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Hope For Lauren Foundation Benefits from MAX Challenge Day of Giving 5K

April 23, 2018

UNION, NJ -  About 125 participants turned out Saturday, April 21, for THE MAX Challenge of Union, New Providence, Cranford, Watchung, Montclair and Madison Day of Giving 5K. The event, both a run and a walk, was a benefit for the Hope For Lauren Foundation. 

Lauren Liu, 14, and a ninth grade student at Kent Place School, died in October 2017, after losing a battle against depression ...

Nominate Your Mom in Skin Deep's 'Best Mom Ever' Contest

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Skin Deep Salon and Spa is having a "Best Mom Ever" essay contest. All fourth through eighth graders are invited to write an essay to convince Skin Deep as to why you think your mom is the best!

Skin Deep Salon and Spa of New Providence will read all entries submitted by April 30, 2018 and select the winners of a Signature Spa Retreat.

Entries can be hand ...

'Beauty & Wellness Weeks' Event Kicks off April 28 in Berkeley Heights

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - When you’re out and about in downtown Berkeley Heights between April 28 through May 12, you may notice that people look more relaxed and attractive than usual. And you’ll be right. Twenty-nine Berkeley Heights businesses are uniting to offer the area’s first-ever “Beauty & Wellness Weeks.” Gyms and chiropractor/massage businesses, hair and ...

Atlantic Health Among Six Regional Health Systems Forming Clinical Research Consortium

PHILADELPHIA, PA - Seeking to bring clinical trials and innovations in medicine even closer to home, Atlantic Health System, parent company of Summit's Overlook Medical Center, is now part of a group of six regional health systems that are founding members of a nonprofit clinical research consortium – Partners in Innovation, Education, and Research (PIER Consortium) ...

Party Kicks Off 20th Anniversary Of The Carol G. Simon Cancer Center

 

MORRISTOWN, NJ – Strains of “Happy Birthday” filled the atrium recently at the Carol G. Simon Cancer Center at Morristown Medical Center.  The occasion was the kick-off party to a month’s long celebration of the 20th Anniversary of the opening of the center.

Even before the song rang out, music filled the atrium, as it has for the past 17 years from 9 ...

Start Weight Loss Journey with Signature Weight Loss Program; 3-4-5 12 On 12 Off Mindful Nutrition Plan

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - K Primary Care and Medical Nutrition Center launches a signature medical weight loss program that follows well established nutrition guidelines and includes restricted as well as mindful eating. 

"As an Internist with over ten years of experience in weight management, I believe we are what we eat and counting calories is essential for weight loss," said ...

Chatham Township Committee Unanimously Adopts Ordinance to Ban Marijuana Retail Sales; Cannabis Advocates Disagree

CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham Township Mayor Curt Ritter began the new year by pledging to oppose Gov. Phil Murphy's plan to legalize the recreational use of marijuana and Thursday night he followed through by voting to adopt an ordinance that prohibits "marijuana cultivation, production testing, manufacturing facilities and retail stores' in the township.

The Chatham Township Committee ...

Cancer Survivors and Caregivers to be honored at American Cancer Society Relay for Life

 

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ – One of the core values of Relay For Life is the celebration of cancer survivorship and the support of their caregivers throughout the cancer journey.  This year on June 2, at Governor Livingston High School in Berkeley Heights, Relay For Life will honor and celebrate the hope that cancer survivors and caregivers provide to others facing cancer.  ...

Area Girl Scouts Donate Care Packages to Overlook's Pediatric Eating Disorders Center

SUMMIT, NJ - Girl Scout Troops 96253 and 96252, both from Parsippany, delivered Jared boxes they filled things like bubbles, stress balls, journals, coloring books, and other items to Overlook Medical Center's Pediatric Eating Disorders Center at Atlantic Health System Children’s Health.

The donated boxes are to help patients cope during treatment.

The Pediatric Eating ...

Register for Run and Fun Walk to Support Katie King; Sponsors Sought

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 ...

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Our House 4 Miler Returns With USATF Championship Status

April 24, 2018

Our House Foundation will hold its 19th Annual Our House 4 Mile Run and 2 Mile Walk on the Village Green in Summit on May 19. This year, the 4 Mile Run is a USATF All Division Championship, offering USATF runners 700 points! The race welcomes elite athletes, the casual runner, and anyone looking to make a difference by supporting adults with disabilities!

Top Sponsors include Hope Autism ...