A STAB AND A TOAST: Master of ceremonies Malcolm Mackenzie

A STAB AND A TOAST: Master of ceremonies Malcolm Mackenzie

A stab and a toast at Parksville Legion

Branch 49 held its Robbie Burns celebrations on Saturday night in Parksville

  • Feb. 3, 2015 10:00 a.m.

A STAB AND A TOAST: Master of ceremonies Malcolm Mackenzie, left, gets ready to stab the haggis presented to him by David Agar at Legion Branch 49-Mt. Arrowsmith’s Robbie Burns Night on Jan. 31. This is Mackenzie’s third time addressing the haggis at Branch 49. He replaced long-serving Tom Waller, who Mackenzie described as his “predecessor and mentor.” Aside from bearing the haggis, Agar also delivered the Toast to the Lassies that evening.