412 N. Central Avenueandis, NC 28088
2012 village pictured Homeless Not Hopeless.
Cardboard box village won a 2012 National Auxiliary Award winning activity for an overnight event.
The regular monthly meeting for the Legion and the Auxiliary is held on the first Saturday of each month, except during July. A Hamburger/Hot Dog Fundraising event is held from 10:30 to 2PM followed by a joint meeting of the Legion and Auxiliary at 2:20 PM. Contact Tim Nason 704-637-3718 or Martha Corriher 704-798-3625 or attend a meeting to learn more about the benefits of becoming a Legionnaire.
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Dues are $30 per Fiscal year for the Legion member, $25 for the Senior Auxiliary member, and $10 for Junior Auxiliary members birth to 18 years old. There are many benefits available to you as members of either organization. Click the 'Benefits' tab for more information.
Martha Corriher, the unit's Auxiliary President has also served as State President and has served national chairman for several of the national programs. The Junior Auxiliary program is one program the unit works closely with to teach community service and veteran rehab to those members.
We were proud when the Junior Program won one of 5 National awards in August 2012 at the national convention for their 'Homeless Not Hopeless' homeless veteran's awareness project. The Junior members built cardboard houses and camped out overnight to experience what it is to be homeless. They collected can foods, toiletry items, clean used clothing and other items and donated it to the homeless program at the Salisbury Veterans Hospital. This project generated items valued at over $19,000.
Education for Veterans:
The Rowan Cabarrus Community College now has a former Marine, 'Ricky Gray: Executive Assistant in Student Services' specifically assigned to help veterans in all areas of obtaining a college education. This includes assistance in finances, course assignments, etc. Click the Education link for more information.
Special Activities and Events:
* Memorial Day Weekend Poppy Distribution
The Landis American Legion building is at 412 N. Central Ave which is the only building on the street protected by a cannon on the front lawn.
Parking on the street, beside or behind the building.
NC American Legion Post 146 is a non-smoking, non-drinking family-oriented Christian post dedicated to helping veterans succeed in life.
We are a small post and auxiliary that takes pride in helping our returning veterans, homeless veterans and veterans in the Salisbury VA hospital and the NC State Veterans Home. Our Legion family supplies needed comfort items to them