SUMMIT, NJ -  Investors Bank, through its Investors Foundation -- the mission of which is "to assist organizations in New Jersey, New York City and Long Island that invigorate their local communities with civic-minded initiatives focused on the arts, education, health and human services, and youth programs" - has awarded a $7,500 grant to Summit's Reeves-Reed Arboretum (RRA).

The grant will help underwrite the Arboretum's 'signature programs,' such as "Celebrate Fall," "Daffodil Day," "Nocturnal Neighbors," "Oaks & Acorns," "Discovery Saturdays" and other environmental education programs, enabling RRA to offer them either free of charge or at a nominal fee to all its members

The stated mission of Reeves-Reed Arboretum is "to engage, educate, and enrich the lives of our constituents to become better stewards of nature and the planet."

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“Their continued support of the Arboretum is a clear symbol of Investors' encouragement and, most importantly, belief in our mission and our shared goal to serve the community,” according to RRA Executive Director, Frank Juliano.

For more information about the programs, events, workshops, performances and classes at Reeves-Reed Arboretum, visit reeves-reedarboretum.org or call 908-273-8787, ext. 1010.

Reeves-Reed Arboretum is located at 165 Hobart Avenue.