When is it OK to walk on the American Flag? NEVER!

Date/Time - 10/12/2013, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location Deptford Township Veterans Memorial Park., College Blvd. (off Route 45 next to Oak Valley School) , Wenonah , NJ , 08090,

When is it OK to walk on the American Flag?   NEVER!

This American Flag “Art Work” is at the entrance to Deptford Township Veterans Memorial Park.
Oak Valley section of Deptford Township

College Blvd. (off Route 45 next to Oak Valley School)  Wenonah NJ 08090

People have to walk on our American Flag to enter the park!

The American Flag should NEVER hit the ground!

Join us on every Saturday at  10 AM 

To show our dissatisfaction in the positioning of this “Art Work”!

This is against “Flag Code”!

Going into our third month of demonstrating. Join us every Saturday at 10 AM 

This American Flag “Art Work” is at the entrance to Deptford Township Veterans Memorial Park. Oak Valley section of Deptford Township
College Blvd. (off Route 45 next to Oak Valley School)
Wenonah NJ 08090

More info/questions, email cmgted51@aol.com

People have to walk on our American Flag to enter the park!


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09/27/2014 Pig Roast - VFW Delran - The Ladies and Men's Auxiliaries are having their yearly Pig Roast on September 27th from 2 to 6. We have brought the event back to The VFW Post 3020 after 2 very long years of rebuilding. We are all looking forward to this day to make it bigger and better than ever. Tickets are ready, just let us know how many you need. Our Chinese auction donations are coming in and if anyone would like to donate, just let us know. All are welcome, and DJ Jim will be playing the music for the day. Just $20 per person, children 12 and under are FREE. Draft beer, wine, soda and food are included with the ticket. We will also have bottled beer for $1. Cannot beat the price. So come on out, bring your friends and family and party VFW style!!! Contact info tsepperly@comcast.net
Location: VFW Delran, 1125 Fairview St, Delran, NJ

09/27/2014 12th Annual Mini Golf Tournament - Amer Leg Blackwood - Don't forget to sign up for our 12th Annual Mini Golf Tournament. Sat. September 27th starting at 4pm. $20.00 per person. Includes Open Bar & Snacks @ Post 4pm - 6pm. 18 holes of miniature golf @ Little Pond Golf Center, starting at 6pm - 7:30pm. Then back at the Post for 2 more hours of open bar, food, & Prizes. Sign up now - Limited to the first 72 Players. If interested call Legion at 856-228-9869
Location: Little Pond Golf Center, 1110 Chews Landing Rd,, Clementon, NJ

09/27/2014 The Fubar Boys Live at Riverview Inn - Historic Soldiers Weekend in conjunction with the RIVERVIEW-INN are proud to present "the FUBAR" Boys LIVE! With very special guest Jennelle Gilreath as LANA TURNER! Saturday, Sept. 27th, from 7pm - 10:30pm. Drink and menu specials for all guys & gals in uniform supporting the event! OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!
Location: Riverview Inn, 60 Main St, Pennsville, NJ

09/28/2014 Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers 5K Run/Walk honoring our first responders & military heroes - Run, Walk Honor our first responders & military hereos. Sunday, Sept 28th. The Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers 5K run and walk. NYCity. More information http://tunnel2towers.org/event/tunnel-to-towers-5k-run-walk-new-york-city/
Location: Ikea Parking Lot 9 Red Hook, 1 Beard St, Brooklyn, NY

09/28/2014 2nd Annual Poker Run - IUOE Local 825 - The poker run starts at the I.U.O.E. Local 825, 338 Deans Rhode Hall Road in South Brunswick. The motorcycles will leave between 9:00 am and 11:00 am. The fee is $25.00 for the rider and $15.00 for a passenger. Get $5.00 off complete total for early registration. The ride ends in South Amboy with music, food, and awards for the 2 best hand and worst hand. All money to benefit the Local 825 Scholarship Fund 501(c)(3). For more information call (973) 671-6911.
Location: I.U.O.E. Local 825, 338 Deans Rhode Hall Road, South Brunswick, NJ

