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Somerville: Memorial to Honor Legacy of "Ministerman" John Graf

March 20, 2017

SOMERVILLE. NJ - John Graf, Jr. was known for his ministry as much as his philanthropy and efforts to support good causes throughout Somerset County, including Somerset Treatment Services.

He worked with STS for over 20 years, helping to forge advocacy and support programs for those challenged by drug abuse and HIV issues.

Graf died March 6, 2016. He was 57.

STS is hoping to raise ...

Shirley W. Thompson to Receive Rotary Club Award

NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - The Rotary Club of Plainfield-North Plainfield is pleased to announce that South Plainfield resident Shirley Weaver Thompson will receive the 2017 Service Above Self Award at the club’s 18th Annual Wine Tasting Dinner. The event will be held on April 5 at Giovanna’s Restaurant in Plainfield, and is a fundraiser for the club’s scholarship program for ...

14th Annual St. Baldrick’s Fundraiser Set for March 18 in North Plainfield

NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – The North Plainfield Firefighters will host their 14th annual family-friendly St. Baldrick’s Day Fundraiser on Saturday, March 18. In addition to raising funds to raise money for and awareness of childhood cancer, this year’s event will include a crayon collection in honor of a young boy who lost his battle with cancer last year.

Each year, ...

Rutgers Football Players Assist at Operation Shoebox New Jersey Packing

 

MANVILLE, NJ  - More than 300 volunteers helped Operation Shoebox New Jersey commemorate its 12th anniversary Saturday by packing  1.200 personal care packages that will be shipped to United States military personnel stationed around the world.

Several members of the Rutgers football team came to help, as did several other groups, including the Boy Scouts, Troop 193; Girl ...

Operation Shoebox New Jersey Commemorates 12th Anniversary, Invites Volunteers to Feb. 18 Packing Event

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Operation Shoebox New Jersey will commemorate its 12th anniversary at the VFW, 600 Washington Ave., Manville on Feb. 18, 2017 and invites all volunteers to help assemble care packages for shipment overseas to deployed US troops around the world.

The volunteer organization, based in Hillsborough and Somerville, expects to pack 1,200 or more care packages.

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