Saturday, December 7, 2013, 6:00 to 7:30 p.m., Vietnam Veterans' Memorial, 1 Memorial Lane, Holmdel, NJ

Holmdel, N.J. – On Saturday, December 7, 2013 at 6:00 to 7:30 p.m, the New Jersey Vietnam Veterans’ Memorial Foundation, Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 800 from Bergen County and the Jewish War Veterans, Department of New Jersey, will host the annual Holiday Lighting Ceremony at the New Jersey Vietnam Veterans’ Memorial located at 1 Memorial Lane in Holmdel, N.J.

The ceremony will include a lighting of the Christmas tree and Menorah, readings about Christmas, Hanukkah and Kwanzaa, and a visit from Santa. The Brick Memorial High School Caroling Choir will lead the singing of patriotic and holiday songs. The family-friendly festivities are open to the public at no charge. Hot chocolate and cookies will be served.

The New Jersey Vietnam Veterans’ Memorial and Vietnam Era Museum & Educational Center are located on the grounds of the PNC Bank Arts Center, off the Garden State Parkway at exit 116. The Memorial is open 24 hours, 7 days a week.  The Educational Center is open Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Regular admission to the Museum & Educational Center is free for veterans and active-duty military personnel. Regular adult admission is $7.00; student and senior citizen admission is $5.00; and children under 10 are admitted free. Please call (732) 335-0033 xt. 100 for additional information. 

About The New Jersey Vietnam Veterans’ Memorial Foundation
The New Jersey Vietnam Veterans’ Memorial Foundation offers a meaningful and engaging experience that recognizes the sacrifices, courage and valor of Vietnam veterans and that encourages and fosters a thorough understanding of the Vietnam Era including the political, historical, social, cultural and military aspects, which affected the United States, and especially New Jersey.