Reminder: 2018 Annual “Host the Cadets” Luncheon — 1130 Thursday, 27 December, Union Club of British Columbia

Time is getting tight! Deadline is Thursday!

Royal Military College of Canada, “Old Eighteen”, 1876
RMC “Old Eighteen,” c1876
Photo Credit: RMC Museum
(Facebook Photos)

The Annual “Host the Cadets” Reception and Luncheon for Officer Cadets of the Royal Military Colleges of Canada, military college aspirants, Ex-Cadets and their guests will be held on Thursday, 27 December 2018 at 11:30 AM at The Union Club of British Columbia, 805 Gordon St, Victoria, BC V8W 1Z6>.

This event, hosted by the Vancouver Island Ex-Cadet Club, President 9318 Capt Dave Bindernagel, CD, RCN, Ret’d, and members, is an opportunity for ex-cadets to share Yuletide cheer and to:

  • meet Cadets who are studying at the colleges
  • host Military College Aspirants
  • meet the parents and guests of cadets and candidates
Cadets At-Home, 2016 (1)
2016 Cadet At-Home
Photo Credit: 10263 Don Lovell

The event will commence at 1130 with a “Meet and Greet” followed by the Luncheon Buffet at 1230.

Refreshments: No Host Bar.


  • RMC Cadets
    and one family member or guest – free (must RSVP)
  • Invited Military College Aspirants
    and one family member or guest – free
    (must have file open with recruiting centre and RSVP)
  • Ex Cadets and all others
    $35/person (tax and gratuity included, must RSVP).
Cadets At-Home, 2016 (2)
2016 Cadet At-Home
Photo Credit: 10263 Don Lovell


At the event. (Cash or Cheque)
Notes regarding cheques:
Make cheque payable to: Vancouver Island Ex-Cadet Club.

RSVP by 1400, Thursday, 21 December providing the names of attendees and guests to 6216 LCol Willy Anderson, CD, Ret’d:

Any special requests pertaining to dietary needs, mobility challenges or other similar needs, should be submitted with your RSVP.

  • RMC Cadets: Scarlets (preferred), Fours,
    or business attire (Equivalent for ladies)
  • Military College Aspirants: business attire
  • Ex-Cadets: blazer and name tag (preferred)
    or business attire (Equivalent for ladies)
    All others: business attire or equivalent
Access for those with mobility challenges will be available upon request from the small Union Club parking lot on the north side of Burdett Avenue.

6216 Willy Anderson
Events Coordinator, Vancouver Island Ex-Cadet Club

* Lead photo courtesy the Union Club of British Columbia (