Passing of Yolanda Heavlin

It is with deep regret that we share with Post members the passing of Elvia Yolanda “Yoli” Heavlin on Wednesday, March 30th, 2022, after a yearlong battle with cancer. Yolanda was a member of the Post 6 Auxiliary and is the spouse of Past Post Commander Lee Heavlin.

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Local Heroes in Chapel Hill

Chapel Hill Post No. 6 was in awe this month as the November 2021 edition of Chapel Hill Magazine hit the news stands.  On the Contents page was a large photo of four Chapel Hill Post No. 6 members representing one hundred years of life and service to their country and community.

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Chapel Hill Post 6 Honor Guard Performs at a Dedication

On Saturday, January 9th, 2021, the American Legion Chapel Hill Post 6 Honor Guard Team, commanded by Lewis Atwater, performed its first presentation in the community. It was an honor to share our wonderful Honor Guard with the Azalea Estates retirement community  as they celebrated their Grand Opening and Flag Raising at their new facility located on Estes Drive in Chapel Hill.

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Boys State News

The award-winning documentary “Boys State” follows four young men during a week at Texas Boys State in 2018, the year after their predecessors voted to secede from the U.S. That event prompted filmmakers Amanda McBaine and Jesse Moss to make the film, which follows Ben Feinstein, Steven Garza, Robert McDougal and Rene Otero through the program.

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