All veterans are invited to attend a special ceremony to remember the anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor, presented by the Camden and Gloucester County Freeholders, at 10:30am on Friday, Dec. 9.
The ceremony, which will take place on the fantail (tented rear deck) of the Battleship, will feature keynote remarks by Con. Donald Norcross, 1st District, NJ, musical performances by Eastern High School Band, singer Maria DiSciullo, and bugler Greg Murphy, a 21 Gun Salute by Marine Corps League 1775 Detachment, salutes to veterans and a wreath presentation to remember those killed in the Pearl Harbor attack. The event is free to attend and there will also be complimentary coffee, hot chocolate and donuts, courtesy of the Camden County Canteen. Free parking in lot #1 across from the BB&T Pavilion and shuttle service will be available.
Enjoy a delicious BBQ on the fantail, courtesy of Mission BBQ!, open bar, entertainment – including the Phillies Phanatic! – and the best view of the fireworks over the Delaware River at dusk. It’s all happening at the Steel Beach Blast on the Battleship New Jersey, Saturday, July 1 from 7pm to 10pm.
Most importantly, all proceeds go to the on-going restoration of the Battleship, a non-profit museum and memorial.
Tickets are $175 per person and sponsorship’s are available.
For more information or to purchase a ticket, call 866-877-6262 ext. 144.