Events


Upcoming

Third Annual “Honor Our Heroes Gala” September 12th, 2024

Our Third Annual “Honor Our Heroes Gala” is a celebration honoring our local veterans, at-risk seniors, and special animals. This year’s event will be hosted on Thursday, September 12th, 2024 at Auletto Caterers in Almonesson, NJ.

For tickets and sponsorship opportunities click here!

Vets Coffee and Conversation every Thursday at 10 am

All veterans come and have coffee every Thursday from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm at the Carlton R. Rouh Veterans Center in Lindenwold, NJ. Meet other veterans and have great conversations while enjoying a cup of coffee.

For more information click here. See pictures here of previous Coffee and Conversation

“A Sense of Peace”, Forgotten Angels Equine Rescue and SpectraCare Foundation at Sun Newspaper on November 3rd, 2023

Healing Arts session for Veterans with Justin Green on Thursday, May 23rd, 2024

Veterans join us on Thursday, May 23rd from 10:30 am to 12:00 pm at the Carlton R. Rouh Veterans Center to learn the art of watercolor painting, while also experiencing the calming impact of healing arts. More information here!

Seeds of Change Gardening Program for Veterans May 30th, 2024

Seeds of Change gardening program for all veterans on Thursday, May 30th, 2024 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm at the Carlton R. Rouh Veterans Center. Gardening has been proven to promote overall well-being. Represent your branch of service! More information here!

Culinary Arts class for Veterans with Shy Myers June 6th, 2024

Join Shy Myers on Thursday, June 6th from 10:30 am to 12:00 pm at the Carlton R. Rouh Veterans Center to learn basic cooking techniques while enjoying a delicious dish. Represent your branch of service! More information here!

American Legion meets VFW for Veterans Fundraiser “Beef & Beer” June 8th,2024

Cherry Hill American Legion 372, Chews Landing American Legion 281, and Runnemede VFW 3324 join forces for a Veterans Fundraiser on Saturday, June 8th,2024 at the Chews Landing American Legion 281 from 1-5pm. Everyone is invited! Ticket Price: $30pp. More information here! Order Tickets Here!

Women Military Recognition Wellness Day June 12th, 2024

Sisters-in Arms of South Jersey presents the “Women Military Recognition Wellness Day Luncheon” on June 12th, 2024 at the Carlton R. Rouh Veterans Center in Lindenwold, NJ from 11:00am to 2:00pm. Must RSVP by June 5th, 2024 For more information and to RSVP click here!

Healing Photography for Veterans with Thomas MacPherson on June 13th, 2024

Veterans join Tom on Thursday, June 13th from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm at the Carlton R. Rouh Veterans Center to experience the healing effects of photography, learn camera mechanics and techniques, and gain a new lens of expression. Represent your branch of service! More information here!

Healing Arts session for Veterans with Justin Green on Thursday, June 20th, 2024

Veterans join us on Thursday, June 20th from 10:30 am to 12:00 pm at the Carlton R. Rouh Veterans Center to learn the art of acrylic painting, while also experiencing the calming impact of healing arts. More information here!

Equine Therapy Session Sponsored by SpectraCare Foundation and Forgotten Angels

SpectraCare Foundation and Forgotten Angels are sponsoring an equine therapy retreat for veterans on Saturday, June 22nd, 2024 from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm at Forgotten Angels Equine Rescue in Medford, NJ. Equine Therapy has been proven to have positive outcomes for overall well-being. Must RSVP by June 8th, 2024 For more information and to RSVP click here!

Live Food Demo Presented by Food Bank of South Jersey June 27, 2024

Veterans Join “Village With an Open Heart” Odessa Patton for a Live Food Demo Presented by Food Bank of South Jersey on Thursday, June 27th, 2024 from 10:30 am to 12:00 pm at the Carlton R. Rouh Veterans Center in Lindenwold. For more information and RSVP click here!

Ongoing Subscription Program

Your Donation of just $19 a month will help us to provide vibrant support programs for our local veterans at SpectraCare’s one-stop full-service Carlton R. Rouh Veteran’s Center. Your generous monthly gift will directly support our Equine Therapy, Healing Arts, Photography, Music, Gardening, Culinary Arts programs, and more. Please Donate!

We can’t maintain and expand these programs without your support!


Past Events

Culinary Arts Class for Veterans with Shy Myers May 16th, 2024

Join Shy Myers on Thursday, May 16th from 11:00 am to 12:30 pm at the Carlton R. Rouh Veterans Center to learn basic cooking techniques while enjoying a delicious dish. Represent your branch of service!

Join US Marine Vietnam Veteran Harold Blowers Sr. on Thursday, May 16th, 2024

Join guest speaker US Army Vietnam Veteran Harold Blowers Sr. as he tells of his memories and the time he shared with Carlton R. Rouh, Lindenwold Medal of Honor recipient.

We Celebrate Our Veterans Lunch on May 9th, 2024

Join us on Thursday, May 9th, 2024 to celebrate Carlton R. Rouh’s 105th Birthday while “We Celebrate Our Veterans” to honor all of our heroes with a lunch at 11:30 am. at the Carlton R. Rouh Veterans Center in Lindenwold, NJ.

