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Overlook Auxiliary Details Spring Luncheon and Annual Meeting; Keynote Speaker to Detail Concept, Benefits of 'Mindfulness'

March 28, 2017

SUMMIT, NJ - The Overlook Auxiliary will celebrate its Spring Luncheon and Annual Meeting on May 11 featuring keynote speaker Charlotte Pendleton, who will discuss the concept of 'mindfulness'. The event will be held at Baltusrol Golf Club, beginning at 10:30 a.m.

The Overlook Auxiliary is a volunteer organization committed to serving the entire Overlook Medical Center ...

Short Hills Family Foundation Honored at DREAMS in the City Gala

SHORT HILLS, NJ - A Short Hills family and their foundation, Willa's Wish Foundation, Inc are being honored at the DREAMS in the City Gala for their work to help find a cure for Type 1 diabetes. Greg, Leslie, Willa and Lana Besner will be on hand at the Diabetes Research Institute (DRI) hosted gala in New York City. The elegant evening serves to highlight the groundbreaking research going on ...

Millburn Businesses Provide Fashions for Successful Family & Children's Services Fundraiser

MILLBURN, NJ - The star-studded Red Carpet Party at Canoe Brook Country Club on the evening of March 2 was a dazzling show of support for Family & Children’s Services of Elizabeth, NJ. Guests enjoyed enticing food and cocktails while eagerly participating in the popular handbag raffle, which included a much-coveted Chanel handbag, and a silent auction that boasted one-of-a-kind items ...

Local Short Hills Family Gives a New York City Child the Gift of Fresh Air

SHORT HILLS, NJ - This past summer, Kadie Desoe, her husband, Robert, and their three kids from Short Hills, NJ, welcomed eight-year-old Fresh Air child, Catherine, into their home. They created such a tight bond with Catherine that they invited her to visit this past winter break.

Since 1877, The Fresh Air Fund, an independent, not-for-profit agency, has provided free, enriching summer ...

Millburn High School Freshmen Boys Lacrosse Team Kicks Off "Make an Impact" Fundraising Initiative

MILLBURN, NJ - The 2017 Millburn High School Freshmen Boys Lacrosse Team "Make an Impact" fundraising Initiative kicked off and is officially open for donations during the 2017 Lacrosse Season. The team goal is to raise $5,000 throughout our season for Project Impact and the National Brain Tumor Society (NBTS) so that they can continue their battle against Pediatric Brain Tumors. The ...

Millburn Middle School Peer Leadership Prepares for 8th Annual 'Empty Bowl' Fundraiser

MILLBURN, NJ - Members of the Millburn Middle School Peer Leadership Program are looking to make a difference in the community and help fight hunger and are willing to get their hands dirty to help others. On March 9, from 5:30 - 7:00 pm the Peer Leadership will welcome the community to the Millburn Middle School Cafeteria to share a hot meal and help raise money to support two fine ...

CareOne Hosts Sets One Day Fundraising Record for Make-A-Wish New Jersey in Newark

NEWARK, NJ – For the Courtright family, the 200 Wishes carnival on Sunday, February 26 at the Prudential Center in Newark was about spreading the message of Make-A-Wish New Jersey and all it is able to accomplish for so many families across the state.

The Caldwell family certainly knows the value. Two of their four children – Matthew and Mitchell – have cystic fibrosis. For ...

Millburn Students Provide Academic Assistance to Students from Covenant House Shelter

Millburn, New Jersey -- Under the auspices of The Outreach Movement, Millburn High School Students, Adam Liu, Mohar Kalra, Chris Sun and Bill Zhang are working together to reach out to disadvantaged students living in the Newark area. Millburn High School teacher Anna Kleshelskaya is the club moderator.

The Outreach Movement is a branch of the organization that started in Plano, Texas. It is a ...

Bridges Outreach's Eighth Annual 'Teens Tackle Homelessness' Conference Held March 4

SUMMIT, NJ - An event that is created by and for high school students, Bridges Outreach will hold its 8th Annual 'Teen Tackle Homelessness' Conference on March 4 at Kent Place School.

Speakers will include teens from Covenant House and the Emergency Residency Program at the Newark YMCA who have experienced homelessness. In addition, interactive workshops will illustrate what ...

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