Not one but three. This is
how many were honoured as Legionaire of the Year at the Stittsville branch 618
of the Royal Canadian Legion.
It was a clean sweep for the
Forbes family as Barb Forbes, Sharon Forbes and Anne Forbes all received the
prestigious Legionaire of the Year award, the highest honour that the
Stittsville branch can bestow on its members.
The recent annual Honours and
Awards Night at the Stittsville Legion saw as well the presentation of three
plaques for service to the Legion. Recipients of these plaques were the Ladies’
Auxiliary, the Fifty Five Plus Club and the Survivors Club.
A number of certificates of
merit were presented at the special evening. Recipients included Alison Albert,
Tom Albert, Judy Campbell, Dave Cashman, Bev Currie, Ron Currie, Gord Davis,
Lee Dilkie, Corinne Drover, Anne Forbes, Barb Forbes, Sharon Forbes, Lyn
Miller, Clive Morris, Bill Scott and Barb Vant’Slot.
There were also certificates
of appreciation presented, with the recipients including Gerry Adamson, John Brummell,
Graham Burgess, Irv Campbell, Joe Cosman, Winnie Ferguson, Pat Fitzpatrick,
Dave Forbes, Rick Gagne, Barb Gagne, Ike Gauvin, Pat Graham, Shirley Holbeck,
Ray Julian, John Leroux, Lorraine Mannoly, Bev Morley, Dave Morley, Les North,
Stacy Parker, Miceal Powell, Paul Richard, Claire Trudel, Steve Vant’Slot and
The Legion also presented
executive bars and medals to those who have been serving on the executive or in
special posts. Recipients included Dave Cashman, past president’s medal, pin
and bar; Judy Campbell, poppy bar and executive bar; Stacy Parker, executive
medal and bar; Pat Cashman, executive medal and bar and membership bar; and
Frank Windsor, track and field bar.