Play for P.I.N.K. in Scotch Plains Raises Over $35K for Breast Cancer Research

July 18, 2017

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ — More than $35,000 was raised for the Breast Cancer Research Foundation last week at Play for P.I.N.K., a golf tournament, luncheon and fundraiser held at Shackamaxon Country Club.

The event was co-chaired by Westfield residents Beth Hornstein and Shari Berman.

“This was my 14th year of volunteering for Play for P.I.N.K.,” Hornstein said. “The ...

Westfield Men to Play 100 Holes of Golf in One Day for Charity

WESTFIELD, NJ — Westfield residents Kevin Vedder and Shaun Murphy will play 100 holes of golf in a single day this Monday  for the 100 Hole Hike, a global network of golf marathons to raise money for various charities.  

 It’s Vedder’s fifth year participating the hike. He chooses to raise money for Els for Autism, a foundation started by pro golfer Ernie Els, ...

Family Promise, Overlook Family Medicine Partner to Host Community Health Fair Geared Toward 'Sustainable Independence'

ELIZABETH NJ — More than 80 adults and 30 children, either former guests of Family Promise’s Union County Program or neighbors in Elizabeth, visited the Community Health Fair, a biannual joint effort by Family Promise, a Summit-based national non-profit which provides services to families experiencing homelessness, and Overlook Family Medicine of the Atlantic Health ...

Local Leaders Honored at Camp Yachad’s Inaugural ‘Heroes Day’

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ – In an effort to raise awareness for local heroes, Camp Yachad of the JCC of Central NJ hosted some top local leaders at its camp on Wednesday morning to the surprise of children between the ages of 3-years-old to fifth graders. In attendance were law enforcement officials, firefighters and local government leaders.

The idea of introducing young campers to local ...

TAPinto Westfield Awards 3rd Annual Journalism Scholarship

WESTFIELD, NJ — Recent Westfield High School graduate Eric Storms is the winner of the third annual TAPinto Westfield Journalism Scholarship award. The $1,000 scholarship was given based on participation in the TAPinto Westfield student journalism program, willingness to learn and intent to continue using those skills in college.

While participating in the TAPinto Westfield program for ...

Westfield High School Class of 2017 Celebrates at BASH Graduation Party

WESTFIELD, NJ — The Westfield High School class of 2017 stayed up until the early hours of the morning on Saturday to celebrate their graduation at the 28th consecutive Project Graduation BASH. The event began June 23 following the WHS commencement ceremony and took place at Riocochet Health and Racquet Club in South Plainfield.

BASH is sponsored and organized by the Optimist Club of ...

Northfield Bank Helps Local Child Through Westfield United Fund and Chamber of Commerce

WESTFIELD, NJ — The Greater Westfield Area of Commerce made its second Wish List Program “match” on June 12. The program matches member businesses with non-profit organizations that need help. This month, Westfield United Fund had its “wish” granted by Northfield Bank, which donated money to be used to help a local child who has suffered from domestic abuse through ...

Westfield Rescue Squad Volunteer Sergio Guzman Receives Overlook ‘Excellence in EMS’ Award

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ – Westfield Volunteer Rescue Squad Deputy Chief Sergio Guzman was recently honored as one of 14 first responders to receive the Overlook Medical Center “Excellence in EMS Award.”

As the nation marked National EMS Week, Overlook Medical Center, part of Atlantic Health System, celebrated the important role of EMS first responders in the ...

Westfield Resident’s Sign Offers Drivers Daily Inspiration

WESTFIELD, NJ – If you’ve ever driven down Lamberts Mill Road and waited in traffic to get on to West Broad Street, than you’ve probably noticed an inspirational quote written on a café sign. Teresa Gleason started the sign board to promote her group fitness classes at Happy Hour Fitness and positioned the sign in front of her home at 125 Lamberts Mill Road. But what ...

Westfield Spa Owner Wins Compassion Award for Helping People in Military

WESTFIELD, NJ – Lora Condon, owner of Jersey Boutique Spa at 331 West Broad St., recently presented a check for $1,500 to the Freedom Alliance. Condon was awarded the money for her chosen charity after submitting a video to the 2017 Skin Games Competition – an international platform that showcases the services and talents of professionals in the beauty ...

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Mary Claire Givelber Joins Imagine Board of Trustees

July 18, 2017

Mary Claire Givelber is currently a project manager at Ironwood Lane, LLC a local residential real estate management company. Before taking a 14 year hiatus to raise her three children, Ms. Givelber was a healthcare consultant at Gold Health Strategies, a New York based healthcare firm specializing in managed care negotiations on behalf of physician groups and ...