09/28/2014 8th Annual Poker Run & Fall Bash - Nam Knights/Barbs HD - September 28, 2014. (Rain Date OCt 5th). POKER RUN: Registration 10:30am. KSU 11am. Registration at American Legion Post 372, 1532 Martin Ave., Cherry Hill, NJ. FALL BASH: 1pm - 5pm at Barbs HD, 926 Black Horse Pike, W. Collingswood, NJ DJ Mike "Chuckles" May (www.cmphilly.com), Lots of Food, Draft Beer, Soda, Water, 50/50, Chinese Auction, Tattoo Contest, Bike Contest, $20 Donation. For tickets contact Chainsaw at deerhorn@comcast.net or 609-929-5134.
Location: Barbs Harley Davidson, 926 Black Horse Pike, Collingswood, NJ

09/28/2014 Coach Bag Bingo - FOP Phila - Sunday, Sept 28th. 1pm in the Heroes Ballroom (Doors open at 12noon) $35/pp includes 15 rounds of Bingo, Bingo cards and dabber. Raffles 50-50 and Door Prize Drawings. Light Refreshments and soda, coffee or tea. Help with the Kids Coat Drive - donate a NEW coat, hat and gloves (must be a complete set) and you will receive a free bingo card. NO SALES AT DOOR. For tickets contact Donna at 215-543-9870 or donnagiulian@comcast.net
Location: FOP Lodge #5, 11630 Caroline Road, Philadelphia, PA

09/29/2014 Fall Fling & Basket Auction - Amer Leg Blackwood - Support our Auxiliary Unit 281 at our Annual Basket Auction/Happy Hour! See flyer for all details. Gather your family/friends/co-workers/church groups and enjoy a great evening while supporting our Veteran and Community programs. If interested, please contact me as soon as possible for tickets!! Hope to see you there!!!!  
Location: Adelphia Restaurant, 1750 Clements Bridge Road, Deptford, NJ, 08096, Gloucester County

10/04/2014 - 10/05/2014 IRON and STEEL-NYC to Quantico - On 4 Oct, 2014, the Fire Department New York-Marine Corps Association presents; "IRON and STEEL-NYC to Quantico". The Iron and Steel Team will transport, under escort, 2 sections of World Trade Center Steel from Floyd Bennett Field, Brooklyn, NY to the National Museum of the Marine Corps in Quantico, VA. 4 Oct will be the escort, with a parade/ceremony and reception on 5 Oct. Times on Sunday TBA. Registration begins at 0530hrs at the Ryan Visitors Center, Floyd Bennett Field on 4 October, or pre-register online. For details regarding this historic event, or to register online, please go to our website. You may also register at the Molly Pitcher Service Area in NJ or the Maryland House Service Area in MD. Arrival times for these stops are on the website. Hope to see you at Floyd Bennett Field!! The Iron and Steel Team www.IronandSteelUSMC.org
Location: Floyd Bennett Field, Brooklyn, NY, 50 Aviation Road, Brooklyn, New York, 11234, Northeast

10/04/2014 Silverton Fire Co. Motorcycle Run & Fall Festival - The day begins with a 80 to 100-mile motorcycle/classic car Poker Run! Registration for the run is from 9am to 11am at Charlie Browns (11 Kettle Creek Road - Toms River next to fire house) Prizes will be awarded for the three best poker hands... Community Festival from 11am - 6pm! Featuring: Music by a hot local band- All Day Free Inflatable Children's Rides Face Painting for the kids Food, Beer & Wine will be Sold Fire Equipment Displays & Extrications Demonstrations Fire Truck Rides Police Demos from the Canine & Motorcycle Units Craft and Community Vendors This event is Sponsored by the Silverton Volunteer Fire Company And Ladies Auxiliary. Contact 732-255-1122 Email: station29@trfire.org
Location: Silverton Volunteer Fire Company, 15 Kettle Creek Rd, Toms River, NJ

