Category: patriotic

  • Madras Patriot’s Pen Awards

    Madras Patriot’s Pen Awards

    Students at Madras Middle School participated in the VFW National Patriot’s Pen Essay Contest. Students wrote a 300-400 word essay based on this year’s theme: How are you inspired by America?” VFW Post 2667 presented the school winner awards to: 1st Place Addison Todd2nd Place William Harlan3rd Place Michelle Singh Students received a certificate and…

  • Patriots Pen Bass Road Winners

    Patriots Pen Bass Road Winners

    Students at Bass Middle School received awards from VFW Post 2667 for being school winners in the VFW National Patriot’s Pen Essay Contest. Students wrote a 300-400 word essay on the theme for this year “How are you inspired by America?” 1st Place Davis Price2nd Place Gabriella Singh3rd Place Hailey Olivares These students received a…

  • Evans Students Receive Awards

    Evans Students Receive Awards

    Students at Evans Middle School participated in the VFW National Patriot’s Pen Essay Contest. Students submitted an essay on the theme this year “How are you inspired by America?” School winners from Evans MS were: 1st Place Madeleine Godfrey 2nd Place Catherine Brady 3rd Place Aiden Opsahl

  • Local Scout Donates to Post 2667

    Local Scout Donates to Post 2667

    Hunter Newton is a 17 year-old junior in Boy Scout Troop 897 at Cornerstone Methodist Church. He has been working on his Eagle Scout Badge and his project was to clean the headstones at Oak Hill Cemetery.  He raised the funds for the materials needed and noted that if all the funding he received was…

  • Lee Middle School Receives Awards

    Lee Middle School Receives Awards

    Post 2667 Commander Don Herr honored students at Lee Middle School with awards earned by students who participated in the National VFW Patriot’s Pen Essay Contest.  They completed a 300-400 word essay based on the theme this year “How are you inspired by America?”  Essays are judged on knowledge of the theme, theme development and…

  • East Coweta Middle School Receives Awards

    East Coweta Middle School Receives Awards

    We had the pleasure of presenting awards to students at East Coweta Middle School for their participation in the VFW National Patriot’s Pen Awards Essay Contest.  Students submitted a 300-400 word essay based on the theme this year “How are you inspired by America?“ The ECMS Winners were: 1st Place – Brandon Moore 2nd Place…

  • Smokey Road Middle School Receives Awards

    Smokey Road Middle School Receives Awards

    VFW Post 2667 gave out awards to Smokey Road Middle School students for their entries in the VFW National Patriot’s Pen Contest. This is a 300-400 word essay based on this year’s theme “How are you inspired by America?”Student essays are judged on knowledge of theme, theme development and clarity of ideas. School Winners were:1st…

  • Elementary School Teacher of the Year

    Elementary School Teacher of the Year

    VFW Post 2667 presented awards for the Smart/Maher VFW National Citizenship Education Teacher Award to3 Teachers at the Elementary Level. Congratulations to all. 1st Place Winner was Andrea Chitwood, Music/Chorus Director at Canongate Elementary School. She has served in this capacity at Canongate since 2012 and previously in several schools in Georgia, South Carolina, and…

  • Quilts of Valor Presentation

    Quilts of Valor Presentation

    Members of Post 2667, along with other local veterans, receive a Quilt of Valor at the Newnan Veterans Day ceremony.

  • VA Clinic Visit

    VA Clinic Visit

    Spoiling & thanking our Veterans at the Newnan VA clinic this morning for their service. Post member Angela Coe pictured.

  • Gold Star Mother & Family Day

    Gold Star Mother & Family Day

    Our VFW Auxiliary 2667 honored Gold Star Mothers and Families at Veterans Memorial Park on Sunday. Luminaries were lit at dusk along with a memorial ceremony.

  • Happy Birthday US Air Force

    Happy Birthday US Air Force

    Celebrating the Air Force’s 76th birthday at the Coweta Veterans Club

  • National POW/MIA Recognition Day

    National POW/MIA Recognition Day

    Chief Blankenship, members of the Newnan Police Department, and members of the Newnan City Council were honored to join VFW Post 2667 and American Legion Post 57 at the National POW/MIA Recognition Day at the Veteran’s Park today. National POW/MIA Recognition Day, the third Friday in September, honors U.S. service members who were prisoners of…

  • Senoia Remembers

    Senoia Remembers

    Seen in Senoia…

  • Jay Maxwell Gets a Quilt of Valor

    Jay Maxwell Gets a Quilt of Valor

    Congratulations to Post 2667 member Jay Maxwell on the presentation of his quilt from the Coweta County Quilts of Valor…

  • Teacher Mary Thompson Honored

    Teacher Mary Thompson Honored

    She was the Post 2667, District 5 and Georgia winner for elementary school teachers!

  • Patriotic Art Winner Recognized Nationally

    Patriotic Art Winner Recognized Nationally

    Gaeun “Sophia” Lee, a recent graduate of East Coweta High School in Newnan, GA, competed in the VFW Post 2667 Auxiliary Young American Creative Patriotic Art Contest. Her entry was the Post’s 1st Place Winner.  She advanced to State Level judging where she won 2nd Place in Georgia.  She received her State award at the…

  • Willis Road 4th Grader Wins at National

    Willis Road 4th Grader Wins at National

    Cade Wilson, a 4th Grader at Willis Road Elementary last year, took 3rd Place Nationally in the Illustrating America art contest.

  • Auxiliary Singing Contest Winner

    Auxiliary Singing Contest Winner

    Eden Osabutey honored as our Get Excited for the Red, White and Blue singing competition winner!

  • A Toast to the Coasties

    A Toast to the Coasties

    Veterans & Auxiliary members gathered at the Coweta Veterans Club to celebrate the 233rd Birthday of the United States Coast Guard

  • Monthly Water for the VA Clinic

    Monthly Water for the VA Clinic

    Every month VFW Post 2667 picks up water to deliver to the Newnan VA Clinic. Always looking for volunteers. Billy Alford is loading the water.

  • Memorial Day Luncheon

    Memorial Day Luncheon

    Once again we invited the community in to share a meal.

  • Buddy Poppy Drive

    Buddy Poppy Drive

    The Post and Auxiliary were out in force as we distribute Buddy Poppies and raise money to support veteran activities!

  • East Coweta HS JROTC Awards

    East Coweta HS JROTC Awards

    Post members proud to present these patriotic cadets at East Coweta High School.

  • Newnan HS JROTC Awards

    Newnan HS JROTC Awards

    Pleased to present awards to these outstanding cadets

  • Newnan HS Veterans Relief 5K

    Newnan HS Veterans Relief 5K

    Post and Auxiliary members came out to support this outstanding event put on by the Newnan High School History Department.