Posted tagged ‘Friends of the Soldiers’ Home’

Soldiers’ Home Spring Fling Scheduled for May 6th — Seeking Volunteers

April 11, 2017

The Friends of the Soldiers Home’s annual spring fling is scheduled for May 6th this year. It is a great event where you can enjoy the lower grounds of the Armed Forces Retirement Home. See the flyer below for more details.

Friends of the Soldiers Home is also seeking volunteers to help with the event. If you have some time to give, check out their Web site for details to volunteer.

November Georgia Avenue Thrive Clean Up Makes Impact at Soldiers Home

November 7, 2016

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

The Georgia Avenue Thrive monthly cleanup that occurred on Saturday, November 5th, not only helped clean up Park View, but also made the Armed Forces Retirement Home that much cleaner through a collaboration with the Friends of the Soldiers Home organization. The clean up began shortly after 10 a.m. in the triangle park at Rock Creek Church Rd and Park Place. For the first hour, volunteers fanned out in the neighborhood and cleaned up some of the various trash located along the street. This lasted until 11 a.m., at which time the volunteers headed up to the Soldiers’ Home’s Randolph gate.

Once in the Soldiers’ Home, clean up activities focused on the fence area along Park Place from Kenyon Street north to Luray. All in all, a great deal of trash — mostly discarded bottles and cans — were removed from the grounds.

Below are a few photos from the event.

imag1241

imag1253

img_1225-jpg-1(The clean up crew with the bags of trash now removed from the Soldiers’ Home.)

Fall Fun Fest at Old Soldiers’ Home This Sunday, October 2nd

September 29, 2016

The Friends of the Soldiers Home and the Armed Forces Retirement Home will be hosting their Fall Fun Fest this Sunday, October 2nd. The event runs all day with a variety of events to choose from. The full flyer is below.

fall-fun-fest-2016

Mark Your Calendars — Annual Soldiers’ Home July 4th Celebration Coming Up

June 27, 2016

The Friends of the Soldiers Home has organized their 5th Annual Fourth of July at the Armed Forces Retirement Home. See the flyer below for the schedule, or check out the Friends of the Soldiers Home’s Web site to learn more about the group.

Soldiers Home July 4th

Annual Spring Fling at the Soldiers’ Home is Saturday, May 7th

May 4, 2016

The annual Spring Fling at the Armed Forces Retirement Home is this Saturday, May 7th. More information is on the flyer below, and you can check out the schedule of events at the Friends of the Soldiers Home Web site.

Fling Flier 2016

Fall Fun Fest/Oktoberfest is This Sunday at the Soldiers’ Home

September 29, 2015

If you’re around this Sunday, October 4th, the Friends of the Soldiers Home and the Armed Forces Retirement Home are hosting their annual antique car show, fall fun fest, and Oktoberfest on the grounds of the home. Its a great way to embrace October and enjoy fall. See the flyer below for details or visit the Friends of the Soldiers Home Web site.

Oktoberfest flyer final

July 4th at the Armed Forces Retirement Home

June 30, 2015

According to the Friends of the Soldiers Home Web Site, the weather for the Fourth of July celebration on the Armed Forces Retirement Home’s ground promises to be beautiful. Below is the flyer with details.

July 4th AFRH 2015


%d bloggers like this: