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Updated: 01/29/2014 08:00:03AM

Providing aid to a veteran

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On Saturday, Guns ’n Hoses Pipes ’n Drums of Southwest Florida performed at the American Legion Southwest Area Ball and donated its fee of $300 to the Josh Hargis Fund. Hargis, a U.S. Army Ranger, lost both legs in Afghanistan. Port Charlotte American Legion Post 110 and Southwest Area Commander Debbie Roush hosted the event. Here,
American Legion Post 110 adjutant William Rambo and American Legion Auxiliary Unit 110 member Pat Macdonald listen to "Amazing Grace" during the ceremony.

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American Legion Post 110 member Jim Eye sings along to "God Bless America" to kick off the ceremony.

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Phil “Four Deuce” and Brenda Menendez attended the ceremony at the post.

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American Legion Post 110 Commander Michael “Gambler” Raymond and Toni Wriston enjoyed themselves at the ball.

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Jim Eye and Rita Bonner, William Rambo and Pat MacDonald and Ed and Patty Morgan represented the post at the ball.

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Past National Commander John “Jake” Comer and Dennis R. Boland, American Legion area commander, welcomed everyone to the ball.

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Dennis R. Boland, American Legion area commander, Debbie Roush, American Legion District 8 commander, listen as drum major Pete Harrison of Guns 'n Hoses Pipes 'n Drums donates $300 to the Josh Hargis Fund.

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American Legion Post 274 vice commander and band member Danny Parker listens to the presentation at the ball.

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Guns 'n Hoses Pipes 'n Drums played a selection of tunes to entertain the guests at the ball.

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Guns 'n Hoses Pipes 'n Drums founder John McMahon, playing the bass drum, leads the band into the hall to begin the ceremony.

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Everyone in the hall stood at attention as taps was played to remember those who were killed in the line of duty while serving their country.

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On Saturday, Guns ’n Hoses Pipes ’n Drums of Southwest Florida performed at the American Legion Southwest Area Ball and donated its fee of $300 to the Josh Hargis Fund. Hargis, a U.S. Army Ranger, lost both legs in Afghanistan. Port Charlotte American Legion Post 110 and Southwest Area Commander Debbie Roush hosted the event.

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