Legion installs new exec and gives out grants

The Barriere Legion Branch 242 held their installations on Jan. 16, 2016

Pictured being presented with Royal Canadian Legion Branch 242 grants by Vern Buker are: (l-r)  Cathy Matthews Barriere soccer

Pictured being presented with Royal Canadian Legion Branch 242 grants by Vern Buker are: (l-r) Cathy Matthews Barriere soccer

The Barriere Legion Branch 242 held their installations on Jan. 16.

Legion officers: President Glenn Reid, first vice-president Carol Clark, second vice-president Glen Clark, secretary Eileen Miers, treasurer Merle Cochran, past president Al Fortin, directors; Emil Gammel, Lisa Quiding and Vern Buker.

Legion Ladies Auxiliary: President Kelly Searle, vice-president Dorothy Carby, secretary/treasurer Eileen Miers, directors; Pam Casselman and Carol Clark.

The Barriere Legion Branch 242 also gave back to the community once again on Jan. 19 when they handed out their annual grants in aid.  Receiving cheques of $1500 each were Barriere Search and Rescue, North Thompson Volunteer and Information Centre, Barriere Hospice, Barriere and District Food Bank, Barriere Soccer and Barriere First Responders.