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Post 197 thanks sponsors and supporters

The Pike County American Legion Post 197 thanks all those who sponsored, supported, volunteered and participated in the Oct. 21 Concord 5K/10K Fun Run/Walk Fundraiser. This event helped kick-off the 50th anniversary of the Concord Jubilee. The weather was perfect. The Pike County Chamber of Commerce, the Pike County Journal Reporter and Pike County Times helped promote this event. Village Photography produced anther unique t-shirt incorporating the American Legion, 50th Anniversary Concord Jubilee and city of Concord logos. The event had a total of 33 local sponsors to include in-kind sponsors. This year, we added business logos to the Sponsor Board and these were displayed during the two-day Concord Jubilee.

Post 197 thanks our Patriot (Highest) Level Sponsors: Promo Vision Advertising and Davis Electrical Solutions; Blue Level Sponsors: Barbara Richardson, Concord Manor and Winery, Family Medical and Urgent Care Clinic-Zebulon, Kendrick Law Office, Magnolia Farms Equestrian Center, McLeRoy Realty, Middle Georgia Fleet Services, MM&B Dentistry-Zebulon, ReMax Southern-Griffin, Southern Rivers Energy, The Wood Yard, The Narrow Path Ministries, and in memory of Lawrence and Annette Brock; Red Level Sponsors: A Novel Experience, Marcia Callaway-Ingram-Chief Magistrate, Pike County Chamber of Commerce, Pike Propane, Shears to You, SIA Insurance & Financial Services, Stefan Huckaby, and Village Photography; White Level Sponsors: City of Concord, Hilltop Community, Perkins Towing and Recovery, Pike County Journal Reporter, Pike County Times, Prosperity Real Estate Group, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, United Bank-Zebulon Branch, Van Dyk Mortgage, Venessa Wilkins and Virginia Terry.

We also would like to thank the friends and relatives who signed up to honor deceased veterans. We honored a record high of 13 veterans: Marshall H. Callaway, Jr., Johnathon F. Davis, James Huckaby, Robert L. Huckaby, Timothy J. Odell, Robert E. Oxford, Gerald A. Richardson, Donald R. Rogin, Paul A. Saylor, Glenn Terry, Franklin D. Thrift, Jack Turner and Milledge Wilkins, Sr. on the back of the event T-shirt.

The Pike County American Legion Post 197 conducts programs that help honor veterans, assists veterans and their families and educates the community on veterans affairs and patriotism. Funds from sponsorship and event participation allows Post 197 to continue our great programs.

Again, thanks to our sponsors, volunteers and participants for your continued support of these community events.

Bryan D. Richardson,
American Legion Post 197, Event Director

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