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Jim Nicholl , Former Post 104 - 2018 Adjutant of the Year

Posted: 7 April 2018

Jim Nicholl is honored for his many years of service to Post 104 as the “Post Adjutant of the Year” and presenting the award is Post Vice-Commander Roy Burnette. The legion is blessed to have such a dedicated individual who has kept our meeting minutes, handled banking transactions, conducted membership assistance, involved himself with numerous Post 104 events concerning the younger generations of the community, and selflessly devoted himself to the betterment of the administrative portion of Post 104 business. Jim is retiring after the 2017-2018 season is complete and member Larry Agle will be stepping in to fill Jim’s enormous shoes during the upcoming Post Officer election in June. Those of us who have worked with Jim over the years are glad to know that he is passing the torch of responsibility to the younger generation and I personally congratulate him for all he has done for our veterans in Jackson and Swain counties.

May his life and his wife be blessed as he ventures into post-retirement. Thank you Jim!

David Zachary, webmaster Post 104

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American Legion Post 104
Third Annual Flag Disposal Ceremony

Posted: 25 June  2018

At 11 am on Saturday, June 16, William E. Dillard American Legion Post 104 will provide a Flag Day Disposal Ceremony program in the parking lot outside the Legion Hall at 915 West Main Street, beside Mark Watson Park in Sylva.

     Post Commander Ed Harwood led the program, which will include a solemn American Flag retirement ceremony, to properly dispose of worn, faded, torn, and dirty flags by burning them in a respectful manner. Helping Commander Harwood were VSO, Howard Rhoner, Intern-Chaplain David Zachary, and member Richard Blomberg, with other legion and auxiliary members . In addition, member Adjutant Larry Agle took photos of the event.

     Persons with such flags may bring them to the ceremony or pass them on to Post 104 members by Friday for proper disposal.

American Legion 100th Anniversary
Sylva Post 104

Posted: 16 January  2019

There will be a special meal and celebration for legion members, families, and invited quests on Sunday, 10 March at 3 PM to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the American Legion. This event will be in lieu of the regular monthly meeting held on the second Monday and will contain a modified meeting after the meal.  The physical address is 915 West Main Street, Sylva NC 28779.

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