VFW Convention Wildwood

Date/Time - 06/19/2013 - 06/22/2013,
Location Convention Wildwood, Wildwood, Wildwood, NJ,

Wildwoods Convention Center. Annual convention for VFW and Ladies Auxiliary. 609.393.1929 or http://www.njvfw.com

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11/22/2014 Welcome Home Christina Murray - Warriors Watch Posting - We have been asked by this hero's family to give Christina the Welcome Home that she deserves, so that's just what we're going to do! In fact, this will be extra special, as this will be a Trifecta!! Christina will be arriving home with her boyfriend and another close friend who are also serving with her! Rally Point: 1468 Blackwood Clementon Rd(K-Mart parking lot), Clementon, NJ 08021. GPS 39.802294, -75.040619. Rally Time: 9:15 AM. KSU: Approximately 9:45 more info/updates http://www.warriorswatch.org/forums/viewtopic.php?f=40&t=1146
Location: Kmart Parking Lot, 1468 Blackwood Clementon Rd, Clementon, NJ


11/22/2014 Welcome Home Airman Jamie Flanagan USAF - Warriors Watch Posting - We received a request through our Centurion MC friends to welcome home Airman Jamie Flanagan from her tour in northern Afghanistan. We will go directly from the airport to a party being held in her honor at the Bridesburg Outboard Club. Jamie is the oldest of five children, a graduate of Girls High School class of 2008, and Temple University class of 2013. She enlisted in the United Sates Air Force in March 2013 and was deployed to Afghanistan in early 2014. Serving our country in a force protection group at Camp Marmal in northern Afghanistan, she volunteered all her free time working at the base USO. After her brief visit home, her intentions are to pursue her master’s degree and her career will be in the United States Air Force. Rally: FB69, 82nd & Bartram Sts. Rally Time: 09:30 am KSU : 10:00 am For more information / updates go to http://www.warriorswatch.org/forums/viewtopic.php?f=41&t=1192
Location: Firebase 69, 82nd and Bartram Ave, Philadelphia, PA, Phila


11/22/2014 Mug & Hug Anthony Meraviglia - Warriors Watch Posting - We have been asked by two of our very own Keg & Ginger aka/spice to honor a life long friend ,Anthony J. Meraviglia. So lets rally our WWR NJ Family and show this hero what we do for all our heros past & present. Keg was actually the best man in this American heros wedding. Rally location: LZ168 - Staples Parking Lot, Black Horse Pike, Audubon Rally time: 1200 ksu: 1230 For more information / updates http://www.warriorswatch.org/forums/viewtopic.php?f=40&t=1198
Location: Staples Parking Lot, Black Horse Pike, Audubon, NJ


11/22/2014 Mug & Hug Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Jamie Engleman - Warriors Watch Posting - We have been asked by a Proud Mom to Welcome Home her daughter, U.S. Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Jamie Engleman WWR Mug and Hug style...Petty Officer Jamie Engleman has been in the United States Navy for 6 years and is returning home from a 9 month deployment on board the George H. W. Bush where her duties were in Meteorology. Rally-Franklin Twp. Public Library, 1584 Coles Mill Road, Franklinville NJ. Rally Time-1515 (3:15pm) K.S.U.-1555 (3:55pm). More info and updates http://www.warriorswatch.org/forums/viewtopic.php?f=40&t=1153
Location: Franklin Twp. Public Library, 1584 Coles Mill Rd, Franklinville, NJ


11/23/2014 Xmas Tree Sales - Amer Legion, Wayne, NJ - American Legion Post 174  SALS, located in Wayne, NJ are selling Xmas trees, beginning November 23rd. Trees start at $35. Call 973-694-9777 for details  
Location: American Legion Wayne, 55 Mountainview Blvd, Wayne, NJ


11/23/2014 Welcome Home Lance Cpl Scott Camma - Warriors Watch Posting - Welcome Home for Lance Corporal Scott L. Camma USMC - he just completed his deployment aboard the USS Bataan that included assignment to the US embassy in Iraq He is assigned to the 2nd infantry Rally Location - K-Mart/Pathmark Parking Lot 5005 Edgemont Ave.(RT. 352) Brookhaven Pa. 19015 Rally Time - 1320 (1:20 PM) KSU - 1350 (1:50PM) For more information / updates go to http://www.warriorswatch.org/forums/viewtopic.php?f=41&t=1157
Location: K-Mart/Pathmark Parking Lot, 5005 Edgemont Ave.(RT. 352), Brookhaven, PA


