Click on the links below to view pictures from different events The American Legion, Peter J Courcy Post 178 attended or held throughout the year.
Aug 24 – Dec 31, 2018 – NAMPOW Banquet
Peter J. Courcy Post 178 was honored to present the colors at the 2018 NAMPOW (Vietnam era Prisoners of War) 45th Anniversary Freedom Reunion on August 18, 2018. This is an annual reunion and was held at the Omni Hotel at The Star Frisco, Texas.
Dec 31, 2018 – Color Guard Misc
The Post Color Guard presented the Colors at The Parsons House Frisco, Retirement Center, for their 1st Anniversary ceremony conducted by the Frisco Chamber of Commerce.
Nov 15, 2018 – Lakeside Middle School Pep Rally
The Post 178 Color Guard presented the Colors during a pep rally at Lakeside Middle School, Little Elm, on November 9th. Post member Felipe Vargas is the Vice Principal at the school and under his direction this was the first time the students had seen the Colors presented.
Nov 7, 2018 – Patriot Day Golf Tourney
Dec 31, 2018 – Ribbon Cutting- Image One of North Dallas
On Thursday, July 19, 2018, the Frisco Area Chamber of Commerce held a Ribbon Cutting ceremony at their offices for Image One of North Dallas. Ash Gawande, the owner of Image One, is also a member of Post 178, so our Color Guard was honored to present the colors at his Ribbon Cutting.
Dec 31, 2018 – Color Guard 2
Dec 19, 2018 – DXL Frisco Bowl
Dec 19, 2018 – Holiday Dinner
Jul 20 – Nov 9, 2018 – KVGI Radio (With Stu Sax)
Nov 8, 2018 – Nov Member Meeting
Nov 8, 2018 – Nov Membership Meeting
Oct 18, 2018 – “Boots” Bagley Purple Heart Recognition
Oct 18, 2018 – Texas Lone Star Recruiter Awards
Oct 18, 2018 – Basic Training Graduates
Oct 18, 2018 – Installation of 2019 Officers
Oct 18, 2018 – Caliber Collision Presentation October, Membership Meeting
Oct 18, 2018 – Presentation to Frisco Public Library
Oct 10, 2018 – Red River Softball Game
Sept 25, 2018 – Color Guard Flag Folding Practice
Sept 21, 2018 – Voter Registration
Sept 18, 2018 – Boys State Proclamation
On 18 September 2018, Frisco’s Mayor Cheney presented a Proclamation to the 22 Boys State Delegates that attended Texas Boys State at the University of Texas in Austin. These young men, now seniors in high school, represented Post 178 and the City of Frisco.
Aug, 23, 2018 – SUV Presentation at Caliber Collision
A North Texas Marine has a new vehicle, thanks to a donated car and donated time. Cpl. Michael Fox was wounded in Afghanistan in 2011, when he stepped on an improvised explosive device and lost both his legs. On Thursday, Fox got a donated and adapted 2014 Nissan Pathfinder through the National Auto Body Council’s Recycled Rides program. Fox was nominated by Homes for Our Troops, a national nonprofit that builds and donates specially adapted vehicles to veterans.
“It’s incredibly humbling and I’m so grateful to all of you,” said Fox after his new ride was unveiled. “I can’t thank you enough.”
The SUV was donated by GEICO, and workers at Caliber Collision in Little Elm donated 200 hours to adapt it for Fox’s special needs. “I put myself in this guy’s shoes,” said auto painter Jesus Hernandez, whose brother is a Marine. “I would want somebody to reach out to me, help me out, make my life a little bit easier.”
Aug 16 – 17, 2018 – Aug Membership Meeting
May 29, 2018 – Div Oratorical
Mathew Welch, representing American Legion, Peter J Courcy, Post 178, placed 2nd in the 1st Division Oratorical competition. Congratulations Mr. Welch!
May 19, 2018 – Vets with Vettes
May 17, 2018 – May 17, Membership Meeting
Apr 19, 2018 – Eagle Scout of the Year
Apr 19, 2018 – Quilting Angels
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