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Welcome toJohn E. Jacobs American Legion Post 68

Leland, NC!

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Last Updated 12/3/19

URGENT NEWS TO POST MEMBERS!!!

MEMBERS:

Please review these time sensitive reminders!

1. POST-68 Name Change ANNOUNCEMENT

Post-68 has received the charter amendment from HQ and is now named John E. Jacobs American Legion Post-68.  Congratulations to the membership and thanks to the Jacobs family for allowing us to honor their loss in this way.

A Dedication Dinner will be held on December 14th at the Brunswick Community College campus in Leland.  Post Adjutant will announce further information as it becomes firmed up.

A press release was published about the event by Richard Fry (see LINK) and WWAY & WECT had article covering it showing John Jacobs photo and Post-68's Memorial Day graveside flag placement (see both below).  Also WECT indicated that they intend to have a reporter at the event in December.

     

WECT Article can be found on their website at this LINK.

 

2. Veteran Readjustment Counseling in Leland Coming

Starting in February, the Jacksonville Vet Center will begin offering Readjustment Counseling Services on Thursdays in the Meeting Room at the Leland Communicty Park in Leland, NC.  Two informational meetings will be held on February 7th, 2020.  Additional information and qualifications to attend is attached at this LINK.

This group is a great opportunity for Vietnam, Iraq and Afghanistan veterans to get together. No appointment needed just show up and join in.

4. Christmas Service for Military, Veterans, Law Enforcement, Fire & Rescue, all First Responders and Their Families.

 

4. Brunswick County Veteran Services Monthly Update Letter.

    Brunswick County Veterans Updates 12-2-19

 

Meetings: Monthly on the 3rd Thursday 

Blossoms Restaurant
Magnolia Greens,  1800 Tommy Jacobs Dr,
Leland, North Carolina   (map)

Legion Riders meeting begins at 5:00pm
Member sign-in begins at 5:30pm
General meeting at 6:00pm

Have dinner at Blossoms prior to meeting with us ~ 4:30 / 5:00pm

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2019 UPCOMING POST MEMBER MEETINGS
 

December 19th, 2019

Volunteers requested for
Red Cross

The Red Cross is looking requesting members to volunteer as drivers to deliver blood products to local area hospitals. 

If you are interested, check out the website and call Katherine Crocker, Sr. Volunteer Specialist at 910-315-8571 or Katherine.Crocker@redcross.org

(http://www.redcross.org/volunteer/volunteer-opportunities/deliver-blood

Legion Riders Application 

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Get copies of your DD214 and other Military Records from the National Archives!

Click LINK for more info

For Vets who served after year 2000, Anita Hartsell may be able to look up your info.
For all others, the SF-180 form is required and MUST be signed by the requesting veteran

Be prepared!  

Here is a link off the Town of Leland website for Hurricane prep....'Tis the season!

https://www.ready.gov/hurricanes

 

American Red Cross Link:

https://www.redcross.org/get-help/how-to-prepare-for-emergencies/types-of-emergencies/hurricane.html

 

VA Survivor Benefits Info

LINK

Brunswick Veterans Services Info

LINK

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