11/24/2014 Welcome Home Escort Marine Staff Sgt. Eduardo Torres - Warriors Watch Posting - We have been asked by the proud sister of Marine staff sgt. Eduardo Torres to welcome home her brother WWR style. But there will be a twist to this one. Once we surprise our hero at his sisters home, we will then escort him to surprise his mother at a local school in which she is employed. Mom has no idea her son is home for Thanksgiving. So lets show this family how honored we are to be part of this home coming. Our hero is also a recipient of care packages from our own OYRSJ. RALLY LOCATION: BURGER KING 102 Juliustown Rd. Browns Mills NJ. 08015 GPS: 39.972349,-74.586135 RALLY TIME: 0900 KSU: 0925 to arrive at heros home by 0930 More information / updates http://www.warriorswatch.org/forums/viewtopic.php?f=40&t=1193
Location: BURGER KING, 102 Juliustown Rd, Browns Mills, NJ


11/24/2014 Mural Dedication for P/O Daniel Faulkner - On Monday 11-24-14 at 11:00am the mural P/O Daniel Faulkner will be dedicated at the 6th police district at 11th and Winter streets. Daniel Faulkner was murdered by Mumia Abu-jamal on December 9, 1981
Location: 6th police district, 11th and Winter streets, Philadelphia, PA


11/24/2014 Widows Stand Strong - FOP Survivors Fund - Irish Pub - Widows Stand Strong - Guest Bartending Event. Join Maureen Faulkner and the families of our fallen heroes and raise a glass to their loved ones. Special Guest WIPs Joe Conklin, Phillies Broadcaster Gregg Murphy. Proceeds beneft FOP Survivors Fund. 5pm-8pm at Irish Pub, 2007 Walnut St, Phila, PA. $10 donation at door. Drink specials, raffle prizes and more
Location: Irish Pub, 20th & Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA


11/26/2014 Bowling Night - Come out and support our military - Barbs Harley Davidson will be hosting a bowling party from 2-5pm at Westbrook Lanes in Brooklawn for homeless veterans and Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst troops. Please stop by and say hello!
Location: Westbrook Bowling Lane, ., Brooklawn, NJ


11/26/2014 Benefit for Billy - FOP Lodge 5 - Phila - Benefit for Billy - SN William Stratton III joined the Navy in May 2013 and is stationed in San Diego, CA at Camp Pendleton. On Sept 13, 2014, Billy was in a tragic motorcycle accidetn in which he received serious head trauma. Being from Phila, the Navy was kind enough to send his mother (Carole Stratton - Phila Police Officer) and his sister to be there with him. Billy has a long road ahead of him. Help us help his mother to be able to be with her son during this time. Tickets $30. Food, Draft Beer, Soda, DJ,. Wednesday, November 26th at FOP 5. Tickets can Joanne Kitz at 215-520-5542 or John Lawless at 267-273-8984
Location: FOP Lodge 5, 11630 Caroline Rd, Northeast Philadelphia, PA


11/26/2014 Mug & Hug Edward Francis Jurkofsky - Warriors Watch Posting - We have been asked by a very proud Grandson of WW2 Edward Francis Jurkofsky. Our hero will aslo be celebrating his 92nd Birthday on this day 11/26. As per his grandson his grandfather always said how he never got a birthday party since its the sametime as thanksgiving. So lets show this true american hero how it is to celabrate a birthday WWR Style. Rally location: wawa 629 Chews Landing rd. Lindenwold NJ. 08021 GPS: 39.812404,-75.017218 Rally time: 1830 ksu: 1855 to arrive at our heros home around 1900 For more information / updates http://www.warriorswatch.org/forums/viewtopic.php?f=40&t=1195
Location: Wawa, 629 Chews Landing rd, Lindenwold, NJ


