For Over a Century, We’ve Honored the Dead

On Saturday, May 25th, at about 7:15 am when most of Chapel Hill will be just rolling over in their bed or racing to the kitchen before the kids start “cooking” breakfast, many of our veterans will already have been up about two hours.  It will be the morning that they head to Chapel Hill Memorial Cemetery.  Over 500 graves there belong to a veteran.  That does not even come close to the total number of veterans buried there.  Many do not have a government-provided grave marker.

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Legion College – Boot Camp for the Young and Old Alike

The Department of North Carolina, through it’s Leadership Development Committee, held it’s first “Legion College” in the summer of 1985. The 2023 Legion College will be held July 21-22, 2023 at the Village Inn in Clemmons, NC. 

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The Passing of Tim Ross

Sadly, we share that Timothy “Tim” Ross, 83, a resident of Chapel Hill, NC, and valued member of Chapel Hill Post 6, passed on February 20, 2022, at the Cedars of Chapel Hill. Tim is a member of our Heroes of Post 6 in recognition of his dedication and drive as a member and past officer of Chapel Post 6 during a period of Post 6 Renewal.

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Christmas Dinner at Post 6 – 2021

The Post held its first Annual Member Christmas Party on December 11th and it was a huge success. About 80 members gathered from 5 p.m. for a social hour with elegantly served hors d’oeuvres.  The main course was a catered dinner with portions of roast pork, roasted chicken breast (or dark meat), vegetables, small potatoes, and a chef’s salad prepared and served by Marcel’s Catering Cafe of Chapel Hill.

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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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