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DAV National Events Calendar

2020 National Convention

DAV International

2020 National Convention (100 Year Anniversary)

Saturday, August 1, 2020 – Tuesday, August 4, 2020

Hilton Anatole
2201 Stemmons Freeway
Dallas, TX 75207
Ph:  800-445-8667
Group code is DAV
$149 Single/Double

Convention Agenda
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Taps - Memorials

Sick Call

Fred Smith, Department Commander

DAV NJ Events Calendar

2020 Dept of NJ Convention

DAV International

DAV & DAVA Dept of NJ Convention Information and Agenda
2020 DAV State Convention Photos


Upcoming Events


April 2, 2020
CVAC’s 3rd Annual Fundraising Dinner Information

May 23, 2020
Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Celebration Information

 


DAV Department Of New Jersey Yearly Calendar Of Events


March and April Events


3/14/2020
Battleship New Jersey Presents Marine Mom, Karen Jennings FREE EVENT

LOCATION: Battleship New Jersey, 62 Battleship Place 08103, Camden, NJ
TIME: 10:00 am - 11:00 am 
EVENT DETAILS: Battleship New Jersey PRESENTS KAREN JENNINGS DISCUSSING THE MILITARY SUPPORT GROUP OF NEW JERSEY Come out on Saturday, March 14th 2020 at 10:00am to hear Karen speak about the work of the Military Support Group of NJ. Stratford resident and Marine Mom, Karen Jennings, founded the Military Support Group of NJ, Inc (MSGNJ) in 2004 when her son, deployed to Iraq for the first of three tours. The Military Support Group meets once a month, EVERY 2nd Thursday.
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03/21/2020
Annual Veterans Prayer Breakfast

LOCATION: First Korean United Methodist Church, 1995 Marlton Pike East, Cherry Hill
TIME: 9:00 am - 11:00 am 
EVENT DETAILS: The 32nd Annual Veterans Prayer Breakfast held by the Camden County Veterans Advisory Committee. All veterans, spouses, children/grandchildren are welcome. A catered breakfast sponsored by the Camden County Freeholders follows the service. Please RSVP by calling (856) 374-5801 or by emailing CCVAC.NJ@gmail.com with your name and number attending.
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03/21/2020
Chili Cook-Off

LOCATION: VFW Post 1270, 2324 Penn Street, Pennsauken, New Jersey
TIME: 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm 
EVENT DETAILS: VFW Post 1270 Annual Chili Cook-off Put on your apron and your Chef's toque. Polish your ladle and heat up your crock pot. Get ready for the ultimate chili smack down! Cash prizes for the best chili in each of three categories: mild, medium and MEAN! No entrance fee for chefs, but if you want to taste and judge it'll cost you a mere $5.00 Always a great time! Please stop in or call. More details click on Chili Cook-Off


03/23/2020
"The Merchant Marine in WW II"

LOCATION: Camden County College, 200 College Drive, Blackwood, NJ
TIME: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm 
EVENT DETAILS: Come hear the harrowing tales at sea of our most neglected veterans of WW II. The Merchant Marine sailed the cargo ships that delivered the much needed war supplies to our troops. Any military historian will tell you that without the Merchant Marine, victory would've eluded the U.S. in WW II. Because of their mission, they came under relentless attack from U-Boats and bomber planes. Camden County College, Blackwood, N.J., Monday, March 23rd, Free.
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03/27/2020 - 03/29/2020
Woman Veterans Retreat

LOCATION: Ramada State College Hotel & Conference Center, Ramada State College Hotel & Conference Center
TIME: All Day 
EVENT DETAILS: Agenda includes: Veterans Benefits and how to access proper health care and benefits for woman; Presentations by several woman veterans advocacy groups;leadership seminars;self defense and situational awareness classes; motivational speaker; bus trip to a military history museum and More.. Non-refundable Registration Fee: $30 per person if paid by 12/31/19 $40 until 2/28/20 I asked them and it is 2 people to a room, so i created this event so we can all try and be.
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03/29/2020
National Vietnam War Veterans Day

LOCATION: Mission BBQ Philadelphia, PA, Mission BBQ Philadelphia, PA
TIME: 11:30 am - 8:00 pm 
EVENT DETAILS: Thanks for your service Vietnam Veterans. When our country called, you answered. You are our Heroes every day! Please accept a Free Sandwich on this day with our Gratitude. Facebook Page
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03/29/2020
Vietnam Veteran’s Memorial Day Event

