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New Veterans Affairs clinic in Marietta to open next week

Sep. 20—The new U.S. Veterans Affairs specialty clinic in Marietta is set to open Monday, Sept. 26, the VA Atlanta Healthcare System confirmed.

The clinic is located at 1263 Cobb Parkway North, near the intersection with Bells Ferry Road. It will offer services including primary care, mental health, radiology, audiology, eye, dental, physical therapy, occupational therapy and prosthetics.

Initially, only the audiology, physical and occupational therapy, dental, and eye specialty clinics will be open, said Gregory Kendall, a spokesman for the Atlanta VA. The primary care and mental health services are expected to open over the next couple of months, he said.

Construction on the $15 million clinic was completed in November of last year.

The clinic will serve approximately 17,000 veterans and employ some 200 workers.

Hunter Riggall, Marietta Daily Journal, Ga. Tue, September 20, 2022 at 12:01 AM·1 min read

ALR Ride – On Saturday, Sept. 10 “Mater Sammich Run”!

Mater Sammich Run will kickoff at Mulligan’s on Saturday, Sept. 10 then to Post 29 before riding to Coopers Furnace, 1052 Old River Rd, Cartersville, Pavilion B.  Mater Sammiches and Chips provided.  $25 per bike and $5 per passenger. 50/50 and Basket of Cheer raffles as well as one of a kind ride t-shirt will be available for purchase.  This event will be is coordinated with Mulligan’s Food & Spirits.

From the ALR

The Riders have two charities rides scheduled this fall, Saturday, Sept. 10 “Mater Sammich Run” and Saturday, Oct. 15 “Salute The Fallen”.  Please click on the link for more details under ALR Events.

https://post29marietta.org/alr-events/ 

Also, it’s membership renewal time for all ALR existing members.  Please renew online by clicking the link, https://post29marietta.org/join-the-alr/, then scroll to the bottom of the page to click on dropdown under Membership Option for Renewal. ALR is always looking for quality members that share our passion for riding and raising awareness to veteran causes.  New members can join by completing the ALR membership form at the same link.  

Wayne Hudson

ALR Post 29 Treasurer