Seeds of Change Gardening Program for Veterans May 2nd, 2024

Seeds of Change gardening program for all veterans on Thursday, May 2nd, 2024 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm at the Carlton R. Rouh Veterans Center. Gardening has been proven to promote overall well-being. Represent your branch of service!

Dr. Alina Lyons from Better Sleep will be speaking about sleep apnea on May 2nd, 2024

Veterans join us on May 2nd at the Carlton R. Rouh Veterans Center to welcome the veteran and owner of a management/treatment company “Better Sleep Inc., Dr. Alina Lyons, DMD which provides patients who suffer from sleep apnea.

Equine Therapy Session Sponsored by SpectraCare Foundation and Forgotten Angels

SpectraCare Foundation and Forgotten Angels are sponsoring an equine therapy retreat for veterans on Saturday, April 27th, 2024 from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm at Forgotten Angels Equine Rescue in Medford, NJ. Equine Therapy has been proven to have positive outcomes for overall well-being.

Healing Photography for Veterans with Thomas MacPherson on April 25th, 2024

Veterans join Tom on Thursday, April 25th from 10:30 am to 12:00 pm at the Carlton R. Rouh Veterans Center to experience the healing effects of photography, learn camera mechanics and techniques, and gain a new lens of expression. Represent your branch of service!

Art & Craft with Shy Myers on April 18th, 2024

Veterans join Shy Myers on Thursday, April 18th from 10:30 am to 12:00 pm at the Carlton R. Rouh Veterans Center for a relaxing and exciting session where you can learn the art of candle-making. Represent your branch of service!

Medal Ceremony of Camden County Veterans on April 11th, 2024

Camden County Board of Commissioners and Office of Veterans Affairs is partnering with SpectraCare Foundation to present the Medal Ceremony for the Service and Sacrifices of Camden County Veterans on April 11th, 2024 at the Carlton R. Rouh Veterans Center in Lindenwold, NJ. Time: 11:00 am.

Healing Arts session for Veterans with Adriana Brattelli on Friday, April 5th, 2024

Veterans join us on Friday, April 5th from 11:00 am to 12:30 pm at the Carlton R. Rouh Veterans Center to learn the art of drawing with colored pencils, while also experiencing the calming impact of healing arts.

Seeds of Change Gardening Program for Veterans April 4th, 2024 (Postponed)

Seeds of Change gardening program for all veterans on Thursday, April 4th, 2024 from 11:00 am to 12:30 pm at the Carlton R. Rouh Veterans Center. Gardening has been proven to promote overall well-being. Represent your branch of service!

Seeds of Change Gardening Program for Veterans March 28th, 2024 (Postponed)

Seeds of Change gardening program for all veterans on Thursday, March 28th, 2024 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm at the Carlton R. Rouh Veterans Center. Gardening has been proven to promote overall well-being. Represent your branch of service!

Mental Health First Aid Class on Tuesday, March 26th, 2024

Mental Health First Aid for Veterans is a free course for all veterans, military members, and any individual. It teaches you how to identify, understand, and respond to signs of mental illness and substance use disorders. Learn how to support your friends, family, and neighbors.

Healing Photography for Veterans with Thomas MacPherson on March 14th, 2024

Veterans join Tom on Thursday, March 14th from 10:30 am to 12:00 pm at the Carlton R. Rouh Veterans Center and experience the healing effects of photography and learn camera mechanics, techniques, and gain a new lens of expression. Represent your branch of service!

“Empower Her” Addressing the Needs of Female Veterans on Sunday, March 10th, 2024

The Camden County Board of Commissioners Presents “Empower Her” Addressing the Needs of Female Veterans. Sunday, March 10th, 12 pm-3 pm at Collingswood Ballroom. 315 White Horse Pike, Collingswood, NJ.

Healing Arts session for Veterans with Justin Green on Thursday, March 7th, 2024

Veterans join us on Thursday, March 7th from 10:30 am to 12:00 pm at the Carlton R. Rouh Veterans Center to learn the art of clay, while also experiencing the calming impact of healing arts. If you were in our last clay class with Justin in January, please bring your clay project with you. It will be used to plant succulents.

Keeping History Alive – Dr. Sandra Williams-Ortega & Capl. Benjamin Berry on February 29th, 2024

Keeping History Alive, Dr. Sandra Williams-Ortega & Capl. Benjamin Berry will be sharing their experiences when they served our country.

Healing Photography for Veterans with Thomas MacPherson on February 22nd, 2024

Veterans join Tom on Thursday, February 22nd from 10:30 am to 12:00 pm at the Carlton R. Rouh Veterans Center and experience the healing effects of photography and learn camera mechanics, techniques, and gain a new lens of expression.

Seeds of Change gardening program for veterans February 15th, 2024

Seeds of Change Gardening Program for all Veterans on Thursday, February 15th, 2024 from 10:30 am to 12:00 pm at the Carlton R. Rouh Veterans Center. Gardening has been proven to promote overall well-being. Represent your branch of service!

