Spaghetti dinner, auction a community affair

Ladies Auxiliary give Forest Grove Legion $5,000 cheque

Forest Grove Legion Ladies Auxiliary (LA) secretary/treasurer Sylvia Griffith

Forest Grove Legion Ladies Auxiliary (LA) secretary/treasurer Sylvia Griffith

Representatives of the Legion Ladies Auxiliary (LA) presented a $5,000 cheque from funds raised at the March 8 Spaghetti Dinner & Silent Auction and an LA donation to Legion members at the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 261-Forest Grove general meeting on March 18.

The event was a huge success. It was a full house with all seats taken, where everybody enjoyed a delicious dinner and heartily bid on the many different items on offer.

Forest Grove Volunteer Fire Department deputy fire chief Ron Lister urged folks to get involved with the silent auction and announced the winners. Together with his fellow firefighters, he helped wind-up the auction.

This was a perfect example of all of Forest Grove coming together to organize a textbook fundraiser. Some collected and arranged items for the auction, while others cooked and served a wonderful meal, and people of the community attended in droves. Spirits were high and everyone had a great time.


Upcoming events

The Forest Grove 94 Lions invite everyone to their Open Curling Season Wind-Up.

Today (April 2) and April 4 from 7 to 9 p.m. and April 5 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. the rink will be open to all – please bring clean shoes.

If you’re not curling, bring your skates instead for a turn or two on the ice after 4 p.m.

Food and refreshments will be available.

For more information, please contact Chris Cummings at 250-397-2892 or Pete Van Osch at 250-397-2991.

On April 12, the Annual Darts Tournament will take place at the Forest Grove Legion. The entry fee is $10 and registration will be from 9 to 10 a.m., with an 11 a.m. toe line. There will be a potluck lunch and designated drivers are available.

For further details, please contact Rene and Ruth Leblanc at 250-791-7348.