Hattaway speaks to the Veterans


The Veterans at the Library held their weekly meeting at the Franklin Memorial Library, Monday, June 3, 2024, at 9:15 a.m. With Chair John Tapley presiding, 47 were in attendance. Breakfast was served to the veterans by the UDC, Betsy Johnson (breakfast casserole), Joyce Fennell (grits and several fruits) and Jane Durden (blueberry muffins), along with cranberry juice, grape juice, orange juice and coffee. Chair Johnny introduced the speaker, Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) Team Leader Scotty Hattaway. Hattaway talked about what he hoped would happen in Emanuel County with the Vision: 200 -- 24K FCA. Anyone that would like to join this team can call 912-977-6131 or e-mail: scottyhattaway@fca.org. After his presentation, Hattaway took a great number of questions that the veterans asked him. Chair Tapley then talked about the great success of the 1st Annual Veterans Cup Golf Tournament and their plans for next year's event. He then discussed the Veterans and 1st Responders Memorial Park clean-up day that was held on Saturday morning, May 25th. He also talked about Veterans Appreciation Day on Memorial Day, May 27 starting with a breakfast at the Emanuel County Medical Center at 9 a.m. followed by a ceremony at the Veterans and 1st Responders Memorial Park at 11 a.m.