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Local Legion remains strong force in the community

Orillia Legion branch president asks people to give of their time and money in this week's Why Orillia segment

Why Orillia?

OrilliaMatters has partnered with Jordan Rossman to share his stories that chronicle Orillia, which "is home to some of the most amazing people and businesses, is an incredibly giving community and has some of the most beautiful scenery in all of Ontario."

Each Thursday, OrilliaMatters will publish his Why Orillia segment.

Today, Rossman interviews Rick Purcell, president of Branch 34 of the Royal Canadian Legion.

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