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Corvette Show in Princeton to Benefit Boy with Muscular Dystrophy

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The Spirits of 53 Corvette Club Judged Corvette Show is on Sunday, May 21. Credits: Spirits of 53 Corvette Club
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PRINCETON, N.J., May 9, 2017 – The Spirits of ’53 Corvette Club will host the 2017 Judged Corvette Show on Sunday, May 21 at the Princeton Forrestal Village Complex from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.  The annual event is free to attendees and will feature pristine Corvettes dating back to 1953, entertainment from the renowned DJ "Stick Shift Eddie" and a live performance by rock and soul band GoodWorks.

Every year the club donates event proceeds to a charitable organization or special needs child. This year, the event will benefit two-year-old Trent Powers. Powers was born with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, a severe form of muscular dystrophy for which there is no cure. Powers, an Honorary Spotswood N.J. Police Officer, plans to patrol the show in his custom-made imitation patrol car.

“The Judged Corvette Show has become a fun, annual tradition that gives our club an opportunity to give back to our community,” said John Bieglecki, president of the Spirits of ’53 Corvette Club.  “We are proud to be able to help children with special needs, like Trent and his family.”

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The Corvette Show will award trophies in the following classes: Street Stock, Modified and Full Custom. There will also be specialty awards for paint, engine, compartment and best in show. The registration fee is $20 pre-show or $25 day of show. Corvette owners who want to participate should complete the registration form at http://www.spiritsof53.net/2017-show

Event sponsorships for $100 are also being accepted. The club will recognize sponsor organizations in handouts given to each show participant.

The Princeton Forrestal Road Complex is located at the intersection of College Road and Route 1 in Princeton. The area includes a variety of shops and restaurants. The event rain date is June 4. For more information, visit www.spiritsof53.net.

About Spirits of ’53 Corvette Club

The Spirits of ’53 Corvette Club began in 1953 when three Corvette owners met and developed a bond at a Sunoco Station where they bought gas. They determined the need for a new club of Corvette owners and actively recruited other owners by leaving leaflets on car windshields.

Today, the club is primarily a social organization whose members participate in a variety of social activities including cruise nights, rallies, races, picnics, holiday parties, Broadway shows, casino trips and softball games against other clubs. The club website is www.spiritsof53.net.

About GoodWorks

GoodWorks is the charitable arm of PL Communications, a New Jersey-based marketing communications firm. It has helped New Jersey food banks, school music programs, healthcare programs, special needs services and community arts programs among others. For more information, visit www.goodworksband.com.      

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South Brunswick and Cranbury Police Blotter

August 9, 2017

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Edison Police Seek Help Finding Missing 14-Year-Old

June 22, 2018

EDISON, NJ - A 14-year-old Edison girl who ran away from home on May 3 has yet to be found and police are asking anyone with information about  to come forward.

Edison detectives are leading a statewide search for the girl, Jalaysia Staplar-Evans. They said they believe she could be staying with friends or acquaintances in Newark or the Essex County area, said Edison Police Lt. Robert ...

Rutgers Takes Over New Brunswick Police Dispatch Service

NEW BRUNSWICK - Rutgers University will provide the city’s police dispatching services in a move that New Brunswick says will cut costs and put an end to dispatcher shortages that resulted in officers doing the job.

The city’s 12 current dispatchers will be laid off at the end of the day on June 30, and Rutgers will supply dispatchers as of July 1 under an agreement that city ...

New Brunswick Civic League Leader Still Looking for New Challenges After 48 Years at Helm

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - After 48 years of leading the charge for change in New Brunswick, Dr. C. Roy Epps can still be found quietly working on weekends in The Civic League of Greater New Brunswick offices.

The tireless commitment of the 77-year-old President and CEO of this non-profit has helped provide residents access to a variety of health, housing and education services over the ...

More than the Fourth of July, Make it a Star Spangled Week in the Long Beach Island Region of NJ

June 20, 2018

STAFFORD AND LONG BEACH ISLAND - Summer 2018 starts now, so time to enjoy the beauty of the Jersey Shore. As families and friends gather for the summer holiday, there is plenty of options to assist in rounding out July 4 vacation and getaways.

With July 4 falling on a Wednesday, there are many events surrounding the holiday.

The award winning Surf and Sip Brew Trail itinerary is available ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Applications to Rutgers University this year increased 9.4 percent over last year, university President Robert Barchi told the Board of Governors at a meeting this week.

The university received nearly 45,000 applications this year, Barchi said.

That included a 20 percent increase in the number of students from out-side New Jersey applying to Rutgers, the university ...

New Jersey Launches NJ ABLE Accounts to Help Individuals with Disabilities Save for Expenses

June 24, 2018

New Jersey Human Services Commissioner Carole Johnson on Monday announced the launch of a major new program to help individuals with disabilities become more independent and better thrive in their communities.  

With the newly launched NJ ABLE program, individuals with disabilities can save tax-free for eligible expenses such as education, housing and transportation without ...

Susan G. Komen North Jersey Increases Program Funding by 15% for 2018-2019 and Awards 13 Grants to 11 Local Community Non-Profit Organizations

 

Susan G. Komen North Jersey announced that it will award a total of 13 grants to 11 local community non-profit organizations in its nine-county service area for 2018-2019, with an increase in total program funding at 15% year over year. Since its founding in 1997, Komen North Jersey has awarded nearly $19 million to local community programs in nine North Jersey counties and has directed ...

The ESCNJ Offers Innovative Software To Strengthen School Transportation

   New software promising greater speed and efficiency for school transportation departments is now available through the Educational Services Commission of New Jersey (ESCNJ).

   The software is the result of a two year collaboration between the Princeton based Artha Systems, an international supplier of business management software, and the ESCNJ.

“The software ...

Small Business Ownership vs. Entrepreneurship

Written by: Samuel K. Burlum, Investigative Reporter and author of The Green Lane, a syndicated column, Published on 6/18/2018

Tags: Business, Community, Crowdfunding, Economy, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Small Business

Source: So, which are you – a Small Business Owner or an Entrepreneur? We compare the similarities and differences between the two, so you can ...