At the November Council Meeting Mayor Samuel Allen signed a proclamation declaring Resaca a Purple Heart City. On April 26, 2014 Governor Nathan Deal officially designated August 7, as Purple Heart Day in Georgia to remember and recognize veterans who are recipients of the Purple Heart Medal. Mr. Marvin Garner gave a brief history of the Purple Heart Award at the Council Meeting. The Town of Resaca is proud to be able to honor the men and women who have served our country. Pictured with Mayor Allen is Veteran Representative Marvin Garner and his wife.