11/27/2014 Thanksgiving for the Troops - Motorcycle/Flag Line - Greeters - Annual Thanksgiving for the Troops on the Battleship NJ Date: November 27th , 2014 Help us honor Active Duty Military and their families aboard our nations most decorated battleship, Battleship New Jersey, as they arrive for a traditional full course Thanksgiving turkey dinner. Parking – Lot 2 (FREE PARKING), which is diagonal from the Susquehanna Bank Center, Camden, NJ. FLAG LINE on the Pier - Please join us in providing a Flag/Greeting Line on the Pier at the Battleship NJ - be there by 9:50am. Bring flags and posters to show your support. All volunteer greeters will enjoy refreshments and entertainment by the Original Trilby String Band. MOTORCYCLE LINE on the Pier - For motorcyclists, please join in providing a motorcycle line/flag line on the pier. 3 meeting places to choose from. Rally point: Staples across from Barbs HD Black Horse Pike Shopping center, Audubon NJ. Rally time: 0830. KSU 0900: - ------- OR Rally point: American Legion, 1532 Martin Ave., Cherry Hill, NJ Rally time: 0830. KSU:0845 (will have coffee,etc at Legion rally) -----OR Meet in Parking Lot 2, which is diagonal from Susquehanna Bank Center, Camden at 0915. We will proceed, as a group, to the Pier at approx 0925, to form Motorcycle Line/Flag Line. Bring your holiday cheer and greet our troops as they arrive for a traditaion full course turkey dinner on Thanksgiving. Help us honor Active Duty Military and their families aboard our nations most decorated battleship. More info http://www.patriotconnections.org/events/thanksgiving-for-the-troops-cheer-and-greet-troops/ KSU: 9:25 - proceed to Pier to form motorcycle/flag line  
Location: Battleship New Jersey, 100 Clinton St., Camden, NJ, 08103


11/29/2014 Mug & Hug USAF Staff Sgt John DeYoung - Warriors Watch Posting - We have been asked by the proud parents of USAF Staff Sgt. John DeYoung to help welcome home their son with our world famous Mug & Hug. John's parents just so happen to be very big supporters of the OYRSJ & WWR and have been on other welcomes homes. This one will be extra special for them :D . So lets show them how honored we are to be apart of this special home coming. Rally Location: Willowdale Swim club Ticonderoga lane Cherry Hill nj 08003 GPS:39.878555,-74.97753 Rally Time: 1315 ksu: 1355 to arrive loudly at our heros home by 1400 For more information / updates go to http://www.warriorswatch.org/forums/viewtopic.php?f=40&t=1194
Location: Willowdale Swim Club, Ticonderoga lane, Cherry Hill, NJ


11/29/2014 Phila Police & Fire Pipe & Drum Band Fundraiser - Philadelphia Police and Fire Pipe and Drum Band Annual Fundraiser. Saturday, Nov 29th 7pm -1ppm. $35 per person. Includes Domestic Bottle beer, well drinks, wine, soda, gourmet buffet, coffe/tea, assorted desserts. Music by Phila Police and Fire Pipes and Drums and DJ. Dress; Upscale Casual. Kilts optional. Contact Tim Coyle 215 915-8008, Anthony Rusa 267-971-2386
Location: FOP Lodge #5, 11630 Caroline Road, Philadelphia, PA


12/05/2014 Pearl Harbor Remembrance Service - VFW Maple Shade - VFW Post 2445 will be conducting a Pearl Harbor Remembrance Service on Friday December 5, 2014 at 11:am at Maple Shade VFW Post 2445 hosted by Tom Petruzzelli and Cmdr. Ron Kulig
Location: VFW 2445, 914 Main St, Maple Shade, NJ


12/06/2014 7th Annual Cpt Greg Dalessio 5K Run/Walk & Flag Line - ABOUT GREG - In June 2008, Greg gave his life serving his country during combat operations in Salman Pak, Iraq. Always with a smile on his face, Greg touched the lives of others through his everyday actions and genuine kindness. Whether with family, friends, or co workers, Greg always found a way to make people feel special and important. Greg has always been a hero to his family, demonstrating how others are supposed to be treated and how to love unconditionally. If interested in participating in the 5K Run/Walk, go to http://lmsports.com to register or email timothy.j.pagano@gmail.com with questions. If interested in participating in the Motorcycle/Flag Line, Rally point: Shopping Center Parking Lot Kings Highway and Chapel Ave. Cherry Hill NJ Rally Time: 0715 KSU: 0740
Location: Catholic Community of Christ Our Light, 402 N. Kings Hwy, Cherry Hill, NJ


12/06/2014 Breakfast with Santa on Battleship NJ - Breakfast with Santa on the Battleship! Dec 6th. For an unforgettabe holiday treat, come have breakfast with Santa aboard the Battleship NJ at 9am. Package includes breakfast served from teh chow line, photo with Santa, prizes and a self-guided tour of the ship. Seating is limited. $24 adult, $18 for children 12 and under and $10 per person for military families.Call 856-966-1652 ext 107 for more info and reservations
Location: Battleship of NJ, 100 Clinton St, Camden, NJ


