Mayor’s Message: Fourth Annual Voorhees Township Police Foundation Benefit Car Show

The 4th Annual Voorhees Township Police Foundation Benefit Car Show will be held on Saturday, May 4 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the rear parking area behind the Carmike Cinemas Ritz 16 Plaza.

The car show is free to the public and includes hundreds of cars of various makes, models and eras. This is a judged car show with over 130 trophies and specialty awards presented. The event includes food trucks, a Voorhees Township Police K9 demonstration and music.

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There is a donation of $20 the day of the show to enter a car. There are no pre-registrations and registration ends at 11 a.m. Parking spots for vehicles are on a first-come first-served basis and parking spots cannot be saved. Entry questions should be directed to (856) 904-4843 or email

Proceeds from the car show will benefit the Voorhees Township Police Memorial Garden Fund and the Voorhees Township Police Foundation, a not-for-profit entity dedicated to assisting the Voorhees Police Department in carrying out its mission of enhancing public safety services.The Voorhees Police Memorial Garden will be located at the police department and will be a tribute to all first responders and the military.  The garden will include part of one of the World Trade Center twin towers destroyed during the September 11, 2001 terrorist attack.

** Spring Leaf Collection has begun. Dates for collection are available on the municipal website at www.voorheesnj.comand on our Voorhees Township Facebook page. Leaf collection is as follows: Tuesday trash day April 8 to April 12; Wednesday trash day April 15 to April 19; Thursday trash day April 22 to April 26; Friday trash day April 29 to May 3.

**The 11th Annual 5K Run/Walk 4 Family & Friends with Cancer will take place at 8:30 a.m. on Sunday, April 28 at the Voorhees Middle School 1000 Holly Oak Drive. All proceeds from the event benefit both cancer research through the Abrams Cancer Center and financial assistance for cancer patients through the Cancer Patients Program at Samost Jewish Family & Children’s Services. The cost is $30 and registration ends April 26. For more information visit

**The Voorhees Township Rabies Clinic will be held on Saturday, May 4 from 9 a.m. to noon at the Lions Lake Complex, 101 Dutchtown Road. County resident pet owners can bring their dog or cat for a free rabies vaccination and Voorhees residents can obtain their yearly license at the same time. The deadline to obtain a 2019 pet license is May 10. For more information call (856) 429-7757 or visit,

**The 11th Annual Alicia Rose Victorious 5k Run/Walk will be held on Sunday, May 19. Check in begins at 7:30 a.m. and the run/walk one-mile race will start at 9 a.m. The 5K race will start at 9:30 a.m. at Virtua Hospital, 200 Bowman Dr. in Voorhees. The cost is $30 for participants 19 and older and $15 for ages 5 to 18.  The ARVF installs Teen Lounges in hospitals throughout the world.

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