North Georgia Veterans

Please join us 

If you served in the armed forces of the United States, we would like to invite you to join with us for lunch and fellowship on the 2nd Wednesday of each month [January - October] in the Mountains Grill at the Big Canoe Clubhouse.   Our meetings start at 11:30am and usually end by 1:30pm.  Cost is $20 [all inclusive] per person and includes a great buffet lunch.  Dress is informal for our monthly meetings. Please wear your NGV name badge. 

Membership is open to all who served and received an honorable discharge.  There is no cost to becoming a member of North Georgia Veterans, so please complete an online application today.

Our Mission Statement

A. Provide an opportunity for fellowship with and service to military veterans living in       the North Georgia area.

B. Preserve and promote the traditions and history of the United States Armed Forces.

C. Conduct charitable and community service as determined by the officers and                  leadership of NGV. 


Important 2022 Dates

o November 11 - Veterans Day 2022

o November 16 - 12th Annual Banquet


Please Scroll Down for Event & Meeting Information 


Bulletin Board

New Entries



Military Tribute Banner Program 

Military Tribute Banner Ordering Instructions


$150.00 per regular sponsorship

Click here to download or view the instructions:

 NGV Military Tribute Banner Instructions 03.12.22 Rev1.pdf

Please click here to view or download the PowerPoint presentation concerning the updated / revised program.  You can trigger viewing from the downloaded copy provided if necessary.
POA Military Banners Presentation 04.16.20 Rev2.pptx 

Click here to view Tribute Banner Promotional Video:
MTB Promotional Video


The link below is a Virtual Wall of all those lost during the Vietnam war with the names, bio's and other information of our lost heroes.


October Luncheon


Meat loaf, Garden Salad, 

Mashed Potatoes & String Beans 
Rolls & Butter  Ice Tea & Water

Price: $20 including tax and gratuity Please bring exact amount with you if paying with cash. No Checks 

Special Notice

The Sequoyah chapter of the DAR [Daughters of the American Revolution] will be honoring us with their presence on 10/12, and will be treating us to a delicious variety of cookies and pastry treats.  So please come prepared to enjoy the treats and express your appreciation for their recognition. 

October Membership Meeting

11:30am, 12 October, 2022


Nathan B. Morgan

Assistant to the Special Agent in Charge, United States Secret Service

Atlanta, GA


"History of the Secret Service &
Current Investigative Trends"

Nathan Morgan began his career with the United States Secret Service (USSS) in 1998, after serving eight years as an active-duty Army officer assigned to airborne and other specialty units. His first posting with the USSS was as a Special Agent in the Austin Resident Office (AUS) where he successfully investigated numerous criminal cases associated with financial fraud, protective intelligence and terrorism.

From 2002 – 2021, Mr. Morgan was assigned to the Presidential Protective Division (PPD) where he qualified as a protective advance agent leading numerous domestic and foreign security advance teams in high-risk areas. Mr. Morgan concluded his PPD tenure serving in leadership positions in the operations and close protection detail sections.

Today, Mr. Morgan leads a cyber fraud task force in the Atlanta Field Office and is also a participating member of the National Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force responsible for dismantling organized criminal networks in the Southeast.

Please mark your calendar for attendance planning. 

We will have the 50/50 raffle drawing at the conclusion of the meeting. Tickets are $1 each or 6 for $5. Half to the winning ticket holder, half to the association treasury.

Please note if you are coming from outside the gates of Big Canoe, please contact Paul Goldstein with your name and phone number.  You will need a gate pass to enter the community. 

Event registration - Click meeting date below

12 Oct 2022 11:30 AM • Sconti Clubhouse - Mtns Grill

2022 Lunch Menu

Please scroll down for luncheon status 

2022 New Members

Jana Andringa - Navy
John Silverman - Air Force
Rocco Scalone - Coast Guard 
Anne Marie Lundquist - Navy
Tom Adams - Army
Derek Meyer - Air Force
John Walker - Air Force 
Jack Martin - Army 
Stephen Muecke - Air Force 
Raymond McFarlane - Army  
Rolf Soderberg - Air Force
Mike Sharpe - Army 
Howard Stephens - Air Force
Jim Harvard - Air Force
Don Malcolm - Air Force
Gerald Keating - Army 
William [Bill] Craig - Marine Corps



  Important links / Resources to Remember:

Veteran Discounts Available Year Round

VA Clinic - Jasper, GA - Point of Contact:


NGV Guidelines: 
Saluting Protocols: Saluting_Protocols.pdf
Wearing Miniature Medals: Wearing_Miniature_Medals.pdf 
DoD Quick Guide

The Virtual Wall ®
Vietnam Veterans Memorial

#VetResources - for Veterans, their Families, Caregivers, and Survivors  Sign up for this weekly newsletter at:
View VetResouces website:


Georgia Seniors Care Resources For Veterans

VA Office Location [new]:

220 Brown Industrial Pkwy
Suite 150
Canton, GA  30115 

Pete Mecca's Website / Weekly Radio Show

History of NGV presentation by Bill Saling - Feb. 2019
NGV history.pdf

Veterans Alliance, Inc - Honor Guard
Jim Phillips, President 678-471-0140
Harold Light, Treasurer 770-475-5175
Les Henry, Operations 302-893-4529 

2018 GHPCO Veteran Resource Guide.pdf

Big Canoe Wellness Collaborative Assistance  Phone 706-268-3441 [Fitness Center]

A Veterans Health Guide  Details on issues like:
Hearing loss, PTSD, & VA Benefits

To order a replacement DD-214

Apply for VA health benefits online -

Georgia National Cemetery - Canton, GA -

Veteran EOL Benefit
End of Life.pdf

Order form for NGV name badge -
Name Badge Order Form UPDATE 2021.doc

Order NGV imprinted merchandise -
To order imprinted merchandise contact.doc

Memorial template for your funeral -
North Georgia Veterans Memorial Service template.doc

Benefits Information for Veterans -
Presumptive Conditions Table.pdf
8 May 2019 Meeting - Benefits Video

Consumers Advocate - a comprehensive guide on home equity:

Drew Early - Veterans Benefit Presentation -
N. GA Veterans Benefits 4.10.13.ppt

To order campaign tie and/or miniature medals -
Click on uniform components menu option at the page top for appropriate order links.


Reservation Problems??

There have been problems reported with our reservation system.We have not been able to repeat the symptoms with testing and therefore we are asking for your help.

Upon completion of your event registration / reservation you should find a confirmation email in your In-box or spam folder. If you do not receive the confirmation message chances are your request was unsuccessful.  If after a second attempt you do not successfully complete the process please contact Paul Goldstein for assistance:

Lastly, please keep your confirmation message until the completion of the luncheon. In case your name is not on the sign-in list, we will need this message to help hunt down what happened.




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