April Gloves Not Drugs Boxing Event @ Douglasville Boxing Club
April 29, 2017 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
April Gloves Not Drugs Boxing Event @ Douglasville Boxing Club | Douglasville | Georgia | United States
Don’t miss Douglasville Boxing Club’s final Gloves Not Drugs event before the summer! This is our last FREE event for the spring, and it is open to the community. Come support your local boxers and win some of our free giveaways!
May 7, 2017 @ 11:00 am
American Legion 5K and Walk for Veterans @ Boundary Waters Park | Douglasville | Georgia | United States
The American Legion 5K and Walk for Veterans Coming to Douglasville WE WALK & RUN for those who MARCHED FOR US DOUGLASVILLE, GEORGIA (March 6, 2017) – The American Legion has just announced that it will hold a 5K Run and Walk for Veterans through Boundary Waters Park in Douglasville, GA on May 7th, 2017. Hosting the 5K Run and Walk will be Frank P. Dorris American Legion Post 145 Commander Jimmy “Ghost” Clayton, and the entire Post 145 Legion Family (Sons of the American Legion, Legion Auxiliary, and Legion Riders). The purpose of the 5K and Walk is to raise public awareness about the National Emergency Fund. The American Legion website, www.legion.org, states: “The Preamble to The American Legion Constitution sums up the theme of the National Emergency Fund, “… devotion to mutual helpfulness.” This phrase is more than just mere words on paper; it’s our pledge of support to Legionnaires and their family members. Since the early 1920s, The American Legion has been actively involved in meeting the needs of both the community and individual Legion Family members in the wake of disasters such as hurricanes, tornadoes, earthquakes and wildfires. The National Emergency Fund, created in response to Hurricane Hugo in 1989, has provided more than $8 million in direct financial assistance to American Legion Family members and posts. By providing this emergency funding, NEF has prevented damaged posts from closing and enabled American Legion Family members to recover from tragedy. NEF helps those affected by well-known disasters such as Hurricane Katrina and Superstorm Sandy and lesser-publicized tragedies such as flooding in South Dakota or Illinois, or wildfires in the southwest, or more recently the tornadoes in Southern Georgia near Albany. We are[...]