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POST 68 NEWS!

INDEX TO ARTICLES IN THIS SECTION

1 2/8/19 - Horseplay Farms needs Volunteers after Hurricane Florence
2 Leland July 4th parade
3 NBHS Freedom Shrine Dedication
4 USS North Carolina Walkway Dedication
5 Post 68 in the news - Flag Retirement Ceremony
6 2018 Scholarship Award

 

2/8/19  

Horse Play Farms needs Volunteers/Donations

Ruth Jenkins, Founder and CEO of Horseplay Farms and Home of Our Heroes spoke to Post 68 members earlier this year.  Horseplay Farms and Home of Our Heroes in Bolivia, NC needs volunteers at the farm and also in Castle Hayne (see addresses below). The federal government has already shut down a lot of its relief efforts, stating that the disaster is over.

Visit their website at (www.ourheroesinc.org) and you will see that they have established the Eastern NC Equine Emergency Assistance (ENCEEA) Division to provide emergency relief supplies (horse hay and feed, dog and cat food and other supplies) for Brunswick County and 5 surrounding counties that were hit the hardest by Hurricane Florence and then Michael.

The farm needs financial and volunteer support to rebuild 2 of their pasture shelters.  ENCEEA, in particular, is in critical need of volunteers to help receive and distribute goods at the Castle Hayne address, volunteers to deliver feed and supplies to people who can't get there, and gas/diesel money.  Volunteers have been paying out of their own pockets but can only do so for so long.

ENCEEA's distribution center is located at 4101 Blue Clay Road in Castle Hayne in the Old Burton Steel Mill building on Mondays and Thursdays from 5 PM to 9 PM and Saturdays from 9 AM to 9 PM.  You may also call the number below.

Horseplay Farms is located at 1757 Clemmons Rd SE, Bolivia, NC 28422.  Phone (910) 253-7722.

If you are interested in donating or can otherwise help, contact Jennifer Witkowsi at easternnceea@gmail.com or donate at http://www.ourheroesinc.org/ways-to-give.html

Our Heroes, Inc Appeal Letter is available and Thanks for any assistance given.

 

4 July 2018

Leland  July 4th Parade
Magnolia Greens

 

Please note:  WWAY was reporting on the parade.  They covered the parade with video of Post 68 on their 6pm broadcast.  Suggest watching their 11pm broadcast.  In addition, there is a story and video of the parade on their website:   WWAY

 

7 May 2018

North Brunwsick High School Freedom Shrine and wall dedication

See SPECIAL EVENTS details and pictures along with a YouTube link!

 

5 May 2018

USS North Carolina Battleship
Walkway Dedication

The new public walkway at the Battleship North Carolina was dedicated May 5th.  Post 68 contributed to funcing of 7 flag poles and was recognized as a major contributor.  Comrade Lane Adrian represended Post68 at the ceremony.

News LINK

 

 

3 March 2018

POST 68 in the NEWS!
See article in North Brunswick Magazine regarding Flag Collection Day

 

Jan 2018

Post 68 awards scholarship to C/CPT Matthew Smith of North Brunswick HS JROTC

Post 68 has awarded a $500 scholarship to C/CPT Mattew Smith who will be attending Liberty University.  Matthew will be studying physical therapy and plans to become a commissioned officer in the US Army.

 

 

 

 


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