3-Day Veterans Day Event

Press Release

The United States Army Rangers are sponsoring a 3-day weekend festival (The 2nd Annual Veterans Appreciation Weekend Celebration) that includes numerous events over the Veterans Day weekend November 10-12, 2018.

These events include a 5/10K Charity Run (Run for Rangers) at 8 a.m. Saturday November 10, 2018, followed by the existing Annual Veterans Day Parade, the then followed by a Music Festival at Hancock Park from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Food,
beverage, beer, wine, and merchandise will be available in the Park. All Veterans are FREE.

Performers include:
11:15 - Band of Steel   https://www.facebook.com/BandofSteel/
12:00 - Elliott Sperin   https://www.facebook.com/elliottsperinmusic/
1:00 - Jim Wood   https://www.facebook.com/jimwoodband/
2:00 - Phillip Rogers
3:00 - Radford Windham   https://radfordwindham.com
4:00 - Jay Drummonds   http://www.jaydrummonds.com/about/index.html
5:00 - Kurt Thomas  https://www.kurtthomasmusic.com

On Sunday November 11, 2018, there will be a Charity fundraising cycling event (Ride for
Rangers) with 3 courses, a 20 mile, a 32 mile Half-Metric, and a 64 mile Metric. The courses are
unique foothill courses and provide for all skill and performance levels. Concurrently, there will
be a Motorcycle Clubs Rally in the area and Hancock Park will be open for food, beverage, and
merchandise purchases.
Monday November 12, 2018 there will be the 1 st Annual “Team Ranger” Charity Golf
Tournament at Achasta Golf Course in Dahlonega, GA. The scramble format tournament will
begin at 11 a.m. and conclude at 6 p.m. after dinner and a Silent Auction. Individual golfers are
welcome.
Sponsor opportunities for all events are available, and donations are welcome. Please visit our
website, veternasappreciationday.org for details.
Registration for all events is available at the website, along with detail schedules and course
maps. Please support your Army Rangers and all Veterans!

Saturday November 10, 2018
8 a.m. 5/10 K Run for Rangers
1 st Annual Run for Rangers Charity Run Hancock Park, Dahlonega
10 a.m. Veterans Day Parade Downtown Dahlonega
11 a.m. – 6 p.m. Music Festival
2 nd Annual Veterans Appreciation Day Music Festival Hancock Park, Dahlonega
Sunday November 11, 2018
8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
64 Mile Metric/32 Mile Half-Metric/20mile Charity Fundraising Cycling Ride
1 st Annual Ride for Rangers Hancock Park, Dahlonega
Monday November 12, 2018
9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Charity Fundraising 1 st Annual “Team Ranger” Golf Tournament
1 st Annual Team Ranger Golf Tournament Achasta Golf Course, Dahlonega, GA
Proceeds are used for Veterans Aid and Support Programs as outlined on the website.
Visit our website on or after October 14, 2018 to register for events or make a donation.
www.veteransappreciationday.org

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