~ 2018 ~
Old Guard Fixed Calendar 2018
The following is a schedule of social, business functions and meeting of the Command as specified by the Constitution and By-Laws by the Old Guard and by custom:
Executive Committee Regular Meetings
Date: First Wednesday of each month, with the exception of July and August recess or when conflicting with National holiday.
Time: 1730 hours unless otherwise specified.
Place: Elk’s Lodge # 78, 1775 Montreal Rd., Tucker, GA unless a change is announced.
Regular Meeting: Wed 3 January 2018
Regular Meeting: Wed 7 February 2018
Regular Meeting: Wed 7 March 2018
Regular Meeting: Wed 4 April 2018
Regular Meeting: Wed 2 May 2018
Regular Meeting: Wed 6 June 2018
No Regular Meeting in July or August – Command Summer Recess
Regular Meeting: Wed 5 September 5 2018
Regular Meeting: Wed 3 October 2018
Regular Meeting: Wed 7 November 2018
Annual Business Meeting: Tuesday, December 2018 1800 Hrs.
Ansley Golf Club, Atlanta, GA
Special Meetings and Events
Details of Various Other Activities and Observances planned during the year will be published in the Old Guardsman or disseminated via e-mail to the Command.
The Ladies of The Old Guard meet on Fridays (dates as noted) at the Ansley Golf Club at 10:30 AM. Old Guard Members are encouraged to attend as possible.
- Sat 12 January 2019, R. Lee Birthday Dinner & Change of Command, 1530 Hrs. East Lake Golf Club
- 22 January 2018, Ladies of the Old Guard, 1030 Hrs., Ansley Golf Club
- Sat 3 February 2018 Alexander H. Stephens Birthday Gala, Crawfordville, GA
- Fri 25 March 2018, Ladies of the Old Guard, 1030 Hrs., Ansley Golf Club
- Wed 4 April 2018, Old Guard Honor Guard at Memorial Service, 5:30 PM Elk’s Club Lodge
- Sat 21 April 1800 hrs Stone Mountain City Cemetery, Stone Mountain
- Sat 22 April 2018 Westview Cemetery 11:00
- Sat 22 April 2018 Oakland Cemetery 1400 (2pm)
- Wed 24 April 2018, Atlanta Chapter No. 18 UDC observance at Second Ponce de Leon Baptist Church, 11:00 AM + luncheon ($15.00)
- Fri 26 May 2018, Ladies of the Old Guard, 1030 Hrs., Ansley Golf Club
- Mon 29 May 2018, Nat. Memorial Day Ceremony at Marietta National Cemetery, 12:00 noon, and other places
- Sat TBD, Old Guard Commandant’s Reception
Wed, 5 Sept. 2018 Old Guard Executive Committee
- Sun 10 September 20, 2018 Ladies of the Old Guard Picnic; Bob and Nancy Leathers home, 4:30 PM Social Hour, 5:30 PM food served
- September 2018 Pistol & Rifle Match – Sandy Springs Shooting Range, Roswell Rd. (LTC Ra Barr Chair Marksmanship Committee)
- Fri 22 September 2018, Ladies of the Old Guard, 1030 Hrs., Ansley Golf Club
- October 7 or 14 2018, Tentative until Gay thing is scheduled. Peace Monument Rededication Ceremony, 1400 hrs., Piedmont Park, Atlanta, GA.
Other details to be announced.
- Sat 11 November 2018, Veterans Day Parade, Start: 1100 Hrs, Atlanta, GA (Arrive at rally point ~1000 Hrs.)
- December 1, 2018 Command Christmas Party (Details TBD)
- Fri December 2018, Ladies of the Old Guard, 1030 Hrs., Ansley Golf Club
- Sat 16 December 2018 Wreaths Across America 1100 Hrs., Confederate Section Marietta City Cemetery.
- Sat 12 January 2019, R.E. Lee Birthday Dinner & Change of Command, 1800 Hrs. (East Lake Country Club, Atlanta, GA)
- Fri 22 January 2019, Ladies of the Old Guard, 1030 Hrs., Ansley Golf Club
ROTC Medal Presentations at High Schools and Colleges various dates in March-May 2018 TBD (Make contacts in January-March)
Other Events & Field Trips to be announced