Welcome to the Golden Isles Chapter
August 17 Update
Once again we are caught up in increased
social distancing and in many cases, separation, due to the Corona
variant. Some churches have Many organizations have cancelled
meetings including some churches who have discontinued services.
The MOAA Board has met and agreed the best approach to the September
Luncheon is cancellation.
Hopefully we can come together for the October Luncheon.
Sorry but we are also canceling the October
Pay Dues. Donations and meal cost on -line using our GIMOA.org
Jim Bruce (a GIMOAA member) has developed an online payment
system to pay dues and make donations. The system uses PayPal
and they make direct deposits to our checking account. Just go
Jim manages 6 other organizations using this method. Safe and
Golden Isles Veterans Village Initiative
Golden Isles Veterans Village Initiative has cleared land in
downtown Brunswick next to the Manna House and will soon begin
construction of 30 Tiny Houses exclusively for homeless
veterans. In addition to providing a fully furnished house (128
to 144 sq ft) there will be counseling, physical and mental
support and job training to help them transition back into
society. This is a transitional program, a hand up not a hand
out. This is a private undertaking with no government money so
donations are needed to make this a reality. Contact James
Vivenzio, 912-222-1063 to make a donation and get more
The Golden Isles Chapter of MOAA was chartered in 1964. Our
membership lives in the Golden Isles area of Brunswick, St. Simons Island,
Jekyll Island, Sea Island and surroundings counties.
We meet at the Brunswick County Club, Brunwick, GA.
except as noted. We have a social hour and a served dinner followed by a
formal program. We have been able to attract prominent national, as well as
local speakers for our programs.
Each year the chapter provides a scholarship to a student
from each of the three Glynn County High Schools. All students in good standing
are eligible to apply for these scholarships.
Membership is open to active duty, retired, National Guard,
reserve, former commissioned officers and warrant officers of the Army, Marine
Corps, Navy, Air Force, Coast Guard, Public Health Service, and National Oceanic
and Atmospheric Administration. Auxiliary memberships are also available for
surviving spouses of deceased officers.
TAPS at Twilight - St. Simons Rotary
Memorial Day Annual Event
P.O. Box 21186
St. Simons Island, GA
$40 per year
|$20 for 1/2 year
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