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Posted on: June 2, 2015

[ARCHIVED] Cape May County Remembered Its Fallen Veterans Memorial Day

Dignitaries at the Memorial Day Service

Freeholder Director Gerald M. Thornton and the Cape May County Board of Chosen Freeholders along with the Cape May County Veterans’ Bureau held the County’s annual Memorial Day Service on Monday, May 25th at the Cape May County Veterans’ Cemetery.

Speakers included Director Thornton, Assemblyman Sam Fiocchi, Freeholder Vice-Director Leonard Desiderio and Captain Todd Prestidge, Commanding Officer, United States Coast Guard TRACEN, Cape May.

The United States Coast Guard Ceremonial Detail and representatives from Cape May County Veterans’ organizations presented wreaths during the ceremony with the assistance of the Cape May County Civil Air Patrol and the United States Coast Guard Enlisted Association. Volunteers from the Southern Shore Chapter of the American Red Cross served refreshments and members of Cub Scout Troop #65, Cape May Court House, distributed programs.

The Cape May County Veterans’ Cemetery is located at 129 Crest Haven Road, Cape May Court House (Exit 11 off the Garden State Parkway).

For additional information, contact the Veterans’ Bureau at 886-2762.

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