Monthly Archives: April 2012

Saluting Our Flag

Back in 2008, Congress passed a law that changed the way veterans salute the flag. We are no longer required to just put our hand over our heart. We can salute the flag just as we did when we were on active duty. Continue reading

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Cub Scouts Hold Camporee

The Orange District Boy Scouts of America will hold their annual Cub Scout Boy Scout Camporee in Chapel HillNCat the American Legion Chapel Hill Post 6. This will occur on April 27 and run through the 29th. The Camporee theme is Boy Scout Olympiad with a host of competitive activities throughout the day Saturday, April 28, 2012. Over 400 cub scouts will participate during the three-day event. Continue reading

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Legion Improves Communications

The American Legion is really on the move with communications. The May 2012 edition of The American Legion devoted the center fold two-page spread to announcing recent and on-going changes to the way they share news and information. Continue reading

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Orange High Reaches Out by Example

Orange High School students and faculty hosted local veterans, senior citizens, no9n-profits, neighbors and parents for an evening of entertainment and a dinner. It was their way of giving something to the community and at the same time draw attention to the urgent need to do things for others without any expectation of return. Continue reading

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WiFi Added

We are evolving into a fast communications society. Smart Phones significantly outsell cell phones and few people still have a hard wired phone connection at home. Just about anywhere you go you hear the question, “You got WiFi?” Continue reading

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American Legion Benefit Yard Sale – Saturday May 5th

The Post is having a Yard Sale hosted by Thomas Rule on Friday and Saturday. All proceeds are going to American Legion Post 6. The sale site is 2436 Sedgefield Drive, Chapel Hill, NC 27514. The sale hours are from 10-6 p.m. on Friday and 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday. Continue reading

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A Moment in Our Post History

The date is about 1962 and American Legion Post 6 has just moved into it’s new home. It was also time to host the District III meeting and an opportunity to show off our new digs. Continue reading

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Post Hut Rentals

Our post home, often referred to as the “post hut,” is available for rent. It can be used for parties, training seminars, reunions, pulled pig events, temporary parking, birthday parties, and other social events. We have two main rooms for large groups that can be used in conjunction with the grounds. Some groups setup large meeting and dining tents. Continue reading

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Let’s Talk About Caps

Dinner table chatter is always interesting and we hear comments, critiques, current news on family and friends, and a lot of other great stuff. But, recently some have asked, “Why do some members have caps and others don’t?” Good question. Continue reading

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Legion Training On-line

The Department of North Carolina hosts an annual Legion College in July. It is a two day event that is packed with informative classes, group sessions, and leadership training. It costs very little and is held in Clemmons, NC. Too far to go? How about going on-line and taking an extension course! Continue reading

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