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Flapjack Breakfast Fundraiser Sponsored by Westfield UNICO will Support Veterans and Military

Flapjack Breakfast Fundraiser to benefit Veterans and Military. Sponsored by the Westfield Chapter of UNICO Credits: Applebee's

UNICO of Westfield is proud to sponsor a Flapjack Fundraiser to benefit our veterans and active military through Bonds of Courage. Bonds of Courage is a non-profit public charity that provides a network of support services to troops, veterans and military families. The services provided include job, health, family and finances.

The event will be held at Applebee's, 1255 Raritan Road, Clark, New Jersey on Sunday, April 2, from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. The Flapjack Breakfast includes pancakes, sausage, scrambled eggs and a beverage (coffee, tea, juice or soda). Tickets are $10 and should be purchased in advance by contacting Rich Esposito: 908-578-0746 or Dave Lovato: 908-279-4961.

UNICO of Westfield is a chapter of UNICO National which is the largest Italian American Service Organization in the United States. UNICO provides scholarships on a local and national level, supports local charities, donates funds to diversified mental health programs and cancer research projects. UNICO also provides support services to natural disaster victims nationally and overseas.  

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Union County Students to 'March for Our Lives' Saturday in Union

March 19, 2018

UNION, NJ – Students from all over Union County will be walking from Burnet Middle School to Town Hall on Saturday morning, March 24, in an anti-gun violence march.

Led by steering committee chairman Colin Sumner, the march, which has the support of Senator Joseph Cryan, Moms Demand Action, Union County Chapter, and the Union County Freeholders, is not aimed at taking away guns, but ...

The Day After

Some years ago, the United Nations held the International Summit on Sustainable Development, here in Johannesburg. The Summit was a great success. One wonders, though, whether all the wonderful decisions and resolutions that were adopted were ever implemented. In other words, were they themselves sustainable?

Good ideas and worthwhile projects are suggested regularly. The question is, do they ...

The Role of Meal Replacements in Weight Loss

March 20, 2018

Obesity is at epidemic proportions in the United States and in other developed and developing countries. The prevalence of obesity is increasing not only in adults, but also in children and adolescents. We all know that obesity is a significant risk factor for various chronic illnesses, most importantly heart disease and diabetes, but also cancer and osteoarthritis, liver and kidney disease, ...

Don "Skip" Browne of Scotch Plains to be Honored at Making Our City Bloom Gala

March 21, 2018

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Don “Skip” Browne of Scotch Plains will receive the Joan D. Murray Volunteerism Award at Greater Newark Conservancy’s “Making Our City Bloom Gala” on May 10th at Nanina’s in the Park in Belleville.

As a volunteer, Browne has mentored the homeless, veterans returning from service, and high school students. After retiring from the banking ...

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