Next General Meeting: Friday, December 9, 2016, 1:00 - 3:00 PM at the Sandpiper Bay Amenities Center. New volunteers are welcome to join us.
May 29, 2017, Time TBD: Memorial Day Ceremony at the Veterans' Memorial in Sunset Beach Town Park
Recent Fund Raising Activities
The Committee to Honor America’s Veterans presented its first grant of $2,000 under its new Veterans Assistance Program (VAP) to the Calabash Elks Veterans Affairs Committee (VAC) on August 29, 2016. The grant was used to construct storage facilities at the Veterans Welcome Home & Resource Center in Little River. Photo, L-R: Austin Sammon, Chairman, Calabash Elks Veterans Affairs Committee; Kris Tourtelotte, Director, Veterans Welcome Home & Resource Center; John Corbett, 1st Vice Chair, Committee to Honor America's Veterans.
We had another spectacular day at the Sunset at Sunset Festival in Sunset Beach on October 1, 2016. Thank you for all your support and donations.
Thank you to all who visited us at the Purple Feet Festival on September 17, 2016 at the Silver Coast Winery.
Thank you to all who visited us and provided support at the Old Bridge Preservation Society's Strawberry Wine Festival at the Silver Coast Winery on April 24, 2016. Photo, L-R: Gordon Coulson, John Corbett, Charlie Nern, Karen Joseph.
Thank you to all who visited us at the Brunswick County Chamber of Commerce Home & Garden Show at Shallotte Middle School on March 12, 2016.
Thank you to all who visited us and provided support at the at the Sunset at Sunset festival on October 10, 2015 in front of Ingram Planetarium in Sunset Beach. This was our most successful single day fund raising event.
Thank you to all who visited us and provided support at the Purple Feet Festival on September 19, 2015, at the Silver Coast Winery in Ocean Isle Beach.
The Committee to Honor America's Veterans gathered in Sunset Beach Town Park on July 10, 2015, to update the "thermometer" sign showing progress in raising funds to construct the Veterans' Memorial. As of the end of June 2015 $149,100 has been raised with a goal of $200,000. We thank all who have and continue to support the project to build the Veterans' Memorial.
Maryann Azzato, owner of Silver Coast Winery, on July 10, 2015, presented a donation of $1,836 to the members of the Committee to Honor America's Veterans to help construct the Veterans' Memorial. The donation is from the proceeds from the sale of a special production of Veterans' Memorial-labeled wine.
ATMC awarded a grant of $2,000 to the Committee to Honor America's Veterans at a ceremony on June 16, 2015. Committee Chairman Gordon Coulson along with Karen Joseph and Lou DeVita, accepted the grant to help construct the Veterans' Memorial. Gordon Coulson is show in the photo reporting on the progress in fund raising and progress in building the Memorial.
The Committee to Honor America’s Veterans, on February 13, 2015, presented a framed “Proud Supporter” flag to Rich Dobkin, owner of Fibber McGees in Sunset Beach, in recognition of his $3,600 in donations and services provided to the Veterans’ Memorial Golf Tournament. Gordy Coulson, left, Chairman, and John Corbett, right, 1st Vice Chairman, represented the Committee. Photo was published in the Brunswick Beacon on March 12.
Committee Chairman Gordy Coulson presents a framed Hole Sponsor Flag to Sunset Beach Mayor Ron Watts in appreciation of the support provided by the Mayor and the Town Council members to our "Help Build a Veterans' Memorial" golf tournament held October 8, 2014 at the Brick Landing Plantation Golf Course. The presentation was made on November 4, 2014 at the start of the Sunset Beach Town Council's monthly town meeting.
October 8, 2014: See the results of the First Annual Veterans' Memorial Golf Tournament under the "golf" tab.