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Preferred Behavioral Health Appoints New Chief Development Officer

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Brick, NJ, 1/8/17 – Preferred Behavioral Health Group has announced that Linda Keenan of Manasquan has joined their organization as the new Chief Development Officer, effective 1/2/17.  Linda has extensive experience in fundraising, strategic planning, and marketing, and has always been a passionate advocate for helping local families in Monmouth and Ocean Counties. Mary Pat Angelini, CEO, shared that “As Preferred Behavioral Health Group continues to grow and support over 10,000 children, teens, adults, and seniors through more than 70 comprehensive programs, Linda’s role will be critical in supporting the funding requirements to help those in the community struggling with mental health, addiction, and behavioral issues.”

Preferred Behavioral Health Group is the leading behavioral healthcare organization in central New Jersey. Since 1978, Preferred Behavioral Health Group of NJ has been dedicated to providing quality care to those in need of guidance, counseling and assistance with difficult personal issues.  Our mission is to deliver quality and compassionate behavioral health services to individuals and families all the time.

 

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Holmdel & Colts Neck

Colts Neck Senior Citizens Organization: Welcoming New Members for Great Experiences

July 10, 2018

COLTS NECK, NJ -  Tuesday, June 12  was a beautiful day for the members of Colts Neck Senior Citizens. The weather was perfect and a wonderful outing was enjoyed by all.  We boarded the bus for a delightful ride to Long Beach Island, where the Surflight Theatre was the first stop.  The performance of “Nice Work If You Can Get It” was definitely “nice ...

Upcoming Events

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Thu, July 19, 5:00 PM

Frutta Bowls, Colts Neck

Enjoy a 'Click and Sip' With Free Headshots and ...

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Thu, July 19, 6:00 PM

Bella Vista Country Club, Marlboro

Monmouth Regional Chamber of Commerce to Host ...

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Fri, July 20, 8:00 AM

Vibe Tap and Grill, Hazlet

Breakfast Fundraiser

Business & Finance Government

Wed, July 25, 6:45 PM

Holmdel Public Library, Bell Works, Holmdel

If Only I Won the Lottery!

Murphy Administration Takes Action to Help Smokers Quit

July 19, 2018

Eliminates Prior Approval for Medicaid Tobacco Cessation Medications; Counseling Options to be Expanded

July 16, 2018

(TRENTON) – The Murphy administration on Monday announced new steps to help New Jersey Medicaid recipients quit using tobacco by making it easier to receive tobacco cessation medications and counseling.

“Tobacco use is the leading preventable cause of death ...

Colts Neck Senior Citizens at Atlantic City

Colts Neck Senior Citizens at Atlantic City

There were so many members of the Colts Neck Senior Citizens that signed up for the recent trip to Atlantic City that a larger bus had to be ordered.  The group felt like July 10 was a lucky day, even if there wasn’t a big win at the casino! We enjoyed a comfortable bus ride to the Tropicana, where we received a $15.00 gambling card, a ...

“Plant a Row” Garden Grows Fresh Produce for Monmouth County Food Pantries

FREEHOLD, NJ – The Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders recently visited and toured the Monmouth County Plant a Row for the Hungry Garden, which has donated 29,000 pounds of fresh produce to local food pantries since 2006.

 

Monmouth County’s Plant a Row (PAR) garden was created by the Master Gardeners of Monmouth County and the Rutgers Cooperative Extension in 2006 ...

TV's Cupcake Wars Champ Sweetens Holmdel at Bell Works Fireworks Extravaganza

July 18, 2018

HOLMDEL, NJ - On July 10th, attendees of the “Red, White and Boom” fireworks spectacular at Holmdel’s Bell Works complex were treated to the equally colorful (and far more delicious) cupcakes from the House of Cupcakes, a crowned champion of the Food Network.

 

The House of Cupcakes’ food truck offered its customers cupcakes in twelve flavors, ranging from ...

Obituaries

Feb 5, 1925 - Jul 4, 2018
Mary Ann Walsh Thompson, 93 of Holmdel, died Wednesday July 4th at Care One at Holmdel. Mary Ann ...
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5 Simple Ways to Save Water this Summer

According to the L.A. Times, the average American uses an estimated 98 gallons of water EACH day.  

Here are five simple ways you can save water, to help you conserve water this summer and take some pressure off of your drains.

1. Unless you are using it, turn the faucet off. How many of us still leave the water running while we shave or brush our teeth?According to ...