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DAV Department Of New Jersey Yearly Calendar Of Events

DAV National Events Calendar

2019 National Convention

Saturday, August 3 - Tuesday, August 6, 2019
Rosen Shingle Creek
9939 Universal Boulevard
Orlando, FL 32819
407-996-9939 or 866-996-9939
Group Code: Disabled American Veterans
$137 Single/Double

Taps - Memorials

Dulio "AL" Alvino passed away March 13, 2019
Chapter 2

Sick Call

Fred Smith Chapter 52
Chris Smith Chapter 52
Paul Dormida Chapter 48
Janice Dormida Chapter 48
Charlotte Alvino Chapter 2
Darryl O'Hannon Chapter 58
Bill Pettek Chapter 70
John Kurtiak Chapter 56

DAV NJ Events Calendar

2019 DAV State Convention

DAV & DAVA Dept of NJ Convention Agenda

Upcoming Events

May 2019

05/04/2019: 75th Anniversary of D-Day;

LOCATION: Air Mobility Command Museum, 1301 Heritage Road, Dover, DE 
TIME: All Day;
EVENT DETAILS: The Air Mobility Command Museum would like to announce a Commemoration of the 75th Anniversary of D-Day. We are paying tribute to those who served, their sacrifices, and the history, with many events planned for the day. Events will include up to 200 personnel parachute drops from modern Air Force aircraft by the 82nd Airborne Division. A most historic aircraft will also be participating and visiting the AMC Museum on its way over to Normandy. ‘That’s All Brother,’ the lead C-47 of the 800 aircraft that dropped two American airborne divisions into France will be here. There will be many..................... More details click on the 75th Anniversary of D-Day

May 2019

05/04/2019: DAV Chapter 16 Somerville NJ - Forget me not Fund Raiser;

LOCATION: IHOP Restaurant, 1340 Centennial Ave, Piscataway, NJ 
TIME: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm;
EVENT DETAILS: DAV (Disabled American Veterans) Chapter 16 Somerville NJ withhold a "Forget me not" fundraiser on May 4, 2019. It will be held at the IHOP restaurant at 1340 Centennial Ave. Piscataway, NJ 08854. DAV Chapter 16 has been in continuous operation since 1932. The mission of this chapter has not changed since it was established.  "VETERANS HELPING VETERANS" 100% of all monies collected during all our drives go directly to assist injured veterans suffering from PTSD, (Post-traumatic Stress Disorder) TBI Traumatic Brain Injury and other maladies. These brave men and women have served our country and deserve..................... More details click on DAV Chapter 16 Somerville NJ - Forget me not Fund Raiser

May 2019

05/04/2019: Corporal Frederick W. Grigg Way Street Dedication;

LOCATION: Corner of Alexander and West Chestnut Ave Merchantville, New Jersey, Corner of Alexander and West Chestnut Ave Merchantville, New Jersey
TIME: 9:30 am - 12:30 pm;
EVENT DETAILS: Merchantville American Legion Post #68 along with Borough Officials would like to invite all residents and the public to this historic and very special event. West Chestnut Ave will be named after a young man that was recognized by the WW1 Battle Commission, the namesake of your neighborhood American Legion Post and one of the most heroic young men that called our community home. Corporal Fredrick W. Grigg. He enlisted at the age of 15 and served on two fronts with the US Army and New Jersey National Guard. Corporal Grigg was killed in action making the ultimate sacrifice..................... More details click on Corporal Frederick W. Grigg Way Street Dedication

May 2019

05/04/2019: Ride for Recovery & Bike Show;

LOCATION: Barbs Harley-Davidson, Barbs Harley-Davidson 
TIME: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm;
EVENT DETAILS: Maryville Addiction Treatment Center presents its 7th Annual Ride for Recovery & Bike Show. Join us in raising funds for the Peter P. Black IV Scholarship Fund at Maryville, which helps reduce the cost of treatment for those who can’t afford it. The ride begins at Barb's Harley-Davidson and ends with a BBQ lunch at Maryville's Williamstown campus. $20 for riders, $15 for passengers, or $15 to attend the BBQ only. Sponsorships are available. Compete for a prize in the Battle of the Bikes! Registration starts at 10 am at Barb’s Harley-Davidson. Kickstands up at 12 pm. BBQ starts at 1 pm. https://www.facebook.com/events/331206577509847/....... More details click on Ride for Recovery & Bike Show

