Monmouth University Veterans Association will host its annual care package drive and dunk tank on Wednesday and Thursday, February 22 and 23, in the Rebecca Stafford Student Center.
Members will be collecting care package items for the troops all day Wednesday and Thursday in the Student Center Dining Hall in front of the Trophy Case. Suggested items include: lip balm, bar soap, shampoo, deodorant, insect repellant wipes, canned meats with pull top, granola and protein bars, hard candy, books, cards and batteries (any size). No aerosols please. In addition, you can “Get a Vet Wet” on Thursday, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the winter dunk tank located on the patio of the Student Center for $1 per ball. All proceeds will be donated to the 9/11 Memorial Project.
Monmouth University is located at 400 Cedar Avenue, West Long Branch, NJ. Parking is available in the Monmouth University parking lots accessible from Larchwood Avenue.
For more information, call Jeff Hood, coordinator of Veteran Services, at 732-263-5258.
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