During their recent convention, the members of the first district of the American Legion elected the following legionnaires to fill offices for the 2011-12 membership year:
• George Walker from Post 154, Tybee Island
District senior vice commander
• Greg MacDougal from Post 27, Richmond Hill
District junior vice commanders
• Richard Claxton from Post 103, Swainsboro
• Alvin Schmitt from Post 321, Midway
• Matt Dillon from Post 168, Hinesville
• Chuck Bolton from Post 154, Tybee Island
• Deborah Kessler from Post 135, Savannah
• Joe Harmon from Post 188, Millen
• Dennis Fitzgerald from Post 321, Midway
Additionally, the membership named Scotty Nasworthy from Post 103 in Swainsboro the first district legionnaire of the year for 2010-11.
Also, Dennis Fitzgerald from Post 321 was named first district firefighter of the year for 2010-11.