North Georgia Veterans

Please join us 

If you served in the armed forces of the United States, we would like to invite you to join with us for lunch and fellowship on the 2nd Wednesday of each month in the Mountains Grill at the Big Canoe Clubhouse.   Our meetings start at 11:30am and usually end by 1:30pm.  Cost is $17 per person and includes a great buffet lunch.  Dress is informal for our monthly meetings.

Membership is open to all who served and received an honorable discharge.  There is no cost to becoming a member of North Georgia Veterans, so please complete an online application today.


Our Mission Statement

A. Provide an opportunity for fellowship with and service to military veterans living in       the North Georgia area.

B. Preserve and promote the traditions and history of the United States Armed Forces.

C. Conduct charitable and community service as determined by the officers and                  leadership of NGV. 


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Important 2019 Dates


o December 14th - Army/Navy Football game 3pm on the     veranda.
o January 2020 Luncheon Meeting - Cancelled 


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Please Scroll Down for Event & Meeting Information 

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Bulletin Board

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Information for Veterans & Caregivers

Veterans_News.pdf

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Veterans Day 2019 Video - Click the link to view

https://vimeo.com/372413625/224cca86d5

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Now Hiring!

The United States Census Bureau is hiring full and part time workers for spring/summer 2020. The Census is committed to hiring people to work in the area where they live. After all, you are likely the most familiar with the people and places within your own community. As a veteran who served on active duty in the U.S. armed forces, you may be eligible for veterans’ preference in the hiring process.

Apply online today at: http://2020Census.gov/jobs

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With your support — No Veteran Shall Be Forgotten!

Your contribution will help place a fresh, decorated, balsam wreath on every grave and memorial at Georgia National Cemetery.

WAA Wreath Info.pdf

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Veterans Memorial Marker Program 

Application: NGV_Memorial_Marker_Application_V6).doc

SOP: NGA_Vet_Memorial_Marker_SOP_V7.doc


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             Piedmont Urgent Care by WellStreet

Atlanta, Ga. (Sept. 24, 2019) – Piedmont Urgent Care by WellStreet, one of Georgia’s largest urgent care networks, is now a contracted network provider with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) health plans. Veterans enrolled in the VA health care system can visit a participating civilian urgent care provider and receive non-emergency care without pre-authorization.

Click here / below for additional details:  Piedmont_Urgent_Care_WellStreet.doc

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                    VA Office Has Moved

Many vets may not be aware that the Vets office has moved from the old courthouse in Canton to a new location:

220 Brown Industrial Pkwy
Suite 150
Canton, GA  30115 

That is the street that leads to the library at Exit 19. Turn west off I-575 onto GA Hwy 20toward downtown Canton and Brown Industrial Pkwy is the first traffic light after the interchange.  220 is the same building as the Drivers License building.  Suite 150 is on the front of the building.

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Saturday, 14 December 2019


Join us on the veranda at the Clubhouse for the Army-Navy Game


All are welcome.

Invite your neighbors and be prepared to support the team of your choice. 
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Event registration - Click meeting date below


2019 Lunch Menu

4th quarter – Soups and salad for October only

October – Beef tip tenderloin over noodles
November (evening meal) – TBD
December – (Army/Navy game) – Watch for details 


Important links / Resources to Remember:

#VetResources - for Veterans, their Families, Caregivers, and Survivors  Sign up for this weekly newsletter at: http://www.VA.gov/VetResources
View VetResouces website: https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/USVA/bulletins/268049a

VA Office Location [new]:

220 Brown Industrial Pkwy
Suite 150
Canton, GA  30115 

Pete Mecca's Websitehttps://www.veteransarticle.com/

History of NGV presentation by Bill Saling - Feb. 2019
NGV history.pdf

Veterans Alliance, Inc - Honor Guard
Jim Phillips, President 678-471-0140
Harold Light, Treasurer 770-475-5175
Les Henry, Operations 302-893-4529 

GHPCO VETERAN RESOURCE GUIDE
2018 GHPCO Veteran Resource Guide.pdf

Big Canoe Wellness Collaborative Assistance
http://www.bcwell.org/?page_id=2  Phone 706-268-3441 [Fitness Center]

To order a replacement DD-214
http://www.archives.gov/veterans/military-service-records/

Apply for VA health benefits online -
https://www.1010ez.med.va.gov/sec/vha/1010ez/

Georgia National Cemetery - Canton, GA - http://www.cem.va.gov/cems/nchp/georgia.asp

Veteran EOL Benefit
End of Life.pdf

Order form for NGV name badge -
Name Badge Order Form UPDATE 2019.doc

Order NGV imprinted merchandise -
To order imprinted merchandise contact.doc

Memorial template for your funeral -
North Georgia Veterans Memorial Service template.doc

Benefits Information for Veterans - http://www.veteranaid.org/program.php
FAQs.pdf
marketing-flyer.pdf
Presumptive Conditions Table.pdf
8 May 2019 Meeting - Benefits Video

Drew Early - Veterans Benefit Presentation -
N. GA Veterans Benefits 4.10.13.ppt

To order campaign tie and/or miniature medals -
Click on uniform components menu option at the page top for appropriate order links.

2019 New Members

Harry Johnson - Army
Harford Field - Air Force
Gerald Keating - Army
Bill Flanagan - Air Force 
Jill Philmon - Honorary 
Pete Mecca - Air Force 
Roger Hackler - Army

Benjamin Underwood - Air Force
Brad Brinzo
- Air Force
Charles Johnson - Army
William Evans - Air Force
Frederick Tucker - Air Force
Alec Sawyer - Air Force
Dan Zachman - Air Force
James Dyer - Marine Corps
Alexandra Finan - Air Force
William Johnston - Army
Bradley Burgess - Navy

Steve Austin - Army
Erv Dykstra - Army
Michael Garvey - Army
Ray Roth - Army, Navy, Air Force
Eugene Justice - Army
Hank Jenkins - Army

William Flanagan - Air Force
Robert Isham - Army
Lisa Hughes - Navy
Steve Curry - Army
Laurence Mellgren - Army
Doug Barr - Air Force
Kim Bridgford - Army
Benjamin Underwood - Air Force
Frank Cox - Marine Corps
Robert (Bob) Miller - Army Air Corps
John Jacobsen - Marine Corps
Philip Farias - Army

Robert Lewis - Navy 
William O'Callaghan - Army
David Williams - Navy


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Reservation Problems??

There have been problems reported with our reservation system.We have not been able to repeat the symptoms with testing and therefore we are asking for your help.

Upon completion of your event registration / reservation you should find a confirmation email in your In-box or spam folder. If you do not receive the confirmation message chances are your request was unsuccessful.  If after a second attempt you do not successfully complete the process please contact Paul Goldstein for assistance: Paul.F.Goldstein@gmail.com

Lastly, please keep your confirmation message until the completion of the luncheon. In case your name is not on the sign-in list, we will need this message to help hunt down what happened.


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No January Luncheon


Due to scheduling complications with our guest speaker the Board decided to cancel the January luncheon meeting.  Routine monthly meetings will resume on February 12, 2020. 



                     

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