AMERICAN LEGION POST 178

 

American Legion Post 178

Board of Directors

2021 - 2022

Commander Harry Malpass

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 commander@sclegionpost178.org

1st Vice Commander

Charles Bruce Shelnut
Americanism Committee, Boy’s State Program,
Community involvement, Flag Rewards Program

843-651-8784 1stvicecommander@sclegionpost178.org
2nd Vice Commander John Burns
House Committee, Law Cadet Program, JROTC Program
843-651-8784  2ndvicecommander@sclegionpost178.org
Adjutant Doug Ammon 
Membership Committee
843-651-8784  adjutant@sclegionpost178.org
Chaplain Ivonne Haddock
VAVS (Volunteer Services) Committee
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Finance Officer David Fischer
Finance Committee
843-651-8784  Finance@SCLegionpost178.org
Historian Jay Budahazy
Web Site and Facebook updates
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Member-at-Large Joseph Buczek

Charlie Hyde

Larry Raymond

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Sgt. at Arms Richard Sullivan
Post events & Fundraising
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Service Officer Oren Hightower
Veteran Affairs & Rehabilitation Committee
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Past Commander Ed Courtney
Baseball, Children and Youth Committee
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Judge Advocate William Feick 843-651-8784  
Legionnaire of the Year Larry Raymond 843-651-8784  


Committees

Each Chairman shall appoint members to their Committees and establish procedures and standards for accomplishing their goals.

House Committee

    Chairman:     John Burns

     AOR:  Kitchen

    AOR:  Facilities

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Charged with ensuring that the Post facilities are properly maintained, reporting repair and maintenance needs to the Commander and BOD and providing the Finance Officer with estimated future expenditures for building, equipment and recurring maintenance.


Finance Committee

    Chairman:     David Fischer

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Charged with the administration of the financial policy, preparation of budget recommendations and supervision of receiving, disbursing and accounting of all Post funds.  Include a escrow budget for future repairs, maintenance, etc.


Americanism

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Charged with the inspiration of patriotism and good citizenship by arrangements for the proper observance of patriotic occasions, encouragement of patriotic and civic phases of instruction in schools, Americanization of aliens, combating anti-American propaganda by education of the general public in American ideals through public forums and activities for community and civic betterment. e.g. Active with Inlet 20/20 and similar organizations and building the Post Flag Rewards Program.


Children & Youth

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Charged with aid and service to children of veterans, cooperating with other established agencies in the community, laboring for the betterment of child conditions and in coordinating services and agencies in the community for the above purposes and to act as intermediary for the needy children of a veteran in obtaining the fulfilment of the Legion’s pledge that “no child of a war veteran shall be in need of the “necessities of life” and a “square deal for every child”.  Baseball.


Membership

    Chairman:    Bruce Shelnut

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Charged with all matters pertaining to the membership of the Post, including the procurement of the new memberships, reinstatements and eligibility of members. The adjutant should be appointed chairman of this committee.  e.g. establish procedures and forms to provide to new members and transfers, with information about Post 178 and formally welcome them to our Post.


Veterans Affairs & Rehabilitation

    Chairman:     Oren Hightower

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Shall supervise all matters pertaining to comrades in the prosecution of all just claims against the United States or state government, employment, relief, etc.


VAVS (Volunteer Services)

    Chairman:     Oren Hightower

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Charged with the visiting and comforting of members and their families when sick or bereaved, and with visiting ex-service personnel in hospitals.


Post events and Fundraising

    Chairman:     John Burns

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Boy’s State Program:              Bruce Shelnut


Law Cadet Program:               John Burns


Legion Baseball Program:       Rich Sullivan

 

Oratorical Contest:       Oren Hightower

 

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