Wednesday, August 3, 2022

Blue Star Memorial

Marker Dedication 


Grand Opening of the

Robert S. Poydasheff

Veterans Administration


22 July 2022

Columbus, Georgia

This Dedication and the Grand Opening was attended by about 300 citizens and the U. S. Government was well represented for the Grand Opening of this New Clinic which will serve West Central Georgia and East Central Alabama.

The Blue Star Marker Dedication was conducted by the President of the Garden Club of Georgia, Inc. Ms. Peggy Tucker.

Certificates and Remarks concerning the Blue Star Marker Program for the State of Georgia were presented by the Marker Chairman, Ms. Jan Thiese.

The following pictures include Members of The Green Island Garden Club of Columbus, Georgia

The Program for this event:

Wednesday, June 1, 2022

 Gold Star Memorial


Blue Star Memorial 



Roswell, Georgia Remembers

The Roswell Garden Club, The Roswell Rotary Club and the City of Roswell, Georgia dedicated these two Markers on Memorial Day, May 30, 2022.  The Markers have been installed in a prior year, but due to Covid Considerations a Formal Dedication was delayed.  On Thursday, May 26, 2022 the Rotary Club conducted a Memorial Day Program for their Club at the Roswell Recreation Center.  The following pictures show the Marker Portions of the Program:

Gold Star Mother, Susan Price
holding a framed picture from a
prior event featuring her
 her Son, Aaron!

Peggy Tucker
President, Garden Club
of Georgia, Inc.
delivers Greetings!

Janice Thiese,
Chairman, Blue Star
Gold Star Marker
Program for
The Garden Club of
Georgia, Inc.

The Blue Star Marker 
Certificates presented to
the Sponsors!

The Gold Star Marker
Certificates presented to
the Sponsors!

Monday, May 30, 2022 the Memorial Day Program at the Faces of War Memorial in the Park behind the Roswell City Hall.  Hundreds of people attended this Twenty-Third annual Event.  The theme was "Roswell Remembers!"

                                             Susan Price

Gold Star Mother

addresses the crowd!

Barbara Bourque
Immediate Past President,
The Garden Club of
Georgia, Inc.
the crowd!

Janice Thiese and 
Nancy Moses
unveil the
Blue Star Marker

Lisa Ethridge and

Debbie Johnson

Unveil the

Gold Star Marker!


The Memorial Day Observance included the Presentation of the Colors, The National Anthem, The Flag Pledge, An Invocation, An Armed Forces Tribute and a Bagpipe Performance before and after the Ceremony!   The Observance concluded with a Benediction and a Firing Detail as well as the performance of TAPS!!

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