooms has been reserved for District Council at the Holiday Inn, 1855 Huron Church Road, 519-966-3342 Group Code is RCL COUNCIL.
For further information refer to attached list. PLEASE BOOK EARLY!!!
All other delegates, including Branch delegates please refer to list attached. Billeting cutoff date is March 15, 2018 for the Holiday Inn.

BREAKFAST AT BRANCH: NO

DISTRICT “A” HOSPITAL COMMITTEE
AND DISTRICT COUNCIL MEETING
9:00 am – Saturday, April 21, 2018 – Branch 594

PRESIDENTS MEETING
Chairman: Com. Archie Neilson
9:00 am – Branch 594

DISTRICT “A” MEETINGS
Branch 594
1:00 pm – Saturday, April 21, 2018
9:00 am – Sunday April 22, 2018

GUEST SPEAKER
Com. Derek Moore, Ontario Command Vice President
LADIES AUXILIARY
WHO - TBA

REGISTRATION CHAIRMEN
Com. Marion Kawala

REGISTRATION
Location - Branch 594
Friday, April 20, 2018 – 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Saturday, April 21, 2018 – 8:00am – 12:30 pm
Sunday, April 22, 2018 – 8:00 am – 9:00 am


RESOLUTIONS
Submission deadline for Resolutions is March 25, 2018
And is to be sent to:
Com. Ed McDowell
3888 Kennedy Dr. East., Windsor, Ont. N9G 1X7
Fax number is 519 - 966 – 6793

CONVENTION REPORTS
All written reports by District Council are to be forwarded by e-mail to Com. Carol Fregoe at the following email cfregoe@cdpwise.net. , address is 6611 Texas Rd., Amherstburg, Ont., N0R1J0 by April 5, 2018 in order that same may be printed and available for distribution at Convention.
​We would appreciate that each Chairman indicate on their report their address, phone number and email.

LATE REPORTS WILL BE RETURNED TO THE CHAIRMAN SUBMITTING SAME, 175 PAGES TO BE COPIED AT THEIR EXPENSE AND DISTRIBUTED ON THE CONVENTION FLOOR TO ENSURE THAT EVERYONE HAS A COPY.

ADVERTISING
CONVENTION SOUVENIR PROGRAM – send all advertisements to Com. Elaine Dunn 2743 Cappelletto Rd. Windsor, ON elainedunnis@gmail.com 519-945-0671. Cut off date is April 2, 2018

PARADE
Act of Remembrance will be held on Branch 594 property

NOTE: Donations would be greatly appreciated at Convention towards District Track & Field program (funds can be taken from Lottery proceeds for this program as it is for Youth). PLEASE MAKE CHEQUES PAYABLE TO DISTRICT “A ONTARIO COMMAND and earmark for the appropriate program,

DONATIONS are also being accepted for the “Homeless Veterans Program.” Cheques are to be made out to the RCL Ontario Command and earmarked for the Homeless Veterans Program. These monies may be taken from the Poppy Fund.

DONATIONS are also being accepted for ‘R.C.E.L.’ (Royal Commonwealth Ex-Servicemen’s League) which is a fund that was set up at Dominion Command to assist war veterans, widows and dependants in 15 Caribbean countries. Cheques are to be made out to RCL Dominion Command and earmarked to R.C.E.L.

DONATIONS are also being accepted for District “A” Hospital Trust Funds. Cheques are to be made out to the R.C.L. District “A” Hospital Trust Fund.

DONATIONS for District ‘A’ Care and Comfort Fund are requested to be suspended at the present time. Please redirect the funds that were earmarked for here to the District Hospital Trust Fund.

PLEASE NOTE: This is to be a scent free environment. Please do not wear perfume, cologne or aftershave that does have a scent to it.
” R.C.L. (earmarked for the above program.)

REMINDER: Donations are also requested towards Ontario Command R.C.L. Bursary, Ontario Command R.C.L. Charitable Foundation and R.C.L. Ontario Command Poppy Fund. PLEASE MAKE CHEQUES PAYABLE TO R.C.L.