We love our veterans dinner on February 15th, 2024 from 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm

Veterans join us at the Carlton R. Rouh Veterans Center for dinner “We love our veterans” on Thursday, February 15th, 2024 at 4:30 pm. Dinner will be provided! Thank you, veterans, we love you!

Healing Arts session for Veterans with Adriana Brattelli on Friday, February 16th, 2024

Veterans join us on Friday, February 16th from 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm at the Carlton R. Rouh Veterans Center to learn the art of paint on acrylic, while also experiencing the calming impact of healing arts.

God & Country Chapel of the 4 Chaplains Service Sunday, February 4th, 2023

Camden County Veterans Advisory Committee Presents “God & County Chapel of the 4 Chaplains Service on Sunday, February 4th, 2023 at 1:00 pm at the Chews United Methodist Church located at 319 N. Black Horse Pike in Glendora, NJ. Everyone is welcome!

Culinary Arts class for Veterans with Shy Myers February 8th, 2024

Join Shy Myers on Thursday, February 8th from 10:30 am to 12:00 pm at the Carlton R. Rouh Veterans Center to learn basic cooking techniques while enjoying a delicious dish. Represent your branch of service!

Seeds of Change gardening program for veterans January 25th, 2024

Seeds of Change gardening program for all veterans on Thursday, January 25th, 2024 from 10:30 am to 12:00 pm at the Carlton R. Rouh Veterans Center. Gardening has been proven to promote overall well-being. Represent your branch of service!

Healing Arts session for Veterans with Justin Green on Friday, January 26th, 2024

Veterans join us on Friday, January 26th from 10:00 am to 11:30 am at the Carlton R. Rouh Veterans Center to learn the art of clay, while also experiencing the calming impact of healing arts.

Benefits Information Vet Center, VBA, VHA on January 18th, 2024

Veterans join the Vet Center VBA, VHA on Thursday, January 18th, 2024 from 10 am to 11:30 am at the Carlton R. Rouh Veterans Center.

Healing Photography for Veterans with Thomas MacPherson on January 18th, 2024

Veterans join Tom on Thursday, January 18th from 10:30 am to 12:00 pm at the Carlton R. Rouh Veterans Center and experience the healing effects of photography and learn camera mechanics, techniques, and gain a new lens of expression.

Culinary Arts class for Veterans with Shy Myers January 11th, 2024

Join Shy Myers on Thursday, January 11th from 11:00 am to 12:30 pm at the Carlton R. Rouh Veterans Center to learn basic cooking techniques while enjoying a delicious dish. Represent your branch of service!

2023

Healing Photography for Veterans with Thomas MacPherson on December 21st, 2023

Veterans join Tom on Thursday December 21st from 10:30am to 12:00pm at the Carlton R. Rouh Veterans Center and experience the healing effects of photography and learn camera mechanics, techniques, and gain a new lens of expression.

Culinary Arts class for Veterans with Shy Myers December 14th, 2023

Join Shy Myers on Thursday December 14th from 11:00am to 12:30pm at the Carlton R. Rouh Veterans Center to learn basic baking techniques while enjoying a delicious snack. Represent your branch of service!

Equine Therapy Session Sponsored by SpectraCare Foundation and Forgotten Angels

SpectraCare Foundation and Forgotten Angels are sponsoring an equine therapy retreat for veterans on Saturday December 2nd, 2023 from 9:00am to 3:00pm to be held at Forgotten Angels Equine Rescue in Medford, NJ. Equine Therapy has been proven to have positive outcomes for overall well-being.

Seeds of Change Gardening Program for Veterans November 30th, 2023

Seeds of change gardening program for all veterans on Thursday November 30th, 2023 from 10:30am to 12:00pm at the Carlton R. Rouh Veterans Center. Gardening has been proven to promote overall well-being. Represent your branch of service!

Healing Arts session for Veterans with Justin Green November 16th, 2023 (Cancelled)

Veterans join us on Thursday November 16th from 6:30pm to 8:00pm at the Carlton R. Rouh Veterans Center to learn the art of water coloring, while also experiencing the calming impact of healing arts. (Cancelled)

We are Thankful for Our Veterans brunch on November 16th, 2023

Come join us at the Carlton R. Rouh Veterans Center to “Show Thanks to Our Nation’s Heroes” on Thursday November 16th, 2023 from 11am to 1pm. Brunch will be provided and limited seats available.

Humana speaker Christopher Davidson on November 9th, 2023

Christopher Davidson from Humana is coming to the Carlton R. Rouh Veterans Center on November 9th at 10:30am. He will be talking about Medicare and Veterans

Mental Health First Aid Class on November 08th, 2023

Mental Health First Aid for Veterans is a free course for all veterans, military members, and any individual. It teaches you how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illness and substance use disorders. Learn how to support your friends, family, and neighbors.

Seeds of Change Gardening Program for Veterans October 26th, 2023

Seeds of Change Gardening Program for all Veterans on Thursday, October 26th, 2023 from 10:30 am to 12:00 pm at the Carlton R. Rouh Veterans Center. Gardening has been proven to promote overall well-being. Represent your branch of service!

Healing Arts session for Veterans with Justin Green October 19th, 2023

Veterans join us on Thursday, October 19th from 6:30 pm to 8:00pm at the Carlton R. Rouh Veterans Center to learn some charcoal drawing and techniques on paper, while also experiencing the calming impact of healing arts.

