Local Towns, Veterans Groups to Hold Veterans Day Observances


Juliet Kaszas-Hoch
November 08, 2021
By Juliet Kaszas-Hoch

President Dwight D. Eisenhower issued the initially Veterans Working day Proclamation in 1954, stating, “In buy to insure suitable and prevalent observance of this anniversary, all veterans, all veterans’ corporations and the overall citizenry will want to be part of arms in the prevalent purpose” – to honor people adult men and gals who served in defense of our nation.
In that spirit, Long Seashore Township will host its yearly Veterans Working day ceremony at midday on Thursday, Nov. 11, in partnership with Barnegat Light-weight VFW Write-up 3729. The municipality and the VFW would like to pay out homage, in certain, to all Lengthy Beach front Island area veterans.
The event will be held at Veterans Park, 133rd Street and Delaware Avenue in Beach front Haven Terrace, and will involve remarks from township Mayor Joseph Mancini an tackle from the observance officiant, Cmdr. Denise Hart the presentation of the Countrywide Anthem by bagpiper Geoffrey Knudson and an arrangement of “Amazing Grace” with Faucets.
All are welcome to attend. Also, as the township noted, the Wawa across the road from Veterans Park will supply totally free coffee to veterans on Nov. 11.
The Beach front Haven Local community Arts Plan holds a Veterans Day company at 10:45 a.m. at Veterans Memorial Park, Engleside and Seashore avenues in Seaside Haven.
The Rev. Dr. Caroline Carson, rector of Holy Innocents’ Episcopal Church, will give the invocation. Mayor Colleen Lambert will give a welcoming speech, and Knudson supplies specific songs. Members of Barnegat Mild VFW Write-up 3729 will lay a commemorative wreath.
The American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars posts of Barnegat Township will maintain a support starting at 11 a.m. at the Frederick Watts Gazebo Park on the corner of East Bay Avenue and Route 9. Mayor Albert Bille and many post customers are scheduled to talk.
The Stafford Township Veterans Day ceremony will be held Nov. 11 at 8:30 a.m. at the Municipal Courtyard, found at 260 East Bay Ave. in Manahawkin.—Staff Report

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