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September 11th Rememberance Sunday at the Waccamaw River Bridge
Our next meeting is Monday, September 12th at our new Post Home - 3003 Hwy 701 N.
The Legion Riders next meeting is Wednesday, September 7th at our New Post Home.
It's time to renew your Membership. Please mail it to the Post or bring your check and renewal card to the meeting and the Adjutant will give you your new FY-2017 membership card.

Welcome to Horry Post 111

Our meeting placeThis website is dedicated to serving the members of Horry Post 111 of Conway and is a place where prospective members, as well as members of the community may obtain up-to-date information about our post. We serve the Conway SC area in Horry County and our address is 3003 Hwy 701 N, Conway, SC 29526 (just North of SC-65 on the West of the road - click location map for details). Our mailing address is American Legion Post 111, P O Box 1815, Conway, SC 29528 and our phone number is (843) 365-5669.

 

September 11th Remembrance

Post 111 is taking the lead in remembering the insidious attack on our Country by terrorists on September 11, 2001. We will, with the help of our Legion Riders and Auxiliary, as well as our other Veterans Organizations in Conway, saturate the Hwy 501 Main Street bridge Sunday morning, September 11, 2016. Details will be announced but plan now to participate. See map below for location details.

Show your Patriotism


Horry Post 111 is proud to announce that we have acquired our own property. Click here for information and click here for Renovation and Contact information

Help Support our Post


Attractions Books Fundraiser

Our Attractions Books fundraiser has started once again. Each book has a total of approximately 130 new businesses and 65 additional more pages than last year's books. The books cost $20.00 each and they are available at the Post. Come help us sell the books and raise money for the Post through this fundraiser.

Help Support our Post


Your Building Committee at work

We have made significant progress on the new property to date but much more needs to be accomplished. We are planning our Grand Opening for our September general membership meeting, September 12th at the new property but we need your help to make this work. Check out our PROPERTY page to see what you can do to help make this a reality.

 

Come help with the new property

 

Upcoming Events


American Legion Riders

Veterans Affairs OfficerThe American Legion Riders of South Carolina Chapter 111 will have their next meeting Wednesday, August 3rd at the Post. They have the following rides and events scheduled:

Our next meeting is September 7th at the new Post. See you there.

The ALRSC Meet and Greet 2016 is September 10th at Lake Murray. Times will be announced.

Post 111 will saturate the Main Street bridge into Conway (on Hwy 501 Business) with flags at each lamppost on September 11th. We do this to remember the insidious attack on our Country by terrorists. Details will be announced but we need everyone to help with this Patriotic Display for God and Country.

The next regular meeting of the Post 111 membership is September 12th at the New Post.

Click here for the Riders website.


Click here to view a slideshow of our meetings

You may pause and restart the show using the buttons on the screen.


Americanism

Take the time to watch this video from Charlie Daniels band (be sure your speakers are on and make it full screen and High Def - use the gear icon at bottom right of video if you can). I think you'll be impressed. Also the link below has significant information about the Pledge to our Flag.

What do YOU do when the National Anthem is sung? The video shown here was published on Veterans Day, November 11, 2015. It provides great insight into how we as citizens are supposed to respond when the National Anthem is heard. Click here to watch the video.


Remember the Pledge of Allegiance?

Pledge of Allegiance flag

Map to our Post

Click here to see the map to our New Post Home.

See you at the Post


The Next USS Enterprise CVN - 80

CVN-80The next USS Enterprise will be the ninth US vessel to bear the name Enterprise and the construction is due to begin in 2018 with a view to joining the lead ship USS Gerald Ford and her sister-ship USS John F. Kennedy.


Our Youth Programs

Legion Baseball

Senior Team

 

 

Click on the team picture above to dislay additional pictures of the team during one of their playoff games.

Both our Junior and Senior league teams ended strong this past year and this season's baseball banquet was well attended. Our FY-2016 season has ended and both teams did extremely well.

(Our Senior Team is depicted here).

Our Banquet next summer (for our 2017 season) is scheduled for June 17, 2017 at the Waccamaw Shriners Club. Plan now to attend and have a chance to win the grand prize of $5,000. One hundred eighteen (118) individuals/business participated in this year's banquet and it was well attended. During our drawing, the last five (5) individuals/business standing, after 113 tickets were drawn opted to donate half of the proceeds back to the Post and split the remainder of the pot. Thank you for your support of Post 111's American Legion Baseball.

See our Legion Baseball page for additional information on this valuable youth program that is sponsored by Post 111.

