County Memorial Day Ceremony to be held on Sunday, May 26 (Monroe Twp., NJ) – The Gloucester County Board of Chosen Freeholders will hold the Annual Memorial Day Ceremony on Sunday, May 26 at 1 p.m. at the Gloucester County Veterans Memorial Cemetery. Wreaths will be placed to honor fallen comrades during the hour-long ceremony that will conclude with a rifle salute and TAPS. After the program is over, families will be given a carnation to lie upon the graves of their loved one.
Anthony Morina presented with Annual Brotherhood Award (Paulsboro, NJ) -- Freeholder Jim Jefferson gave the welcoming remarks at the 62nd Annual Brotherhood Awards Ceremony, where Anthony Morina was presented with the 2019 Brotherhood Award. The ceremony was held at Paulsboro High School on Friday, May 17.
New Jersey Association of Counties names Simmons Freeholder of the Year, inducts Damminger to Freeholder Hall of Fame (Atlantic City, NJ) – Gloucester County's own Freeholder Heather Simmons was presented with the prestigious Maurice Fitzgibbons Freeholder of the Year Award by her peers throughout New Jersey at the 69th Annual New Jersey Association of Counties conference held May 8 through 10, 2019 at Caesar’s in Atlantic City. In addition to the honor bestowed to Freeholder Simmons, Freeholder Director Robert M. Damminger was inducted to the New Jersey Association of Counties’ (NJAC) Hall of Fame for his service.
Women entrepreneurs and business owners visit the SJ Tech Park (Mullica Hill, NJ) – Gloucester County Freeholder Heather Simmons,Liaison to the Department of Economic Development and Workforce DevelopmentBoard, discussed the County's small business loan fund and other business incentives that the countyoffers with womenentrepreneurs and business owners during a tour of the Rowan Tech Park.
Nurses' Appreciation Week celebrated (Glassboro, NJ) -- Gloucester County Freeholders celebrated National Nurses Week, May 6 through May 12, 2019, by honoring its own public health nurses with lunch.