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Fundraiser Raises Record $112,000 for Hope for Children Foundation

Hope for Children Foundation (HFCF) of New Jersey is thrilled to announce that a record $112,000 was raised as a result of Salt Creek Grille’s Annual Wine & Martini Fundraiser on April 10. The amount far surpasses any total previously raised in the history of the event, according to the upscale Rumson eatery. “On behalf of Hope for Children Foundation, I want to extend our gratitude and appreciation to Steve Bidgood and Salt Creek Grille for dedicating its annual fundraiser to ...

Financial Survival Training for Women

The Monmouth County Federation of Republican Women will have its next meeting on “Financial Survival Training for Women” on Thursday, May 29 at 6 p.m. at County Republican HQ, 2 Monmouth Ave, Freehold.  Speaker Linda Merling is the founder of a four-generation lighting design business, and has been involved in politics since the Kean administration as a political strategist and campaign manager for State Senator Joseph Palaia. Among the issues she'll speak about are women's problems ...

Schools to Collaborate on Boat Building Project

Sisters Academy of New Jersey, Ranney School, and Oak Hill Academy recently announced “Project Collaboration,” a multi-year plan to share educational programs, facilities and experiences.  The collaborative effort will include a variety of programs for their students, parents, and educators.  The first program for Project Collaboration, which began in January, is a boat building program. Students of each school, under the supervision of Newark’s nonprofit Project USE, have worked in ...

Master Gardener Spring Sale is May 16 and 17

The Rutgers Master Gardeners will hold their annual Spring Garden Sale from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday, May 16 and from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 17 in front of the Monmouth County Agriculture Building at 4000 Kozloski Road in Freehold. Items for sale will include annuals, perennials, vegetables (many heirloom), herbs, hanging baskets, deck/patio containers, and unique containers filled with small plants. The new cookbook compiled by the Rutgers Master Gardeners “From Seed to ...

Shining a Light on Today: The Legacy of T. Thomas Fortune

The T. Thomas Fortune Project announces its upcoming symposium, to be presented on Saturday, June 14 from  9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Twin Lights Room of the Warner Student Center at Brookdale Community College, located at 765 Newman Springs Road, Lincroft. T. Thomas Fortune lived in Red Bank over 100 years ago. Yet much of what he fought for has not been fully realized.  Fortune, a 19th- and 20th-century editor, publisher, and author, was a staunch defender of human and civil rights for ...

Stewards of Planet Earth: The Ladybug Festival at Middletown United Methodist Church

On Saturday, May 10 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., the Middletown United Methodist Church will host its third community event, "The Lady Bug Festival and Carnival," for families with young children. The event celebrates the arrival of spring, the beauty of the earth, and the lady bug, which plays a small but important role in sustaining a clean green eco-friendly environment for us to enjoy. The lady bug provides a natural pesticide for plants to thrive. For being a good steward of God's ...