Arts & Entertainment

Press Releases

Tennis Fundraiser to Benefit Area Youth

47a172a20dc0b49b4641_RW_tennis_2016_volunteers_low_res.jpg
Roots & Wings 2016 tennis fundraiser volunteers Ben Evans, Bob and Cynthia Evans, Lori Kraemer, Wendy Masteller and Bob Evans.
47a172a20dc0b49b4641_RW_tennis_2016_volunteers_low_res.jpg

Roots & Wings, a nonprofit organization dedicated to serving the critical needs of young adults who have aged out of New Jersey’s foster care system, will host its fourth annual tennis outing and dinner at the Westfield Tennis Club on Saturday, June 10, from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. The benefit event is open to tennis players of every level as well as those who just want to watch the fun and enjoy a casual, catered dinner.

“We will have Round Robin doubles for both USTA rated players as well as an opportunity for advanced beginners and intermediate level players to be on the court with state or club champions who will provide tips,” said Roots & Wings event chairman Joe Masterson. “This fun event is open to the public so we hope lots of tennis players and friends will join us.”

To learn more or for a sign-up link, email joemasterson1@gmail.com, visit rootsandwingsnj.org, or call Joe Masterson at 908-403-8621.

About Roots & Wings: Roots & Wings, headquartered in Morris County, expanded into Union County in 2014. First Lady Mary Pat Christie has recognized the organization with a New Jersey Heroes award.

TAP Into Another Town's News:

Sign Up for E-News

Mountainside

Upcoming Events

Sat, June 23, 9:00 AM

Between Park Street and Washington Street, Westfield

Walking Tour: What Makes a Great House and ...

Home & Garden

Mon, June 25, 9:00 AM

Madison

Kids' Critter Camp

Education

Mon, June 25, 10:00 AM

New Providence Memorial Library, New Providence

Summer Reading Kick-Off: Eyes of the Wild

Arts & Entertainment

Wed, June 27, 7:30 PM

Chatham United Methodist Church, Chatham

Masterwork’s Summer Sing Two to Feature Vivaldi ...

Arts & Entertainment

Wed, July 11, 8:00 AM

Summit Free Public Library, Summit

Small business networking breakfast at Summit ...

Business & Finance Education Other

Eagle Scout Project Yields Flag Retirement Facility in Springfield, Ceremony Thursday

June 17, 2018

SPRINGFIELD, NJ - Frankie Sarracino of Boy Scout Troop #73 of Springfield had an inspiration during his first camping trip.  He came with an idea for his Eagle Scout project.  It was to build a flag retirement facility at the Chisholm Community Center.

Only a few organizations are allowed to retire flags and the Boy Scouts are one of them..  Some others include the Girl Scouts, ...

Moms Helping Moms Foundation Receives Overwhelming Support from Community to Help Mothers this Mother’s Day

June 20, 2018

Mother’s Day is often celebrated by showering the women in our lives with beautiful flowers, heartfelt cards, and taking them on special outings to show them how much they mean to us. Yet, for many low-income mothers living in our community, they struggle each day to provide the basics for their babies.

Diapers are a necessity yet one in three families in the United States lack an ...

Sleep out at Covenant House

June 18, 2018

I can enjoy the same movies over and over like it were the first time to see them.  My kids roll their eyes at this.  Well, many unimaginable things happen as you become a certain age, and you tend to learn to accept those things graciously as gift.   But I remember the movie “The Blind Side.”  Until I saw that movie, I didn’t know homeless children ...

What's Hot and What's Not

Summer is a great time to take a step back, sip a cool beverage, and take a look at what’s going on in the world of college admissions.  Departments use the summer to evaluate how their year went and plan on any changes they want to make for the fall.  Did they over-enroll? Under-enroll?  What application materials were useful to them?  Which were redundant or time ...

Get Empowered to Help Prevent Suicide

June 10, 2018

Dear Editor:

Over the past week social media and the news have been filled with stories and articles encouraging people to seek help if they’re in emotional distress. There have been countless articles about the need to break the silence around the topic of mental health and suicide, and I am encouraged by the support people are extending to others.

Often, the death by suicide by ...