Our Veterans Chair and Regent deliver needed items to the Clinic on "Delivery Day" along with members of other chapters in District VI.
Area VFW groups sponsor the annual Memorial Day event at the Bandstand in Gypsy Hill Park. The ceremony includes a special speaker and the wreath laying ceremony, as well as special patriotic music performed by the Stonewall Brigade Band.
Gypsy Hill Park is always the site of the Fourth of July Parade. Hundreds of folks line the perimeter to admire and cheer for the patriotic floats!! We gave out many small flags that day.
Member Leslie Emma planned a splendid program to honor our veterans of Pearl Harbor. Leslie is seen here with WWII Vet Chuck Kohler.
This chapter honors people who go through the process of becoming naturalized citizens. This picture shows the ceremony at the Frontier Culture Museum in Staunton.
Our chapter invited area Boy and Girl Scouts to participate in a Flag Retirement Ceremony at a local elementary school which explains the proper way to dispose of worn flags.
Students at a local elementary school commemorate the Constitutional Convention in their celebration of Constitution Week, a national holiday mandated by the US Congress.
Photo courtesy of Mary Heishman
In recent years, our chapter has marked the grave sites of some of our local Revolutionary soldiers with a ceremony and a memorial plaque.
Member Laten Bechtel, as a member of the Augusta County Genealogical Society’s Courthouse Volunteer Group, has spent countless hours in the Augusta County Courthouse organizing, copying, cataloging, and indexing delicate old documents. In order to preserve original records, copies have been made for the use of the public in historical and genealogical research.
Photo Courtesy of Laten Bechtel.
First and second grade teachers receive Buddy Books for classroom use.
Member Betty Clemmer works with children at a local homeless shelter in an after-school program.
Our chapter has given annual $1000 scholarships to area high school seniors over the past several years.
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