Courtesy U.S. Air Force

GALLOWAY TOWNSHIP. – Stockton University will celebrate Veterans Week Nov.4-9 with a series of events open to the public

Monday-Wednesday, Nov. 4-6, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.: “Frontline Paper” workshop in Independence Plaza behind the Campus Center. Learn to make handmade paper from military uniforms, and hear stories presented by Stockton service members.

Monday, Nov. 4, 12-4 p.m.: Veteran’s Resource Fair in the Campus Center Board of Trustees Room. Hosted by Congressman Jeff Van Drew, and featuring representatives from Veteran’s Health Administration, IRS, Utility Partners, the Veterans Benefits Administrations and more.

Tuesday, Nov. 5, 7:30-9:30 p.m.: “Veterans Monologue” session in the Campus Center Theater. Hear the personal stories of veterans on service, war and homecoming.

Wednesday, Nov. 6, 4-5:30 p.m.: “The Weight of Honor” documentary screening in the Campus Center Theater. Watch the first comprehensive documentary to chronicle the lives of families caring for the catastrophically wounded returning from wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Friday, Nov. 8, 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.: Veterans Day Celebration in the Campus Center Grand Hall followed by lunch in the Board of Trustees Room.

Saturday, Nov. 9,  7:30 p.m.: Free Veterans Day concert at the Performing Arts Center. The Bay Atlantic Symphony will perform many patriotic favorites. Stockton University student veteran George Galesky will be the guest conductor for Stars and Stripes Forever. The event is free, but tickets are required to attend. To reserve tickets call the Stockton PAC at 609-652-9000 or visit

Veteran’s Week is sponsored by Stockton University and the Office of Military and Veteran’s Services.

Nanette LoBiondo Galloway

Award winning journalist covering news, events and people of Atlantic County for more than 20 years.