People and Places

Published 12:00 am Friday, July 15, 2011

J.C. Price Post American Legion 107 installed new officers on June 8:
Commander, Mae Carroll; vice commanders, Gary Hall and Charlie Rankin; adjutant, Abe Daniels; finance officer, Wade Murphy; chaplain, Leonard Hall; assistant chaplain, James McManus; service officer, Lewis Reid; assistant service officer, Elijah Carraway; judge advocate, Homer Robertson; sergeant-at-arms, Daniel Haddock; assistant sergeant-at-arms, Wayne Hill. Appointed: members John Knox, Charles Weldon, Willie Moore.
On June 8-10, the American Legion convention in Raleigh was attended by Mae Carroll, Gary Hall, Leonard Hall, John Knox, Roy Leazer, Homer Robertson and Willie Moore.
The J.C. Price Post won three awards for meritorious and outstanding services: the W. Coburn Alexander Children and Youth Award, the Americanism Award and the William T. Joyner Rehabilitation Award.
Auxiliary members Moree Grandford, Terry Love and Debra Turnbull attended the Auxiliary convention also held in Raleigh.
The auxiliary won several certificates for appreciation and outstanding services, and was also recognized for ěGolden Membership.î
A successful religious tent revival comprised of three local church was held free of charge on the grounds of Post 107 from June 27-July 1.
Comrades Elijah Carraway, Gary Hall and Willie Moore attended Legion College on July 8-9. Terry Love, Debra Turnbull, Sonia Fields and Tonya Clodfelter attended Legion Auxiliary College that same weekend.
Commander Mae Carroll and Queen Amber Holloway participated in the Faith Fourth of July parade. Parade comrades Charlie Rankin and Daniel Haddock served as drivers. Comrades Lewis Reid and Homer Robertson participated in the parade with the Military Honor Guard. Comrade Knox served as photographer.
Meetings are held second Wednesdays at 7:30 p.m. for Legionnaires and at 6 p.m. for Auxiliary.
Contact Commander Mae Carrol at Oomaecarroll@aol.com or Auxiliary president Terry Love at ddrhor@aol.com.

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