Morristown Community Soup Kitchen & Outreach Center Receives $1,600 Grant

July 16, 2018

Morristown, NJ –​  – When guests walk through the doors of the Community Soup Kitchen & Outreach Center, they are not only welcomed with a nutritious meal, but they are also given assistance with getting their lives back on track. This help, provided through the Outreach Center right in the dining room, comes in many forms: referrals for drug, alcohol and mental health ...

Women's Association for Morristown Medical Center Receives Recognition for Their Volunteerism

MORRISTOWN, NJ, - The Women's Association for Morristown Medical Center (WAMMC) has been recognized by the New Jersey State Governor's Jefferson Awards as an honoree in the Group Volunteer Organization category during their ceremony and celebration of volunteerism at the War Memorial in Trenton on June 2, 2018.

Each year, the New Jersey State Governor's Jefferson Awards ...

3 Morristown Eagle Scouts Honored by Freeholder Board

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Morristown residents Gregory Elorette, David Dodd and Patrick Herbert were among the seven Eagle Scouts recently honored by the Morris County Board of Freeholders. The Eagle Scouts are from troops in Denville, Morristown, Parsippany, and Roxbury. A series of ambitious scout projects helped them attain Boy Scouting’s highest honor.

“The Board of ...

JCP&L/FirstEnergy and Willis Towers Watson partner at Interfaith Food Pantry

Morris Plains, NJ:  On Friday, June 22, Parsippany-based advisory firm, Willis Towers Watson teamed up with utility giant JCP&L/FirstEnergy to volunteer at the Interfaith Food Pantry and Resource Center, located at 2 Executive Drive, Morris Plains.  The two groups assisted the organization by distributing food to Pantry clients at their Free Farmers’ Market, which is held four ...

Bring Those Dirty Cars! Morristown Gym Hosts Car Wash to Help Send Teens to National Law Enforcement Conference

MORRISTOWN, NJ - My Training Gym is hosting a car wash, at their facility, 1 Evergreen Place in Morristown, on Saturday June 30 from 7am - 12noon. The event will benefit Newark Explorer Post 4601.

Newark Explorer Post 4601 is part of the Law Enforcement Explorer program for  kids who are interested in a career in law enforcement. The hands on program will allow kids between the ages ...

Morristown's Frelinghuysen Arboretum Honors Dr. Thomas Ombrello for his Contributions as Educator, Scientist and Historian

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Dr. Thomas Ombrello, Professor of Biology at Union County College, has received an Annual Award from The Friends of The Frelinghuysen Arboretum, at the organization’s annual meeting on Sunday, June 10, 2018.  The Annual Award is given to an individual who has made a significant contribution to the world of horticulture. The award was presented by Sally Hemsen, ...

Local Boy Scout Welcomes People to Morris Plains

MORRIS PLAINS, NJ - Morris Plains resident and local Eagle Scout, Matthew Enderley has completed a new sign welcoming people into Morris Plains.

The Welcome to Morris Plains sign enhances the primary South entrance to Morris Plains and was part of an Enderley's Eagle Scout Project. Enderley has been a boy scout for over 10 years and is part of Troop 39. Troop 39 meets weekly ...

Women's Association for Morristown Medical Center Recognizes Ridge High School Senior

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The Women's Association for Morristown Medical Center presented Molly McEnroe, a senior at Ridge High School, with the Ruth Award, which is a one-time award of $500 to offset the cost of college tuition. The award is designed to recognize outstanding service to Morristown Medical Center for dependability, loyalty and unselfish service to others. 

The award ...

Morristown's Community Soup Kitchen Gets Help from Local 8th Graders

MORRISTOWN, N.J.- The Community Soup Kitchen and Outreach Center recently had some 8th grade volunteers come visit.  The eighth grade students from East Hanover Middle School spent some time stocking the shelves with donations and learning how the operations of the kitchen. 

"Experiences like this enrich the lives of our students and the recipients of their kindness," ...

Founder of Morristown's Good Grief Honored at the Boy Scouts of America 2018 Union County Lifetime Achievement Awards

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ - Boy Scouts of America, Patriots’ Path Council honored local community members at the annual Boy Scouts of America Union County Lifetime Achievement Awards Dinner that was held on the evening of Thursday, May 24, 2018 at Pantagis Renaissance in Scotch Plains.  This year’s honorees were Catherine Flynn, Paul Harbaugh, Ana Liranzo, Mayor Colleen Mahr, Nicholas ...

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Whole Foods Market Community Giving Day to benefit Interfaith Food Pantry, July 26

July 19, 2018

Morris Plains, NJ -  The Interfaith Food Pantry announced that it will receive five percent of net sales from the Whole Foods Market locations in the Morristown and Madison areas on Thursday, July 26 as part of the company’s quarterly Community Giving Day.

“We’re so grateful to Whole Foods for their partnership in addressing the problem of local hunger and food ...