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Schedule of Events for Veterans Day 2009

Oct 05, 2009

Don't miss out on 2009 Veteran's Day celebrations. Included here, is a list of this year's schedule of events.

Investiture of the 2009 Veteran Of The Year: Doug Andrews
and Veterans Day Parade Marshal: James McNear

Fri. October 9, 2009

18:30: Social
19:00: Investiture Ceremony
Location: George k Gannam Post 184, American Legion, Legion Drive & Rowland Ave, Thunderbolt, GA
Invitees: All Veterans Council Past Chairmen, Past Veterans of the year, Delegates to Council and Alternates, and Families of Honorees
Chair: Bill Quinan 660-1748


Parade Permit Hearing - Mayor and Alderman

Thur. October 22, 2009

14:00: City Hall, Bull & Bay Street, Council Chambers
Chair: Parade Adjutant Darrell Farringer 655-63360


Flag Retirement Ceremony

Sat. November 7, 2009

15:00: George K. Gannam Post 184, American Legion, Thunderbolt, GA
Master of Ceremonies: Sr. Vice Cdr. Bill Quinan
Chair: P/C Frank Ramirez, Cdr of Honor Color Gaurd, Post 184, 596-0695
Public is Invited to attend and bring U.S flags ready for respectful destruction


Vietnam Veterans Remembrance Service

Sun. November 8, 2009

17:00: Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Emmet Park on Bay Street
Speaker: Dr. William Daugherty, AASU
Chair: Rob Taylor, President, VVA Chapter 671 441-2147


High School Color Guard Competition

Wed. November 11, 2009

08:00: Forsyth Park, South End - Public is invited
Chair: Charles Whitfield 898-8525


60th Annual Veterans Day Parade

Wed. November 11, 2009

10:15: STARTS: On Abercorn at Gwinnett, North on Abercorn to Liberty Street, West on Liberty to Montgomery, North on montgomery to Broughton, East on Broughton to END at East Broad Street. Reviewing Stand on Broughton at Bull Street
Chair: Darrell Farringer 655-6360


Veterans Day Banquet

Wed. November 11, 2009

18:00: Social Hour at American Legion Post 184, Rowland Ave at Legion Drive
19:00: Dinner with SPEAKER: MG John Sobke (USA, Ret)
Cost: $15.00
Caterer: Barnes Restaurant
Chair: Leon Leach 925-7480


Massing of Colors at Savannah Christian Church

Sun. November 15, 2009

16:00: 55 Al Henderson Blvd, West of Hwy 17 off Hwy 204
Chair: COL Jack Marvin 598-0082

Donations

Donations made to the Veterans Council of Chatham county benefit everyone! We are now accepting donations for the new World War II monument that is to be installed on River Street. Remember, all donations made the the Veterans Council of Chatham County are tax deductible!

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Memorial Bricks

Bricks can be purchased for inclusion in the WWII Memorial to be located on River Street in downtown Savannah, GA.

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