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Rotary Club of South Orange Hosts 'Happy Hour for Charity'

July 16, 2017

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - The Rotary Club of South Orange hosted "Happy Hour for Charity" at the Reservoir Restaurant in South Orange the evening of June 15. The event honored CEMFNJ - Children's Emergency Medical Fund of New Jersey, an organization which provides advocacy and medical services, as well as supplies and support to families.

Stacey Borden, President and ...

South Orange Resident Honored by New Jersey SEEDS for Dedication to Education

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - South Orange resident Amy Ziebarth received New Jersey SEEDS’ Leading Change Award at their 25th Anniversary Benefit. Ziebarth was honored by New Jersey SEEDS for her dedication to improving the education of students throughout New Jersey, stated SEEDS.

For 25 years, SEEDS has had the mission of changing the lives of motivated, high-achieving students from ...

Levine, Jacobs & Company Accounting Firm Uses Tax Season For The Greater Good

Levine, Jacobs & Company, LLC Helps Two Local Food Pantries

LIVINGSTON, NJ – Like many public accounting firms, the busiest time of the year for Levine, Jacobs & Company, L.L.C is tax season. This year, the company decided to use its busy season to give back to the community by asking clients to bring in one item of non-perishable food when they came in ...

Jespy House Celebrates Community at Annual Appreciation Dinner at Above Restaurant

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ  - Jespy House held its 18th Annual Community Appreciation Dinner on Thursday, June 29 at Above Restaurant and Bar in South Orange.

This year was the seventh consecutive time that Jespy House held its Community Appreciation night at Above Restaurant and Bar. 

Tara Roberts, Jespy's Marketing and Community Relations Liaison, welcomed everyone, and ...

St. James's Gate in Maplewood Hosts Pub Night Kickoff for Bob Miller Oysterfest

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - A large crowd of supporters, as well as celebrity bartenders, gathered at St. James's Gate on Wednesday, June 14, for a kickoff party for the 3rd Bob Miller Oysterfest, which is scheduled for September 16, at The Woodland in Maplewood.

In addition to a variety of food and beverages, there were two different raffles at the kickoff event, both donating their proceeds to the ...

South Orange's The Art of Giving Project Holds Fundraiser to Help Children in Latvia

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - The Art of Giving Project, an annual fundraising event, was held on Saturday evening, June 10, at the Wellness Lounge in South Orange. The event was hosted by South Orange residents Anna Litvak and her husband, Enrique Biasotti. Litvak founded The Art of Giving Project in order to be able to raise money to give back to orphaned and disabled children in ...

Garden Party Celebration for the South Orange Elks Rent Party Garden on Saturday, June 10

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - On Saturday afternoon, June 10, volunteers and supporters of Rent Party and members of the South Orange Elks Club got together for a Garden Party, which had plenty of food and drink, face painting, garden tours, and of course, live music.

The Elks have a front yard garden, The South Orange Elks Rent Party Garden, where a wide variety of vegetables are grown and harvested, ...

Rent Party Wraps Up Season With Trilogy of Eclectic Bands

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - "Boys and Girls! Boys and Girls!" That's what the ebullient Rent Party co-founder Chris Dickson called out each time he introduced the bands during the show on Friday, June 9, at The Woodland in Maplewood. The evening capped off the eighth season of the not-for-profit's live music series and fundraiser.

Dickson, along with co-founder David Wagner, ...

South Orange Rescue Squad Cadets Win Big at Bayshore State Cadet Competition

KEYPORT, NJ - The South Orange Rescue Squad (SORS) participated in the 5th Annual Bayshore EMS Cadet Competition in Keyport, New Jersey on Sunday, June 11, winning big despite it being their first time entering the competition, which is hosted by the Keyport First Aid Squad.

Competing against 35 other cadet teams, the SORS team won both first place in the “Advanced ...

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Seton Hall University's United Nations Association Honored for Philanthropic Efforts

July 17, 2017

Jewish Vocational Service of MetroWest New Jersey (JVS) held its annual Taste and Toast fundraising gala on June 21 at the Pleasantdale Chateau in West Orange to personally thank those who continuously perform at the highest level to carry out the JVS mission of “Helping People to Help Themselves.” This year, the event raised $350,000 to improve the life-enhancing services that ...