10/04/2014 AMVETS 101 Poker Run and Pig Roast - Double your pleasure—- Poker Run in the morning sponsored by the AMVETS Riders, pig roast in the afternoon sponsored by the AMVETS Ladies Auxiliary. Basket Auction, Moon Bounce, Face Painting, $1000 Drawing, Drink Specials, Door Prizes, Live Entertainment by "The Audios".  RIDERS: $25 per rider/$15 per passenger. (includes Pig Roast). Poker Run - Kick stands up at 10am. Pig Roast is from 2pm-7pm. Pig Roast Only - $30 per couple/$20 per adult/ $10 age 12 and under. Children must be accompanied by an adult age 21 or over. Benefiting Anna Foundation: a 501(c)3 dedicated to the enhancement of education for developmentally challenged children. Come out and support a great cause!!!
Location: AM Vets Post 101, 519 June Rd, Delair, NJ

10/04/2014 LCpl Jon T. Hicks 2nd Annual Memorial Run - The run starts at USS NJ Lodge #62, 1201 Haddonfield-Berlin Rd. in Cherry Hill. Registration is from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm and the motorcycles leave at 12:00 pm. Free t-shirt to the first 20 registrants. The run is to support a memorial scholarship fund in the name of LCpl Jon T Hicks. For more information call (609) 784-6485, or go to http://facebook.com/#!/events/186006888267268.
Location: USS NJ Lodge #62, 1201 Haddonfield-Berlin Rd, Cherry Hill, NJ

10/04/2014 GI's of Comedy Performance - Come enjoy a special evening of laughs with the GIs of Comedy. These Veterans are still serving our country, one joke at a time. All of the proceeds from the ticket sales will be donated to these Veteran Entrepreneurs. Show your support and enjoy a laugh at the same time. Networking/cocktail reception event prior to the performance. Sat Oct 4 at Temple University, 1913 N Broad St, Owl Cove @ Mitten Hall. 6-7pm Cocktail hour. 7-9pm GIs of Comedy Perform. Limited seating. Get your tickets at http://gisofcomedy.eventbrite.com
Location: Temple University, 1913 N Broad St, Owl Cove @ Mitten Hall, Philadelphia, PA

10/05/2014 9th Annual Ride for Autism Speaks, Philadelphia
10/05/2014 Firefighter Daniel Sweeney 5K Run & 1 mile Walk - Daniel Sweeney 5K + 1 mile walk. Sunday, Oct 5th. Pennypack Park, Pine Rd. Http://www.danielsweeneyfund.org . Firefighter Daniel Sweeney 5k Run Memorial Scholarship Fund <---click on link for details and registration form. Daniel Sweeney graduated from Bishop McDevitt High School in 2005. After deciding that he did not want to attend college at that time, he applied for the Philadelphia Fire Department and began the Fire Academy in July 2006. In February, 2007, he was assigned to Ladder 10 at Kensington and Castor Avenues. Early on Easter Monday morning, April 9, 2012, Ladder 10 was dispatched to a 5-alarm warehouse fire. After the fire was declared under control, Daniel and his company were checking the interior of a furniture store. While they were in the store, the warehouse wall collapsed, killing Daniel and his lieutenant. The Daniel Sweeney Memorial Scholarship Fund was established when kind-hearted citizens sent the family money. The purpose of the fund is to assist families whose children are attending an Archdiocesan high school. The Firefighter Daniel Sweeney Memorial Scholarship is open to all students, without regard to race, sex, national origin or religious beliefs. Our only intent is to help families with the education of their children. A selection committee has been established and all scholarships will be awarded based on the financial need and merit of the applicants.
Location: Penny Packer Park, .., Philadelphia, PA

