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Summit Resident Richard Sun Joins Family Homelessness National Task Force

March 20, 2019

SUMMIT, NJ - Summit resident -- and former Summit Common Council member -- Richard Sun has been named to the Next Generation Committee of Summit-based Family Promise, the national nonprofit addressing the issue of family homelessness.

“I’m excited to serve on Family Promise’s NextGen Committee and help broaden the organization’s reach, volunteer base, and ...

Junior League of Summit's 'Trivia Night' Raises $15,000

CHATHAM, NJ - The Junior League of Summit's fourth Annual ''Trivia Night' raised an estimated $15,000, proceeds that will benefit the League's Annual Fund supporting community grants, scholarships and projects such as Giving and Receiving Assistance for Our Community’s Essentials (GRACE), the League’s signature community outreach project and the ...

Imagine Founder, Executive Director Mary Robinson Honored as 'CNN Hero'

MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ – Mary Robinson, Founder and Executive Director of Imagine, A Center for Coping with Loss, has been selected as a 'CNN Hero', a campaign that has -- in the 12 years since its founding -- profiled more than 300 "everyday people changing the world" from more than 80 countries who honored for their selfless, creative efforts to help ...

Summit Police Chief Weck Among Local Law Enforcement Officials Joining SAGE to Deliver 'Meals on Wheels'

SUMMIT, NJ - As they are across the nation during the month of March, local officials -- including Summit Police Chief Robert Weck -- are taking part in the 'Meals on Wheels America' campaign, raising awareness for isolation and poor nutrition among older Americans.

Joining Weck are three other area Police Chiefs and one Lieutenant, who all gathered together at ...

Summit Area Public Foundation $50,000 Grant Supports Summit Speech School's Parent / Infant Program

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The Summit Area Public Foundation (SAPF) has awarded a $50,000 grant to the Summit Speech School in support of the its Parent / Infant Program, which provides early intervention to babies and toddlers who are diagnosed with a hearing loss.

Founded in 1967 by Junior League of Summit member May S. Gold -- who wanted to teach deaf and ...

Summit's Office Tavern Grill, Piattino Among Restaurant Group's Eateries Fundraising on 'World Down Syndrome Day' Mar. 21

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Summit's Office Tavern Grill and Piattino, A Neighborhood Bistro are among the eleven 40NORTH Restaurant Group establishments throughout New Jersey that will conduct fundraising efforts in honor of 'World Down Syndrome Day' on Thursday, March 21.

40NORTH Restaurant Group, the full-service division of Villa Restaurant Group -- which ...

Summit H.S. Grad Jackson Stern Named to National Task Force on Family Homelessness

SUMMIT, NJ - Jackson Stern, a Hilltop City resident, Summit High School alum, and current Bentley University student, has been named to the 'Next Generation Committee' of Summit-based Family Promise, a national nonprofit whose mission is to address the issue of family homelessness.

Stern joins seven accomplished young women and men representing diverse ...

Third Annual 'February Fun Fest' Surpasses Previous Event Fundraising Levels

SUMMIT, NJ - The 2019 edition of 'February Fun Fest' --  the charity fundraiser began and sponsored by Summit residents Ryan and Dana Felmet, has raised $5,450 which will benefit three separate causes;

The third annual event was held February 16 at Summit Elks Lodge., and included guest speakers from each of the benefiting charities. light appetizers ...

'March for Meals' Begins at SAGE with Board Members Claire Toth and John Hoffman Leading the Way

SUMMIT, NJ - SAGE Eldercare has kicked off the 17th annual 'March for Meals', a month-long, nationwide coming together of local community organizations, businesses, government officials and caring individuals to ensure that homebound and vulnerable older adults are not forgotten.

This week SAGE Board Member and Vice President & Chief Operating Officer of Point View ...

Area 'Girls on the Run' Chapter in Need of Coaches

LIVINGSTON, NJ - 'Girls on the Run' (GOTR) of New Jersey East is currently seeking volunteers to empower girls through running for the spring 2019 season at various chapters, including Livingston, West Orange, the Caldwells, Roseland, Fairfield and other locations throughout the area.

GOTR is a physical activity-based, positive youth development program ...


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