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‘Meet and Greet’ at Stittsville Legion Special to the News

EMC news - Calling all Canadian Forces personnel in Stittsville and area. You and your spouses are invited to attend an “All Ranks Meet and Greet” at the Stittsville branch of the Royal Canadian Legion this Friday, Jan. 25 starting at 2 p.m. in the lounge area at the Legion Hall on Stittsville Main Street. The idea of the event is to provide a venue where all Canadian Forces members in the Stittsville area can get together and share some camaraderie and time together. Dress for the event can be either uniform or civilian attire. Pizza will be ordered during the afternoon and every Canadian Forces member attending this first-ever “All Ranks Meet and Greet” will be offered a free beverage.

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Historical Society Board for 2013 Members of the Board of Directors for the Goulbourn Township Historical Society for 2013 are, front row, seated, from left, Lee Boltwood, Mike Bryan (vice-president), Barbara Bottriell (president) and Jim Kirkpatrick (secretary); and, back row, standing, from left, Robin Derrick, Debbie Proulx (treasurer) and John Brummell. Missing from the picture are Lynne Blenk and Tina Cockram.

Legion wants participants for Zone G5 contest from five to seven minutes in length. The topic of the speeches is open-ended, with any topic selected by the participant is allowed. The speech that is given can be delivered in either French or English. Completed registration forms must be received by the Royal Canadian Legion no later than Thursday, Feb. 28. Entry forms can be found on the website http://rcl618. ca/publicspeaking.php. These completed registration entry forms should be sent via email to staillon@ca.inter.net or by fax to 613-829-6537. There is prize money for the winners as well as the second and third place finishers in this Zone public speaking contest. The first place prize is

$75, second place is $50 and third place is $25 for all of the four categories. There are also plaques for those who place first, second and third. All participants will receive a participation medal.

tine Philipson, the Stittsville Legion’s youth education chair, at c.philipson@sympatico.ca.

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EMC news - Call all youth public speakers! The Royal Canadian Legion is looking for participants for its upcoming Zone G5 public speaking contest. This is for youth in grades 1 through 12, with the contest taking place on Saturday, March 2 at the Strathcona Branch of the Royal Canadian Legion on Bank Street in Ottawa. There is no public speaking contest at the local branch level. Participants go directly to this Zone event which, for the winners, will lead to the opportunity to continue on to the District level competition on Saturday, April 6 in Napanee. But those interested in participating in this Zone G5 public speaking contest should act quickly to register because there are only a limited number of entries that can be accommodated and so registration is on a first come, first served basis, with the first 30 entries in the grades 1 to 6 category being accepted and also the first 30 entries in the grades 7 to 12 category being accepted. This Zone G5 public speaking contest is open to youth in Stittsville, Goulbourn and Richmond as well as other parts of the city of Ottawa except for Kanata, West Carleton and Osgoode which are in different Legion Zones and hence have their own public speaking contests. Those participating in the primary (grades 1 to 3), junior (grades 4 to 6) and intermediate (grades 7 to 9) categories in this Zone G5 public speaking contest will be expected to deliver a speech of three to five minutes in duration. Those participating in the senior (grades 10 to 12) category will present a speech that lasts

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The Stittsville Legion Hall on Stittsville Main Street in For more information about Stittsville will be the site of an “All Ranks Meet and Greet” this Zone G5 public speaking for members of the Canadian Forces and their spouses contest, please contact Chris- this Friday, Jan. 25 at 2 p.m.

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