May 2019


LOCATION: Pine Grove Firehouse, Pine Grove Firehouse
TIME: 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm;
EVENT DETAILS: BYOB/snacks and come out for a fun night playing bingo for a chance to win a designer bag, door prizes, basket auction and 50/50. All proceeds go to 4 Heroes Charity which supports our first responders, police, military, and firefighters. Tickets are $35 each and include a free bbq platter with soda or water. 10 games and a coverall game at the end for the grand prize! Discounts for reserved tables of 10 or more! Doors will open at 5 pm. Stay tuned for more details. Also looking for anyone who would like to donate a basket for our auction! You can..................... More details click on 4 HEROES DESIGNER BAG BINGO

May 2019

05/05/2019: Spring Charity Ride – Widows Sons NJ Grand Chapter;

LOCATION: Flyin W, 60 Fostertown Rd, Medford, New Jersey 
TIME: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm;
EVENT DETAILS: Spring Charity Ride – Widows Sons, NJ Grand Chapter. Sunday, May 5th (Rain Date May 12th). Start at Flyin W Airport, 60 Fostertown Rd, Medford, NJ. Reg 9 am, KSU 11 am. Finishes at Pic-A-Lili in Shamong, NJ. Door Prizes, Live music, Silent Auction, Vendors. Donation includes buffet - $25 biker, $15 rider, $15 walk-ins. Non-riders welcome to join us at the Pic at 1:00 for all the fun. This is a great cause we are raising money for. Please join us for this awesome event.  For more Information or to register online go to OUR RIDE WEBSITE!!!   ........ More details click on Spring Charity Ride – Widows Sons NJ Grand Chapter

May 2019

05/05/2019: Spring BBQ - American Legion;

LOCATION: American Legion Somers Point, 1st & Pennsylvania Ave, Somers Point, NJ 
TIME: 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm;
EVENT DETAILS: $20 donation at door. BBQ Platter with fixin's includes free draft beer or soft drinks. Eat in or Take Out - Rain or Shine. Live Music by the Motts Creek Pickers, 50/50 & Door Prizes https://www.facebook.com/events/292496938076649/........ More details click on Spring BBQ - American Legion

May 2019

05/05/2019: Tuckerton Legion Fundraiser;

LOCATION: American Legion Tuckerton, 420 Radio Rd, Tuckerton, NJ 
TIME: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm;
EVENT DETAILS: Annual Pig Roast & Music Festival: Multiple Bands, Food, Drinks, $20. Raffles & Prizes. All proceeds go to fund the Tuckerton Memorial Day Parade https://www.facebook.com/events/301562903830195/  ........ More details click on Tuckerton Legion Fundraiser

May 2019

05/09/2019: Motorcycle Escort of the traveling Vietnam Wall;

LOCATION: La Quinta Inn, 38 2 Bridges Rd, Fairfield, NJ 
TIME: 8:00 am;
EVENT DETAILS: On the morning of Thursday, May 9th, Warriors' Watch Riders, American Legion Riders, and like-minded organizations will be escorting the Vietnam Veterans Memorial "The Moving Memorial" Wall from Fairfield to Garrett Mountain Reservation. The Moving Wall will be on display at Garrett Mtn Reservation, Woodland Park from May 9th - 12th as part of the American Legions 100th Anniversary being sponsored by Post 174 Wayne, NJ The route will be on Route 80 and be NJSP led Rally Point: La Quinta Inn & Suite 38 2 Bridges Rd, Fairfield, NJ 07004 Rally Time: 8:00am KSU: 9:00am........ More details click on Motorcycle Escort of the traveling Vietnam Wall

May 2019

05/10/2019: Nam Knights MC, Tri-Base Chapter 2019 Bike Nights;

LOCATION: American Legion Pemberton, 39 Fort Dix Rd, Pemberton, NJ 
TIME: 6:00 pm;
EVENT DETAILS: Starting in May through September, the second Friday of every other month at American Legion Post 294 in Pemberton, we will be hosting Bike Night - rain or shine! FOOD SPECIALS - 50/50 - MUSIC - AND MORE! May 10th, July 12th, and September 13th beginning at 6:00 p.m. https://www.facebook.com/events/301104917195374/........ More details click on Nam Knights MC, Tri-Base Chapter 2019 Bike Nights

May 2019

05/11/2019: Steaks n Stogies - American Legion;

