2016 MasterCard Memorial Cup Legion Trophy Tour
The Memorial Cup is a trophy with a long and storied past. The trophy was originally known as the OHAMemorial Cup and was donated by the Ontario Hockey Association in March, 1919, inremembrance of the many soldiers who paid the supreme sacrifice for Canada in The First World War.
In 2010the Memorial Cup was rededicated to the memory of all fallen Canadian MilitaryPersonnel.With the 2016 MasterCard Memorial Cup hosted in Red Deer, local Royal Canadian Legions, their members andthe public are invited to celebrate with a tour of the Memorial Cup.
The trophy will be making the rounds tolocal Legions and residents and local media are encouraged to attend thefollowing events:
Friday, May 20 | Red Deer Legion Branch | 2810 Bremner Ave. | 1 pm – 3 pm
Saturday, May 21 | Innisfail Legion Branch | 1-5108 49 Ave. | 11 am – 1 pm
Saturday, May 21 | Lacombe Legion Branch | 5138 49 St. | 3 pm – 4:30 pm
Tuesday, May 24 | Olds Legion Branch | 5241 46 St. | 1 pm – 3 pm