Orchid Club celebrates 55 years (Glassboro, NJ) The Orchid Club held their Scholarship Luncheon at Masso's on Saturday, May 12 and Freeholder Heather Simmons was in attendance and presented a Proclamation celebrating the club's 55th year anniversary.
Gloucester County Animal Shelter hosting first Kitten Shower (Clayton, NJ) The Gloucester County Board of Chosen Freeholders announced today that the Gloucester County Animal Shelter will host a Kitten Shower on June 2, 2018 from noon to 3 p.m. to celebrate the upcoming arrival of new kittens as June is kitten season. The goal of the program is for people to donate supplies and to help the animal shelter recruit new foster families as well.
Senior Health and Fitness Fair recognizes success of seniors (Deptford, NJ) - In honor of May being designated by the U.S. Administration on Aging as Older Americans Month, Gloucester County held its Senior Health and Fitness Fair at Auletto Caterers last Tuesday, May 15. Tomorrow, May 22, the sold out Senior Spring Fling event will take place at Auletto Caterers at 11 a.m.
Marking graves for Memorial Day (Monroe Twp., NJ) – Each year Gloucester County Freeholders, staff from the Gloucester County Office of Veterans Affairs, and volunteers mark the beginning of Memorial Day by placing a small US Flag at each gravesite at the Gloucester County Veterans Memorial Cemetery. This year Cub Scout Pack 1721 of Woodbury will also help marking the gravesites.
Gloucester County ranked second in the state in 2017 tourism industry sales (Woodbury, NJ) The Gloucester County Board of Chosen Freeholders are excited to announce that as of 2017, the economic impact of tourism report ranked Gloucester County second in the state in tourism industry sales and third in the state in 2016. The county also had the highest increase in direct tourism employment at 7.6%, or 5,346 jobs in 2017; a large jump from the previous 4,970 jobs in 2016.