LOCATION: American Legion Post493, American Legion Post493 
TIME: 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm;
EVENT DETAILS: Come join the Legion Riders Post 493 on Saturday, May 11th, Time 2:00 to 6:00 pm, at the American Legion Post 493, 420 Radio Road, Mystic Island, NJ 08087. Enjoy the Finest Steaks n' Stogies in South Eastern Ocean County, steaks are grilled to your order by Riders’ every own celebrated Chief’s Lake & Wayne. Cost - $45.00 includes Salad, Seasoned Grilled Shrimp, Our Famous 1” cut Ribeye Steak, Seasoned Bake Potato, Cold Draft Beer and Premium Cigars or if you don’t smoke, Cost - $30.00 includes all the above without stogies. This year the Legion Riders, are holding a..................... More details click on Steaks n Stogies - American Legion

May 2019

05/11/2019: Designer Bag Bingo with the Vets;

LOCATION: The American Legion Post 810, 9151 Old Newtown Road, Philadelphia, PA 
TIME: 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm;
EVENT DETAILS: Designer Bag Bingo with the Vets
When: May 11, 2019
Where: The American Legion Post 810 Doors Open at 6 pm Bingo from 7 pm to 11pm Designer Bag Bingo benefiting the Vietnam Veterans POW-MIA will be held on May 11th from 7 pm to 11 pm at The American Legion Post 810. Doors open at 6 pm. Come out and enjoy a night while helping to support a great cause. If you would like to purchase tickets in person, contact either Channey Roberts at 215-510-9951 or Thomas Roberts at 215-744-7179......... More details click on Designer Bag Bingo with the Vets

May 2019

05/14/2019 - 05/19/2019: ARMED FORCE DAY at MISSION BBQ;

TIME: All Day;
EVENT DETAILS: Please join us at MISSION BBQ Philadelphia for ARMED FORCES WEEK! Join us at MISSION BBQ as we kick the week off on Monday, May 13th by honoring a different branch of the military every day through Saturday! Please accept a FREE Sandwich as a small token of our appreciation and thanks for all that our Heroes do on that day, and every day! Anthem will be played every day at noon, as it is every day. However, on Saturday, we ask you to join us as it will be sung live, outside. Ladder trucks will raise the American Flag for us...................... More details click on ARMED FORCE DAY at MISSION BBQ

May 2019

05/18/2019: Walk for the Wounded & Warriors 5k Run;

LOCATION: Rose Tree Park, 1671 North Providence Road, Media, PA, PA 
TIME: 8:30 am - 2:00 pm;
EVENT DETAILS: The mission of Operation First Response, Inc (OFR) is to serve all branches of our nation’s Wounded Heroes/Disabled Veterans and their families with personal and financial needs. Services are provided from the onset of injuries or illness, throughout their recovery period and along their journey from military life to the civilian world. Financial aid varies as each case is based on individual needs ranging from rent, utilities, vehicle payments, groceries, clothing, and travel expenses.  Operation First Response (OFR) delivers over 97 cents of every dollar raised to wounded soldiers and their families. Our 12th Annual Walk for the Wounded and..................... More details click on Walk for the Wounded & Warriors 5k Run


May 2019

05/18/2019: PA GWOT Memorial Golf Outing;

LOCATION: Juniata Golf Course, Juniata Golf Course
TIME: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm;
EVENT DETAILS: Next up for PA Global War on Terrorism Memorial Fundraising efforts will be a day of Golf filled with Food, Beverages, live entertainment, and Prizes!! Our mission still remains the same, that is to build a memorial for the now 290 (this number has increased by two since our last event) Service members from Pennsylvania who have died fighting the Global War on Terrorism in either Iraq and Afghanistan since 911. We are getting closer to our goal with each event we have. We cannot do this without the support of our community. You all have been great to us..................... More details click on PA GWOT Memorial Golf Outing

May 2019

05/18/2019: Flag Line Armed Forces Day @ Mission BBQ;

LOCATION: Outback Steakhouse parking lot, 1709 Deptford Center Rd, Deptford, NJ 
TIME: 11:30 am;
EVENT DETAILS: Join Warriors Watch and friend to stand a flag line @ Mission BBQ on Armed Forces Day to greet local Veterans having lunch during their brief ceremony. Meet at Outback Steakhouse parking lot, 1709 Deptford Center Rd, Deptford at 11:30 am. We will depart for Mission BBQ at 11:45......... More details click on Flag Line Armed Forces Day @ Mission BBQ

May 2019

05/19/2019: 13th Annual Armed Forces Freedom Ride;

