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Flag Orders, Sponsorships Being Accepted for South Plainfield's May 2017 Field of Honor

February 17, 2017

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – South Plainfield resident Hannah Rhoads, 16, with the backing of the Boyle Memorial Foundation, will host an inaugural Field of Honor in the borough during Armed Forces Week 2017 (May 14-20). Part of a national movement run by the non-profit Colonial Flag Foundation (CFF), the event will celebrate the United States and pay tribute to all servicemen and women, ...

Shirley W. Thompson to Receive Rotary Club Award

North Plainfield, NJ  — The Rotary Club of Plainfield-North Plainfield is pleased to announce that South Plainfield resident Shirley Weaver Thompson will receive the 2017 Service Above Self Award at the club’s 18th Annual Wine Tasting Dinner. The event will be held on April 5 at Giovanna’s Restaurant in Plainfield, and is a fundraiser for the club’s scholarship ...

In Honor of Savannah: South Plainfield Resident Spreads ‘Hope’ in Late Daughter's Memory

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – After his 11-month old daughter Savannah passed away last July, South Plainfield resident Thomas Galuppo set out to do something to honor her memory.

Inspired by the love and prayer he and his fiancé Julianne Wager received from others during their daughter’s short life and illness, Galuppo launched Hold On, Pray Everyday (hope). The company ...

21st Annual James and Doris Boyle Memorial Golf Tournament Scheduled for June 3

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – The 21st Annual James and Doris Boyle Memorial Golf Tournament will take place at the Heron Glen Golf Course in Ringoes, NJ this year on Saturday, June 3, beginning at 1 p.m. The annual event, hosted for the past two decades by the South Plainfield-based Boyle Memorial Foundation, helps fund scholarships for the community’s high school seniors.

This ...

Girl Scout Troop 65305 Members Earn Cadette Community Service Bar, Working Toward Silver Award

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Members of South Plainfield’s Girl Scout Troop 65305 recently volunteered 20 service hours with HomeFirst of Plainfield and earned their Cadette Community Service Bar.

HomeFirst is an agency that ‘delivers comprehensive solutions to homelessness by providing transitional, supportive and permanent housing, homeless prevention assistance, and ...

Adele DeLeeuw Scholarship Open to South Plainfield Area Students

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Adele DeLeeuw was a well-known author of children's books, a prominent Plainfield resident and champion of the city, and someone who took a special interest in young people.

Later in her life, DeLeeuw had no immediate survivors, so she set aside a portion of her estate for a scholarship program to be administered by the Plainfield Foundation.  She stipulated in ...

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