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Welcome to Community Corner. If your group, school or class does an activity using “Kids Thank A Veteran”, please let us know and include a picture (attach a scan to an e-mail and send to webmaster@kidsthankavet.com). This can include activities such as poster contests, writing to veterans or just doing something special for our veterans to show that we care.



"Spirit Week 2007"

Howell Middle School South in Howell NJ, showed their patriotism during their annual "Red, White and Blue Day". The entire school was decorated with our colors, and children dressed in red, white and blue.



Left to right 7th graders Kelly. Karena, Nate and Devon wear the colors of the day





Kyle shows his patriotic style


"Poster Contest held in Toms River, New Jersey"

A poster contest was held for the Toms River, NJ School System sponsored by "Kids Thank A Veteran" Director, Cherie Reid. Children participated from six elementary schools. The seven winners were awarded certificates, flags and gift certificates in a ceremony held at the A Jay Weeks VFW Post 6063, Courthouse Lane.

Winners included:
Morgyn Hall, 7
Erika Szumel,10
Desiree Dinis, 10
Brianna Morey, 11
Cole Donnerstag, 7
Nick, 11
Krystal, 11








A second group of posters was presented to Greenbriar Woodlands Memorial VFW Post 8885, Toms River, NJ.



All posters entered in the contest will be distributed to local VFW posts.


"New Jersey Education Association films "Kids Thank A Veteran" for their "Classroom Close-up" television show "




Joe Vella, Charlie Carre, and Jack Gill, veterans of WWII, shared their experiences with the children


Cherie Reid, founder of "Kids Thank A Veteran" explains the program to children attending the taping


L to R - Haley Reagan, Jennifer and friend try on military uniforms


James Schott enjoys trying on current military clothing


Army veteran, Robyn Brunicardi, answers questions about the military for interested students


Charlie Carre, WWII veteran, enjoys answering questions


Students had the opportunity for one-on-one conversations with the veterans








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