The Transylvania Times -

By Matt McGregor
Staff Writer 

Sons,' Volunteers Preparing Thanksgiving -Brevard NC

 

November 23, 2017

On Wednesday, the Sons of the American Legion were busy cooking turkeys for the annual Bread of Life Thanksgiving Dinner. Pictured left to right are Lynwood Hires, Mark Trammell, Harry Pierson, , Pete Wiencek, Don Brewer, Greg Nelson, Tony Smith, Doug Connell, Robert Hollingsworth, Gary Carpenter, Brian Griffin, Diana Nix, Todd Bishop, Terry Wright and Harry Weinhofer. On Wednesday, the Sons of the American Legion were busy cooking turkeys for the annual Bread of Life Thanksgiving Dinner. Pictured left to right are Lynwood Hires, Mark Trammell, Harry Pierson, , Pete Wiencek, Don Brewer, Greg Nelson, Tony Smith, Doug Connell, Robert Hollingsworth, Gary Carpenter, Brian Griffin, Diana Nix, Todd Bishop, Terry Wright and Harry Weinhofer. Sons of the American Legion prepare for turkeys for the Bread of Life Thanksgiving Dinner.

The Sons of the American Legion have continued their Thanksgiving tradition of cooking turkeys for the Bread of Life Thanksgiving Dinner on Thursday.

While listening to Lynyrd Skynyrd and hanging out in front of the American Legion building in Brevard, the sons gathered for a good cause, making sure people in need in the community have a turkey this season, a tradition Doug Connell said began with Andy Rogers 15 years ago.

"Back then it was about 10 of us in Glen Cannon, and our friend Andy, who had a landscaping service before he passed in 2013, took this and morphed it into something m...



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