Holmdel, NJ – The New Jersey Vietnam Veterans’ Memorial Foundation (NJVVMF) recently recognized its volunteers, many of whom are Vietnam veterans, at its annual Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon.  More than 30 volunteers enjoyed a catered lunch, gift card raffle and discussions with NJVVMF staff and members of the Board of Directors.

NJ Vietnam Veterans’ Memorial and the Vietnam Era Museum & Educational Center volunteers work at the front desk and gift shop welcoming visitors, taking admission and answering questions or act as tour guides during school tours, providing information and facts on the Vietnam War, the Memorial and the Vietnam Era Museum & Educational Center.

For information on volunteering in one of these roles for the Memorial and Vietnam Era Museum & Educational Center, contact Ken Gurbisz at 732-335-0033 x 103 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The Vietnam Era Museum & Educational Center is located adjacent to the New Jersey Vietnam Veterans’ Memorial off the Garden State Parkway at exit 116.  The Museum & Educational Center is open Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Please visit our website www.njvvmf.org for more information or find us on Facebook as Vietnam Era Museum & Educational Center.

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Volunteers in photograph:  (Top row standing from left)  Bill Smith, Tom Chalfant, Bob Cottrell, Val Raugas, John Nugent, Michael Coale, Bruce Graber, Romano Peretti, Dan O'Leary, Ken Gurbisz

(Middle row from left)  Larry Horyd, Charlie Murray, Sal Mione, Ron Guralnick, Vernon O'Meally, Eli Grosman, Dick Furlong, Joe Leone, Joe Rosato, Andy Butzko, Jim Petillo

(Bottom row from left)  J.J. Minor, Bill McClung, Michael McMahon, Pat Vellucci, Susan DiBarba, Helen Gurbisz, Joe Scalora, Carl Burns, Ralph Maratea, Jack Cesar, Don Johansen