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Post 68 - Leland, NC!

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URGENT NEWS TO POST MEMBERS!!!

MEMBERS:

Please review these time sensitive reminders!

1. Fish Fry refunds end November 30th!  Please make sure you reach out to anyone you sold a ticket to

2. 2019 Membership Dues are due by end of December.  We will be sending out a reminder to those who have not renewed

3.  If you have not already done so, please take our MEETING TIMES SURVEY at this link:  
             https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/8J69X6Z

4. Leland Christmas Parade!  Post 68 is marching in the parade. If you wish to participate, please meet up behind Hardees on Village Road no later than 3:45pm!  The main roads will be blocked by 4pm.  Contact Lou Tranzillo for more information.   Parade weblink is:  LINK

 

 

 Last Updated 11/14/18

Meetings: Monthly the 3rd Thursday 

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

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

VETERANS AFFECTED BY HURRICANE FLORANCE

“If you are aware of a veteran in need following the hurricane, who needs debris cleanup, gutting/mucking, and minor rebuilding, please contact Lacey Frownfelter at  lacey.frownfelter@nc.gov or on her cell at (814)-331-2333, to see if their youth volunteers may be able to assist the veteran in need. Lacey Frownfelter is the Programming and Volunteer Coordinator for the Governor.”

 MONTHLY EVENT TABLES HAVE MOVED!     

CLICK ON MENU ITEM:  EVENTS AND MEETINGS under NEWS AND INFORMATION

 

MEMBER SURVEY

Commander Dale Todd has been looking into whether we should change our monthly meeting start times. Please click on the below link to take our survey in order to submit your opinon for meeting start times.  Thanks!

SURVEY LINK

2018 NEWS & Happenings Blog:
See "Special Events" link for event pictures

 

VETERANS JOB FAIR!  November 16th   LINK for more info

CYBER Jobs for North Carolina Veterans:  LINK

At exactly 11:11 a.m. every Veteran’s Day (Nov. 11), the sun aligns perfectly with the Anthem Veteran’s Memorial in Arizona to shine through the ellipses of the five marble pillars representing each branch of the Armed Forces, illuminating The Great Seal of the United States:   LINK to info

2019 Pst 68 marched in Wilmington Veterans Day Parade:  LINK to pictures.  LINK to WWAY video

10/24/18 - Post 68 participates in Town of Leland Trunk or Treat LINK

How Veterans and Families can find Benefits (AARP) October 2018 LINK

JOB FAIR! American Job Center is hosting a Job Fair, Veterans Welcome Nov 16th @ Cape Fear Community College:  LINK for flyer and more info

2018 Town of Leland Founders Day - Pictures in Special Events

Need to view or edit Microsoft Office files (Word, Excel, Powerpoint) but don't have the software?  You can use OpenOffice which is a free product that allows you to view, create, and edit Microsoft Office data files.  LINK

Subscribe to Brunswick County Veteran Services announcements along with other County information LINK

Are you ready to start collecting non-service related benefits?  LINK

July - Operation Donate with Honor: Law enforcers unite to challenge deceptive fundraising | Federal Trade Commission - What feds (FTC) and State Attorney Generals are doing to go after scammers targeting donations for Veteran causes  LINK

7/27/18 - New N.C. veterans’ guide released LINK

07/12 Brunwick County's Ten Fallen Sons Highway - Info.

07/04 July 4th Parade:  Post 68 participated in the Leland/Magnolia Greens July 4th parade

06/21 Change of Command Ceremony - Pics

05/07 North Brunswick High School Freedom Shrine Dedication:   Post 68 members participated..

05/05 Battleship North Carolina:  A new walkway surrounding the Battleship North Carolina was dedicated..

03/01 Flag Collection Event in the news:  Brunswick Beacon filed a report of the upcoming Flag Collection

January - Post 68 Awards Scholarship:  C/CPT Matthew Smith with North Brunswick High School JRTOC..

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ATTENTION TRICARE ENROLLEES!

TRICARE Retiree Dental Program (TRDP) is ending on December 31, 2018, and you can get dental coverage in the Federal Employees Dental and Vision Insurance Program (FEDVIP).  You can choose a plan from several FEDVIP dental insurance carriers.

You won’t automatically be enrolled in a FEDVIP plan. To have dental insurance beginning January 1, 2019, you must enroll in a new plan from one of the 10 FEDVIP carriers between November 12 and December 10, 2018.

Visit: tricare.benefeds.com  for more information

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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2018 UPCOMING POST MEMBER MEETINGS
 

 

November 15

December 20

January 17th, 2

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

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