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Family Promise's Ehlers Named CEO, Bradshaw Chief Impact Officer as Nonprofit's Footprint, Impact Grows

November 19, 2017

SUMMIT, NJ - Reflecting the growth and national scope of Summit-based Family Promise, two of the organization's senior executives -- Claas Ehlers and Cara Bradshaw -- have received elevated titles. Ehlers, formerly president, is now the Chief Executive Officer while Bradshaw, previously Director of Development, is now Chief Impact Officer.

Family Promise, founded in the ...

Approaching a Decade of Generosity, Summit's Thanksgiving Food Drive Aims for $100k Cumulative Goal Nov. 19

SUMMIT, NJ - Nine years, nearly 25 tons of turkeys and $88,000 later, the Annual Summit Thanksgiving Food Drive has proven over and over again that the spirit of giving to those less fortunate than themselves is in the hearts and on the minds of Hilltop City residents.

As the 10th Anniversary Drive gets set to take place November 19, organizers are once again calling ...

Summit Police, Hilltopper Football Program Renew Roundball Rivalry in Benefit Event Nov. 18

SUMMIT, NJ - The rivalry has been simmering for some time now.

The Summit Police Department -- the Hilltop City's finest, committed to protect and serve residents of 'The Little City on the Hill'. The Summit Football Team - themselves the standard bearers for their credo of Pride, Discipline and Tradition.

Partners on the turf, in the classroom and in the ...

Double Helping of Goodness: Limited Seats Remain for 'Help Leroy Team' Meatloaf Dinner Fundraiser at Summit Diner

SUMMIT, NJ - Due to their demonstrated and ongoing benevolence, many Hilltop City residents know how good it feels to 'do good' -- specifically assisting those who are less fortunate and or are facing challenges in life.

Due to the legendary status it occupies in the Hilltop City landscape, many Summit residents also know how good the comfort food at the Summit Diner makes them ...

Family Promise 'Fall Fling' Gala Brings 'Roaring Twenties' to Summit, Nets $250,000

SUMMIT, NJ - Family Promise’s annual Fall Fling, which supports the organization's mission to mobilize communities and empower families experiencing homelessness into sustainable independence, has generated $250,000 for the Summit-based national nonprofit.

Nadim Ahmed, President of the Hematology & Oncology Franchise for Celgene and a new member of the Family ...

"Scouting for Food', Local Packs and Troops Prepare to Help Feed The Hungry

CEDAR KNOLLS, NJ - Local Cub Scout packs, Boy Scout troops, and Venturing crews throughout the Patriots’ Path Council, Boy Scouts of America, are conducting food drives to help feed the hungry in the days leading up to the holidays. Scouts from local towns in Union, Sussex, Morris, Somerset and Middlesex counties will be collecting food to help the hungry in our ...

Summit's Piattino, Office Tavern Grill Join the 'Help Leroy Team', Host Fundraising Day Nov. 14

SUMMIT, NJ - Two of Summit's favorite dining establishments -- Piattino: A Neighborhood Bistro and The Office Tavern Grill -- will host a 'Dine to Donate' event November 14, helping to raise funds in support of Hilltop City resident Leroy Horn.

Both restaurants, owned and operated by 40North Restaurant Group, will contribute 15 percent of each participating ...

​Summit Area YMCA Honors Veterans with Free One-Week Membership, Breakfast Event

SUMMIT, NJ - Veterans and their families will be able to enjoy a free week of membership at both the Summit YMCA and Berkeley Heights YMCA branches during the week of November 5 through November 11, as part of The Y's mission to provide quality programs to strengthen the community by nurturing the potential of youth development, motivating healthy living, and inspiring a sense of ...

Summit Community Mobilizes to Support Legendary Athlete and Coach in Time of Need

SUMMIT, NJ - There are many things that define a community and the citizens that comprise it: Shared values, interests and goals; The respect and tolerance for and of one's fellow man; A willingness to look out for one another, and to selflessly pitch in when help is needed.

Contained in all of those tenets is the story of -- and the opportunity for -- Summit to take care of 'one of ...

Summit Area YMCA's Annual 'Laugh Out Loud' Fundraiser Set for Nov. 3

SUMMIT, NJ - The Sixth Annual "Laugh Out Loud" charity auction and comedy night, benefiting the Summit Area YMCA, will be held November 3 at the Hilton Short Hills, beginning at 8 p.m.

"Laugh Out Loud" (LOL) will feature an all-star line-up of comedians, including Summit native Adam Sank, Leah Bonnema and John Fugelsang. The 2016 event benefited the ...

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