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This Annual Veterans Day Services Presentation:

Normally the Presentation last about 60 minutes and finalizes with the different Veterans' Wreath Placements, this year we once again will honor each new veteran enrolled in the Hopatcong Banner program.

Expect several heartfelt comments from the many different speakers that help the Borough honor Veterans Day with these services

The traditional wreaths of remembrance are placed in the areas designated, and we encourage everyone to watch this final wreathe portion of the ceremony.

Event Information:

Event Date 11-11-2021 11:00 am
Individual Price Free
Location Veterans Field Hopatcong
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Note: This year cookies and hot chocolate will be provided for the residents at the end.
A veterans' wreath is a symbol of HONOR, RESPECT, and VICTORY. Each of the 10 balsam bouquets that comprises a veteran's wreath, symbolizes 10 special qualities.

Veteran's Wreath 10 Special Qualities

    • Hopatcong PresentationTheir BELIEF in a greater good
    • Their LOVE for each other
    • Their STRENGTH, work ethic, & character
    • Their HONESTY & integrity
    • Their HUMILITY, selflessness & modesty
    • Their AMBITIONS & aspirations
    • Their OPTIMISM for America
    • Their CONCERN for the future
    • Their PRIDE in their duties
    • Their HOPES & DREAMS that didn’t always come true, but left them with no regrets

This continued annual top rate presentation of the Veterans Day Services is orchestrated by the Borough, DPW and Recreation Department, with support across all other Borough Departments.

"For one day we stand united in respect for you, our Veterans". - Mayor, Michael Francis – 2020

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