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 $19 [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 2021 Dates

o May 31 - Memorial Day 2021

July 4 - Independence Day 2021

o November 11 - Veterans Day 2021

o November 10 - 11th Annual Banquet [Tentative]

November 11 2020 - Veterans Day Observance 
10:55am Video Presentation Click Here: 


Please Scroll Down for Event & Meeting Information 


Bulletin Board

New Entries



Notice of Proposed By-Laws Enhancement

Click NGV_By-Laws_DRAFT_2-15-2021.doc to view By-Laws Draft


Next Virtual Meeting - 2/24/21
Watch your email for agenda information

Click Here to Join Membership Mtng


Military Tribute Banner Program 

Military Tribute Banner Ordering Instructions


$150.00 per regular sponsorship

$135.00 discounted rate has been continued until further notice

Click here to download or view the instructions:

    NGV Military Tribute Banner Instructions 11.18.20.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


Expanded Access to DOD Commissaries,

Exchanges & MWR

Read all About It:


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.


Information for Veterans & Caregivers



With your support — No Veteran Shall Be Forgotten!

Your contribution will help place a fresh, decorated, balsam wreath on every grave and memorial at Georgia National Cemetery.

WAA Wreath Info.pdf


             Piedmont Urgent Care by WellStreet

Atlanta, Ga. (Sept. 24, 2019) – Piedmont Urgent Care by WellStreet, one of Georgia’s largest urgent care networks, is now a contracted network provider with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) health plans. Veterans enrolled in the VA health care system can visit a participating civilian urgent care provider and receive non-emergency care without pre-authorization.

Click here / below for additional details:  Piedmont_Urgent_Care_WellStreet.doc


                    VA Office Has Moved

Many vets may not be aware that the Vets office has moved from the old courthouse in Canton to a new location:

220 Brown Industrial Pkwy
Suite 150
Canton, GA  30115 

That is the street that leads to the library at Exit 19. Turn west off I-575 onto GA Hwy 20 toward downtown Canton and Brown Industrial Pkwy is the first traffic light after the interchange.  220 is the same building as the Drivers License building.  Suite 150 is on the front of the building.



In Person Luncheon Meetings


Cancelled Until 

Further Notice

Important Update
January 2021

Based upon favorable membership responses we have purchased an annual Zoom license and are planning to resume our monthly membership meetings using the Zoom platform.  Watch your email for status updates and appointment particulars 

Event registration - Click meeting date below

2021 Lunch Menu

Please scroll down for luncheon status 

Important links / Resources to Remember:

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 2020.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.

2021 New Members

James Brown - Marine Corps 
Terry Sehr - Marine Corps


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.



February Zoom Webinar / Meeting

11:30am, 24 February 2021

"National Security Issues Facing the Biden Administration" 

Guest Speaker:

Paul Goldstein,
President and CEO of PTB Global Advisors


Paul Goldstein has been a private intelligence professional for the past 45 years, with deep connections to the U.S. national security system and major corporations. Most recently in 2000 he established Pacific Tech Bridge (PTB) as a consulting company working in Japan with government and private sector companies.  He currently serves as President/CEO of PTB Global Advisors which helps businesses best navigate a world of accelerating change through intelligence, consultations and real-time analysis tailored to client specifications.

Indiana State University: History 1971

Executive Intelligence Review: 1975-1980

Anti-Terrorism: Worked with U.S. Special Forces: Operation Blue Light—1978-1984

PNG Associates: President/CEO private consulting company 1985-2000 in Europe and Asia

Pacific Tech Bridge: President/CEO 2000-2020

PTB Global Advisors: President/CEO—2020–present

Please mark your calendar now, and watch your email on 2/23 for the Zoom Webinar agenda and link to join the meeting on the 24th. 

Communications Director,
North GA Vets


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