10/05/2014 Frost on the Pumpkin Ride - Blue Knights MC - Registration FROM 9-11 AM at McDonalds of Hazlet at the intersection of RT 35 South and HAZLET AVE. ALL BIKES AND CLUBS WELCOME - WALK IN’S AT END SITE ALSO WELCOME $15. Pre– Registration and pay only $15 rider $10 passenger - Register day of $20 Rider $15 Passenger. PAY ONLINE WITH PAYPAL @ BLUEKNIGHTS15.COM OR MAIL YOUR CHECK TO: NJBK15 2435 HWY 34 BOX 286 MANASQUAN NJ 08736 - INCLUDE YOUR EMAIL ADDRESS. Includes food, live music and door prizes.RIDE TO BENEFIT: U.S. ARMY LT. BRIAN BRENNAN STANDS ALONE FOUNDATION & BKNJXV charities. Come support a local hero & local charity aimed at helping other injured US Veterans. END SITE: American Legion 2025 Church Road Toms River NJ. AWARDS FOR OLDEST RIDER, YOUNGEST RIDER, FURTHEST RIDER AND BEST REPRESENTED CLUB. Sponsored by NJ Blue Knights #15 International Law Enforcement Motorcycle Club. Rain Date SUNDAY, OCT 5TH, 2014. Blueknights15.com
Location: McDonalds, Rt 35 & Hazlet Ave, Hazlet, NJ

10/05/2014 Ride for Autism Speaks
10/05/2014 Wantage Township 2014 7th Annual Veterans Memorial Car, Truck & Bike Show - The Wantage Township 2014 7th Annual Veterans Memorial Car, Truck & Bike Show will be held on Sunday, October 5, 2014 (Rain Date: Sunday, October 12, 2014) from 11am to 4pm at Woodbourne Veterans Memorial Park, 145 Sherman Ridge Road, Wantage, NJ 07461. The 2014 Show proceeds will be donated to The American Legion Charles Auberger NJ Post 213, Wantage, NJ. Come spend the day! Free spectator admission, but donations of non-perishable items for local food pantry would be greatly appreciated. Food & cold refreshments available all day, live music, door prizes, 50/50, tricky tray. Trophies awarded in multiple classes for cars, motorcycles & trucks. $15 pre-registration by 9/29/14, $20 day of show, registration from 11am to 1pm, goodie bags to first 100 registrants. Vendors wanted, registration $20, must be set up by 10:00am, no power available. Flyer/Registration/Vendor form available at http://wantagerec.com/veterans_memorial/images/2014CarShowFlyer.pdf. For more information visit http://wantagerec.com/veterans_memorial/car_show/car_show.htm or email car.n.bike.show@gmail.com or call Chris at 973-352-9203.
Location: Woodbourne Veterans Memorial Park, 145 Sherman Ridge Road, Wantage, New Jersey, 07461, Sussex County

10/06/2014 Battleship New Jersey Golf Tournament - Monday, Oct. 6 at Sea Oaks Country Club in Little Egg Harbor Twp., NJ. Great time and includes lunch, dinner, cocktails, lots of prizes, and some outstanding golf on a great course. Plus funds from this event will go to the on-going preservation and restoration of our nation’s most decorated battleship! Register and pay by August 15 and save $15 on the Battleship golf package! To register, visit www.battleshipnewjersey.org or call 866-877-6262 ext. 144.
Location: Sea Oaks Country Club, ., Little Egg Harbor Township, NJ