12/06/2014 Wreaths of Remembrance - Glouc County Veterans Memorial Cemetery - You are invited to join us in honoring the memory of the 2100 veterans and family members who are interred at the Gloucester County Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Monroe Township on Saturday, December 6, 2014. Families of the interred veterans are invited to a private gathering and wreath laying at 9:00AM. Volunteers will gather at 9:45AM and individual grave ceremonies and wreath laying will follow after the memorial ceremony. The memorial ceremony will start promptly at 10:00AM. Wreaths with ribbons can be purchased at $6.00 each. To purchase wreaths: Go to http://pfpfoundation.givezooks.com/campaigns/wreaths-of-remembrance-2014 and click "Donate" to purchase wreaths with a credit card or PayPal. You can also send a check made payable to: “People for People” [Please write “Wreaths” in the memo line] Mail to: PO Box 256, Mullica Hill, NJ 08062 All donations must be received by December 1, 2014. All money donated to the “Wreaths of Remembrance” will go directly to the program. This is not a fundraiser for any organization or group. For more information call Paul and Bernadette Blackstock at 856-694-1355. To register yourself or your group to volunteer call Janis at 856-579-7561.
Location: Gloucester County Vets. Cemetery, 240 Tuckahoe Rd, Williamstown, NJ


12/06/2014 Annual 9-Ball Tournament - Wounded Warrior Project - Trevose, PA - 2nd Annual 9-Ball Charity tournament to benefit the Wounded Warrior association.- Entry fee: $35.00, preregistration required.- Field limited to first 64 paid entries- Event Played on 7 foot bar box tables.- Double Elimintation- Race to 5 on winners side / 4 on losers side- No Handicaps, even races- TAP Rules: Winner breaks-loser racks, 9 counts on break, must mark pocket for 9 ball.- Calcutta (player auction) will be held.- This will be a 1 day event. This will be a great event to support a great charity. Baskets and raffles throughout the day, 50/50 drawings and more. Please contact Rob Gorski 267-317-6909, Michael Turtle Callanan 267-229-3495 or Jeremy Stacy 215-694-3683 to register. Entries can be paid in cash, check or via paypal.
Location: Fuscos The Spot, 4432 Bristol Rd Suite 6, Trevose, PA


12/06/2014 11th Annual Toy Run - POW/MIA MC - POW MIA Awareness MC 11th Annual Toy Run. Dec 6th. Benefitting the Children of Saint John of God School. Rain or Shine. Meet at the Blackwood VFW Post, 405 Washington Ave., Blackwood, NJ. We will leave at 11am sharp. Please bring a new, unwrapped toy. Please no stuffed toys or animals.
Location: VFW Blackwood, 405 Washington Ave, Blackwood, NJ


12/06/2014 AMVETS Post 101 Ladies Auxiliary Shrimp Fry - AMVETS Post 101 Ladies Auxiliary Shrimp Fry Saturday, December 6th, 4:00 until they're gone! Take out available. Shrimp, Fries and Cole Slaw $6.00 Add a taste of mushrooms $1.00 Basket of mushrooms $3.00 IF YOU CAN, Please bring a new, unwrapped toy or game for the kids’ Christmas party (ages 10 & under)
Location: AmVets Post 101, 519 June Road, Delair, NJ, 08110


12/06/2014 Holiday tree Lighting - NJVVM - The New Jersey Vietnam Veterans' Memorial Foundation, Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 800 from Bergen County and the Jewish War Veterans, Department of New Jersey annually hosts a free Holiday Lighting Ceremony for families at the New Jersey Vietnam Veterans' Memorial in Holmdel, NJ. The ceremony includes the lighting of a Christmas tree and Menorah, a reading about Kwanzaa and a visit from Santa and Mrs. Claus.
Location: NJ Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Exit 116, Holmdel, NJ


12/06/2014 Annual POW/MIA Candlelight Service - Annual Holiday POW/MIA Candlelight Service and Memorial for Tony Halas. Tree Lighting and Santa visit. 7pm
Location: VFW Glassboro, 275 Wilmer, Glassboro, NJ


