Meeting Place: Hilltop Grille

2310 West Broad Street, Athens, Georgia 30606

Meeting Day: 2nd Wednesday of Month

Time: ​1130 Hrs (11:30 am) 


Farris Johnson

(706) 498-6730

N.E. Georgia, Chapter 531



​Total Members 70

Tuckston UMC Donation (01 March 2018)

Purple Heart Leadership Award Presentations (21 May 2018)

Commander Farris Johnson presenting a Past Commander pin to John Cranmer


Jim Creager

(706) 231-1051

John Cranmer Receives Past Commander Pin (11 April 2018)

MOPH Chapter 531 NE GA members pose for photographs after the wreath ceremonies at the Memorial Day ceremonies Monday, May 28, 2018 at the Oconee Veterans' Park in Watkinsville, GA. The program was held indoors this year because of the severely inclement weather.

Pictured (L-R) Patriots Farris Johnson, Brian West, John Hancock, L.T. Crawford, Jim Wood, Richard "Ole" Olsen, John McGilvray, and John Dowd.

Banks County High School held its Student Awards' Ceremonies on May 21, 2018. Two young very deserving students were awarded the Purple Heart ROTC/JROTC Leadership Award, presented by MOPH Chapter 531 NE GA.  Andrew Bertrang and Danielle Stephens were the winners. Both were very outstanding students as their names were called many times to receive various awards from other departments during the ceremonies. Pictured (L-R), 1st. Sgt.U.S. Army (retired) John Wagenknect, Cadet Andrew Bertrang, Patriot Brian West, Cadet Danielle Stephens, and CW4, JROTC, (retired) James Porter.

Patriot Jim Wood accepting a check from "The Path Makers"  Sunday School class of Tuckston United Methodist Church on behalf of MOPH 531 for the benefit of the Veterans Treatment and Accountability Court Mentors Fund.

Memorial Day Wreath Ceremonies (28 May 2018)

June 2018 Chapter Meeting (13 June 2018)