Culinary Arts class for Veterans with Shy Myers October 19th, 2023

Join Shy Myers on Thursday, October 19th from 11:00 am to 12:30 pm at the Carlton R. Rouh Veterans Center to learn basic cooking techniques while enjoying a delicious dish. Represent your branch of service!

Healing Photography for Veterans with Thomas MacPherson on October 12th, 2023

Veterans join Tom on Thursday, October 12th from 10:30 am to 12:00 pm at the Carlton R. Rouh Veterans Center and experience the healing effects of photography and learn camera mechanics, techniques, and gain a new lens of expression.

Equine Therapy Session Sponsored by SpectraCare Foundation and Forgotten Angels

SpectraCare Foundation and Forgotten Angels are sponsoring an equine therapy session for veterans for three consecutive Fridays starting on September 22nd, 2023 to be held at Forgotten Angels Equine Rescue in Medford, NJ. Equine Therapy has been proven to have positive outcomes for overall well-being.

Healing Photography for veterans with Thomas MacPherson on September 30th, 2023 (Cancelled) Next class on Thursday October 12th, 2023 at 10:30am

Veterans join Tom on Saturday September 30th from 10:00am to 11:30am at the Carlton R. Rouh Veterans Center and experience the healing effects of photography and learn camera mechanics, techniques, and gain a new lens of expression. The photography class for this Saturday has been canceled

Seeds of change gardening program for veterans September 28th, 2023

Seeds of Change Gardening Program for all Veterans on Thursday, September 28th, 2023 from 10:30 am to 12:00 pm at the Carlton R. Rouh Veterans Center. Gardening has been proven to promote overall well-being. Represent your branch of service!

Mental Health First Aid Class on September 26th, 2023

Mental Health First Aid for Veterans is a free course for all veterans, military members, and their families. It teaches you how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illness and substance use disorders. Learn how to support your friends, family, and neighbors.

Culinary Arts class for Veterans with Mark Eberle September 21st, 2023 (canceled)

Join retired chef Mark Eberle on Thursday, September 21st from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm at the Carlton R. Rouh Veterans Center to learn basic cooking techniques while enjoying a delicious dish. Represent your branch of service!

Healing Arts session for Veterans with Justin Green September 21st, 2023 (canceled)

Veterans join us on Thursday, September 21st from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm at the Carlton R. Rouh Veterans Center to learn some charcoal drawing and techniques on paper, while also experiencing the calming impact of healing arts.

Second Annual “Honor Our Heroes Gala” September 15th, 2023

Our Second Annual “Honor Our Heroes Gala” is a celebration honoring our local veterans, at-risk seniors, and special animals. This year the event was hosted on Friday September 15th, 2023 at Auletto Caterers in Almonesson, NJ. Pictures coming soon!

See pictures of our First Annual “Honor Our Heroes Gala” here.

Guest Speaker Patricia (Pat) Egan Jones on September 7th, 2023 at 10:00am

Veterans welcome Patricia (Pat) Egan Jones “Outreach Director for Camden County Veterans Affair” on September 7th, 2023 at the Carlton R. Rouh Veterans Center at 10:00am.

Guest Speaker Carolyn Kalpas on September 7th, 2023 at 11:00am

Veterans welcome Carolyn Karpas, PT, MSPT “Specialist & Director for Revital Cancer Rehabilitation at NovaCare Rehabilitation” on September 7th, 2023 at the Carlton R. Rouh Veterans Center at 11:00am.

Model Rocketry for Veterans on Thursday, August 31st, 2023 at 10:30am

Veterans join Michael Van Stine for a day of fun learning about Model Rocketry Build and Flight Program on Thursday, August 31st at 10:30 am at the Carlton R. Rouh Veterans Center. Building and flying rockets have been proven to promote overall well-being.

New York Life Agent James E. Young on Thursday August 24th, 2023

Join our veteran James (Jay) Young from New York Life Insurance on Thursday August 24th, 2023 from 10:30am to 11:00am to talk about financial security.

Seeds of change gardening program for veterans August 24th, 2023

Seeds of change gardening program for all veterans on Thursday August 24th, 2023 from 11:00am to 12:30pm at the Carlton R. Rouh Veterans Center. Gardening has been proven to promote overall wellbeing. Represent your branch of service!

Healing Photography for veterans with Thomas MacPherson on August 19th, 2023 (postponed)

Veterans join Tom on Saturday August 19th from 10:00am to 11:30am at the Carlton R. Rouh Veterans Center and experience the healing effects of photography and learn camera mechanics, techniques, and gain a new lens of expression. Class postponed!

Clean Renewable Energy with Albie Delgado August 17th, 2023

Veterans join Albie Delgado “The Solar Guy” on Thursday August 17 from 10:30am to 11:00am to learn more about clean renewable energy and its benefits.

Culinary Arts class for Veterans with Mark Eberle August 17th, 2023

Join retired chef Mark Eberle on Thursday August 17th from 11:00am to 1:00pm at the Carlton R. Rouh Veterans Center to learn basic cooking techniques while enjoying a delicious dish. Represent your branch of service!

