Salvation Army Celebrates National Donut Day at Southern Ocean County Chamber Office

Join Members of NJ National Guard and veterans as The Salvation Army – New Jersey Division brings their canteen to the Chamber in Ship Bottom on Friday, June 3rd from 11:00 AM to 2:00PM to serve free coffee and donuts for National Donut Day
May 23, 2011 - PRLog -- The Salvation Army canteen will be on site serving free coffee and donuts at the Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce Visitor Center located at 265 West Ninth Street in Ship Bottom in honor of Donut Day on Friday June 3.

Donut Day was established in 1938 as a tribute to The Salvation Army “Lassies” who made and served donuts to thousands of soldiers during World War I beginning in 1917, The Salvation Army “Lassies” were the first women ever sent to the front lines during war time and they were sent to provide home cooked food and provide a morale boost to the troops. The donuts were cooked in oil inside the metal helmet of an American soldier.

Join the Salavation Army, members of the NJ National Guard, qflbg World War II and Korean War veterans, as well as members from the Southern Ocean County Chamber business and tourism community from 11 am to 2pm in Chamber parking lot.

For more information contact Southenr Ocean County Chamber at 609 494 7211 x101 or Salvation Army at 908 851 8227

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