Welcome to

Arborg Legion #161
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Member Privileges

Being a member gives you many advantages. You can participate, and be sponsored, in many sporting and social events starting at the local level and progress to provincial and possibly the national level.
Backgound & History

Arborg & District lost seventeen men in the First World War and twenty-six in the Second World War. As casualties grew, the war was brought home to every family as everyone knew each other in the small community. There was a real outporuing of grief when the sad word of the losses was received and prayers for those carrying on, that they might be spared.
With these feelings, and the war coming to an end, many thought a service organization would benefit the boys when they returned. In early January 1945 a meeting of First World War veterans was h eld in the home of Elli Sigurdson. Attending were Valdi Johannesson, Joe Johannson, Elias Eliasson, John Finnson, Roman Drabik (who was home on leave) and Angus McLeod of Canada Packers (a member of No. 1 Legion in Winnipeg).