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FUND RAISING

Lakewood

Lakewood 2024

Walmart on Highway 369

Walmart Highway 369

Ace Hardware Hammond Crossing

400 Antique Mall 2023

ACE Hardware Macedonia

Midway Ace Hardware

To raise funds for the many projects we support, we work most weekends selling raffle tickets and accepting donations.

Visiting Vets at Local Nursing Homes

In 2023 Tom Kirby had an idea to visit our veterans in one of our local nursing homes and got approval for our chapter to buy military ball caps to pass out to the veterans.  Each vet was present a hot representing their branch of serviced.  It was a big success and so Tom, with other Chapter volunteers, expanded the ball cap program to including other veterans in our local nursing homes.  Tom then he came up with the idea of playing Bingo at the nursing homes for the vets, many of whom have no family or have become forgotten.  Our volunteers now go to a different nursing home each month to play Bingo.  Thanks to Tom’s idea, “No Veteran being left behind” has become a reality for our veterans in local nursing homes.

Veterans Breakfast Lunch

Treating local Nursing Home Vets to Breakfast or Lunch with our Membership

In addition to visiting veterans at local nursing home, we’ve expanded our connection with nursing home veterans and will on occasion arrange to have them meet us a local restaurant for breakfast or lunch. 

Friday Morning Breakfast

Friday Morning Breakfast

Early morning breakfast

Morning breakfast

Morning Breakfast

Morning breafast

We collected a special tip for our waitresses at our Christmas breakdfast

We get together for breakfast on Friday morning at The Station House Restaurant To swap stories and share friendships.  We now have two different times to meet.  The first group meets between 7 and 8:30 am.  The second group meet between 10 and 11:30.

Nursing Home Visits
Holiday Breakfast

Holiday Breakfast with Spouses and Friends

Each year before Christmas we invite our spouses and other friends to attend our Friday breakfast and we take up a special collection for the servers that take care of us each week.

Here's a video taken of the breakfast:

Donation made to Currahee Military Museum

Presentation of the minature wall

Presentation made by Gary Goyette, Ed Shoemaker, Carl Reiber, Larry Castleberry, Jack Lynn and Marty Farrell

Minature Vietnam Wall model

The miniture wall was copy 1 of 1000 made donated to us by vendor named Becky from the Lakewood 400 Antique Mall

During one of appearances at Lakewood 400 Antique one of the vendors donated to us a miniature statue of the Vietnam Wall.  It was the first statue of 149 statues produced.  We felt the appropriate location for the statute was to donated to the Currahee Military Museum in Toccoa, Georgia

Statue Donation

Working with The Place of Forsyth for the 4th of July Holiday