Port Moody Branch #119

We, at the Port Moody Legion, are very proud of the efforts and respect that we put forth to honour our Veterans and their families on this very special day of Remembrance.

Although we are currently closed for redevelopment, we must and shall continue the tradition to mark this very important day. Gratefully, the City of Port Moody has given us permission to hold our service, ceremony and reception at the Kyle Centre and Port Moody Arts Centre again this year.

We sincerely thank the City of Port Moody and the Port Moody Arts Centre Society for accommodating our Legion and Community while we are still under construction.

The Community attendance on the street on the 11th Hour of the 11th Day of the 11th Month is historically over 5000 strong and growing every year.

Over 500 Cadets, Scouts, Girl Guides and Brownies join our Colour Party, Veterans, Legion members and First Responders to participate in the parade around the block to ultimately stop at the cenotaph for the official Act of Remembrance and Two-Minute Silence followed by the laying of the wreaths. We are extremely fortunate to have the world famous Simon Fraser Pipe and Drum Band parade every year; this being the 40th Anniversary of their attendance at our Nov 11th ceremony. We have the proud distinction of being the only Legion in Canada to present a 21-Gun Cannon salute, performed by the Seymour Artillery.

Let us take this opportunity to extend an invitation for you to attend our upcoming event for our Nov. 11th Act of Remembrance and ceremonies; on behalf of the Port Moody Legion, our Veterans and families and our Community.

Our Branch #119 Mission Statement
Remembering Yesterday – Living for Today – Visions of Tomorrow
Lest We Forget
Yours in Comradeship
2018 Executive Committee
Port Moody Legion #119

November 11-Schedule of Events:

9:30am – Non-denominational Service – Kyle Centre (note: new start time)
10:30am – Form up at Kyle Centre parking lot and parade around block to Arts Centre (Kyle/St Johns)
11:00am – 2-Minute Silence, Act of Remembrance & Laying of Wreaths at Arts Centre Monument
21-Gun Cannon Salute – Seymour Artillery


Buffet & Refreshments
SFU Pipe & Drum Band – 1:00pm-1:30pm
Eire Born Irish Dance Co – 2:30pm
Heather Jolley Scottish Tartan – 3:30pm
Golden Spike Can Can Dancers – 4:30pm
Anthony P (Classic Rock) – 5pm-9pm

Poppy Drive

On October 26th to Nov.11th the Port Moody Legion Branch #119 will be Poppy Tagging in our Community.

Joining as volunteer taggers are our local Cadet Corps and members of the Legion. Due to our large community support, poppies will be available at many businesses throughout the Tri-City area.

The Poppy Campaign provides Canadians with the opportunity to Remember and honour our fallen Comrades by providing a Poppy to be worn to pay tribute to their sacrifices, deeds and accomplishments.

All funds raised go directly to Veterans and their families – to the Legion Foundation – to special programs for Veterans with special physical needs – PTSD care and research – Veteran Care Homes – and provides bursaries, and much more. Please support this national campaign and give for those who have given so much to us.

If you wish to volunteer to help with this campaign, please contact the office at 604-936-1312, Poppy Chair Margaret Walline 778-989-8404 mlwalline@gmail.com or email at rclegion119@yahoo.ca or contact us on our website legion119.ca. Your participation is your duty and is greatly appreciated.

Wreath Order Forms

If you would like to lay a wreath on Nov. 11th in memory, please complete the attached order form and return it to the branch temporary address. The cost of a wreath is $55.00.

Membership 2019

Early Bird Renewal for 2019 Membership is now underway. Draw awards for early renewals is $100 for Sept, $75.00 for Oct., $25.00 for Nov.

Even though we are temporarily closed for redevelopment we count on your support so we can continue to contribute to the Legion’s various programs that help our Veterans. We also donate to youth and sports, rehab hospitals and more. Volunteers are still working to maintain our Branch.

Please mail your renewal cheque ($60.00 Regular/ $50.00 Seniors/disabled) to our temporary address:
RCL Br. 119 at #201-2909 Hope Street, Port Moody, BC V3H 2Z3 We will mail your new membership ASAP.

Please ensure we have your correct address and contact information. In order to cut costs and save trees, we are trying to keep you informed via email and face book. We are harvesting email addresses to better be able to communicate with our membership during this redevelopment phase of our branch. Please add your email address to the list which will be available at all meetings or email our office at rclegion119@yahoo.ca Alternately, you can go to our website at legion119.ca and send us a message and we will get back to you as soon as possible. Temporary office # 604-936-1312.

Your Membership Chair, Lil, lilsmembership@gmail.com will be on hand to help with any membership renewals or applications for membership at our General Membership meetings: held on the fourth Tuesday of the month at 7:00pm at the Legion Manor located at 2909 Hope Street, Port Moody.

Join us to stay informed regarding the new development and our plans for the future. Remain an active part of the process by attending our meetings and renew your membership at the same time. New members are always welcome.

Thank you for your continued support of our branch during redevelopment.

Yours in Comradeship,
2018 Executive Committee
Port Moody Legion #119

Monthly Events

Saturday May 25th. 2019 10:00 am – Parade to our new Post 119.                    – Speeches and official opening. 12:30 pm – SFU Pipe and Drum Band.  2:00 pm – Linda Jones entertains.  4:30 pm – Golden Spike Can Can Girls  7:00 pm – REPLAY, music and […]

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