Welcome to the Berlin Branch of The Royal British Legion
Chairman's Address for
the Winter Newsletter 2011.
It is with deep regret that I have to report the
passing of Berlin Branch Member, Harry Spinks, whose
Funeral service was held at West End Cemetery in Charlottenburg on
Friday 11th November,2011.
Our Branch Standard was on parade and Frank Knox
laid a wreath on behalf of the RBL Berlin Branch.
I would like to thank all the members who attended
our AGM at St Georges Church, where our current Management team was
I would like to thank Fred Pallister for his hard
work regarding the Poppy appeal over the last two years and was
pleased to present him with a Branch certificate of Appreciation at
Martin Thomson is taking over the Poppy Appeal and
we wish him every success in the future.
The Friday evening bar and catering
remains in the very capable hands of Hannalore Pallister and
Friday evenings are very friendly and cosy
Please feel free to pay us a visit if you have not
called in for a while.
The one area where we are lacking in resources is
the Social Committee and we are asking for volunteers to help set
up a Branch Social committee.
This is in order to lessen the burden on those who
have previously taken care of these matters on your behalf and if
we wish a successful Burns night on Saturday
28th January 2012, help would be
All those interested in taking part, please
make contact with the management
The Branches Christmas Party will
be held at the Senioren Klub, Wever strasse,Südpark,
Spandau, between 1500 and 2100 hours on Saturday,
17th December 2011.
The venue has proved ideal for our Branch functions
and the Management team wish that as many members will attend as
possible and please feel free to bring along friends as there will
be live entertainment and buffet food with Christmas
The entrance fee, €10, has been kept as low as
possible, and all drinks are the usual RBL Branch
In order to cater for the party we ask all members
wishing to attend the Christmas Party place their name and
number of guests attending on the list at the Brach
Members can also telephone or email details
Smith 030 36710216
Vice Chairman Frank Knox 030
All replies please by Wednesday
7th December 2011
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