Council Honors Vets

During the Council meeting on Monday, November 11th, Mayor Brennan and Council extended their thanks to the Borough employees who have served our Country. Kevin Patti - Fire Chief of the Merchantville Fire Department, John Queen - Merchantville Police Patrolman and Municipal Humane Law Enforcement Officer,  and Steven Morrone Jr. - Merchantville Police Patrolman were honored with commemorative plaques during the Veterans Day meeting. Other items for discussion during the regular meeting included an updates on Police Collective Bargaining, the Redevelopment area, the status of Gold Medal Environmental and the Community Center.

Grateful for our Veterans

The American Legion is the nation’s largest wartime veterans service organization. Veterans Day is to honor living veterans. Often those veterans in nursing homes are forgotten. For the past several years, F.W. Grigg Post 68 members have visited local nursing homes on Veterans Day so those veterans aren’t forgotten. Post members are committed to mentoring youth, sponsorship of wholesome community programs, advocating for patriotism, promoting strong national security and devotion to our fellow service members and veterans. The Camden County Board of Freeholders and Veteran's Advisory Board will hold a Veterans Day Ceremony this Sunday, November 10th at 1:00 p.m. at Veterans Island in Cooper River Park on N. Park Drive.

3rd Annual PTSD Walk

Wear the Eagle. Bring Old Glory. Support your Veterans. Please walk with Merchantville's American Legion Post 68 to bring awareness to the 22 Veteran a day suicide epidemic. The 3rd Annual PTSD walk will begin directly behind Eclipse Brewery on Merchanville's scenic bike path located at East Park and Gilmore Avenues. The walk is about 2 miles round trip - an easy walking/running pace - and both child and pup (on a leash please) friendly . This walk is FREE and registration for the organization is not required. However, we ask that you register here to let us know you are coming. Joan Kim at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. If you would like to donate, there will be a collection for Americas Vetdogs. Please join us for a social gathering at the brewery afterwards.

 

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