Commissioner Ross F. Licitra (far right) presented Commissioner Burry with a proclamation on behalf of the Monmouth County Board of County Commissioners in her honor. Photo Courtesy of Monmouth County Government.
(TINTON FALLS, NJ) -- Monmouth County Commissioner Lillian G. Burry was honored during a dedication ceremony of “The Lillian G. Burry Women’s Wing” at the Gordon H. Mansfield Veterans Community on Thursday, May 18, 2023. Solider On and WinnCompanies dedicated this wing in honor of Commissioner Burry for her unwavering civic spirit, patriotism and perseverance in creating the Gordon H. Mansfield Veterans Community in Tinton Falls.
“Commissioner Burry is a fearless, staunch advocate for the veterans’ community and is truly deserving of this dedication,” said Commissioner Director Thomas A. Arnone. “On behalf of the Monmouth County Board of County Commissioners, congratulations to Commissioner Burry for receiving this well-deserved honor.”
Commissioner Lillian G. Burry addresses the crowd. Photo Courtesy of Monmouth County Government.
“I am incredibly thankful to Solider On and WinnCompanies for the thoughtful dedication of the women’s wing at the Gordon H. Mansfield Veteran Community,” said Commissioner Burry. “This project did not get accomplished alone and I am filled with gratitude to those who stood with me during the process to provide this community to our veterans, to whom we owe an incredible debt.”
The Gordon H. Mansfield Veteran Community features 70 fully furnished one-bedroom apartments and a special Women’s-only wing. Residents enjoy a vast offering of community supportive services, general wellness, health, and social opportunities.
Soldier On, the service provider, assists residents with maintenance, transportation, service referrals, intakes and discharges and is committed to helping our veterans reclaim their place in the community while bringing meaning and dignity back to their lives.
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