CALENDAR OF EVENTS 2017 & 2018



OCTOBER 2017


A traveling version of the Vietnam Wall Memorial is coming to Murphy October 5th thru 9th. The Murphy American Legion Post is requesting help from our Post members to help in providing services to the many visitors during this event

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  District 25 Meeting Post 143 Cherokee - October 7 (Lunch 12 noon, meeting 1 PM) Consideration for Post Newsletter Award - due to the Department by October 10 Department Fall Conference (Raleigh) - October 19-21    



Executive Meeting Oct. 7, 2017 7am Meeting 7;45


Post Meeting Oct. 31, 2017 6pm Meetiing 7pm


Punkin Chunkin October 21 & 22 2017 Click for details


NOVEMBER 2017


Executive Meeting  November 4, 2017 7am Meeting 7:45 @Marie's Restaurant



November 11, 2017 Veterans Day



DECEMBER 2017


December 16, 2017 Wreath Ceremony, always the 3rd Saturday of December

 National Post Honor Ribbon - December 31    


Executive meeting December 2, 2017 7am Meeting 7;45


No Post Meeting in December


 Partner with Sheriff’s Dept. in  delivering meals to veterans  tba

 Lighting of the Town Square  tba

  Bros Rest- Dec/ (jointly social & fundraiser)  (previously had the Community Night fundraiser in April as well)  

 Christmas Parade   tba


  JANUARY 2018

 Post Oratorical Contest completed - January 7 Post Web Site Award Form to Department Committee - January 18 (NLT)  Oratorical District Contests held - January 21-29 (District 25 date TBD) Go-Getter certification to Department - January 31  


 FEBRUARY 2018

 Department Mid Winter Conference (Raleigh) - February 15-17 Oratorical Division Contests Held - February 5-18 (Division 5 date TBD) 


  MARCH 2018


 State Oratorical Contest held - March 5 (Tentative) Legion Birthday - March 15-17 


  APRIL 2018 (Nothing to add at this time)  


  MAY 2018 


100% Post Commander Award - May 11 (Based on 100% membership) 100% Post Adjutant Award - May 11 (Based on 100% membership) Boys State Applications due to Department - May 15  

 JUNE 2018 Tar Heel Boys State Session - June  17-23 (Tentative) Convention Delegate Certification to Department - June 18 Post Consolidated Report to Department - June 25 Post Information for 2018-2019 to Department - June 30 Department Annual Convention (Raleigh) - June 27-30 


  JULY 2018

 Legion College - July 27-28 (Clemmons, NC)