Monday, February 18, 2013
Alpharetta City Council to hear a grant proposal Monday night to fund erecting a legenday U.S. fighter jet.
Monday, February 18
CORRECTION: Alpharetta City Council meets tonight, Feb. 18 at 7:30 at City Hall. Alpharetta's grants administrator will present a proposal to pay the costs for erecting a Lockheed T-33 Shooting Star aircraft at the American Legion Post 201 Walk of Memories. If approved, the Downtown Improvements grant will provide the American Legin with up to $8,000 to install the plane at its Wills Road location. The Legion has raised approximately $30,000 toward the project. However the cost of the engineering, design and construct the pedestal project is still needed. If City Council approves the grant at its meeting tonight, the Shooting Star will join a helicopter and several other pieces of military hardware in the Walk of Memories.
Friday, August 3, 2012
More than 140 entries are expected in the parade, which starts in downtown Alpharetta and makes its way to American Legion Post 201.
Friday, August 3, 2012
"Three Score and Forever More, Alpharetta Honors Veterans," is the them of the 60th annual Old Soldiers Day Parade on Saturday, Aug. 4. The American Legion Post 201 and City of Alpharetta will present the parade recognizing the living memory of All Veterans of All Wars, according to a news release from the city. This year it will be dedicated to the memory of the service and sacrifice of the U.S. Armed Forces who served in the Korean War. Old Soldiers Day Schedule The Old Soldiers Day Parade will start down Milton Avenue, turning south on Main Street (Hwy. 9) at Alpharetta City Hall. It travels down South Main Street to Old Milton Parkway, making a right to go west past Wills Park and turning onto Wills Road to end at the American Legion …
Sunday, September 11, 2011
From Roswell Remembers 9/11 to the We Remember ceremony at Alpharetta's Public Safety Department, local residents can honor those who died on that day, and in the war on terror since.
Alpharetta, Milton, Roswell and the rest of the nation remember the events of Sept. 11, 2001 today, 10 years after nearly 3,000 people lost their lives in four separate terrorist attacks. Local churches are sure to share thoughts on that day this morning. Here are a few events and places to remember, and honor those who have fallen on that day, and in the days since fighting a threat of terror. Roswell Remembers 9/11: 8:30 a.m. at Roswell City Hall, 38 Hill St. it's a cooperative effort between the Roswell American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars, the Roswell Rotary Club and the city - will bring together firefighters, law enforcement, military and civilian representatives to memorialize and commemorate the anniversary of this event. We …