Welcome to the Golden Isles Chapter
Update for 2021: The new
year is just about on us. Our first meeting will be Sunday
February 21st at noon. Woody was able to book Jonathon Tenet as
our speaker. You may remember he was harbor pilot on the Golden
Ray. We hope a lot of you will attend. Brunswick Country Club
has had a lot of activity in the past few months and their
cleanliness and social distancing policies have prevented any
COVID cases. You will enjoy great fellowship in a safe
environment. We look forward to seeing for lunch that day.
We are resuming our scholarship program and very excited about
it we have done pretty well at fund raising, but could use a
little more support. We would love to have your support. Jim
Bruce has set up a new payment app on our website at GIMOAA.org.
You can donate thru that app as well as pay your dues. Check it
out. Itís easy to use .
Need A Volunteer:
Our team needs someone to help out with the administrative
details of our scholarship program. It requires a minimal
amount of time, and I believe you will find it a rewarding
experience. Call Dick James at 703-975-3632 and Iíll fill you
in on some of the details. We look forward to having you
Rhyne will be emailing 2021
dues notice in early
December. The rate will be the same as last year, $40. You can
a check to our PO Box or using a credit card using our new
method on our
On November 4th,
Ceremony for our new
Memorial Park in
Chairman Mike Browning
provided information about how they
developed the park.
Live music was provided by the Glynn Academy
Both JROTC programs
supported the dedication,
Buddy Carter provided the Keynote address. A timely message for
Be save and Happy
You can now pay dues or contribute
to the Scholarship Fund Online
Our current schedule has planned meetings in
September, October and December. Considering the rising number
of Corona Virus cases and deaths in Glynn County, The Board of
Directors has decided to cancel all reminding meetings for this
We regret doing this, but the health of our members is our first
priority. We look forward to a full agenda in 2021.
Dick Dick James
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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