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Opinion Letters ‘Warrior Hike’ event a great success

I wish to express how proud I am to be a member of this community and Amercan Legion Post 108. We, here in Macon County set the bar high for the rest of the stops on the A.T. for the “Warrior Hikers.”

Saturday, March 30, was a great success. Carlie Nicols and the ladies of “Quilts of Valor,” presented a quilt to each hiker and a “Bandana of Valor” to Cooper (Service Dog). Mr. Loyd Hall cooked an awesome barbecue enjoyed by all.

Members of Post 108 and the Ladies Auxiliary did an awesome job in planning and executing their duties the day of the event.

Thank you to Bill VanHorn and the hikers club for their help and support. Thank you to The Macon County News and The Franklin Press for their continued support of veterans and veterans organizations.

A very special thank you to all that attended this event. We raised a little more than $2,300 in donationas for seriously wounded veterans.

Don Bowen, historian
American Legion Post 108

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