LOCATION: MISSION BBQ PHILADELPHIA, 11000 Roosevelt Blvd , Philadelphia , PA
TIME: 11:30 am - 8:00 pm 
EVENT DETAILS: Join us at noon on Sunday, March 29, 2020 for our daily singing of the National Anthem as we Honor our Vietnam Veteran’s for National Vietnam War Veteran’s Memorial Day. All Vietnam Veterans please enjoy a FREE Sandwich on us and a special Vietnam Pin as a small token of our appreciation for all you have done for our great country! We THANK YOU for your service!
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04/04/2020
Veterans Haven Run

LOCATION: Christ the King Regional School, 164 Hopkins, Haddonfield, NJ
TIME: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm;
EVENT DETAILS: This is the 6th Annual Veterans Haven 5K Run and 1 Mile Walk sponsored by local American Legion Posts. The race will begin at Christ the King School in Haddonfield and continue through the Camden County park system adjacent to the historic Cooper River. Please join us and help us to honor our Veterans who have given so much for our country. https://www.facebook.com/events/498382807385544
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04/04/2020
Veterans Haven Run

LOCATION: Christ the King Regional School, 164 Hopkins, Haddonfield, NJ
TIME: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm;
EVENT DETAILS: This event is a 5K run and 1-mile walk with the proceeds giving financial support to Veterans Haven South a two-year transitional facility in Winslow Township for homeless and unemployed veterans...
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04/04/2020
11th Annual Gathering of Heroes

LOCATION: Irish Pub, 20th & Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA
TIME: 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm;
EVENT DETAILS: Join us on Saturday, April 4th, 2020, for the 11th Annual Gathering of Heroes Guest Bartending Event as we commemorate the 75th Anniversary of Iwo Jima, and honor 4 Medal of Honor recipients while raising money for the Marine Corps-Law Enforcement Foundation's Educational Assistance Grant Program and the family of injured Philadelphia Highway Patrolman, Andy Chan. Hosted by Bob Kelly of Fox29, the day includes photo opportunities, live & silent auctions, raffles, music, and more.
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04/10/2020
AMVETS 101 Good Friday Shrimp Fry

LOCATION: AMVETS Post 101, 519 June Road, Pennsauken, New Jersey
TIME: 3:00 pm
EVENT DETAILS: AMVETS Post 101 Annual Good Friday Shrimp Fry Friday, April 10th, 3:00 pm - ? EAT IN, TAKE OUT, CALL AHEAD, or WALK-IN. Shrimp, Fries and Cole Slaw $6.00, Add a taste of mushrooms $1.00, Basket of mushrooms $3.00. Sponsored by the Ladies Auxiliary 519 June Road Delair, NJ (856) 663-8950
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04/18/2020
Warrior Run 2020

LOCATION: Cooper River Park, North Park Dr, Pennsauken, NJ
TIME: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm 
EVENT DETAILS: Join us for our 3rd annual 5k & 1 Mile Walk this Spring! A great way to get involved with the community and join PLW's fundraising initiates in raising money for a building for our warriors. All proceeds will go directly to the building fund, as we find our yogis a safe haven for after school and weekend hours! https://www.facebook.com/events/559277461596976/
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04/18/2020
Designer Bag Bingo

LOCATION: Glassboro VFW Post 679, 279 Wilmer Street, Glassboro, NJ
TIME: 6:30 pm - 10:30 pm 
EVENT DETAILS:  Support your local Veterans Glassboro VFW Post 679 275 Wilmer Street Glassboro, NJ 08028 Saturday, April 18th, 2020 Tickets: $25.00 Doors open 5:30 pm Bingo starts at 7:00 pm MUST BE AT LEAST 18 TO ATTEND You can bring snacks – NO ALCOHOL Alcohol will be for sale in the Canteen before, during intermission & after Bingo. NO ALCOHOL allowed in the hall during the games Basket Raffle & 50/50. For tickets, contact Dennis: 609-876-9860.
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04/25/2020
Gold Star Family Retreat

LOCATION: Tony Luke’s – South Philly, Tony Luke's - South Philly
TIME: 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm 
EVENT DETAILS: Gold Star Families from across the United States will be in Philadelphia for a Retreat with the Michael Strange Foundation. On Saturday, April 25th, from 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm, they will be enjoying lunch at The Original Tony Luke’s (Mummers String Band, Warrior’s Watch, etc.) at Front St. and Oregon Ave. We would like to invite everyone to stop by and Welcome our Gold Star Families that came here from Alaska, California, Florida, Hawaii, Louisiana, Maryland.
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04/25/2020
Legion Riders Post 252 Spaghetti Dinner

LOCATION: American Legion Post 252, 20 Sicklerville Rd, Williamstown, NJ
TIME: 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm;
EVENT DETAILS: American Legion Riders Spaghetti Dinner April 25th. 4:00 pm  -8:00 pm. $10 a plate at American Legion Post 252.
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