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  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Central Christian Students Win Awards

    Central Christian Students Win Awards

    VFW Post 2667 presented awards to students at Central Christian School for their participation in the VFW National Patriot’s Pen Essay Contest and Voice of Democracy Audio Essay Contest. Students in grades 6-8 participated in the Patriot’s Pen patriotic essay contest by submitting a 300-400 word essay on the theme “How are you inspired by…

  • Northgate HS Students Receive Awards

    Northgate HS Students Receive Awards

    Post 2667 presented awards to students at Northgate High School who participated in the VFW National Voice of Democracy audio essay contest. Students recorded a 3-5 minute patriotic audio essay on this year’s theme“What are the greatest attributes of our Democracy?” These essays are judged on originality, content and oral delivery. Three high schools participated…

  • 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…

  • Food Bank Donation

    Food Bank Donation

    Another great morning for VFW Post 2667 serving our community delivering our peanut butter donation to Bridging the Gap. 151 jars of peanut butter, 71 jars of jelly, canned foods & 6 Birthday Kits-405 pounds

  • Recruiting at the Senoia Car Show

    Recruiting at the Senoia Car Show

    We had a great day recruiting and visiting with veterans at the Senoia Car Show. Thank-you for stopping by and talk to us.

  • 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.

  • 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…

  • Peanut Butter Donations

    Peanut Butter Donations

    We always love visiting the I-58 Mission to deliver our peanut butter donations. This month 126 jars of peanut butter, 61 jars of jelly, another 27 food items, and 6 birthday kits. Our members and supporters bring items to our monthly meeting and we distribute them from there. Come join us!

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Music Bingo at Trinka Davis

    Music Bingo at Trinka Davis

    Post and Auxiliary members hosted a music bingo game at the Trinka Davis Community Living Center (CLC) tonight. The musical snippets get the veteran residents smiling and singing along.

  • Signing Up Veterans for the Vietnam Ceremony

    Signing Up Veterans for the Vietnam Ceremony

    We were at the Newnan Culver’s tonight signing up veterans for the September 15th Vietnam recognition ceremony. Big thanks to the Newnan Times-Herald for the article (and this picture). Spread the word! Photo by Winston Skinner, Newnan Times-Herald

  • Visit to Trinka Davis

    Visit to Trinka Davis

    Post and Auxiliary members who went to the Trinka Davis VA Community Living Center (CLC) for today’s visit (L-R): David Goode, Billy Alford, Janet Alford, Tom Fetchet, Mrs Fetchet, Carol Hovey, Lorraine Hopkins, Sharon Harkins, George Harkins, Verna Funk. Come join us!

  • 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.

  • W W Jones Cookout

    W W Jones Cookout

    A good group of VFW 2667 Riders rode over to the WW Jones Cookout at the Georgia War Veterans Home in Milledgeville. We visited with the veteran residents, helped with the cookout, served them food and shared some camaraderie. We then enjoyed a beautiful ride. Great Day. Thanks to American Legion Riders 57 (and a…

  • Teacher of the Year

    Teacher of the Year

    Our very own Hanna Mercier, teacher at Jefferson Parkway Elementary, is our teacher of the year! Also picture, our winner from Central Christian Academy and her students.

  • Lisa’s Pieces Donates Sales to Post 2667

    Lisa’s Pieces Donates Sales to Post 2667

    Local jewelry artist has designed a special bracelet in support of VFW Post 2667. The profits from the sale of these bracelets will come to our Post. Need a birthday gift? Get a bracelet. Need a Christmas Gift? Get a bracelet. Support the business that supports our Post. ​The price is $25 and they are…

  • Vietnam  Veterans Day at the Clinic

    Vietnam Veterans Day at the Clinic

    Post members were at the Newnan VA Clinic today to greet veterans and welcome home any Vietnam veterans.