Murphy American Legion Post 96 on community pride
American Legion Post 96, Murphy, N.C., and our members would like to thank the North Carolina Litter-Free Coalition for their business-funded “Cash-4-Trash" program.
Randy Veroline, Army veteran and owner of Pro Motion Rehab, donated $100 for the 23 bags of litter we picked up.
Scott Ramler (Marine Corps veteran), representing Andrews VFW Post 7620, donated $100 for the 23 bags of litter we picked up.
Gary (Army veteran) and Karen Chamberlain donated of $100 to the American Legion honor guard for their expenses.
Murphy Lowes Home Improvement donated anti-litter products consisting of two Grip n’ Grab litter grabbers, and three Lowes buckets.
Murphy Downtown Pizza Company donated three pizza certificates.
David Sauls, manager, Murphy Bojangles, donated three meal certificates.
Starbucks of Ellijay donated two 1-pound bags of coffee.
The total value of the items donated is approximately $424.
We believe that the businesses and individuals participating in the “Cash-4-Trash" program give those wishing to earn their funding a way to do so plus an opportunity to invest in their community by reducing litter.
Murphy American Legion Post 96 conducted its litter recovery event on July 17-18, 2020, and we picked up 23 bags of litter. We had a great turnout for our first effort. American Legion Post 96 members and honor guard - Don Wojick, David Burrell, Gus Hinton, JD Baker, and Gary Chamberlain - along with American Legion Auxiliary participants Sherri Baker, Pauline Fry and JoAnne Schart, participated in this event.