10/09/2014 SJ Regional Veterans Resource & Opportunity Fair - Services will be expanded to include vendors that provide assistance with Employment, Homelessness, PTSD, and Criminal Justice initiatives Atlantic City, NJ – The American Legion and Atlantic City Mayor Don Guardian will host a Veteran Resource and Opportunity Fair to bring together South Jersey Veterans with service organizations and employers that can assist and enhance the lives of the brave men and women that defend our freedom. This event, tailored to Active Duty, National Guard, Reservists, Veterans, and their families is looking for vendors and providers to join the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, and the NJ Department of Military and Veterans Affairs, and many others that provide services for homelessness, mental health issues, and veterans’ affairs in general. The NJ State Parole Board will be present to discuss various criminal justice initiatives that will benefit veterans. The NJ Division on Civil Rights, under the NJ Office of the Attorney General, will present on the NJ Law Against Discrimination as it pertains to the veteran's community. Also invited to present from the federal government are the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and the US Office of Federal Contract Compliance (OFCCP), under the US Department of Labor. Sponsored by The American Legion, Atlantic City Mayor Don Guardian, The State of New Jersey Co-sponsored by the New Jersey Parole Board and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs WHEN: Thursday, October 9, 2014 9:00 am – 1:00 pm WHERE: All Wars Memorial Building (Old Soldiers Home) 1510 Adriatic Ave., Atlantic City, New Jersey 08401 RSVP – EMPLOYERS, SERVICE PROVIDERS - Employers with current job openings or entities that can offer services MUST PRE-REGISTER With Martin Houston, State Parole Board, at VeteranReentry@spb.state.nj.us or call 609-984-4588. RSVP – VETERANS - All Active Duty, National Guard, Reservists, Veterans, and their spouses are encouraged to pre-register but “WALK-INS” are welcome! Mr. & Ms. New Jersey Veteran – The event will include competition and judging for the title of Mr. & Ms. New Jersey Veteran. The participants will be the finalists from the three previous Resource & Opportunity Fairs’ competition. PLEASE REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT NO LATER THAN 10/03/14 AS SPACE IS LIMITED!
Location: All Wars Memorial Building, 1510 Adriatic Ave, Atlantic City, NJ

10/11/2014 - 10/12/2014 4th Annual Ride & Run to Remember - 911 LEO's
10/11/2014 Riders Rodeo - American Legion - Saturday, October 11th, 2014 – Riders Rodeo. 12noon – 5pm. Music, Burgers, Hot Dogs, Salads, etc – Draft Beer, Soda, Water – Trophies –  Plank Run, Weiny Bite, Keg Roll, Tire Toss, Balloon Toss, Slow Drags. Tickets available at door and in advance. $20. Contact Art at jagered@mac.com
Location: American Legion Cherry Hill, 1532 Martin Ave, Cherry Hill, NJ

10/11/2014 Brothers in Blue MC - 2nd Annual Peoples Choice Charity Event - Brothers In Blue MC, NJ "Jersey Devil" Chapter / Elks MC "Millville" Chapter. This will be a Beef & Beverage event. Money raised will go to three local charities. $25.00 per person in advance and $30.00 at the door. Cost of the event includes food, soda, coffee. There will be a DJ & Dancing, Chinese Auction, Door Prizes and contests. This is a special event and seating will be limited. Please Contact "Gimp" at 856-362-0739 for tickets or questions. Email gimpbibmc@yahoo.com
Location: Charity Event, 1815 E. Broad Street, Millville, NJ

10/12/2014 32nd Annual Toy Run Benefiting Special Needs Children - A.B.A.T.E. of the Garden State SouthWest Chapter and Archway Programs. Grand Marshal Congressman Jon Runyon Sign-Up 9 – 11:45 AM at Peachtree Plaza (Old Jamesway Lot) Rt. 30 E. at Rt. 206 in Hammonton, NJ Donation: $15.00 per Person, $12.00 per Passenger + Toy or CD or Video & 1 Canned Good Final Destination: Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1616 1940 N Black Horse Pike, Williamstown Donation provides admission to VFW, Food and 1 Soda\Water (Add’l Beverages Available, Discounted, a La Carte) CARS & TRUCKS WELCOME!!!!!! LIVE MUSIC by Commodore Fish Dish Also Harvest Moondog VFW GATES OPEN from Noon – 4 PM For More Information Please Visit Our Web Site at: www.gardenstateabate.org Contact Info for A.B.A.T.E.: Bob (856) 768-3096 or Frank (856) 753-5552 Contact Info for Archway: Barbara Hill (856) 767-5757 x219, Barbara.Hill@archwayprograms.org
Location: Peachtree Plaza, Rt 30 at Rt 206, Hammonton, NJ

