March British Legion hold first meeting of 2015

PUBLISHED: 14:59 13 January 2015 | UPDATED: 14:59 13 January 2015

Tom Binley awarded for 5 years service and Barry Howlett
President of The March Branch of The Royal British Legion

Tom Binley awarded for 5 years service and Barry Howlett President of The March Branch of The Royal British Legion

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The Royal British Legion had very good attendance at the first meeting of the year where members were upstanding for the exhortation and silent tribute given by President Barry Howlett.

Chairman Peter Mitchell welcomed members and wished everyone a happy healthy and prosperous new year.

Dates were confirmed for the service of remembrance and band concert to be held at St Peters Church on October 23 and the Poppy Dance at March Braza Club on October 16, both are in aid of The Poppy Appeal.

The current Poppy Appeal total for March is £20,930.61.

The Goody Parcel appeal continues with 1,109 parcels having now been sent to troops serving in Afghanistan.

Arrangements are in hand for the dedication of the new branch standard.

The next meeting will be held at March Royal British Legion Club, West End, March on Tuesday February 3 at 7.45 p.m.


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