American Legion Post 79 in South Hill hosts leaders for the Western Region Riders meeting. 

American Legion Crew-Epperson-Puryear Post 79 in South Hill recently hosted chapter leaders from across southern Virginia for the Western Region Riders meeting. The group is planning an in-state legacy ride and will be raising money this summer for college scholarships for the children of deceased veterans and those 100 percent disabled due to combat wounds.

Post Service Officer Lewis Hawthorne said that Virginia Commander Tom Queck, who is a member of Post 79, was in attendance at the meeting, as well as  Fifth District Commander Tom Hart and Post Commander E. B. Reese.