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Gloucester County Memorial Day Ceremony

What:

The official Gloucester County Memorial Day Ceremony will be held at the Gloucester County Veterans Memorial Cemetery. Wreaths will be placed to honor fallen comrades during the hour-long ceremony that will conclude with a rifle salute and TAPS. This year five Veteran Organization Monuments will be dedicated along Memorial Walk.
The ceremony is open to everyone and attendees are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and arrive early. More than 500 veterans, friends and family attend this event. The ceremony is held rain or shine.

WHEN:
Sunday, May 26 at 1 pm.

WHERE:
Gloucester County Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 240 South Tuckahoe Road, Monroe Township. Parking will be available onsite.

WHO:
Freeholder Director Robert M. Damminger
Freeholder Deputy Director Giuseppe (Joe) Chila, Liaison Veterans Affairs
Members of the Gloucester County Board of Chosen Freeholders
NJ Senate President Stephen M. Sweeney, Guest Speaker
John Petroski, Commander, GC Veterans Advisory Council
Gloucester County Veterans Memorial Cemetery Honor Guard
Semper Fidelis Detachment, Marine Corps League
Reverend Glenn D. Chaplin, Downer United Methodist Church, First
Lieutenant, US Army, Veteran
Area Legislators
Veterans, Families, and Friends