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26 June 2013



During the 93rd annual convention of the American Legion Auxiliary, Department of North Carolina, held June 13-15, 2013 in Raleigh, Janice Hill MacLeod was elected to serve as Department Vice President for the year 2013-2014.  A native and resident of Harrisburg, MacLeod was the driving force behind the formation of Unit #523 in Harrisburg in 2005 and has served in various capacities on the Unit level.  On the Department level, she has served as District President, Division President, Chairman of the Americanism Committee and most recently as Chairman of the Veterans Affairs & Rehabilitation Committee.



19 December 2012

Thanks to all who assisted last week as we prepared our nearly 200 gift bags and to those who helped deliver bags last Saturday at the State Veterans Home and Salisbury VA Medical Center.  No doubt, our efforts were very much appreciated and I'm sure those who participated felt the joy of giving and of the Christmas season.

We will distribute our remaining bags this coming Saturday in Harrisburg, beginning at 2 PM at The Carillon where there are 6 veteran residents, then to The Oaks Nursing Home where there are 10 veterans.  Please meet us by 2 PM at The Carillon so that you can be a part of another successful Christmas project.

Post #523 members -- please forward this to other Post members as I do not have a full email database for your group and want everyone to be aware of this weekend's activity.

Merry Christmas to each of you and thank you for what you do to honor our veterans throughout the year!

Janice MacLeod, Secretary
ALA Unit #523
 


25 November 2012

Here's a link to the newspaper article and photos which appeared in today's Charlotte Observer (Cabarrus section). We felt it was important to thank our community for its upcoming support of another successful Christmas project.

http://www.charlotteobserver.com/2012/11/23/3678431/legion-post-auxiliary-focuses.html




FLAG COLLECTION BOX:

HARRISBURG POST#523 HAS A FLAG COLLECTION BOX FOR THE COLLECTION OF WORN AND TORN U.S. FLAGS OF ANY SIZE.  THIS BOX HAS BEEN PLACED IN FRONT OF LOWES' FOOD STORE IN THE SCHOOL HOUSE COMMONS.  THE FLAGS WILL THEN BE DISPOSED OF PROPERLY.  THE AMERICAN LEGION HAS A FLAG DISPOSAL CEREMONY FOR THIS PURPOSE.  IF YOU NEED TO DISPOSE OF ANY AMERICAN FLAG, PLEASE PLACE IT IN THE COLLECTION BOX.

     

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