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Giving Back

May 17, 2022

MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ - Each year, since 2009, Keller Williams (KW), from the US and Canada to their family abroad, participates in RED Day, a day to "renew, energize, and donate" -- giving back to the communities they serve. KW Premier Properties RED Day initiative was called "Project Hope" with a ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - After two years without a live run, the Our House, Our Run returned to the streets of New Providence for an in-person event. Saturday's event marked the 23rd annual Our House, Our Run 4-mile run and 2-mile walk to raise money to support the adults with disabilities served by ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ - There’s a jar sitting on a counter at John's Meat Market at 389 Park Ave. in Scotch Plains with a sign, “Buy a Veteran a Burger! For Previously Homeless Veterans.” The sign raises a lot of questions: What Veterans? Why a burger? How will they get their burgers?  The answers ...

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SUMMIT, NJ – The Overlook Foundation, the non-profit, private organization that supports Atlantic Health System’s Overlook Medical Center, kicked off a public campaign to raise funds for a multi-phase expansion and enhancement project that will transform the hospital, positioning it for future ...

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As part of FirstEnergy Corp.’s (NYSE: FE) commitment to building strong communities, The FirstEnergy Foundation has donated $100,000 to Lunch Break, a food and social services resource center in Red Bank, New Jersey. The funds will support the “Renew the Promise of Hope Capital Campaign” that will ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - New Providence School District recently received a $500.00 Nourishing Neighbors grant from ACME Markets Foundation’s Nourishing Neighbors holiday fundraising campaign. Over the past holiday season, customers were asked to donate at the register to help feed our neighbors and ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - In honor of Earth Day 2022, New Providence High School students calculated their pre-pandemic paper usage and quantified the number of trees necessary to offset that amount. They raised money through community outreach and in-house bake sales to purchase 300 indigenous trees ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The WITH Grace Initiative and Prestige Diner & Restaurant located at 1318 Springfield Ave. in New Providence have teamed up to support childhood cancer warriors, their families, and research for the second annual Dine Out WITH Grace Event. Share good food for a good cause ...

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MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ - KW offices Worldwide are celebrating RED Day as a part of their culture of making a difference in the lives of others and bettering the communities in which they serve. On Thursday, May 12, 2022, Keller Williams Premier Properties will conduct their RED Day initiative -- ...

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MANVILLE, NJ - Make your vote count! Nominate your favorite charity or non-profit to win Valairco Care's next giveaway of $500. Voting deadline April 30, 2022.  Click here to nominate your charity or nonprofit. The most recent winner was Visions and Pathways. Bridgewater based Visions and ...

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  NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - On Saturday, May 7, from 9 a.m. to 12 noon, Faith Lutheran Church, 524 South Street in New Providence, will again be collecting second-hand bikes for use by adults and children in Third World countries.  The collection is being conducted on behalf of Pedals for Progress ...

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  NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – National Volunteer Week (April 17 to April 23) is an opportunity to thank all volunteers who dedicate their time and talent to help others. Locally, dozens of volunteers from throughout New Jersey recently crocheted and knitted over 900 shawls and blankets to express love ...

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  BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Berkeley Heights will return to The Grove in Connell Park this year. It was postponed because of COVID-19 in 2020, then was held "in person" last year at The Grove, when 26 teams and individuals from Berkeley Heights and ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - When word got out that the Harwood Gang was going to hold their annual bingo event  -- after a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic --  tables were reserved quickly to sell out the Mount Carmel Society banquet room. The event raised over $11,000 for Relay for Life and the ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Relay for Life of Berkeley Heights, Mountainside, New Providence, and Summit will be held on May 21 from noon to midnight at the Grove inside The Park (formerly Connell Corporate Park).  This year's theme is Under The ‘C’(sea) and activities will include a ...

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BEDMINSTER, NJ - The Boy Scouts of America, Patriots’ Path Council will be honoring local women at the annual Tribute to Women Awards Luncheon. Molly Borst, Lorraine Maita, Cindy Meyer, Bobbie Peer, Willie Mae Veasy and Dee Zampella will be honored on Tuesday, May 3, 2022, at 11 a.m. at Fiddler’s ...

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  NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - It rained before the Easter Bunny and his assistant bunny hopped in a convertible to come to Oakwood Park to meet all the children and adults at the Easter Egg Hunt. It rained after the hunt, when most people, but not all, had gone home. In between the sky was overcast, ...

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BEDMINSTER, NJ - On April 1, military veterans with disabilities and Special Olympics New Jersey Athletes joined dignitaries from the Department of Veterans Affairs and Somerset County, as The New Jersey Golf Foundation (NJGF), the charitable arm of the New Jersey Section, PGA of America (NJPGA), ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Everyone has been there at one point or another - they want something special and, at that moment in time, it just seems impossible to acquire. Thanks to many volunteers and donors, Sophia Tiboni, 15, of New Providence and a freshman at Mt. Saint Mary Academy and founder of ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Visions and Pathways is the recipient of a $500 donation from the Valairco Cares program. Kevin McHugh, Owner of Valairco Heating and Cooling, and company's founder Richard Valenti recently presented a check to Visions and Pathways trustees Emily Benadon, Laurie Pellegrino, and ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — The ongoing conflict in Ukraine has uprooted families, injured citizens, and left thousands of Ukrainian refugees without access to basic necessities. Over 2.5 million Ukrainians have fled their homes, many leaving behind necessary supplies. To support individuals in need, the ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Union County’s only Repair Café event will take place on March 26, from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m., at Christ Church in Summit. County residents and their neighbors can bring their beloved, but broken, items to Summit’s Repair Café, with available repair services at the event to include small ...

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  NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The New Providence Lions will host their 53rd annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 9, 2022, at Oakwood Park in New Providence. The hunt is open to all New Providence Pre-School, Kindergarten, First and Second Graders.  According to New Providence Lions Club ...

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  NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Summit Speech School has been awarded a $25,000 grant from the Investors Bank Foundation. The grant is ear-marked to teach babies and toddlers with a hearing loss to listen and talk. The funds will support the school’s Parent/Infant Program, which provides ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ - Community members, family, friends and supporters to the Boy Scouts turned out for the 10th Annual New Providence Good Scout Award Dinner on Thursday, February 10 at the Basking Ridge Country Club.  Being honored this year were Anthony Buccelli, Cindy Gelormini, Father Bill ...

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  NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The Historical Society, as one of its biannual exhibits at the New Providence Memorial Library, created a display showcasing New Providence Girl Scout history. Curated by Girl Scout Service Unit 50 Manager and Historical Society trustee Maria DeLuca, the display tells the ...

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  NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Two members of the New Providence Lions Club, Bob Kallaur and John Everitt, were recently honored with the Melvin Jones Fellowship, Lions Club International’s highest form of recognition to acknowledge an individual’s dedication to humanitarian service. Bob and his wife ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Hugo and Janet Barth were honored by the NPHS Athletic Booster Club, along with the Cattano family, with the Bo Cattano Award for Service Saturday afternoon prior to the NPHS boys basketball game vs. Governor Livingston.   The award was established by the athletic Booster ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - After a successful inaugural event in December, Dress Express Boutique is presenting their second pop-up event from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on February 20 at Embassy Suites by Hilton Berkeley Heights located at 250 Connell Drive in Berkeley Heights. The boutique offers donated, ...

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  NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - NJ Sharing Network, a statewide nonprofit organization with headquarters in New Providence, is responsible for aiding in organ and tissue donations. The organization honored an Elizabeth resident whose “selfless act” helped save the lives of over 75 New Jerseyans. He is ...

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