10/18/2014 Glassboro VFW Ladies Auxiliary “SOCK HOP OLDIES NIGHT” - Glassboro VFW Ladies Auxiliary “SOCK HOP OLDIES NIGHT” Glassboro Memorial VFW Post 679 275 Wilmer Street Glassboro, NJ 08028 Saturday, October 18, 2014 7-11 PM $25.00 per person ($30 after October 1st) Buffet, Salads, Dessert. Beer & Wine included Dancing -- DJ Come & join us for a good time! For tickets contact: Dolores: 856-223-9895 Cindi Wiener: 856-696-4296 Ladies Auxiliary: 856-243-5000 Please make checks payable to Glassboro VFW Ladies Auxiliary
Location: VFW Glassboro, 275 Wilmer, Glassboro, NJ

Location: American Legion Post 184, Roberts & Atlantic Aves, Wildwood, NJ

10/22/2014 Hiring our Heros - Toms River NJ - Join us Wednesday, October 22, 2014 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. for a job fair for veteran job seekers, active duty military members, guard and reserve members, and military spouses at The American Legion Post 129, 2025 Church Road, Toms River, NJ 02857. Event Schedule: 8:30 a.m. Employment Workshop 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Hiring Fair REGISTRATION ► Job Seekers, Employers, and Service Organizations: Click here to register. If you have any other questions, please visit our FAQ page or email us at hiringourheroes@uschamber.com.
Location: American Legion Post 129, 2025 Church Rd, Toms River, NJ

10/25/2014 Annual Cooper Kids Toy Run - Chrome Riders - 20th Annual Toy Run. Please bring An unwrapped toy. Line up begins at 9am. KSU at 11am. Please join us afterwards back at the Rocking Stone Grill and Pub for a discounted Lunch.Contact: Mark Polo / Ed Smith Email: vstarmark_2@msn.com or eddieconstruction@comcast.net
Location: Rocking Stone Pub & Grill, 2001 South Delaware Ave, Paulsboro, NJ

10/25/2014 10th Annual MCLEF Phila Gala - Mark your calendars! Details to follow
Location: Crystal Tea Room, 100 S. Penn Square East, Philadelphia, PA, 19107

11/02/2014 Medal of Honor recipient, Jon Cavaiani, funeral service - Phila and Arlington Natl Cemetery - Services for SGM(Ret) Jon Cavaiani: Sunday, 11/2/14 1pm to 4pm Reilly Funeral Home, 2632 East Allegheny Avenue Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19134 (215) 739-1777 Wednesday, 11/5/14 12:45pm Arlington National Cemetery Arlington, VA 22211 877-907-8585  
Location: Reilly Funeral Home, 2632 East Allegheny Avenue, Philadelphia, PA

11/05/2014 Medal of Honor recipient, Jon Cavaiani, funeral service - Phila and Arlington Natl Cemetery - SGM(Ret) Jon Cavaiani burial at Arlington Cemetery: Wednesday, 11/5/14 12:45pm Arlington National Cemetery Arlington, VA 22211
Location: Reilly Funeral Home, 2632 East Allegheny Avenue, Philadelphia, PA

11/10/2014 USMC Birthday at Cookies Tavern - Cookies Tavern - USMC Birthday - Tuns Tavern - Annual USMC Birthday Party at Cookies Tavern, Philadelphia, PA. Party all day long. Join the fun !!  Marine Corps 238 Birthday at Cookies Tavern, 2654 South Alder St., Philadelphia, PA.
Location: Cookies Tavern, 2654 S Alder St, Philadelphia, PA

11/15/2014 Rutgers Military Appreciation Day Football Game - All current military personnel and Veterans,as well as their families and friends, are invited to attend the Rutgers Football Military Appreciation Day football game against Indiana on November 15 at Rutgers Stadium in Piscataway.Discount tickets are available for $30. As of July 1, Rutgers became a member of the Big Ten Conference. For more information, contact Andrew Granozio at Rutgers at 732-907-1583 or email him at agranozio@scarletknights.com.
Location: Rutgers Stadium, Route 18/River Road, Piscataway, NJ/Middlesex

