Honoring Our Heroes

HONORING OUR HEROES –

1) A community wide event on November 14th is being held which is a Chili Cook-off with proceeds to benefit Georgia Army National Guard Family Support Foundation, Cobb County Public Safety Foundation and Veterans Court of Cobb County Bravo/Victor Fund. Our club is joining with the other Rotary Clubs of Cobb County to offer assistance at the event.

2) There is a Veteran’s Court in Cobb County which provides a second chance and special assistance to veterans who have been arrested.With assigned mentors and support from many organizations including the American Legion, the veterans graduate with honor.Our club provides gift cards as congratulations for their hard work.

3) In October, a special event is being held to honor Korean veterans.Our club is assisting in locating eligible veterans for this recognition.

4) Members of the club write greeting cards for residents of the VA hospital in the area.

5) In partnership with our local police and fire departments RCMM established an awards program to recognize the outstanding police officer(s) and firefighter(s). They and their families were honored at 2 of our meetings. A citation of their heroic acts was read, a plaque was presented and, according to department policy a monetary award was given to them or their designated charity. Peer members of their units and their families were also hosted by our club.