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Hearing Loss Among Young Adults is a Growing Concern, NJSHA Warns

May 13, 2022

The World Health Organization (WHO) reports that 1.1 billion teenagers and young adults worldwide are at risk for hearing loss because of chronic exposure to loud noise.

During the pandemic, young adults were regularly using earbuds and headphones for remote learning, connecting with friends, or wearing earbuds for long periods of time for gaming and listening to music and ...

Good Health Happens at the YMCA – Special Priced Summer Memberships

Red Bank, NJ: The YMCA of Greater Monmouth County is welcoming members this summer with a special-priced membership, May 13 - September 5.

This is a great deal:

No Contract, No Commitment
Unlimited Classes
Swim & Aqua Fitness
Freehold Swim Club

Plus, no joiner fee and access to all 3 branches in Old Bridge, Freehold and Red Bank!

To sign up for the Y’s Special ...

YMCA's Celebrate National Senior Health & Fitness Day

RED BANK, NJ – Three organizations are reaching out to older adults 55 and older in central New Jersey to celebrate National Senior Health & Fitness Day on May 25.

The YMCA of Greater Monmouth County, the Ocean County YMCA and Senior Citizens Activities Network (SCAN) have joined forces to bring the region’s senior citizens together in person and virtually for a ...

Red Bank’s, Thomas Fortune Cultural Center Opens Parker Family Legacy Room

Red Bank, NJ: The T. Thomas Fortune Cultural Center has announced the opening of the Parker Family Legacy Room, honoring this family of doctors, dentists, and educators, who epitomized Black pride and upstanding civic leaders in the Red Bank community for over 80 years.

Opening on May 28, Memorial Day weekend, the permanent exhibit named Ancestral Ascension, tells the story of enslaved people ...

Mental Health Awareness Month - YMCA Offers Safe, Confidential Support

Red Bank, NJ: During Mental Health Awareness month in May, the Y welcomes all to learn about YMCA Counseling and Social Services, that help adults, children and families overcome difficult situations.

From behavioral conditions, substance use, traumatic loss, and suicide prevention – the YMCA is here 24/7 with safe, confidential support.

Laurie Goganzer, President and CEO of the YMCA ...

Tunnel to Towers Super Tri-Circuit Event at The Atlantic Club Downtown

Red Bank, NJ: The Atlantic Club Downtown is launching a Super Tri-Circuit event to benefit the Tunnel to Towers Foundation and honor all service men and women of our Armed Forces.

The Foundation was created to honor NYC firefighter Stephen Siller. 

According to the Foundation’s website; “On September 11, 2001, Stephen, who was assigned to Brooklyn’s Squad 1, had just ...

Mental Health for Youth & Adolescents: Listen to YMCA Podcast

Red Bank, NJ: As endemic effects on mental health for youth and teens continue to rise, the Y continues to grow counseling services, traumatic loss response and support for families.

The YMCA of Greater Monmouth County has teamed up with WNJY, a podcast service of New Jersey's YMCA Professional Network, YPN Chapter 17. The aim is to serve as a resource in YMCA Professional day-to-day ...

YMCA Healthy Kids Day - Learn Essential Healthy Habits

Red Bank, NJ: The YMCA of Greater Monmouth County has been a positive influence on the little ones keeping their minds and bodies healthy for over 30 years – with the results of turning them into productive and caring adults.

On April 30, the Y will be holding their Healthy Kids Day when children and families will have the opportunity to learn about the importance of healthy eating, ...

The Atlantic Club Downtown – While You Workout, Kidzone Takes Care of the Little Ones

RED BANK, NJ: Summer is around the corner, and you might find yourself still holding onto a few pandemic pounds.

You want (really want), to get a workout, but you’ve got youngsters that need watching. 

We spoke with Kathy Guibord, Senior Manager at The Atlantic Club Downtown, who showed us this boutique-style, one-stop fitness facility and described all they ...

YMCA Podcast: Mental Health for Youth & Adolescents

Red Bank, NJ: As endemic effects on mental health for youth and teens continue to rise, the Y continues to grow counseling services, traumatic loss response and support for families.

The YMCA of Greater Monmouth County has teamed up with WNJY, a podcast service of New Jersey's YMCA Professional Network, YPN Chapter 17. The aim is to serve as a resource in YMCA Professional day-to-day ...

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TAPinto CEO Michael Shapiro Discusses Local Marketing in a Digital World

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — TAPinto Founder and CEO Michael Shapiro was a recent guest on Sergeant Marketing's Milestone Mindset Live speaking about Local Marketing in a Digital World. The series helps viewers attract and retain clients and donors.

Shapiro and host Nancy Sergeant talked about a number of topics, including the value of local marketing in the post-pandemic economy, how ...

TAPinto Publisher Bobbie Peer Receives Boy Scouts of America Patriots' Path Council Tribute to Women Award

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ — Bobbie Peer is a business owner, a networker, a marketer and a survivor.

"I am a single mother and I made it," Peer said. "I work hard, I'm passionate about what I do and I form relationships. I am a success."

Peer, the publisher of five TAPinto sites, recently received a Boy Scouts of America Patriots' Path Council Tribute to ...

Quote of the Day!

May 16, 2022

Well done is better than well said.

Poor Richard’s Almanack, 1737

Upcoming Events

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Fri, May 20, 8:00 AM

Villagers Theatre, Somerset

In Danger of Falling in Love

Arts & Entertainment

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Tue, May 24, 5:00 PM

Courtyard by Marriott, Red Bank

Shake Up Small Business Month with the Eastern ...

Business & Finance

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Wed, May 25, 6:00 PM

Bell Works, Holmdel

The Survivor Strut NJ Fashion Show at Bell Works

Giving Back

Eastern Monmouth Area Chamber of Commerce Celebrates May as Small Business Month

May 3, 2022

Red Bank, New Jersey

Eastern Monmouth Area Chamber of Commerce Celebrates May as Small Business Month

For more than 50 years, the United States Small Business Administration has celebrated the contribution of America’s entrepreneurs and small business owners in May for National Small Business Week.  The Eastern Monmouth Area Chamber of Commerce will celebrate our area’s ...