Healing Arts session for Veterans with Justin Green August 17th, 2023

Veterans join us on Thursday August 17th from 6:30pm to 8:00pm at the Carlton R. Rouh Veterans Center to learn the art of painting on acrylic, while also experiencing the calming impact of healing arts.

Model Rocketry for Veterans on Thursday August 10th, 2023 at 10:30am

Veterans join Michael Van Stine for a day of fun learning about Model Rocketry Build and Flight Program on Thursday, August 10th at 10:30am at the Carlton R. Rouh Veterans Center. Building and flying rockets have been proven to promote overall well-being.

Veteran Benefit & Funeral Service Options by Todd Woodside July 27th, 2023

Veterans join Todd Woodside from Gardner Funeral Home on Thursday July 27th from 10:00am to 10:30am at the Carlton R. Rouh Veterans Center. Todd will be presenting “Veteran Benefit & Funeral Service Options”.

Seeds of change gardening program for veterans July 27th, 2023

Seeds of change gardening program for all veterans on Thursday July 27th, 2023 from 10:30am to 12:00pm at the Carlton R. Rouh Veterans Center. Gardening has been proven to promote overall wellbeing. Represent your branch of service!

Culinary Arts class for Veterans with Eston Spain July 20th, 2023 -cancelled

Join Eston Spain on Thursday July 20th from 11:30am to 1:00pm at the Carlton R. Rouh Veterans Center to learn basic cooking techniques while enjoying a delicious dish. Represent your branch of service!

Healing Arts session for Veterans with Justin Green July 20th, 2023

Veterans join us on Thursday July 20th from 6:30pm to 8:00pm at the Carlton R. Rouh Veterans Center to learn the art of water coloring, while also experiencing the calming impact of healing arts.

Care Training Academy CPR Class on Thursday July 13, 2023

Care Training Academy at the Carlton R. Rouh Veterans Center on Thursday July 13, 2023 – 09:30am to 12:30pm. Are you ready to gain life-saving skills and make a difference in emergency situations? Join our upcoming CPR-BLS Certification class and become a certified lifesaver! Veterans are FREE! General Public $80.00 Limited seats available!

Healing Photography for veterans with Thomas MacPherson on July 15th, 2023

Veterans join Tom on Saturday July 15th from 10:00am to 11:30am at the Carlton R. Rouh Veterans Center and experience the healing effects of photography and learn camera mechanics, techniques, and gain a new lens of expression.

Humana speaker Christopher Davidson on June 29th, 2023

Christopher Davidson from Humana is coming to the Carlton R. Rouh Veterans Center on June 29th at 10:00am. He will be talking about “Veterans and their Medicare Coverage”

All Tort Solutions (ATS) speakers Paul Leavy & Todd S. Hawkins on June 29th, 2023

Paul Leavy & L/CPL Todd S. Hawkins from ATS is coming to the Carlton R. Rouh Veterans Center on June 29th at 11:00am. They will be talking about their services to Veterans.

Healing Photography for veterans with Thomas MacPherson on June 24th, 2023

Veterans join Tom on Saturday June 24th from 10:00am to 11:30am at the Carlton R. Rouh Veterans Center and experience the healing effects of photography and learn camera mechanics, techniques, and gain a new lens of expression.

Equine Therapy Session Sponsored by SpectraCare Foundation and Forgotten Angels

SpectraCare Foundation and Forgotten Angels are sponsoring an equine therapy session for veterans for three Friday’s starting on June 9th, 2023 to be held at Forgotten Angels Equine Rescue in Medford, NJ. Equine Therapy has been proven to have positive outcomes for overall wellbeing.

Seeds of change gardening program for veterans June 22th, 2023

Seeds of change gardening program for all veterans on Thursday June 22th, 2023 from 10:00am to 11:30am at the Carlton R. Rouh Veterans Center. Gardening has been proven to promote overall wellbeing. Represent your branch of service!

NovaCare Rehabilitation speaker David Shields on June 15th, 2023

Welcome NovaCare Occupational Therapist David Shields on June 15th from 10:30am to 11:30am at the Carlton R. Rouh Veterans Center.

Culinary Arts class for Veterans with Eston Spain June 15th, 2023

Join Eston Spain on Thursday June 15th from 11:45am to 1:15pm at the Carlton R. Rouh Veterans Center to learn basic cooking techniques while enjoying a delicious dish. Represent your branch of service!

Healing Arts session for Veterans with Justin Green June 15th, 2023

Veterans join us on Thursday June 15th from 6:30pm to 8:00pm at the Carlton R. Rouh Veterans Center to learn painting techniques and colors on wine glass , while also experiencing the calming impact of healing arts.

Seeds of change gardening program for veterans June 1st, 2023

Seeds of change gardening program for all veterans on Thursday June 1st, 2023 from 10:30am to 11:30pm at the Carlton R. Rouh Veterans Center. Gardening has been proven to promote overall wellbeing. Represent your branch of service!

Jefferson Health “Free Health Screening” on June 8th, 2023

The Jefferson Health team will provide “Free Health Screenings to interested veterans and will be available to answer all of your health questions. See Pictures of the event here.

