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Founder of The Redistribution Center in Colorado Returns to Millburn with A Truckload Of Goods For Area Organizations That Serve Those in Need

Eleven Local New Jersey Social Service Agencies To Benefit from Colorado Woman’s Good Work

(May 1, 2014) Ranya Kelly, founder of the Colorado-based Redistribution Center will return to Millburn on May 5th, 6th and 7th with a ton of supplies to be sorted and donated to area social service agencies. Kelly has made the cross-country trip to the area several times.

Just last year, The Good People Fund, a Millburn-NJ based non profit that supports grassroots organizations founded by inspiring visionaries, joined forces with Congregation Bnai Israel and Ranya’s Redistribution Center for a second effort to bring more materials as well as moral support to the rural Appalachian community of McRoberts, Kentucky.  This year, the Good People Fund and B’nai Israel have teamed together to bring Ranya to Millburn and are looking for local volunteers to unload, sort, and distribute the materials to eleven area agencies. Volunteers from Temple B’nai Jeshurun will also be on hand to help out.

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Interested families and individuals should contact the clergy office at or 973-379-3811 to get involved.

Ranya has been rescuing new merchandise to help families in need for over twenty years. Her work began after searching through a dumpster for a carton to mail some gifts. It was there that she discovered over 500 pairs of brand new shoes discarded by a nearby store. Her discovery led to the formation of the Redistribution Center, which has since rescued over 700,000 pairs of new shoes and millions of dollars worth of brand new, perfectly usable clothing, bedding, building supplies and more from local and national retail outlets. What was destined for a landfill is now filling the needs of impoverished people not only in the Denver area but also other parts of the United States.

Ranya first made her connection with New Jersey as a grantee of the Good People Fund ( The Good People Fund supports grass roots nonprofits led by inspiring visionaries like Ranya’s that respond to significant problems such as poverty, disability, trauma and social isolation.

For more information on how to get involved with this community social action initiative, contact or 973-379-3811.

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Millburn Recreation Accepting Memberships for Pool, Tennis and Golf

February 19, 2018

MILLBURN, NJ - The Millburn Township Recreation Department announced that it is accepting memberships for the township pool, tennis and golf facilities. The memberships are available to all Millburn Township residents and the applications are available online.

The membership application can be accessed at or go ...

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On this week’s episode of AtlantiCast, decade of excellence makes headlines, as Atlantic Health’s place on Fortune Magazine’s 100 Best Companies to Work For List leads off the newest episode of AtlantiCast. Also on this week’s show, check out the newest “hybrid” operating room at Morristown Medical Center and find out how Atlantic Health is helping local ...

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Fri, February 23, 9:00 AM

The Cora Hartshorn Arboretum and Bird Sanctuary, Short Hills

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Fri, February 23, 12:00 PM

Millburn Free Public Library, Millburn

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Sun, February 25, 2:00 PM

Greenwood Gardens, Short Hills

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JBN Presents: Women's Networking in Millburn

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Tullamore Dew Whiskey Dinner at St. James's Gate in Maplewood on Feb. 27

February 23, 2018

Join Tullamore Dew and St. James's Gate for a 5 course whiskey dinner on Tuesday, Feb. 27, at 7 p.m.

5 courses with 5 whiskies.

The menu is as follows:

Sea Urchin 2 ways
Scallop crudo in shell
Whiskey injected oysters
Squid ink gnocchi, head on prawn and kobe beef
Whiskey creme Anglaise filled chocolate dipped ricotta doughnut

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Millburn Township Announces NJLM Louis Bay 2nd Future Municipal Leaders Scholarship Competition

Millburn Township Mayor Cheryl H. Burstein is proud to announce the NJLM Louis Bay 2nd Future Municipal Leaders Scholarship Competition for high school juniors and seniors planning to continue their education after high school. Three state winners will receive a $1,000 scholarship and their essays will be featured in the New Jersey League of Municipalities magazine. We are inviting all Millburn ...

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