Leamington Legion duties to be taken on by Wheatley branch By Bryan Jessop
The Wheatley Royal Canadian Legion Branch 324 Colour Guard is led by bagpiper Mike Hicks during a procession commemorating then upcoming Remembrance Day prior to a Leamington Flyers game at Highbury Canco Arena Thursday, Nov. 6 of 2015. Leamington’s Remembrance Day ceremony, poppy campaign and Youth Education Program have become the responsibilities of the Wheatley Legion, following the surrender of charter and subsequent closing of Leamington Branch 84 in the summer of this year.
Leamington deputy mayor Hilda MacDonald addresses a crowd of visitors to officially kick off the organization’s open house at 215 Talbot St. East Tuesday, Oct. 18. The 43-year-old SECC recently added a new literacy class for new immigrants and refugees with limited reading and writing abilities in their own languages to the LINC program.
Essex County Farm Credit Canada employee Steve Anthony collects bags full of canned goods and non-perishable food items from an assembly line of St. Louis Catholic Elementary School Grade 6 leaders as part of this years FCC Drive Away Hunger campaign. This year, the school donated nearly 4,500 meals to the Leamington Salvation Army food bank.
Josh Pope-Ferguson of the Flyers circles with the puck deep in Maroons’ territory under the watch of two nearby defenders during the third period of a Thursday, Oct. 20 GOJHL game at Highbury Canco Arena. The Flyers led the Pink on the Rink game three times, but fell 5-4 in overtime.
Log cabin discovered on Talbot East By Bryan Jessop
Frank Maertens and Lee-Anne Setterington remove floorboards and debris from the site of a log cabin along Talbot Street East between Leamington and Wheatley Monday, Oct. 17. The structure was dismantled to be rebuilt on a property on the other side of the road.