Banner Post 109 Benson, North Carolina
Yearly Activities of American Legion Banner Post 109
Sponsor young men from West Johnston High School, South Johnston High School, and Triton High School to Boys State.
Sponsor students to the Student Trooper Program in Raleigh.
Conduct Flag Retirement Ceremonies.
Present the Americanism with cash award to a senior at South Johnston High School and Triton High School.
Give a Memorial Scholarship to a South Johnston High School Senior.
Award two ROTC Metals and Certificates to two ROTC Seniors at South Johnston High School.
Contribute to Relay for Life in Johnston County for Cancer Research.
Visit the V.A. Hospital in Fayetteville each quarter to furnish refreshments and cash prizes for bingo.
Host the Children’s Christmas Party with Sana Clause to present gifts and fruit.
Distribute fruit baskets to about 190 needy families.
Collect Toys for Tots at Christmas.
Place flags on veteran’s graves at several cemeteries at Memorial Day.
Honor teachers at local elementary, middle, and high schools with apples during Teacher Appreciation Week.
Participate in Mule Day and Farmers Day Parades by entering a float and carrying flags.
Make various donations to different people or organizations depending on circumstances.
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