Giving Back

Holmdel Foundation for Educational Excellence and Bell Works Host 3rd Annual 5K and Kids Fun Run


HOLMDEL, N.J. - This Sunday at Bell Works, HFEE will host the 3rd Annual 5K and Kids Fun Run. A Go To Event!

Visit for signup information.

The Holmdel Foundation for Educational Excellence has a long and storied history of giving back to the community and, more specifically, the Holmdel School System. From its inception in 1996, the organization has been run by dedicated residents who invest their time and resources for the betterment of the schools. The Foundation is governed by a twenty-five member volunteer Board of Trustees which is separate from the School District.

Sign Up for E-News

The Roster of Trustees for 2016-2017

Brian Kennedy - Co-Chairperson

Michelle Sottile - Co-Chairperson

Scott Rice - Vice Chairperson, Annual Giving

Vanessa Granata - Vice Chairperson, Dinner Dance

Chris Striano - Treasurer

Lauren Podesta - Secretary

Steve Burden, Vincent Cheng, Doreen DeMarco, Sean Dowd, Susan Hammer, Dr. Nicole Hazel, Brian JAckman, Chiung-Yin Cheng Liu, Robert Merkel, Tom Minerva, Brooke O'Brien, David Rabkin, Bryan Rukin, Vivian Sciortino, Wei Zhao


Over the years, they have hosted gala events, poker tournaments, Annual Giving Campaigns and an Affinity Program with TD Bank. Last year, in what they considered an 'Epic Success', the HFEE Gala Committee entertained over 250 guests at the Navesink Country Club for the 'Springtime in Paris' Gala which raised an impressive $117,000 towards the Foundation's Chromebook Initiative.

This Sunday, you can be part of the action with your children, neighbors and friends. Go to the iconic Bell Works location for the 3rd Annual 5K and Kids Fun Run on Sunday June 4, 2017 at 8AM.

Visit their website now at to learn more about the event and the important work they do on behalf of Holmdel's children today and our future generations.

Also note the upcoming Spring Gala on Saturday April 14, 2018 at 6:30PM. log on to for more information.

TAP Into Another Town's News:

You May Also Be Interested In

Sign Up for E-News

Holmdel & Colts Neck

The Doctor is In: March is National Colon Cancer Awareness Month

March 7, 2018

March is National Colon Awareness Month, by Dr. Brendan J. Mulholland

Colorectal cancer is a major public health problem that cannot be ignored. National Colon Cancer Awareness Month provides a time to get the word out that colorectal cancer is preventable, treatable and beatable.  The good news is that we have been making progress and we have the means to tackle this problem through ...

JCP&L Preparing for Third Nor’easter that Could Impact Region

March 20, 2018

Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) is preparing for the third nor’easter to hit the region in the past two weeks that could produce more than a foot of heavy, wet snow and the potential for wind gusts up to 45 mph in its northern and central New Jersey service areas beginning early Wednesday. 

JCP&L personnel have implemented storm and staffing plans and are prepared ...

Holmdel High School Project Graduation: Business Sponsorships Needed

HOLMDEL, N.J. - Holmdel High School Project Graduation has been a tradition for our seniors for over 25 years, and we are hoping that you will consider contributing to this important annual event.

The first 'Project Graduation' began in Maine in 1979. Seven students from one high school lost their lives after their graduation ceremony as a result of driving while intoxicated.

In an ...

Holmdel Recreation Needs Assessment

HOLMDEL, N.J. - March 16, 2018 On March 13 th  the Recreation Needs Assessment Township Committee Meeting. Township  wide survey, public open houses,  report was presented by T & M Associates at  This report, which has been  and stakeholder a culmination of data gathering, a  the interviews, can be found on the Township website, Mayor ...

Holmdel and Colts Neck Public Schools Delayed Opening Tomorrow, Thursday March 22, 2018

March 21, 2018

Holmdel and Colts Neck Schools have a delayed opening tomorrow.


Sep 1, 1941 - Mar 13, 2018
Barbara A. Higgins, 76, Hazlet, passed away peacefully, Tuesday, March 13, 2018. Barbara was ...
Read more
- Mar 11, 2018
R. Bruce Phillips (79), retired Chief of Police, Holmdel Township Police Department, passed away ...
Read more