Memorial Day 2020

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May 252020
 

MEMORIAL DAY CEREMONY 2020

MEMORIAL DAY VIDEO – MONDAY, MAY 25th @ 9 AM

The Montgomery Veterans Memorial Committee created a Memorial Day Ceremony video which premiered in the above space on May 25.  The video included a narration of our ceremony using images, video messages from Mayor Sadaf  Jaffer, Rev. Chris Heitkamp, the playing of TAPS, and a montage from the students of Montgomery Lower Middle School.

The Montgomery Veterans Memorial Committee invites you attend this premiere at 9:00 AM on Memorial Day when our ceremony would normally take place. Besides above, the video will also premiere at the same time on the Township Facebook page at  facebook.com/InMontgomeryNJ/, or on MontgomeryTogether.us

You may also view the presentation any time afterwards in observance of Memorial Day.

 

Veterans Day 2019

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Oct 252019
 

SEE PHOTOS OF THE 2019 VETERANS DAY OBSERVANCE

Monday, November 11 the Montgomery community came together to give back to those who have given so much in service to our country.  U.S. service person, past and present, were honored at the Montgomery Veterans Memorial in Montgomery Veterans Park, Harlingen Road., Belle Mead.

The observance included Montgomery students reading their selected “Letters to Veterans.” 2019’s brief ceremony was held at 4:30 PM since it was a school day, so that more students and their families would be able to attend.

Please see this link for more detail:  VETERANS DAY OBSERVANCE PROGRAM

 

REMEMBERING 9-11-01

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Aug 302019
 

Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019

 

8:30 – 9:30 AM

and again at

6:30 – 7:30 PM

9-11 Monument
Upper Parking Area
Montgomery Veterans Park
Harlingen Road*
Belle Mead, NJ 08502

There will be two separate events, one in the morning and one in the evening to foster remembrance and quiet reflection on the tragic events of the day as well as the bravery displayed by those who responded to the attack.  Civic leaders, students, and scouts will be among those in attendance. All members of the public are welcome to attend.

Montgomery Veterans Memorial Committee volunteer staff will be available to answer questions on Wednesday, September 11th at 8:30 AM and again at 6:30 PM.  This is also a time of education, when those who do not remember that day can learn about the occurrence and how it impacted specific lives, their loved ones, and indeed, all of America.

The recently improved 9-11 Memorial site is also available daily during park hours to any respectful visitors.  This event, Veterans Day event (11-11-19 @ 4:30 PM), Memorial Day, and all events held at the Montgomery Veterans Memorial are organized by the Montgomery Veterans Memorial Committee. More at:

* Please note that Harlingen Road is now completely closed due to bridge work near the LOWER Montgomery Veterans Park entrance.  To access the observances at the 9-11 Memorial next to the Upper Parking lot area, we recommend approaching from Devon Road / Rt. 206.

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Pledge Now

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Mar 242011
 

The Montgomery Veterans Memorial is a recognized charity under the provisions of Section 170 of the Internal Revenue Code.  We have established a Dedicated Trust for the Montgomery Veterans Memorial.  The Trust is administered by Montgomery Township, and is for the exclusive benefit of our Veterans Memorial.  The Trust can accept bequests, legacies, and gifts, and the funds may not be used for any purpose other than to support the Montgomery Veterans Memorial.  All donations to the Montgomery Veterans Memorial are placed in the Dedicated Trust and are considered contributions to a recognized charity under the provisions of Section 170 of the Internal Revenue Code.

If you wish to MAKE A CONTRIBUTION, please make your check payable to “Montgomery Veterans Memorial” and send it to:

Michael Pitts, Chief Financial Officer
Montgomery Township Municipal Building
2261 Route 206
Belle Mead, NJ 08502

Thank you!