May 18, 2021
Road to Hope Shelby will receive proceeds SHELBY, NC — May 12, 2021 — The 5K Race is one of the pre-American Legion World Series (ALWS) events that has drawn participants from an expanding geographic area every year. The 2020 5K was cancelled because of coronavirus concerns, as were all other events associated with the … Continue reading “ALWS 5K Returns – August 7, 2021”
June 20, 2019
The 208th Army Band was activated in 1956 as the 108th Division Band and was attached to Division Headquarters in Charlotte, N.C. The band has been re-designated several times and is currently a separate unit under the 81st Regional Support Command in Concord, N.C. The band is a U.S. Army Reserve Band comprised of approximately … Continue reading “The 208th Army Band to perform”
June 7, 2019
Our Festival was chosen as THE North Carolina summer festival by MSN. Only one festival per state was chosen for their summer listing. We always knew we had a treasure in the NC Department of the American Legion 7th Inning Stretch Festival, now the rest of the country knows. Text from the listing: North Carolina: … Continue reading “Festival Named In MSN Summer Festivals”
January 19, 2019
Want to save some money on your registration fee? If you register between now and April 30th you save $5.00 This is a USATF Certified Race – click here for race map. To register click here. Once again 50% of all registration fees go to the family of fallen Officer Tim Brackeen.
August 9, 2018
Are you registered for the 5K ? You can pick up your number, t-shirt and race bag Friday from 4-6 pm at 5 E Marion St. beside Toscanos Bistro. Items will also be available for pickup Saturday morning from 7:15-7:45 at Future Energy on Graham St. Not registered? You can register at either of these … Continue reading “5K Race Bag Pickup and Registration Locations”
July 20, 2018
We are looking forward to this year’s festival, we hope you have made plans to attend. Visit the schedule page to see all the activities planned for August 11.
March 29, 2018
As we move forward with planning for the 2018 7th Inning Stretch Festival we wanted to reach out to small businesses and individuals to help us meet our sponsorship goals. We understand that not all businesses can afford a large sponsorship, but would still like to be involved. That’s why we have created the “100 … Continue reading “Get Involved – Be a Sponsor”