Celebrate Legion Week With Us


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Enjoy Free, Public, Legion Week Events With Us!
June 22nd to 28th, 2018

Legion Week is a time when we invite our friends, neighbours, business partners and civic leaders to visit local Legions to learn more about what we do in the community.

Events – Open houses, parades, BBQs, concerts, bouncy castles, face painting and family festivities are happening at your local Legion Branch during “Legion Week.” It’s going to be fun so join us in the celebrations!

Here's a full list of local events being held throughout BC.

Legion Week is officially proclaimed by the Government of British Columbia and the Yukon. It's a time to showcase the incredible charitable and volunteer work of the Legion, which touches the lives of all fellow citizens.

  • Did you know the Legion is a developer of veteran and senior affordable and assisted living housing in BC?
  • Did you know the Legion sponsors hundreds of youth sports teams and organizations in BC?
  • Did you know the Legion raises $21 Million through gaming which is re-invested in community programs?
  • Did you know the Legion has great contests for youth with cash prizes?
  • Did you know the Legion offers a full range of competitive sports tournaments?
  • Did you know the Legion sponsors the annual National Youth Track & Field Championships with Athletics Canada? This is where future Olympians are born.
  • ...and the list goes on!

Click here to view the Legion Week Press Release