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Summit Area YMCA’s 'Laugh Out Loud' Charity Auction & Comedy Event Set for Nov. 2

October 19, 2018

SUMMIT, NJ - Time for some big yucks to raise some important bucks.

The Summit Area YMCA is set to host its Seventh Annual Laugh Out Loud (LOL) Charity Auction & Comedy Night, a fundraising event headlined by New York City-based comedian Adam Sank -- who hails from Summit -- on November 2, from 8 - 11 p.m., at the Hilton Short Hills.

In addition to sank, ...

Total Blowout: Summit Salon to Donate Proceeds to Overlook's Carol G. Simon Cancer Center Oct. 29

SUMMIT, NJ - A Hilltop City salon is joining forces with Atlantic Health System’s Overlook Medical Center to help support women in their fight against breast cancer. Ateliers 113 will donate all proceeds from haircuts and blowouts provided on October 29, from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. to The Carol G. Simon Cancer Center at Overlook Medical Center.

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S.T.A.R. Turn: Summit Area Teens Detail Lessons Learned About Diversity and Inclusion

SUMMIT, NJ - Madison Hobbs, a senior at Kent Place School and a South Orange resident, and Ka’Mari Williams, a junior at Hillsborough High School and a member of Fountain Baptist Church in Summit -- both members of 'Strong Teens Against Racism' (S.T.A.R.) -- recently spoke to a crowd of 150 people, detailing their journey learning about the meaning of diversity and ...

Making a Move: Sotheby's Summit, Short Hills Offices Host Fall Food Drive Through December 15

SUMMIT, NJ - For the sixth consecutive year, all 12 Prominent Properties Sotheby’s International Realty (PPSIR) locations in Northern New Jersey -- including the Summit and Short Hills offices -- are once again partnering with 'Move For Hunger' to host a fall food drive through December 15.

'Move For Hunger' is a national non-profit organization ...

Temporary Tattoo 'Pop-Up Shop' Honoring Breast Cancer Awareness Benefits Pathways Oct. 17

SUMMIT, NJ - Anastasia Dekantios, co-owner of temporary tattoo website jewelflashtattoos.com, will be hosting a special 'pop-up shop' in remembrance of her mother and in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month at The Connection in Summit October 17, from 3 - 6 p.m.

The event will benefit Pathways, a program of The Connection that provides support, education and wellness ...

The Fabric of Our Lives: Donated Quilts Warm Family Promise Families

ELIZABETH, NJ - 'Garden State Quilters' (GSQ) has been in existence for nearly 40 years, meeting monthly to make quilts. At the beginning of the year, members receive a starter kit that contains one square of fabric from which to begin a quilt of their own design which, according the head of GSQ's philanthropic arm -- 'The Sunshine Group' -- will wind up in the ...

McNany Foundation Corporate Fundraiser Set for Oct. 18

SUMMIT, NJ - The fourth annual McNany Charitable Foundation corporate fundraiser -- supporting the Foundation's charitable initiatives -- will be held October 18, from 6 - 9 p.m., at Spirit Eatery & Social Drinks in Springfield.

The McNany Charitable Foundation provides support for:

High School and Secondary Education Scholarship Award ...

SAGE Honors SAPF, Celgene, Al Kessler at 'Age Out Loud' Benefit Oct. 10

SUMMIT, NJ – SAGE Eldercare will host 'Age Out Loud, a special benefit event, on Wednesday, October 10 at Canoe Brook Country Club, beginning at 6 p.m. The evening will honor the Summit Area Public Foundation, SAGE’s community partner, along with corporate partner, Celgene, and volunteer honoree, Al Kessler.

The event benefits SAGE ...

Our House Bestows 'Community Partner Award' on Summit's Connection

LIVINGSTON, NJ - The Connection in Summit has was honored by Our House Inc. (OHI) with its Community Partner Award at Our House's 28th Annual 'Achievement Awards Ceremony' on September 20. The Connection was recognized for “believing in the cause and broadening the awareness of Our House’s mission” through innovative programs for OHI ...

Community Partners Come Together to Fight Food Insecurity in Summit

SUMMIT, NJ - Three 'Healthy Kids Nights' -- each designed to provide food insecure families in Summit with healthy food and their children with healthy play -- were hosted during August at Mabie Playground by The Summit Area YMCA, The Connection, G.R.A.C.E.'s Refrigerator, The Summit Area Public Foundation (SAPF) and The Community FoodBank of New Jersey.

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Join Light the Night Walk for Blood Cancers on Saturday, Oct. 20

October 19, 2018

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Light the Night Walk is an annual event dedicated to shining a light on the urgent need for cures for blood cancers. During the walk, survivors and patients carry white lanterns, gold lanterns are carried by those walking in memory, and red lanterns are carried by supporters.

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society has been able to invest over $1 ...