Starbucks – More Than a Cup of Coffee

On June 6th, I walked into my friendly Grovetown neighborhood Starbucks to find a newly redecorated interior. The Starbucks located at 222 Meridian Drive was chosen to be a designated military family store. Near the counter, a beautiful large wooden plaque reads, “This store is dedicated to people united by their courage to serve our […]

Veterans Day Meals and Deals

With Veteran’s Day coming soon, we thought we would provide a small compilation of stores and restaurants that are offering discounted/free meals as well as some stores that are offering discounts. Proof of Military Service. Most companies require some form of military ID. These include: a Military ID Card (active/reserve/retired), Current Leave and Earnings Statement […]

Fort Gordon in Georgia

Fort Gordon, found in Augusta, Georgia, is the host city of the Masters Golf Tournament. Nicknamed ‘the Garden City’ for its numerous private gardens, Augusta has an eclectic array of activities and attractions. Here’s some useful information about the nearby areas of Fort Gordon, including where to eat, what to do and where military discounts […]

The Women’s Veterans Club of the CSRA Celebrating their New Location

The Women’s Veterans Club of the CSRA celebrated the opening of its new office via a ribbon cutting ceremony on May 14, 2014. Who they are: Their mission is to provide an opportunity for Women Veterans to participate in social, philanthropic, and creative activities as a team, while supporting community services and projects through volunteerism. […]

Neighbors with History: Sacred Heart

Sacred Heart Cultural Center is known by many due to its striking architecture and proximity to the John C. Calhoun Expressway, the overpass that links downtown Augusta with Washington Road. In fact, Sacred Heart is one of the more familiar sights as you enter downtown, yet its function is not what it may at first seem. It is no longer a church.