Community Calendar

FEBRUARY

February 15, 2020

Marine Corps League of Woodstock. Semper Fi Bar & Grille, 9770 Main Street, Woodstock. 9 AM Coffee and Doughnuts, 9:30 AM Meeting followed by lunch.

February 19, 2020

Coast Guard Reserve Birthday

February 20, 2020

Veteran Peer Support Group – Cherokee Veterans Community, First Baptist Church of Woodstock. First Baptist Church Woodstock 11905 Hwy 92, Woodstock in the “A” Building in rooms 260 – Males and 264 – Females, starting at 6:30 PM. Light refreshments provided. For more info, contact David Snyder at 678-570-5828.

Georgia Vietnam Veterans Alliance, Chapter One. 7 PM at American Legion Post 29, 921 Gresham Rd., Marietta 30060. Gvva1.com

Atlanta WWII Roundtable. Dunwoody United Methodist Church, 1548 Mt. Vernon Rd., Dunwoody, GA 30338. Military speakers and lunch. Lunch starts at 11:30 AM and $20.00 per person.

February 21, 2020

Georgia Veterans Association Meeting. American Legion Post 29, 921 Gresham Ave, Marietta. 3 PM. Contact dave.young@edwardjones.com for more info.

 February 22, 2020

Guns & Hoses 5k Fun Run & Walk hosted by Cherokee County Fire & Emergency Services and Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office. 7:30 AM Fun Run, 8 AM 5K. Hobgood Park – 6688 Bells Ferry Rd., Woodstock. For more info and to register online, visit crpa.net.

Veteran Empowerment Organization of Georgia’s 5th Annual Heroes Ball at the Georgia Aquarium. 6 PM – 11 PM. Tickets available at e.givesmart.com. For more info, contact the VEO at 404-889-8710 or visit veohero.org.

February 23, 2020

Fundraiser for Captain Vincent Tierney of DeKalb County Fire & Emergency Services.  1 PM – 5 PM at Tucker Brewing Company, 2003 South Bibb Drive, Tucker.  A portion of all sales will go to help Captain Tierney during his recovery.  #skinnystrong

MARCH

March 3, 2020

U.S. Navy Reserve Birthday

March 5, 2020

Veteran Peer Support Group – Cherokee Veterans Community, First Baptist Church of Woodstock. First Baptist Church Woodstock 11905 Hwy 92, Woodstock in the “A” Building in rooms 260 – Males and 264 – Females, starting at 6:30 PM. Light refreshments provided. For more info, contact David Snyder at 678-570-5828.

March 6, 2020

Georgia Veterans Association Meeting. American Legion Post 29, 921 Gresham Ave, Marietta. 3 PM. Contact dave.young@edwardjones.com for more info.

March 7, 2020

Marine Corps League Detachment 647. Delkwood Grille, Marietta. 11 AM – 12 PM. Contact tandbg@aol.com

March 9, 2020

DAV Georgia Chapter 6 Meeting. Mansour Center, 995 Roswell Rd., Marietta 30060. 6:30 PM. davchapter6.com

March 14, 2020

Legacy 5K Run & 1K Fun Run – hosted by Georgia Military Institute.  Life University, 1269 Barclay Circle, Marietta.  1K at 8:30 AM, 5K at 9:00 AM.  For more info, contact Stephen Morris at 469-789-9066.  To register, visit active.com

The Marietta Shamrock Shuffle 5K benefiting the Marietta Police Athletic League.  9 AM.  5K run-walk event commencing and ending at the Marietta Square, 50 North Park Square, Marietta.  To register, visit https://runsignup.com/Race/GA/Marietta/ShamrockShuffleMarietta.
Georgia Vietnam Veterans Alliance, Chapter One. 7 PM at American Legion Post 29, 921 Gresham Rd., Marietta 30060. gvva1.com

Atlanta WWII Roundtable. Dunwoody United Methodist Church, 1548 Mt. Vernon Rd., Dunwoody, GA 30338. Military speakers and lunch. Lunch starts at 11:30 AM and $20.00 per person.

Veteran Peer Support Group – Cherokee Veterans Community, First Baptist Church of Woodstock. First Baptist Church Woodstock 11905 Hwy 92, Woodstock in the “A” Building in rooms 260 – Males and 264 – Females, starting at 6:30 PM. Light refreshments provided. For more info, contact David Snyder at 678-570-5828.

March 20, 2020

Georgia Veterans Association Meeting. American Legion Post 29, 921 Gresham Ave, Marietta. 3 PM. Contact dave.young@edwardjones.com for more info.

March 21, 2020

Marine Corps League of Woodstock. Semper Fi Bar & Grille, 9770 Main Street, Woodstock. 9 AM Coffee and Doughnuts, 9:30 AM Meeting followed by lunch.