Healing Arts session for Veterans with Justin Green May 18th, 2023

Veterans join us on May 18th from 6:30pm to 8:00pm at the Carlton R. Rouh Veterans Center to learn some charcoal drawing and techniques on paper, while also experiencing the calming impact of healing arts. See Pictures Here!

Model Rocketry for Veterans on Thursday May 18th, 2023 at 10am (Postponed)

Veterans join Michael Van Stine for a day of fun learning about Model Rocketry Build and Flight Program on Thursday, May 18th at 10am. Building and flying rockets have been proven to promote overall well-being.

Healing Photography for veterans with Thomas MacPherson on May 13th, 2023

Veterans joined Tom on Saturday May 13th from 10:00am to 11:30am at the Carlton R. Rouh Veterans Center as they experienced the healing effects of photography and learned camera mechanics, techniques, and gained a new lens of expression.

Celebrating and honoring all of our veterans on May 11th, 2023

Veterans join us on Thursday, May 11th to celebrate Carlton Rouh 104th Birthday and to celebrate and honor all of our veterans with a lunch at 11:30am. Welcome our guest speaker of the VFW District Commander Daniel Wine. Will provide information on benefits. See Pictures Here!

Guest Speakers on Thursday May 4th at 10:30am

Welcome Marisa Betancourt from Care Right There and Aimee Pekula from Mission BBQ. Marisa will be talking about home care services for seniors and veterans while Aimee will be talking about Mission BBQ programs for veterans.

Equine Therapy Session Sponsored by SpectraCare Foundation and Forgotten Angels

SpectraCare Foundation and Forgotten Angels are sponsoring an equine therapy session for veterans for three Friday’s starting on April 14th, 2023 to be held at Forgotten Angels Equine Rescue in Medford, NJ. Equine Therapy has been proven to have positive outcomes for overall wellbeing.

Veteran Benefits Presented by: Kaitlin Dirkx on April 27th, 2023

Veterans enjoyed breakfast and joined the conversation and learned about “Veteran Benefits” on April 27th, 2023, it was presented by: Kaitlin Dirkx director of public benefits at Rothkoff Law Group, Kaitlin comes from an Estate Planning background as a legal assistant with experience in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and California.

Seeds of change gardening program for veterans April 27th, 2023

Seeds of change gardening program for all veterans on Thursday April 27th, 2023 from 11:00am to 12:30pm at the Carlton R. Rouh Veterans Center. Gardening has been proven to promote overall wellbeing. Represent your branch of service! Everyone enjoyed the gardening class with Trevor Shaw!

Healing Photography for veterans with Thomas MacPherson on April 22nd, 2023

Veterans joined Tom on Saturday April 22nd from 10:00am to 11:30am at the Carlton R. Rouh Veterans Center and experienced the healing effects of photography as they learned camera mechanics, techniques, and gained a new lens of expression.

Healing Arts session for Veterans with Justin Green April 20th, 2023

Veterans joined us on Thursday April 20th from 6:30pm to 8:00pm at the Carlton R. Rouh Veterans Center to learn some basic painting techniques and colors on canvas , while also experiencing the calming impact of healing arts.

“Kick UP Your Heels” Oldies Night! on April 1st, 2023

Oldies Night with Lou Costello of FM92.01 at the Runnemede VFW 3324 on Saturday April 1st, 2023 from 6pm to 10pm. Get ready to take a trip down memory lane and sing along to classic tunes. Don’t miss out on this unforgettable night of dancing, singing, and pure joy. SOLD OUT!

Healing Photography for veterans with Thomas MacPherson on March 25th, 2023

Veterans joined Tom on Saturday March 25th from 10:00am to 11:30am at the Carlton R. Rouh Veterans Center to experience the healing effects of photography as you learn camera mechanics, techniques, and gained a new lens of expression.

Seeds of change gardening program for veterans March 30th, 2023

Seeds of change gardening program for all veterans on Thursday March 30th, 2023 from 10:30am to 12:00pm at the Carlton R. Rouh Veterans Center. Gardening has been proven to promote overall wellbeing. Represent your branch of service!

Healing Arts session for Veterans with Justin Green February 23rd, 2023

Veterans joined us on Thursday February 23rd from 6:30pm to 8:00pm at the Carlton R. Rouh Veterans Center to learn some basic painting techniques and colors on canvas , while also experiencing the calming impact of healing arts.

Healing Photography for veterans with Thomas MacPherson on February 18th, 2023

Veterans joined Tom on Saturday February 18th from 10:00am to 11:30am at the Carlton R. Rouh Veterans Center to experienced the healing effects of photography as they learned camera mechanics, techniques, and gained a new lens of expression.

We love our veterans dinner on February 16th, 2023

Veterans joined other veterans at the Carlton R. Rouh Veterans Center for dinner “We love our veterans” on Thursday February 16th, 2023 at 5pm. Dinner was provided and everyone had a good time. Thank you veterans, we love you!

Healing Arts session for Veterans with Justin Green January 25th, 2023

Veterans joined us on January 25th from 6:30pm to 8:00pm at the Carlton R. Rouh Veterans Center to learn some charcoal drawing and techniques on paper, while also experiencing the calming impact of healing arts. See pictures of the event here.

