MORRISTOWN, NJ – The community is invited to join the Morristown National Historical Park (NHP) as it celebrates the exact 100th anniversary of the National Park Service on Thursday, August 25, 2016.
 
Blue Morel Restaurant Executive Chef Bobby Varua will present to the park and visitors a specially designed and created  birthday cake that honors the National Park Service's 100th anniversary.
 
 
"The National Park Service has done a lot for the community", stated Chef Varua. "I used their history as inspiration for the cake".
 
The details of the cake is highly guarded secret. "All I will say is that it is a surprise, but it will be delicious," promised Varua.

 
Festivities begin at  2 pm in Morristown NHP’s Washington’s Headquarters Museum, 30 Washington Place, Morristown, New Jersey. The event is FREE.

Following the cake-cutting, Chief of Interpretation Vanessa Smiley will present a short program in the museum auditorium on the history of the National Park Service. the National Park Service "preserves, protects, and commemorates the landscapes, structures, features, and museum collections of the Continental Army winter encampments, the headquarters of General George Washington, and related Revolutionary War sites at Morristown, New Jersey for the benefit and inspiration of the public."

“This once-in-a-lifetime celebration is a way for us in the National Park Service to work with the community and say thank-you to the public," stated Morristown NHP Chief of Cultural Resources Dr. Jude Pfister. "Come, meet Chef Bobby and the park staff, and join us for community, cake, and good cheer as we wish the National Park Service happy birthday".