Monthly Archives: April 2013

Post Membership

Our Post leads the district in membership retention. We are well over 103%. We thank everyone for continuing their membership and supporting the American Legion. Continue reading

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Hospitalized Veterans

District 12 announced that the Durham VAMC is accepting donations of toiletries and other items for use by hospitalized veterans, as well as homeless veterans. Donated items may be delivered to the Durham VAMC or delivered to the American Legion Department Convention in June. Continue reading

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A Celebration of Life

Robert Patton enjoyed life, his family and his many friends. Second Vice Commander Ed Gill attended his memorial service and has this story to report. Continue reading

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Mentoring and Networking

Networking and mentoring has been one of the strengths of the American Legion and veterans organizations. Veterans returned home or came to Chapel Hill. They went to school or entered college, married, started a business or built a new career. They banded together in Chapel Hill to help each other. Continue reading

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American Legion App for VA Claims

In a weekend discussion with another Legionnaire, this reporter found out that there is an App for smartphones that helps you prepare to build a VA Claim. Just think about that. You can have ready access to information on what is needed to build and submit a VA claim for healthcare or disability. Continue reading

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American Legion National Websites

If you haven’t been poking around the American Legion’s public website, you are missing lots and lots of good information and helpful tools. The address is simply Legion.org Continue reading

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Troop 505 Scout Wins High Adventure Award

The American Legion, Department of North Carolina, announced today the selection of Harrison Czajkowski, Troop 505, as the Department of North Carolina winner of the Boy Scout High Adventure Awards. Continue reading

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Post Wins Legion Website Award

The American Legion, Department of North Carolina, announced today that Chapel Hill Post 6 was selected as the American Legion, Department of North Carolina, Post Website Award 2013, 2nd Place. Continue reading

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Carolina Baseball vs. Duke

Start the baseball season with some outstanding Carolina College Baseball at UNC-Chapel Hill on Saturday, April 20th. We have Military Family appreciation tickets for just $3 a person! The game will include a fireworks display. Continue reading

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