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Imagine Hosts Annual Breakfast Fundraiser

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Imagine Development Associate Jen Krauss of Scotch Plains; Founding Board Chair Keith Hertell; and Board Members John Toriello and Claude Fusco of Westfield, and Eleanor Peris of Scotch Plains. Credits: Imagine
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(L to R) Imagine participants Vega and Rocket Hutchins of Montclair; Jaiden McPherson of Chatham; and Max Brown of Cranford. Credits: Imagine
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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Nearly 350 guests attended Imagine’s 7th annual breakfast fundraiser, Seasons of Hope, on June 6, at Shackamaxon Country Club in Scotch Plains.

"We especially want to thank our breakfast sponsors -- our platinum sponsor Merck, our bronze sponsors ConnectOne Bank and Northfield Bank, the volunteers and donors that contributed to the breakfast” said Imagine Board Chair, Stu Arnold. 

Located in Mountainside, Imagine offers free year-round grief support groups for families with children age 3-18 who are coping with loss due to the death of a parent or sibling or other significant family members, or who are coping with a family member with a terminal or chronic physical illness. Concurrent support groups are available for parents and guardians of the children and for young adults ages 18-30.   

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Other sponsors included: The Juice House; Kenilworth Dental Associates; Joseph DeRosa, MD; On the Spot Therapy; Ivy Educational Services; The Resource Group; Limani Grill; BCS Interactive; On the Side Day Spa; David Weinman, DMD; Tiffany Natural Pharmacy; Wiss & Company, LLP; Atlantic, Tomorrow’s Office; Bagel Chateau; Fire Me Up! Studio; Ferraro’s of Westfield; Untracht Early; Great Smiles Dentistry; Family Investors Company; Barefoot Rehabilitation Clinic; Alluem Yoga; Westfield Pediatric Dental Group; Fairview Cemetery; Cherished Creations; and Senior Advisors.

Imagine is completely privately funded through the generosity of our donors, and our work is only made possible through their support. For more information please contact Imagine at 908-264-3100 or www.imaginenj.org.

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