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WWII Memorial Dedication Ceremony

Nov 07, 2010 • The Savannah/Chatham County World War II Memorial A World Apart honors Chatham County's World War II veterans, living and deceased, and the contributions of the greater Chatham County community to the American war effort. The Dedication Ceremony is scheduled for November 7th, 2010, so come out and support our veterans!

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WTOC WWII Memorial Phone-a-thon!

Oct 28, 2010WTOC, Savannah Morning News, and eMarketSouth have teamed together with the Veterans Council of Chatham County to hold a phonathon fundraiser for the construction of the WWII Memorial Monument on the west end of River Street.

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Savannah Celebrates the Greatest Generation

Oct 10, 2010 • (SAVANNAH, GA) — It is time . . . time to speak with one voice in resounding gratitude for the bravery and heroism that defined an entire generation. One voice . . . one symbol . . . one memorial dedicated to the living and deceased Veterans of World War II. They were our neighbors and friends, our brothers and sisters, our aunts and uncles, our mothers and fathers and grandmothers and grandfathers. They were Savannah's sons and daughters and, along with their comrades from every city and town in our country, they became America's beloved sons and daughters.

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WWII Memorial Web Cam

Sep 27, 2010 • Check out the progress of the WWII Memorial that is being erected on River Street!

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Veterans Day Parade Application

Sep 16, 2010 • November 11th marks this years Veterans Day.

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Monthly Steak Dinner at Post 36

Aug 08, 2010

Veterans and Friends:

Chatham American Legion Post 36 cordially invites you to join us for our monthly steak dinner Sunday, August 8th 2010 (2nd Sunday of each month, 6PM – 8PM). Best steaks around & you can't beat the price.

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Thank you to all who helped make the Phone-a-thon a great success!

Jun 09, 2010 • Our phone-a-thon was a great success! Thank you to everybody who volunteered and donated to the Memorial Fund.

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WWII Memorial Phonathon

May 26, 2010WTOC, Savannah Morning News, and eMarketSouth have teamed together with the Veterans Council of Chatham County to hold a phonathon fundraiser for the construction of the WWII Memorial Monument that is planned to be installed on the west end of River Street.

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Check Out Our CAT Buses!

May 02, 2010 • In order to raise awareness of the WWII Monument Fund, your Veterans Council of Chatham County has begun the Your WWII Hero Project. The project mission is to collect personal stories from the friends and families of Chatham County's own WWII Veterans.

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WWII Monument: Second Update

Apr 05, 2010 • We've received another update on the progress of the WWII Monument. Inner, structural construction is nearing completion and next to come: aesthetics.

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WWII Monument: First Update

Feb 15, 2010 • Construction to the WWII monument is well underway!

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Catholic War Veterans Annual Oyster Roast

Jan 24, 2010 • Chatam Legion Post 36 welcomes you to its Catholic War Veterans Annual Oyster Roast!

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Post 36 Invites you to Monthly Steak Night

Jan 10, 2010Post 36 welcomes you to join us for our monthly steak dinner on the 2nd Sunday of each month 6-8 pm.

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Veteran’s Day Celebration at Old Fort Jackson

Nov 11, 2009 • Old Fort Jackson, the oldest standing brick fort in Georgia, is celebrating Veteran's Day.

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Help Support The Wreaths Across America Project

Oct 08, 2009 • For the inspiring story about how a 12-year-old paperboy who won a trip to Washington, D.C., grew up and decided to honor veterans in Arlington Cemetery, thus beginning the Wreaths Across America project, go to www.wreathsacrossamerica.org.

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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.

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Get your Veteran’s Day Parade Application!

Sep 24, 2009 • There is only a short window of time to get your Veteran's Day Parade application!

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Monthly Meeting Rescheduled

Aug 27, 2009 • A reminder of this month's rescheduled Veteran's Council monthly meeting.

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AASU Theather Extends An Invitation To All Military Personnel

Jul 08, 2009 • Armstrong Atlantic State University Theater would like to extend an invitation to all veterans and military personnel to attend their Summer of Murder Mysteries productions at a discounted rate.

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List of Local WWII Veterans Ready for Review

Jun 10, 2009 • The Veterans Council of Chatham County is erecting a World War II Monument, titled "A World Apart," in the Rousakis Riverfront Plaza overlooking the Savannah River to honor Chatham County's World War II veterans, both living and dead, and the contributions of the greater Chatham County community to the national war effort. The monument will include an engraved Georgia granite wall honoring those from Chatham County who died while serving during World War II.

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Veteran’s Council Launches New Website!

Jun 01, 2009 • We are proud to announce the unveiling of our new website! With a brand new look and added capabilities, the Veterans Council would like to thank eMarketSouth for all of their hard work and a great job on our new site!

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WWII Memorial Groundbreaking Ceremony

May 25, 2009 • This year's Memorial Day was extra special for both the community of Savannah and the Veterans Council. The day was marked by the WWII Groundbreaking Ceremony that celebrated the installation of a WWII monument to honor our very own Chatham County Veterans of the War.

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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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