American Legion BBQ Fundraiser Is Oct. 18-19

Monday, September 30, 2013

The William E. Blair Post 95, of the American Legion will host their tenth annual bar-b-que fundraiser on Oct. 18 and 19. As always, the plate will consist of hand pulled pork that has been slow cooked over a hickory fire, baked beans, cole slaw and bread or get twelve ounces of the pulled pork, for $7.  

The bar-b-que will be available to eat in or carry out at the post at 3329 Ringgold Road, near the tunnels, from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. on both days.  There will also be a drive thru pick-up at the front of the Legion hall.  

Any business or group that orders, the Legion members will offer free delivery for five or more plates.

Purchase a ticket now from any post member or at the post in East Ridge.  Contact the post at 624-9105 for directions or to set up delivery of five orders or more.

According to Post Commander Joe Pratt, proceeds from this event will go to fund the projects of Post 95's “Legion Family.”  A few of the projects are: JROTC scholarship for East Ridge High School Outstanding Senior Cadet, American Legion Boy's and Girl's State, “Josh & Friends” program for T.C. Thompson Children's Hospital, Boy Scouts, Special Olympics, Child Welfare Foundation, care packages for troops, Chambliss Children's Home Christmas, The Stanley Johnson Nursing / Health Science Scholarship and local programs for veterans and their families.

To know more about the projects funded by this event visit or

Post 95 “Legion Family” consists of: The American Legion, The American Legion (Ladies) Auxiliary, Sons of the American Legion, and American Legion Riders.

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