Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5941 invites the community to honor all veterans during a ceremony 10 a.m. at the Veterans Monument at New York and Spruce avenues, North Wildwood. For more information about the service or how to join the VFW, call post Commander Joe Orlando at 609-729-5832.

Ocean City‘s annual Veterans Day ceremony will be held 11 a.m. at the Ocean City Tabernacle, 550 Wesley Ave. It was originally planned for Veterans Memorial Park. This year’s keynote speaker will be Charles Strange, president of the Michael Strange Foundation, named for his son, a decorated Navy cryptologist killed in action in Afghanistan. The foundation supports the families of recently fallen service members. The ceremony will include music, remarks, prayer and the placing of a memorial wreath. The program is sponsored by the Veterans of Foreign Wars and the American Legion.

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The annual Veterans Day ceremony will be held 11 a.m. at Patriot’s Park, Bethel Road and Veteran’s Way, Somers Point. All are welcome. VFW Post 2189 will serve lunch and refreshments. For information, call post Commander Charles Callahan at 609-226-8857.

The community is invited to the Veterans Day service 10 a.m. at Staff Sgt. William Godfrey Memorial Park, 1731 Route 9 in the Seaville section of Upper Township, hosted by Osprey Point resident Aldo Palombo. The program will include the rededication of the park’s flag to honor the memory of former resident and Navy veteran William Swain. In case of rain, the service will be held in the Osprey Point Clubhouse. For more information, call 609-390-8006.

Roger Emmick Sr., a retired U.S. Air Force lieutenant colonel, will be the guest speaker at the Veterans Day service, 11 a.m. at Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 215, 601 N. Dorset Ave., Ventnor. Music will be provided by singer Michelle Cook of the Margate Community Church Choir. Light refreshments will be served. For information, call 609-703-1975.


FREE CAR WASH FOR VETERANS AND MILITARY PERSONNEL: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Car Caress, 1635 Haven Ave., Ocean City and Car Caress II, 100 Stagecoach Road, Marmora. 609-398-8482 or

FREE HAIRCUTS FOR VETERANS: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., for all members of the military with ID; seventh annual event hosted by Smithville Barber Shoppe, next to the train depot, Historic Smithville and Village Greene, Route 9 and Moss Mill Road, Galloway Township; coffee, tea and other refreshments provided. 609-652-2442 or visit

FREE FERRY TRAVEL ON VETERANS DAY: 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.; all active duty and retired military members travel free as foot passengers on the Cape May-Lewes Ferry; discounts offered if traveling with vehicle; Cape May Terminal, 1200 Lincoln Blvd., North Cape May. 800-643-3779 or

FREE GOLF FOR VETS: Two county golf courses will offer complimentary greens fees for veterans. Atlantic City Country Club in Northfield and Ballamor Golf Club in Egg Harbor Township, both under the Ottinger Golf Group, are accepting tee time reservations on a first-come, first-served basis. For information, call 609-236-4400 or visit; call 609-6016220 or visit

VETERANS CLIMB FREE AT TREE TO TREE CAPE MAY: all day; Tree to Tree Cape May, 707 N. Route 9, Cape May Court House, registration required. 609-388-8289 or

VETERAN’S DAY CELEBRATION: 2 to 4 p.m.; for all ages; listen as local veterans share their stories; Atlantic County Library, 33 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave., Pleasantville. 609-641-1778 or

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