Camden County FAMILIES of Service Members and Veterans:

Mini-KOVA Event on Saturday January 21st, 2023

Keep Our Veterans Alive (KOVA) & Camden County FAMILIES of Service Members & Veterans: Suicide Prevention and Gun Safety Panel Discussion! hosted Mini-KOVA Event at SpectraCare Foundation in the Carlton R. Rouh Veterans Center on Saturday January 21st, 2023 from 10am to 2pm in Lindenwold, NJ. This event was held both in-person and virtually. Lots of great information put out! Thanks to all our speakers and those who attended & watched our live stream! See pictures of the event here!

2022

Equine Therapy Session Sponsored by SpectraCare Foundation and Forgotten Angels

SpectraCare Foundation and Forgotten Angels are sponsoring an equine therapy session for veterans for three Friday’s starting on December 2nd, 2022 to be held at Forgotten Angels Equine Rescue in Medford, NJ. Equine Therapy has been proven to have positive outcomes for overall wellbeing.

Giving Thanks to Our Veterans on November 18th, 2022

Come join us at the Carlton R. Rouh Veterans Center to “Show Thanks to Our Nation’s Heroes” on Friday November 18th, 2022 from 11am to 1pm. Brunch will be provided and limited to 30 seats. The event is full! Everybody that signed up, we will see you on Friday at 11am. Thank you!

Healing Arts session for Veterans with Justin Green October 26th, 2022

Veterans come joined us on Wednesday October 26th from 7:00pm to 8:00pm at the Carlton R. Rouh Veterans Center to learn some basic painting techniques and colors on canvas , while also experiencing the calming impact of healing arts. Last night’s healing arts class with Gouache! Great work!! Thank you to our veteran Thomas MacPherson Jr. for the photos! See pictures

Equine Therapy Session Sponsored by SpectraCare Foundation and Forgotten Angels

SpectraCare Foundation and Forgotten Angels are sponsoring an equine therapy session for veterans for three Friday’s starting on September 16th, 2022 to be held at Forgotten Angels Equine Rescue in Medford, NJ. Equine Therapy has been proven to have positive outcomes for overall wellbeing.

See pictures here from our last equine therapy session.

Healing Arts session for Veterans with Justin Green September 30th, 2022

Veterans come join us on Friday September 30th from 6:30pm to 8:00pm at the Carlton R. Rouh Veterans Center to learn some basic painting techniques and colors on canvas , while also experiencing the calming impact of healing arts.

Honor Our Heroes Gala

This event was a celebration honoring our local veterans, at-risk seniors, and special animals. It was held on Saturday September 24th, 2022 at Paris Caterers in Berlin, NJ. See pictures!

Healing Arts session for Veterans with Justin Green August 24th, 2022

Justin enjoyed veteran Jim stories while teaching him the art of water coloring one-on-one class. It was a great experience for both. Stay tuned for our next session at the Carlton R. Rouh Veterans Center! Veterans, you will enjoy this peaceful experience! See pictures!

Healing Music Class Veterans with Tony Stephens – August 17th, 2022

The music class Wednesday August 17th from 6:30pm to 7:30pm at the Carlton R. Rouh Veterans Center. Stay tune for future dates.

Healing Photography for Veterans with Thomas MacPherson

Thursday August 11th from 6:30pm to 7:30pm at the Carlton R. Rouh Veterans Center to experience the healing effects of photography as you learn camera mechanics, techniques, and gain a new lens of expression. More dates coming soon!

Healing Arts session for Veterans with Justin Green July 15th, 2022

Friday July 15th from 6:30pm to 8:30pm at the Carlton R. Rouh Veterans Center to learn some basic painting techniques and colors on canvas , while also experiencing the calming impact of healing arts.

Equine Therapy Session Sponsored by SpectraCare Foundation and Forgotten Angels

The Equine Therapy sessions were held at Forgotten Angels Equine Rescue in Medford, NJ. Equine Therapy has been proven to have positive outcomes for overall wellbeing. See pictures here

Seeds of change gardening program for veterans June 25th, 2022

Seeds of change gardening program for all veterans on Saturday June 25th, 2022 from 9:00am to 11:00am at the Carlton R. Rouh Veterans Center. Gardening has been proven to promote overall wellbeing. Represent your branch of service! Due to a veteran funeral service this event is postponed until further notice.

Mental Health First Aid from National Council for Mental Wellbeing on June 21st, 2022

Mental Health First Aid for Veterans is a free course for all veterans, military members and their families. It teaches you how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illness and substance use disorders. Learn how to support your friends, family and neighbors. More dates to be announced soon! See pictures here from June 2022 training.

Angelic Health’s Vet-to-Vet Cafe – June 16th, 2022

Veterans of the US armed forces are invited to attend “Angelic Health’s Vet-to-Vet Cafe” on Thursday June 16th, 2022 at the Carlton R. Rouh Veterans Center from 1:00pm to 2:00pm. Come talk to fellow veterans and share your military experiences. Veterans are welcome to attend to simply listen, tell stories, and enjoy refreshments.

