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Veterans Garden on Veterans Day

A 20 by 30 foot flag flying high above the Veteran’s Garden located on Center and Third streets stood as a visual reminder of the service of veterans. From a crane above a Mebane Fire Department truck, Old Glory never touched the ground, in part, due to the skilled hands of four local veterans.

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Through the Eyes of a Child

Veterans sacrifice their lives and give us hope and freedom. They are brave. They leave their families and they are confident. They save our lives and they fight for us so we don’t have to sacrifice our lives. They are…

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Take a Vet to School Day!

Early on Veterans Day, several veterans from the Mebane area, including Bill Hawkes, Leslie Ruschka, and Ken Sellers, visited with students at Efland-Cheeks Elementary near Hillsborough.

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Suicides Outpace War Deaths

Suicides among active duty military personnel have shot up this year. For the first time, it has surpassed the number of troops dying in battle. At the current rate, the numbers could set a new all-time high since the wars…

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Need A Job? We Can Help

We are here to help veterans and their families any way we can. Recently, an employer, who wants to hire veterans, approached us about helping get the word to veterans regarding job opportunities at his business. If you are a…

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Post 1920 Visits Local Farmer’s Markets

                  In an effort to reach out more into local communities and connect with more veterans, Mebane Post 1920 has attended Farmers Markets in the Mebane and Burlington area. Both efforts were…

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Plans Underway to Spur Buddy Poppy Growth

Can you imagine a virtual Buddy Poppy? It might be in the near future, according to VFW Director of Programs Steve Van Buskirk. “The 10 million Poppies assembled annually by hospitalized veterans at seven sites may sound like a massive…

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What’s Wrong? I Can’t Get Any New Members Or Keep The Ones We Have!

What got our posts where they are TODAY might not take our posts where we want them to go in the FUTURE. RETENTION is a key issue throughout the VFW.  As Post leaders, one of the biggest mistakes we can…

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Here’s a Great Way to Reach your Members and Keep Them

Are you concerned about keeping in touch with members? Do you wish you could send a reminder message to everyone about upcoming meetings and events? What about notifications for funerals, prayer chains, special events, and dues reminders?

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Ron Morrison Eagle Scout

Ron Morrison, Eagle Scout, from Burlington is presented a certificate of achievement from the Department of North Carolina Veterans of Foreign Wars for being runner-up in State competition for Scout of the Year.

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Alamance County Veterans Activities

This year, for the first time, there will be over 300 names read at the Memorial Day Ceremony. These are veterans from Alamance County who have passed away. The number grows every year. That’s why we need to get the word out to young people.

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Merry Christmas

Let us think of those brave men and women that are away from home this christmas 2012. Also, remember their families and the hardship of separation during christmas. Pray for them, their safety, their dedication to duty, and their return….

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