Post 111 sent 10 boys to Palmetto Boys State

Boys for boys state

Thanks to the support from our community, Post 111 again sent 10 young men to Boys State this year. The list of attendees and community sponsors is posted here. The picture above is from Sunday, June 5th. Four of our ten young men, along with some of our Legionnaires, met at the Conway Walmart prior to heading up to Boys State. Way to go guys. I'm told they had a great week and they will be talking with us at one of our meetings soon.

(The picture above is used by permission and was taken by Carole of AmeriChes Photography - thanks for the excellent picture).

Once again we reached our goal of sending ten (10) young men to Palmetto Boys State. (See our list of attendees here). It costs $300.00 to send one boy to Boys State. We weren't able to do this all by ourselves and we say a special thank you to those businesses who helped us reach our goal. Click on this link to view our 2016 Palmetto Boys State Sponsors. To sponsor a youth, simply send an e-mail to our Boys State Director by clicking here and then send a check for whatever amount you can to the address below. As we are a 501(19) non-profit organization, all donations are tax deductible and will be used to sponsor a young man for our 2016 Palmetto Boys State program:

American Legion Post 111
Attn: Boys State Director
PO Box 1815
Conway, SC 29528

A thank you note from one of our attendees

Thank you note
Thank you for helping us reach our Palmetto Boys State goal

 

Unfortunately we were unable to participate in this program this year. Help us support this valuable program for our students. See our Law Cadet Academy page for information about this great event.

Teens gather for contestThis photo shows teens from all over the United States gathering in Indianapolis for the National Oratorical Contest.

The annual Oratorical Contest presents participants with an academic speaking challenge that teaches important leadership qualities, the history of our nation's laws, the ability to think and speak clearly, and an understanding of the duties, responsibilities, rights and privileges of American citizenship.

The contest starts at the local level and works up to the National level. Winners of the higher levels can win significant scholarships that can be used for participation in any college of their choice.

Post 111's local competition will be held in January 2017. As in the past, the competition will be held from 6:30 p.m. until completion and all participants are requested to be there at 6:00 p.m. Check out our Oratorical Contest page for additional details.

 



Post 111 has a New Permanent Home

Flag fly's over new propertyAfter nearly 40 years, American Legion Post 111 has acquired our own property. The Post sold their previous property sometime back in 1975 or 1976 and has rented space at various businesses since. We currently meet at the Conway Golf Club at 400 Country Club Drive near the Conway Post Office and will continue to meet there for the next couple of months while renovations are on-going. We hope to have our grand opening at our new facility with a family barbecue and social during our September 2016 meeting. Our plans are to build a new facility on the property in the next couple of years that will support Conway's large community of wartime veterans. Come help us grow.

Our new location is known as the old Pully Bones property located at 3003 Highway 701 N, Conway, SC 29526. Click here for property and renovation information.

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Map to our New Post Home

Below is a map to our new Post Home. Our first meeting at this new location will be September 12, 2016

Map to Post 111


Septemter 11th 9/11 Remembrance Location

The map below illustrates where our 9/11 Remembrance Event will be held

 

 

 

Last Updated: Wed, August 24, 2016

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The Post meetings are the 2nd Monday of each month at 6 PM. Click here for details and to find information about our guest speaker.

 

Legion Riders EmblemThe Legion Riders meet on the first Wednesday of each month at 6 PM at the Post.

Renewals for FY-2017 started in July. National has raised their dues share by $5.00 per year but the Post is maintaing our current dues of $60.00 per year. Call our office if you have any questions regarding your renewal notices. We strongly encourage you to pay at the Post rather than mailing your dues to National due to the time it takes to get the monies from National. We thank you in advance for your consideration.

To renew through mail, mail your renewal notice along with your check for $60.00 to our mailing address at:

American Legion Post 111, PO Box 1815, Conway, SC 29528

Let us know if you know of any of our members that need our prayer support so that we may list them here.

 

LegionCare - A free benefit of up to $5,000.00 at no cost to you! This is $5,000 in protection if a covered accident occurs while traveling on Legion business or $1,000 for all other covered accidents, all at NO COST TO YOU.

 

Click here to view the LegionCare information document and click here to view the application for enrollment along with information on the cost to enroll for up to $50,000.00 of Accidental Death insurance. For Post 111 members, your Legion Department is South Carolina for the enrollment form.

The state of South Carolina has a Department setup to help people with disabilities. See our web page dedicated to this cause.


Important Links in support of our Veterans and the American Legion:

NOTE - It is important for all officers of the post to review the requirements for maintaining our tax exempt status as well as understanding the history, programs, and values of the American Legion. Click the two buttons immediately above this note to take care of these requirements.