Seeds of change gardening program for veterans June 16th, 2022

Join us to “Kick Off Clean Up” seeds of change gardening program for veterans on June 16th, 2022 from 4:00pm to 6:00pm at the Carlton R. Rouh Veterans Center. Gardening has been proven to promote overall wellbeing. Represent your branch of service!

“Cheers to the Golden Years Honoring our veterans” Pub Crawl

Spectracare Foundation committee members and spouses met at PJ Whelihan’s restaurant in Collingswood on Wednesday June 1st, 2022 at 4:00pm for an evening of laughs, drinks and snacks! It was a fun night! Thanks everyone!

Healing Arts session for Veterans with Justin Green May 25th, 2022

Another beautiful time today with our instructor Justin teaching our veterans charcoal drawing. Stay tuned for our next session at the Carlton R. Rouh Veterans Center! Veterans, you will enjoy this peaceful experience!

Seeds of change gardening program for veterans May 16th

Sadly this event was cancelled due to severe weather in the area! Gardening has been proven to promote overall wellbeing. We will re-schedule the event soon!

Seeds of change gardening program for veterans on Saturday May 7th, 2022

The event was cancelled due to weather conditions. We will re-schedule the event in the near future. Gardening has been proven to promote overall wellbeing.

Healing Arts session for Veterans with Justin Green

Such a beautiful time today charcoal drawing with our Instructor, Justin. Everyone’s still life came out phenomenal!!! Stay tuned for our next session at the Carlton R. Rouh Veterans Center! Veterans, you will enjoy this peaceful experience.!

See pictures of the event here.

A Book Signing/Reading Moderated by Kristin Leone, Navy Nurse & Afghanistan Veteran

SpectraCare Foundation hosted the author Tom Garvey, an Airborne, Ranger and Special Forces qualified officer, served as an A-Team Leader in Vietnam in 1968 and returned home to mixed reviews about his stability and state of mind. The event was on Tuesday April 19th, 2022 at the Carlton R. Rouh Veterans Center. Everyone enjoyed the reading and stories by Tom Garvey. See pictures.

Healing Arts session for Veterans with Justin Green

Veterans joined us on Sunday March 20th, 2022 at the Carlton R. Rouh Veterans Center to learn some basic painting techniques and colors on canvas, while also experiencing the calming impact of healing arts! Everyone enjoyed the class with Justin. See pictures

The Patriot Fund, Inc

Board Members Mike Francisco and Tim Irons presented a check to Michael and Kathleen Van Stine at the SpectraCare Foundation offices, one of new 2022 Operational Partners! We are truly humbled. We can not thank you enough!

Winter Awards Dinner

SpectraCare Foundation had a successful dinner event on January 6th , 2022 at the American Legion Post 372 in Cherry Hill. See pictures

#GivingTuesdayVeterans

This year Giving Tuesday was on November 30. Giving Tuesday is a global giving movement that has been built by individuals, families, organizations, businesses and communities in all 50 states and in countries around the world. Giving Tuesday harnesses the collective power of a unique blend of partners to transform how people think about, talk about, and participate in the giving season. It inspires people to take collective action to improve their communities, give back in better, smarter ways to the charities and causes they believe in, and help create a better world. GivingTuesday demonstrates how every act of generosity counts, and that they mean even more when we give together. Every year Giving Tuesday is on the last Tuesday of November.

2021

Carlton R. Rouh Center Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

The Carlton R. Rouh Veterans Center ribbon cutting ceremony was on May 11, 2021. We had the honor to have many dignitaries for this event. Carlton Rouh daughter was one our speakers as we celebrated his 101th birthday. See pictures here.

Equine Therapy Open House

Equine therapy open house at “Forgotten Angels Equine Rescue” in Medford, NJ was on Saturday January 23rd, 2021.

2020

Flagpole Ceremony – October 3rd, 2020

We honored all the veterans on Saturday October 3rd, 2020 with a flagpole ceremony at the Carlton R. Rouh Veterans Center at 777 Blackwood Clementon Road in Lindenwold. Jeff Lingo, CEO of the Acme Lingo Flag Company, donated the 25ft. flagpole and John Chesebro, a key member of our veteran advisory team, donated the flag. Also, ‘Signs by Dan’ donated the front entrance sign which is being integrated with the flagpole.

The event was highlighted by a full dress presentation of the National Anthem by Sergeant William Mead and some brief remarks by Colonel Ted Gallagher, Director of Camden County Office of Veterans Affairs. See pictures

Veteran Therapy Event at “Forgotten Angels” Equine Rescue

Sunday May 3rd, 2020 Spectracare Foundation sponsored a veteran therapy event at the “Forgotten Angels” Equine Rescue location in Medford, NJ.

2019

9 Hole Charity Golf Outing

September 11th, 2019 at the Valleybrook Country Club in Blackwood, New Jersey was our 9 Hole Charity Golf Outing. The event was a great success and many golfers joined us to support our veterans. See pictures

Veterans Picnic in Gloucester County

SpectraCare Foundation joined People for People Foundation with the annual “Veterans Picnic”. It was a free picnic to all veterans, families and the general public.