LOCATION: Barbs Harley-Davidson, Barbs Harley-Davidson
TIME: 7:00 am - 3:00 pm;
EVENT DETAILS: Bringing the motorcycle and military communities together! Join us! REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN! First 100 to register gets a FREE event t-shirt! Find the registration form on our website at https://www.barbshd.com/--AFFR*VENDOR SPOTS AVAILABLE *Contact Amanda if interested 856-456-4141 or ariess@barbshd.comhttps://www.facebook.com/events/421572148647977/........ More details click on 13th Annual Armed Forces Freedom Ride

May 2019

05/19/2019: 5th Annual Veterans Haven 5K Run and 1 Mile Walk;

LOCATION: Cooperriver Park, North Park Drive, Pennsauken, NJ/Camden 
TIME: 8:00 am - 12:00 pm;
EVENT DETAILS: ........ More details click on 5th Annual Veterans Haven 5K Run and 1 Mile Walk

May 2019

05/19/2019: Ride to Remember;

LOCATION: Battleship New Jersey 
TIME: 11:00 am - 2:00 pm;
EVENT DETAILS: Join us in a motorcycle ride to support the Fallen Heroes Wreath Program. On Sunday, May 19 at 11 am, join riders at the Mission BBQ at 11000 Roosevelt Blvd., Philadelphia to ride to the Battleship New Jersey! Park your bike on the pier of the Battleship before experiencing a tour of the World's Greatest Battleship and enjoying lunch on the fantail (tented rear deck). A cash bar will be included. Tickets for the ride are $30 per person. The ride is presented by Hellraisers LEMC. https://www.facebook.com/events/326086754710903/........ More details click on Ride to Remember

May 2019

05/19/2019: Vet Music Fest - Amer Legion;

LOCATION: American Legion Rochelled Pk, 33 West Passaic St, Rochelle Park, NJ 
TIME: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm;
EVENT DETAILS: Live Bands & DJ, vendors, 50/50, BBQ, games and more! ONLY $25 Hosted as a family event with Post 170 Riders and SAL! Tickets available at the door!!!!!!! Rain or shine we have plenty of tents and a large pavilion. Updates and more info, click here (https://www.facebook.com/events/245798946101517/)........ More details click on Vet Music Fest - Amer Legion

May 2019

05/19/2019: Auxiliary Spaghetti Dinner;

LOCATION: ANMAC POST 6253 Berlin VFW, 34 Chestnut Avenue, Berlin, NJ 
TIME: 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm;
EVENT DETAILS: Spaghetti Dinner 2 - 6 PM Two types of pasta Red and Clam sauce Bread, Salad, Dessert Coffee $10........ More details click on Auxiliary Spaghetti Dinner

May 2019

05/20/2019: Fallen, But Not Forgotten;

LOCATION: The Union League of Philadelphia, The Union League of Philadelphia
TIME: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm;
EVENT DETAILS: The presentation will provide an update on our Nation’s search and recovery operations to bring home the skeletal remains of those service members who continue to be “unaccounted for” from Southeast Asia, Korea, and World War II. Through the use of colored slides, the audience will be able to see actual recovery missions and will be exposed to some of the scientific processes (including DNA) used to identify the recovered remains and return them to the service member’s family. Included in the presentation will be an update on recovery missions into North Korea (Democratic People’s Republic of Korea) and a very..................... More details click on Fallen, But Not Forgotten

May 2019

05/25/2019: Memorial Day Service Camden County;

LOCATION: Camden County Veterans Cemetery – Harleigh Cemetery, 1656 Kaighn Avenue, Camden, NJ 
TIME: 10:00 am;
EVENT DETAILS: Camden County Memorial Day Ceremony, May 25th at 10:00 AM,........ More details click on Memorial Day Service Camden County

May 2019

05/26/2019: Run to Remember;

LOCATION: City of North Wildwood, 15th and Beach, North Wildwood, New Jersey 
TIME: 8:45 am - 10:00 am;
EVENT DETAILS: The 2nd annual "Run to Remember" will be held on Sunday, May 26, 2019.  Registration will open at 7:15 am at the North Wildwood Beach Patrol Headquarters, 15th, and the Beach, North Wildwood, NJ.  Registration on site starts at 7:15 am and opening ceremony starts at 8:45 am.  5 K run and 1-mile walk will start at 9:00 am.  5K will be run on the beach.  Participants can sign up online at www.nwwvetrun.com Registration fee is $25 and includes a tee shirt, guaranteed.  There will be prizes for various categories.  The run will have a professional timer...................... More details click on Run to Remember