FAIR LAWN, N.J. (CBSNewYork) – Valentine’s Day is Friday.
Students in New Jersey are making sure veterans who served our country know they are appreciated.READ MORE: Juneteenth Celebrations Across New York City Take On New Meaning In 2021
Children at Westmoreland Elementary School in Fair Lawn made Valentine’s Day cards Monday morning for veterans.
New Jersey Rep. Josh Gottheimer pitched in to help.READ MORE: Man Allegedly Armed With Taser, Large Knife Arrested At Washington Square Park
Gottheimer says it’s a great way to recognize veterans and their service.
“I’m asking students across my district to stand together and say thank you to those who helped build our great country, and there’s no better way to do it than on Valentine’s Day,” he said.
Gottheimer will distribute the cards at the Veterans Home in Paramus.MORE NEWS: NYPD Detective Injured In 2017 Vehicular Attack Honored At Islanders Game
He’s asking other New Jersey residents to help, and drop off their Valentine’s cards for veterans at his offices.