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The Brooke Healey Foundation: Making Something Positive Out of Something Devastating

August 15, 2018

The Brooke Healey Foundation Caring 'Til It's Cured #DIPG

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The Brooke Healey Foundation is hosting their 5th annual Golf Outing on Monday, August 20 at Royce Brook Country Club in Hillsborough. This event has been held in honor of five year old Brooke, daughter of Stefani and Stephen Healey, who succumbed to DIPG, an inoperable and rapidly ...

Imagine Trains New Volunteer Facilitators

Imagine peer support groups are available for New Jersey children and families coping with loss due to death or illness. Support groups are facilitated by trained adult volunteers who attend a  four-day training and ongoing continuing education programs.  Volunteers come from all walks of life and need no special background other than a willingness to listen, a heart inclined to serve, ...

Pre-Register to See Free Documentary on Gun Violence - 'Making a Killing: Guns, Greed and the NRA'

The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders invites all members of the community to a free screening of the 2016 documentary film Making a Killing: Guns, Greed and the NRA in partnership with the non-profit organization Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in New Jersey. The screening will take place on Wednesday, September 12, at 7:00 p.m. at the STEM Building auditorium at Kean University, 1075 ...

Dianne Grossman, Mallory's Mom & Founder of Mallory's Army, to Speak in New Providence

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Mallory Rose Grossman, a girl from Rockaway, NJ, took her own life last June at the age of 12. Following this tragedy, her parents, Dianne and Seth Grossman, started a charitable foundation called Mallory’s Army. Its mission is to change behavior, provide education to parents and create enrichment programs for schools to put a solution ...

Fight the Bite, Mosquito Control Tips

Union County residents and visitors should continue taking steps to protect themselves from mosquito bites and help reduce the mosquito population.

“It has been an unusually hot and rainy summer, and we are urging residents to take simple steps to prevent mosquito bites,” said Freeholder Chairman Sergio Granados. “This will contribute to a healthier community and help prevent ...

'Came to Believe' For People in Recovery, Their Friends and Family

The United Methodist Church of Summit is a spiritual home to many people in the community. Our open-door policy has fostered different groups and organizations using our church building, including a great number of people who gather here daily for Alcoholics Anonymous’ meetings. 

We realized that there is a need for a “safe space” for recovering individuals, their ...

Union County to Host LGBT Older Adults Focus Group

The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders will host a focus group for LGBT adults 55 years and older, presented by Garden State Equality as part of their ‘Pledge and Protect’ initiative.

Presented in collaboration with Union County’s Office of LGBTQ Services, Garden State Equality – New Jersey’s largest LGBT Organization – will facilitate a 90-minute ...

Caring Contact Volunteer Listener Training

Caring Contact Volunteer Listener Training Fall 2018

Are you looking for a flexible, rewarding volunteer opportunity?

Have you ever been told you are a good listener?

Do you have a yearning to really make a difference?

Become a Caring and Crisis Hotline Listener.

You could save a life.

Volunteers receive 52 hours of comprehensive training in active listening, Mental Health ...

Berkeley Heights Charity 2017 5K Raises $17,000; Gearing Up for 2018 Race

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The 21st annual Berkeley Heights 5K Charity Road Race and Fitness Walk generated $17,000, with nearly 450 runners and walkers took to the township streets on Sunday, September 17, 2017.

“Bright sunshine and crystal blue skies continued to bless us this year for our 21st annual Berkeley Heights 5K and we had another wonderful community ...

Luminous MedSpa Introduces New Second Location, 'About Face' by Luminous

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Luminous MedSpa and Salon is proud to introduce their NEW second location, “About Face” by Luminous.   “About Face” is under the strict medical direction of Dr Richard Maggio, Medical Director, and Master Aesthetician Heather Hoffman.

“About Face” by Luminous specializes in Coolsculpting, Ultherapy, Gainswave, Fraxel Lasering, Skin ...

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Imagine Trains New Volunteer Facilitators

August 15, 2018

Imagine peer support groups are available for New Jersey children and families coping with loss due to death or illness. Support groups are facilitated by trained adult volunteers who attend a  four-day training and ongoing continuing education programs.  Volunteers come from all walks of life and need no special background other than a willingness to listen, a heart inclined to serve, ...