11/15/2014 Cpl Marc T Ryan 5K Memorial Run/Walk - In memory of Cpl. Marc T. Ryan, USMC. Race day registration start - 7:30am. New USATF Certified Course. Long Sleeve Colored T-Shirts for the first 300 registrants or while supplies last. Post race food & beverages. After race block celebration, Cpl. Ryan Tribute, Big Jim dedication, Honor Roll call. Race Starts  at Max's/VFW/Sportsman AC, 27-29 N. Burlington & Hudson Streets, Gloucester City, NJ. More information and to register, go to http://lmsports.com/ All runners, Spectators, Event Staff MUST park their vehicles at Hudson and N. King Streets in the city parking lot. There is NO parking at the Fire Department or in the lot next to Fire Department.  Allow 5-minute walk from parking area to START point. It is flat, fast, and a USATF Certified course. The course will be police-controlled and will pass the monument area where a monument stands in memory of Cpl. Marc T. Ryan, USMC. The Cpl. Marc T. Ryan Memorial/MC-LEF 5K Run/Walk will be professionally timed by LMsports and results will be posted immediately following the race. Race Day registration  (Nov. 15)  starting 7:30am at 27 N. Burlington Street. ONLINE Registration closes 10pm Thursday, Nov. 13. http://lmsports.com/ If you have any questions about this race, please contact the race director at morrellrm@msn.com Some photos from previous years below..
Location: Max’s/VFW/Sportsman AC, 27-29 Burlington & Hudson Sts, Gloucester City, nJ

11/27/2014 Calling all Troops for Thanksgiving Dinner - Calling all Troops for Thanksgiving Dinner and Entertainment. Thursday, November 27, 2014 10am. Come aboard and enjoy a full course turkey dinner on our nations most decorated battleship. After dinner, fight off your turkey coma with entertainment and music by DJ Steward. Come celebrate with the crew of the Battleship New Jersey, Camden County Board of Chosen Freeholders, teh Camden County Office of Veterans Affairs, Andreottis Catering, and our event host, the Spevak Family. Free parking in Lot 1. Active military should assemble in the Visitors Center upon arrival. Questions, call 866-877-6262 ext 144
Location: Battleship New Jersey, 100 Clinton St., Camden, NJ, 08103

11/27/2014 Thanksgiving for the Troops - Cheer and Greet Troops - Calling all Volunteers to Cheer on and Greet Our Troops This Thanksgiving Day. Thursday, November 27, 2014 10am. Rain or Shine - on the pier of the Battleship New JerseyFree Parking in Lot #1, diagonal from the Susquehannna Bank Center. Bring your holiday cheer and greet our troops as they arrive for a tradition full course turkey dinner on Thanksgiving. Help us honor Active Duty Military and their families aboard our nations most decorated battleship. Join the crew of the Battleship New Jersey, Camden County Board of Chosen Freeholders, the Camden County Office of Veterans Affairs, Andreottis Catering and our event host, the Spevak family. Bring flags and posters to show your support. All volunteer greeters will enjoy refreshments and entertainment by the Original Trilby String Band. Questions, call 866-877-6262 ext 144
Location: Battleship New Jersey, 100 Clinton St., Camden, NJ, 08103

12/06/2014 7th Annual Cpt Greg Dalessio 5K Run/Walk - Save the Date. More details to follow. On Monday June 23rd 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. Join us for the 7th Annual Cpt Greg Dalessio 5K Run/Walk. It starts at Catholic Community of Christ our Light, 402 North Kings Hwy, Cherry Hill, NJ 08034. Registratioin starts at 6:45am. Race starts at 8am. Rain or Shine  
Location: Catholic Community of Christ Our Light, 402 N. Kings Hwy, Cherry Hill, NJ

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