PROGRAMS AND EVENTS

Supporting the West Jefferson, Jefferson, Lansing and local Ashe County, North Carolina community.

TOYS FOR TOTS

Toys for Tots in Ashe County North Carolina

Toys for Tots is a program run by the United States Marine Corps Reserve which distributes toys to children whose parents cannot afford to buy them gifts for Christmas. 
 

High Country Marine Corps League Detachment 1389 has coordinated thousands of dollars worth of toys to be given to local Ashe County children and support the Toys for Tots campaign each year.

More info: ashe.nc@toysfortots.org
1-336-877-3323

LCPL Philip S. Walter SCHOLARSHIP

Marine Corps League Scholarship for Ashe County High School

Lance Corporal Phillip S. Walter was an Ashe County native who served 4 years of active duty in the United States Marine Corps including 3 months in Afghanistan in support Operation Enduring Freedom.

Application requirements
 

  • Completed application - submit to ashecountymarines@gmail.com

  • Application due by April 27th, 2022

  • 3 Semesters (Level 3 or 4) in the Ashe County JROTC program

  • Letter of reference - JROTC Commander

  • 2 letters of reference - teacher/employer/clergy/etc. (nonfamily) known for 3 years

  • Copy of High School transcripts

  • Copy of FASFA/SAR report

  • Signed recipient press release statement

  • 6 written responses items listed below

  • Appropriate Picture (head shot) 2” x 3”

*All information is kept strictly confidential

PARADES

Christmas Parade in West Jefferson, North Carolina

The High Country Marine Corps League is active in West Jefferson's parades to build awareness of the MCL's mission and to join the community in celebration.

MARINE CORPS BALL

Ashe County Marine Corps Ball

We host the Marine Corps Birthday celebration and ball for local Marines and supporters. 

WREATHS ACROSS AMERICA

Wreaths Across America

We participate and volunteer in support of Wreaths Across America, a national campaign to remember, honor, and teach by coordinating wreath-laying ceremonies on the graves of Veterans.

GUN RAFFLE

Gun Raffle to support the Marine Corps League in Ashe County

Each year we hold a gun raffle to raise funds in support of our community programs.