Saturday, July 24, 2021

CARROLL COUNTY VETERANS MEMORIAL PARK ASSOCIATION WILL MEET JULY 26, 2021, MONDAY, AT THE VETERANS BUILDING ON STRIPLING CHAPEL ROAD AT 6 P.M.

 


 The monthly membership meeting for the Carroll County Veterans Memorial Park Association will be held Monday, July 26 in the Association Room in the Carroll County Veterans Building at 6 p.m.  We will discuss our approach to getting the Wall Fund Drive underway and begin planning for Veterans Day.  All members, please plan to attend.  Guests are welcome.  Membership in the Association is open to all Carroll Count residents, and those outside the county who have ties to the county.  Membership dues are $10 per person per year.  It is the mission of the Association to honor our Carroll County Veterans by providing the Memorial Park as a tribute to them for their service to our Country and their sacrifices to keep our Freedoms in place.

Sunday, June 20, 2021

2021 INDEPENDANCE DAY CELEBRATION

 

(Revolutionary Veterans who settled in Carroll County Wall dedicated in 2017 - 
DAR members Alice Robinson and Violette Denney are pictured.)

Carrollton's People's Parade is back - On Saturday July 3rd at 10 a.m., the The Carrollton Evening Sertoma Club is sponsoring the Parade.  Rebecca Smith, Parade Coordinator, said, "We're just celebrating independence."  Line up for the parade begins at the Dairy Queen, at 8:30 a.m. and will follow the route of previous years.  

To participate, an application (See the Club's Facebook page) and return it anytime before June 28th.  Participants will receive a call in regards to their position in the parade lineup.  There will be assigned categories: large business, small business, church, civic or individual.  First place winners will go to compete for the 16th Annual Community Spirit Award Cup, while separate awards are given to the first and second place winners with the best float.  

The entry fee is $45 per vehicle up to $75 flat.  In addition to the standard fee, the first five available slots after the Grand Marshal and Veteran entries will be raffled off to the highest bidder.  The bid must be made on the applications - the deadline to bid is June 23rd and no bids will be accepted over the phone.  All other entries are first come, first serve basis for parade participation.  

This year's parade will have veterans as the main role in leading.  The grand marshal will be Tommy Vance.  The American Legion Post 143 will present the colors, followed by the sons and Daughters of the American Revolution, and Sons of the Confederate Veterans.

The Carroll County Veterans Memorial Park will display a replica of the two KIA Walls at the Memorial Park.  Visitors are welcome to visit the Park anytime 24/7 and it is handicap accessible.  


Thursday, May 20, 2021

MEMORIAL DAY PROGRAM, MAY 29, 2021 AT THE CARROLL COUNTY VETERANS MEMORIAL PARK


The Carroll County Veterans Memorial Park Association will hold the annual Memorial Day Program in the Park on Newnan Road in Carrollton on Saturday, May 29th.  The event will begin at 10:30 a.m. with patriotic music by the Carrollton Wind Ensemble conducted by Terry Lowery, followed by the program at 11 a.m.  The program will highlight the Park's history and honor those who made the Park one of the finest Veterans Parks in the State.  County Commission Chair, Michelle Morgan, will re-dedicate the Park.  Seating will not be provided, bring your own chair, and social distancing will be observed.

Pictured above is the "Drop Box" for USA Flags to be retired.  When your flag is not presentable any longer replace it with a new one and bring the old one to the Park and place it in this box and it will be retired with honor and respect.

 

Sunday, April 25, 2021

CARROLL COUNTY VETERANS MEMORIAL PARK ASSOCIATION MEETING APRIL 26. 2021

 

The CCVMP Association will hold its monthly meeting on Monday, April 26, 2021, at 7 p.m. in the Carroll County Veterans Building located at 1790 Stripling Chapel Road, Carrollton, GA.  The meeting will be held in the American Legion Room to permit correct social distancing.  Mask wear is encouraged.

Topics to be discussed include the wall index status, future granite purchases, and responsibilities for the May Memorial Day Ceremony.  Members are urged to attend and guests are welcome.  Membership in the Association is open to any resident of Carroll County and anyone outside the county who has ties to the county, desiring to honor Carroll County Veterans.

Saturday, December 19, 2020

WREATHS ACROSS AMERICA PROGRAM CONDUCTED AT THE CARROLL COUNTY VETERANS MEMORIAL PARK

                                               




Wreaths Across America

The McIntosh Trail Chapter of the Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) conducted a wreath laying ceremony at the Carroll County Veterans Memorial Park on Newnan Road at 12:00 noon on Saturday December 19, 2020.
Ceremonial  Wreaths were placed at the base of the Military Service Flags and at the POW/MIA Memorial as part of the Nation wide Wreaths Across America Program . The American Heritage Girls Troop from Villa Rica and American Legion Post 143 also participated.

Thursday, December 17, 2020

WREATHS ACROSS AMERICA - CARROLL COUNTY VETERANS MEMORIAL PARK - DECEMBER 9, 2020

 

The McIntosh Trail Chapter of the Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) will conduct a wreath laying ceremony at the Carroll County Veterans Memorial Park on Newnan Road at noon on Saturday, December 19, 2020.  Ceremonial Wreaths will be placed at the base of the Military Service Flags and at the POW/MIA Memorial as part of the Nation wide Wreaths Across America Program.  The American Heritage Girls Troop from Villa Rica will also participate.  Social distancing and masks are required.

Thursday, December 10, 2020

FUNERAL SERVICE FOR CHAPLAIN LARRY BOSWELL, TEMPLE BAPTIST CHURCH, CCVMP ASSOCIATION MEMBERS ATTENDED.

 

These are photos from the Memorial Service for CCVMP Association Larry Boswell held at Temple Baptist Church at 2:00 pm Tuesday, December 8, 2020.
American Legion Post 143 Honor Guard Provided full Military Honors at the Service. (Barry Gardner)