Military Appreciation Executive Luncheon Series Set to Honor Veterans & Active Service Members

Staff Report From Georgia CEO

Wednesday, June 5th, 2024

The Columbia County Chamber of Commerce, in collaboration with AUSA Greater Augusta Fort Eisenhower Chapter, Greater Augusta Black Chamber, CSRA Alliance for Fort Eisenhower and North Augusta Chamber, proudly announce the upcoming Military Appreciation Executive Luncheon.

Scheduled for Wednesday, June 12, from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm, the event will take place at Savannah Rapids Pavilion. Networking and lunch will begin at 11:00 a.m. and the program will start at noon. The Executive Luncheon Series is presented by Piedmont Augusta.

Highlighting the luncheon will be Specialist Five James C. McCloughan, a distinguished Medal of Honor recipient. Specialist McCloughan will share his inspiring account of his valorous action during the Vietnam War. The luncheon provides a unique opportunity for attendees to engage with our military community and express gratitude for their dedicated service 

During the program, the Patriot Award will be given to a local business going above and beyond for the military community. Tickets are available online at or by calling 706-651-0018.  Tickets can be purchased for $40 or a table of 8 for $400. Other sponsors include premier sponsor Georgia Power; corporate sponsors ADP, Ballooneers and SRP Federal Credit Union; media sponsor WRDW; 4 star sponsors Georgia Military College, Ivey Homes, and Navy Federal Credit Union; 3 star sponsor Comcast; 2 star sponsor Associated Credit Union; 1 star sponsors Jim Hudson Automotive Group, Veterans Pressure Washing, Jordan Trotter Commercial Products, Braun Properties, and Veterans Golfers Association; and Patriot Award sponsor Southeastern Residential.

For more information, contact Madalyn Brantley, Director of Programs and Events for the Columbia County Chamber, at[email protected].