Monthly Archives: November 2012

Catholic Vets Raise Money for Amputees

A number of our post members belong to St. Thomas More Catholic Church in Chapel Hill. Each year, since 2006, these men have promoted a Veterans’ Day weekend fundraiser. Their project benefits recent amputees who have returned from Afghanistan and other countries. They are now in the hospital at Ft. Bragg or Camp Lejeune. Continue reading

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Healing Waters in Chapel Hill

On a quiet pond just off Legion Road, area veterans gather to spend a day fishing with their comrades. Some are learning to fly fish, some are more at home with a simple rod or cane pole. It’s not the equipment that counts, it is friendship, quiet times, and a gentle breeze that makes their day. Continue reading

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Scout Wins Department Scholarship

Harrison Czajkowski of Chapel Hill and Troop 505 is the recipient of the American Legion, Department of North Carolina, Division winner of a scholarship for up to $1,000 to attend a Boy Scout High Adventure Trek of his choice. He was sponsored by Chapel Hill Post 6. Continue reading

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Food Lion Veterans Day Discount

Food Lion is having a Veterans Day Appreciation event. This is a one day only event on SUNDAY NOVEMBER 11TH, 2012. Continue reading

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Vets Honored by Elementary School – Nov 13th

Grady Brown Elementary School, Hillsborough, will again have a program for veterans this year. Last year’s event was put on by the students to honor the attending veterans. They also presented a show on the National Flag. Continue reading

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Veterans Day Event UNC Hospital – November 9th

The University of North Carolina Hospital is hosting an event to recognize our local veterans at NC Memorial Hospital the week of Veteran’s Day. The event will be at 1 p.m. on Friday, November 9th. Guests are asked to join with the hospital staff in the main lobby of the NC Memorial Hospital. Continue reading

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