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Hoboken Veterans Day essay contest submissions due Nov. 1

Hoboken students in grades 5-8 are invited to participate in the 2018 Veterans Day Essay Contest. Submissions are due on Thursday, Nov. 1 at 12 p.m.

Essays should be no longer than 500 words and answer the question “Who is a veteran, past or present, you admire and why?”

The winning student will be presented with a framed certificate and recognized before the City Council. The student will also have the opportunity to read their essay during the annual Veterans Day ceremony in Hoboken. Second and third place winners will receive recognition from the city.

To enter, email your essay to jbuonarota@hobokennj.gov or print it in blue or black ink and mail it to: Hoboken City Hall, Office of Mayor Ravinder S. Bhalla ,94 Washington St, Hoboken, NJ 07030. For more information, call (201) 420-2000 ext. 1003.

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