gem #148 08/02/10
OCEAN COUNTY CELEBRATES INDIA'S INDEPENDENCE DAY
TOMS RIVER - The Ocean County Board of Chosen Freeholders will host the thirteenth annual Indian Flag Raising Ceremony at noon on Friday, August 13,
at the Ocean County Administration Building, 101 Hooper Avenue, here.
The ceremony, sponsored by the Asian Indian Association of Central Jersey, marks the 63rd anniversary of the Proclamation of Independence of
India, which took place in New Delhi, India on August 15, 1947.
"We welcome all residents to attend the flag raising ceremony observing India's Independence Day here in Ocean County," commented Freeholder
Director, James F. Lacey. "This ceremony is an opportunity to recognize contributions made by our residents of Indian decent."
Youth members will perform a "Cultural Faire" Dance.