March 27 – 28, 2020

3rd Annual Paulding Public Safety Rodeo – 472 Paulding Meadows Drive, Dallas. Gates will open at 5:00 PM, Public Safety personnel honored at 6:45 PM. Rodeo will begin at 7 PM. For more info, visit bicerodeo.com

March 28, 2020

2nd Annual Dobbins ARB Easter Egg Hunt – hosted by the Dobbins Military Spouse Group and Dobbins Key Spouse. Children will enjoy games from 11 AM – 1 PM.  The egg hunt will start at 1 PM.  All service members (all branches), veterans, and base civilian employees are invited to join in the fun – must have a valid military ID for base access.  Any individuals and businesses who are interested in donating to this event are asked to email the Dobbins Military Spouse Group at dobbinsspouse@gmail.com.  Bring your basket and see you there!

March 30, 2020

Sandy Springs Police Golf Classic, hosted by the Sandy Springs PD Benevolent Fund to raise funds for local first responders in times of crisis and need. The tournament will be held on March 30, 2020 at Cherokee Town and Country Club located at 655 Hightower Trail, Sandy Springs. Registration is at 8 AM with a 10 AM Shotgun Start. The awards reception will begin at 3 PM.  For more info, including registration and sponsorship opportunities, visit sspbf.org.

APRIL

April 2, 2020

Veteran Peer Support Group – Cherokee Veterans Community, First Baptist Church of Woodstock. First Baptist Church Woodstock 11905 Hwy 92, Woodstock in the “A” Building in rooms 260 – Males and 264 – Females, starting at 6:30 PM. Light refreshments provided. For more info, contact David Snyder at 678-570-5828.

April 3, 2020

Georgia Veterans Association Meeting. American Legion Post 29, 921 Gresham Ave, Marietta. 3 PM. Contact dave.young@edwardjones.com for more info.

April 4, 2020

Marine Corps League Detachment 647. Delkwood Grille, Marietta. 11 AM – 12 PM. Contact tandbg@aol.com

April 6, 2020

DAV Georgia Chapter 6 Meeting. Mansour Center, 995 Roswell Rd., Marietta 30060. 6:30 PM. davchapter6.com

April 16, 2020

Veteran Peer Support Group – Cherokee Veterans Community, First Baptist Church of Woodstock. First Baptist Church Woodstock 11905 Hwy 92, Woodstock in the “A” Building in rooms 260 – Males and 264 – Females, starting at 6:30 PM. Light refreshments provided. For more info, contact David Snyder at 678-570-5828.

April 17, 2020

Georgia Veterans Association Meeting. American Legion Post 29, 921 Gresham Ave, Marietta. 3 PM. Contact dave.young@edwardjones.com for more info.

April 18, 2020

The Tillman Honor Run Atlanta celebrates and honors the legacy of Pat Tillman. 8 AM.  The 4.2-mile fun run is open to the public and provides support to the Tillman Scholars program. The race will start and finish at SweetWater Brewing Company . Participants will enjoy post-race refreshments to enjoy and celebrate Pat’s life. To register, visit: eventbrite.com/e/atlantatillman-honor-run-registration-85501979723

Fight for Air Climb Atlanta – 8:30 AM – 1 PM, 191 Peachtree Tower, Atlanta.  Step up and make a positive impact for lung health by participating in a Fight For Air Climb event. Raise funds and challenge yourself to support the American Lung Association’s mission while climbing the 51 Floors and 1,200 Stairs of the 191 Peachtree Tower. You can do it and we’ll help you every step of the way!  To register, visit action.lung.org.

Marine Corps League of Woodstock. Semper Fi Bar & Grille, 9770 Main Street, Woodstock. 9 AM Coffee and Doughnuts, 9:30 AM Meeting followed by lunch.

April 25, 2020

Veterans Service Day hosted by Coweta Veterans Club. Resource event with information about services, organizations, and support groups available for all veterans, active duty, families and caregivers. 10 AM – 2 PM at Coweta Veterans Club, 130 Veterans Club Drive, Newnan. For more info, visit cowetavets.org.

Attack the Castle 5K, 10K, and Fun Run.  Registration starts at 8 AM, race starts at 9 AM.  Riverside Military Academy, 2001 Riverside Drive, Gainesville.  To register, visit active.com.

 

March 19, 2020

MAY

May 13 – 16, 2020

Metro Atlanta Fire Fighter Conference at Cobb County Safety Village, Marietta, GA. For more info and registration, visit http://www.maffc.org

May 18, 2020

Inaugural Travis Manion Foundation Golf Tournament at Horseshoe Bend Country Club. Event includes golf, lunch, cocktails, prizes and an exciting auction. 1stLt Travis Manion, an alumnus of both the United States Naval Academy and LaSalle College High School, was a man of integrity, valor, and commitment. In 2007, during his second tour in Iraq, 1stLt Travis Manion (USMC) was killed in Iraq while saving his wounded teammates. Today, Travis’ legacy lives on in the words he spoke before leaving for his final deployment, “If Not Me, Then Who…”  For more info, visit travismanion.org.

JUNE

June 5, 2020

7th Annual Run with the Badges 5K Glow Run, hosted by Paulding Public Safety Appreciation, Inc. Doors open at 6 PM, Race begins at 9 PM at Shelton Elementary School. For more info, visit pauldingpsa.org or call 678-409-0467.