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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.

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. Limited seating will be available under the Committal Shelter. The ceremony is held rain or shine.

WHEN:  Sunday, May 29th 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 Giuseppe (Joe) Chila, Liaison Veterans Affairs

Members of the Gloucester County Board of Chosen Freeholders

NJ Senate President Stephen M. Sweeney, Guest Speaker

Monroe Township Mayor Michael F. Gabbianelli

Minister Gary Tunstall, St. Matthews Baptist Church, Corporal, USMC Veteran

                              Tony Halas, Commander, GC Veterans Advisory Council

Gloucester County Veterans Memorial Cemetery Honor Guard

Semper Fidelis Detachment, Marine Corps League

Area Legislators

Veterans, Families, and Friends