Mark McBride representing the Osprey #561 Squadron accepts the cheque from Sheila and Ronald Cox of the Branch No.51 Legion. Ronald and Sheila are longstanding members of the Legion No. 51 Branch.

Mark McBride representing the Osprey #561 Squadron accepts the cheque from Sheila and Ronald Cox of the Branch No.51 Legion. Ronald and Sheila are longstanding members of the Legion No. 51 Branch.

Nelson cadets get funding boost from Legion

Last month the Royal Canadian Legion No.51 Branch in Nelson made a donation to the Nelson Air Cadets #561 Osprey Squadron.

Last month the Royal Canadian Legion No.51 Branch in Nelson made a donation to the Nelson Air Cadets #561 Osprey Squadron.

The cheque was for the amount of $1,500 which is to be used for support of cadet activities for the year.

The local legion has long been supporting cadet activities (both sea and air) for the youth of Nelson.