12/10/2014 Wreaths Across America - East Coast Itenary
12/10/2014 Laying of Wreaths - BG Doyle Cemetery - Through the generous donation of the American Legion Brick Memorial Post 348, NJMission of Honor will be able to provide Holiday Wreaths for the veterans interred by NJMOH at BG William C Doyle Veterans Memorial Cemetery. This is our fourth year and the Pemberton High School JROTC, along with NJMOH members will assist in laying wreaths. Date: Wednesday, December 10th.......Weather permitting Time: 10:30 am Arrive at the rear entrance of the Cemetery, on Jacobstown/Arneytown Road; Keep to one side of the road as there will be funerals scheduled that day. All vehicles will proceed as a group to area of the Cemetery to lay wreaths. If you are able to attend, please respond to this email or contact Judy Kapp at 732-232-3286.
Location: Brig. General Doyle Cemtery, ., Arneytown, NJ


12/10/2014 Homeless Veterans Fundraiser - Bar-Lys Philadelphia - 2nd Annual Barly's Homeless Veteran Fundraiser on December 10, 2014 to benefit 10 local organizations that serve homeless veterans. 6pm - 8pm. $20 donation. Complimentary Food, Happy Hour Speicals, Silent Auction and 50/50
Location: Bar-Ly’s Restaurant & Bar, 101 N. 11th Street, Philadelphia, PA


12/12/2014 Italian Night - Amer Legion Totowa - Italian Night with a Tricky Tray - Squadron 227 American Legion Post 227, Totowa NJ December 12, 2014 at 6:00pm $15 p/per, menu includes Family Style Salad, Ziti, Meatballs & Dessert. Also a Tricky Tray (Donations welcome). All proceeds go to Veterans Home North "New Bus Fund". For tickets either call Post 227 at 973-595-9658
Location: American Legion Post 227, ., Totowa, NJ


12/13/2014 Soldiers Christmas - at Historic Fort, Pennsville
12/18/2014 Valley Brook Christmas Dinner - Amer Leg Somerville
12/20/2014 Lyons VA Xmas Party - Adopt a Vet - DONATIONS needed by Dec 5
12/20/2014 Homeless Veteran Shelter Holiday Visit - Saturday, December 20th – Home for the Brave - Join us for a visit to Home for the Brave (veterans homeless shelter) as we deliver holiday packages, goodies and Lauren Gentry will be singing holiday cheer. If interested in going, meet at the American Legion (1532 Martin Ave., Cherry Hill) at 11:30am. We will depart at 12noon to go to Home for the Brave (Camden, NJ)
Location: American Legion Post 372, 1532 Martin Ave, Cherry Hill, NJ, 08002


12/20/2014 Beef & Beer Fundraiser - Halle Lewun Trust Fund - Beef and Beer Fundraiser for Halle Lewun Trust Fund at VFW Post 2445, 914 E. Main St., Maple Shade, NJ on Saturday, December 20th from 7pm-11pm. Includes beer, soda, food and fun. $25/per person. Purchase tickets at door. Halle Lewun is the daughter of Henry Lewun, who passed away last month. Halle's mother, Wendy also passed away 3 years ago.
Location: VFW 2445, 914 Main St, Maple Shade, NJ


12/20/2014 Welcome Home Nicholas J. Montgomery
01/16/2015 South Phillys Wild Bill Guarnere (Band of Brothers) Bronze Monument Fundraiser - Wild Bill Guarnere WWII hero, South Philadelphia native and member of the BAND OF BROTHERS. Please join the Family & Friends of Wild Bill Guarnere for a Bronze Monument Fundraising Event. Friday, January 16th, 2015. 7pm ~ 11pm. Popi’s Italian Restaurant, 3120 South Street, South Philly. $50 per person. Hot Appetizers and Cash Bar, Wild Bill Memorabilia, Silent Auction, Raffle Baskets. Preview of the Monument, plus a few surprise guests. Call Debi for tickets 215-389-3094. Make check payable to the Wild Bill Guarnere Memorial Fund. Send to: Debi Rafferty, PO Box 156, Broomall PA 19008. William J. Guarnere (April 28, 1923!– March 8, 2014) was a United States Army soldier who fought in World War II as a non-commissioned officer with Easy Company, 2nd Battalion, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment, in the U.S. Army's 101st Airborne Division.
Location: Popi’s Italian Restaurant, 3120 South Street, Philadelphia, PA


04/26/2015 5th Annual Legion Riders Benefit
06/06/2015 Honor Flight of Southern NJ - Calling all WWII and Korean Veterans for the Honor Flight. Bus trip to see the memorials in DC. Saturday, June 6. Free for Veterans. More information call Pam at 856-589-5072    
Location: Williamstown High School, ., Williamstown, NJ


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