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April Veteran of the Month

April Veteran of the Month

Desert Storm and Operation Desert Shield veteran Arthur Hughes is the Clayton County Veteran of the Month. Arthur Hughes is a servant in the truest form and is “a-behind-the scenes” catalyst for the creation of several veteran initiatives and programs, including Armed Forces Senior Veterans and recognition of Gold Star Father’s Day at the Georgia State Capitol. One of Mr. Hughes’ dreams was for the State of Georgia to recognize Gold Star Father’s Day, and he presented the idea to State Representative Rhonda Burnough. As a result of his diligence, Mr. Hughes’ dream was realized on November 9,...

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Mayfest 2019

Mayfest 2019

Celebrating Older Americans Month with live music, performances, food, vendors, dancing, a fitness walk, giveaways and more! Doors open at 9:45 a.m. Fitness walk participants should arrive no later than 8:45 a.m. Event is for seniors 55 and older. No children allowed at event. Call (770) 347-0150 for more information. The event will be held at Gerald Matthews Complex, located 1935 McDonough...

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Veteran of the Month

Veteran of the Month

Do you know a deserving Veteran who resides in Clayton County? Nominate him or her to be the Veteran of the Month! In conjunction with our new initiative Armed Forces Senior Veterans, we are accepting nominations year-round. Submit your nomination today! Background Clayton County Armed Forces Senior Veterans (AFSV) was founded on June 22, 2017. The committee is comprised of Senior Center members who have served in the U.S. Military, their spouses, advocates for Veterans, Veterans from the community, representatives from Clayton County Board of Commissioner Veterans Advisory Board, Senior...

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