Somerset County YMCA Surpasses Million Dollar Fundraising Goal

April 20, 2018


BERNARDS TWP., NJ – On Wednesday, April 11, 2018 community members gathered at Bridgewater Marriott to celebrate the success of Somerset County YMCA’s 2018 Annual Campaign. At the event, Somerset County YMCA revealed that it surpassed its fundraising goal of $1 million, with pledges and gifts of $1,003,526. Exceeding this lofty goal marks record-breaking community support of ...

Registration Opens for Community in Crisis Middle School Hub Club

BERNARDSVILLE, NJ - Community in Crisis kicks off the Hub Club this spring with weekly after school programming for middle school students.

Registration to join the Hub Club is required and will be limited to the first 50 students; a wait list will place others on hold in case spaces free up. A $40 contribution towards supplies will be requested at registration. Financial assistance is ...

Basking Ridge Group Among 40 Non-Profits To Win Use Of Luxury Suite at TD Bank Ballpark

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Freeholder Director Patrick Scaglione selected 40 nonprofit organizations in an annual drawing for Community Box seats at the TD Bank Ballpark in Bridgewater.

The winners will have an opportunity to watch the “Boys of Summer” play home games on various dates during the Somerset Patriots’ 2018 season.

“Somerset County has made this 30-seat community ...

Marjory Stoneman Douglas Students Put Together Uplifting Public Service Announcement to Raise Money for Families

PARKLAND, FLA. - Marjory Stoneman Douglas High students have put together a fund-raising public service announcement to raise funds for the victims' families.

Broward County Commissioner Michael Udine said, "The Parkland community steps up," Michael Udine, Broward County Commissioner, said. "You can join via online auction for trips, dinners, etc., to bolster the ...

Donations Being Accepted Starting This Sat. for Spring VNA Rummage Sale

FAR HILLS, NJ - The largest rummage sale in New Jersey -- the fundraising Rummage Sale for the Basking Ridge-based Visiting Nurse Association of Somerset Hills -- will begin accepting donations this Saturday, April 7, for items to resell at the VNA's spring sale, scheduled for May 4 to 6.

The donation period will begin on Saturday, April 7, and continue every day except ...

Former NFL QB Joe Theismann to Speak at Boy Scouts Breakfast in May in Basking Ridge

BERNARDS TWP., NJ –The Patriots’ Path Council of the Boy Scouts of America has chosen former NFL quarterback Joe Theismann as the keynote speaker at its second Stars and Stripes Breakfast Wednesday, May 2, at The Ridge – Verizon’s Learning and Development Center in Basking Ridge.

The former Washington Redskins quarterback joined ESPN in April 1988, reuniting with ...

Sweet! Somerville Bakery to Sell Prize-Winning 4-H Cupcakes Each Saturday in April to Benefit 4-H

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Blue Sheep Bake Shop on Division Street will be a showcase each Saturday in April for the award-winning salted caramel cupcakes judged the winner at the 3rd annual 4-H Cupcake Wars competition.

Bridgewater residents and members of the Somerset County 4-H Master Chefs Club, Samantha DeProspo and Brie Larson won the competition earlier this month held at the Ted Blum 4-H ...

Register for Run and Fun Walk to Support Katie King; Sponsors Sought by St. James MOC

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - The St. James Men of Charity are hosting a 5K for Katie Run & Fun Walk at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, May 17, at St. James in Basking Ridge. All proceeds will benefit the Katie King Foundation in Basking Ridge.

The foundation was set up to help 10-year-old Katie King and her family offset the mounting expenses associated with her cancer treatment. Katie was diagnosed in ...

Carol Bianchi, Bernards Twp. Committeewoman & Former Mayor, Wins GOP Fenwick Award for 2018

BERNARDS TOWNSHIP, NJ - The Somerset County Federation of Republican Women has announced that Bernards Township Committeewoman Carol Bianchi, who has also served as township mayor, is the recipient of the 2018 Millicent Fenwick Award. She will be honored at the Bridgewater Manor on May 16.

Carol Bianchi, a Bernards Township Committeewoman since 2013, exemplifies and ...

Hibernians' "Hamsgiving" Donations Benefit Somerville Agencies

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Members of the Somerset Division of the Ancient Order of Hibernians celebated "Hamsgiving" again March 30, the fourth year in a row that the Irish social and service organization gathered to assemble Easter food baskets for distribution to families and organizations in need.

Relying solely on the donations from members and the public, the Hibernians assembled 45 ham ...

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Imagine Holds Annual Board Retreat

April 21, 2018

Imagine, A Center for Coping with Loss held its annual board retreat on Saturday April 14th at its center in Mountainside.  "It was a valuable, thought-provoking, and educational day for all of us," said John Toriello, Chair of Governance.  "The board and staff worked together to establish the goals of the retreat and facilitate the agenda.  It was a great team ...