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16th Annual New Jersey Golf Tournament Makes College Dreams a Reality for Children of U.S. Marine and Navy Corpsmen

For the 2014-2015 academic year, 16 New Jersey children and students of Marines and Navy Corpsmen will be able to afford the ever-increasing cost of college tuition, thanks to the scholarship funding raised by the 16th Annual Jersey Shore Golf Tournament and the Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation, the nation's oldest and largest provider of need-based scholarships to military families. For 52 years, the scholarship foundation has honored Marines by educating their children, awarding more than ...

September is National Preparedness Month: Make a Plan. Get a Kit. Be Prepared.

September is National Preparedness Month and Monmouth County officials are urging families to make a plan, get a kit, and be prepared for emergencies. “When we talk about preparing for emergencies, we are talking about everything from a short power outage to a fire to a massive storm,” said Freeholder Director Lillian G. Burry. “It is important for families to identify what emergencies may affect their home and create a plan for each one.” The website www.ready.gov suggests some ...

Volunteers Sought for Family & Children’s Services Thrift Boutique

Family & Children’s Service (FCS), Monmouth County’s oldest non-profit social service agency, is seeking dynamic, friendly, and dedicated volunteers to help staff its nonprofit Thrift Boutique, located at 307 Branchport Avenue in Long Branch. The popular resale store offers quality men’s and women’s clothing, shoes, accessories, and housewares at deeply discounted prices in a clean, well-organized, and inviting shopping environment. Since all of the boutique’s merchandise is ...

Monmouth County Board of Catholic Charities Holds Third Annual Oktoberfest to Benefit Programs for Children and Families

The Monmouth County Board of Catholic Charities, Diocese of Trenton, will host their third annual Oktoberfest on Friday, October 3 from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. at the Spring Lake Tap House in Spring Lake Heights. Funds raised at this year’s Oktoberfest will benefit Catholic Charities’ programs dedicated to assisting children and families in Monmouth County. Services ranging from addiction treatment, transitional housing, and counseling for those challenged by emotional and behavioral ...

Monmouth County Park System Offers Trails Training

Thought you missed your chance to become part of the Monmouth County Park System’s volunteer Trails Team this year? The Monmouth County Park System is offering its fall training workshop for prospective volunteers interested in joining this dedicated group. Open to ages 16 and up, the workshop will be held from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Saturday, September 20 at the Thompson Park Annex Training Center, 53 Longbridge Road, Holmdel. Topics include Park System safety rules, tools and equipment, and ...

High Holy Day Services at Congregation B’nai Israel in Rumson

Are you looking for a place to pray and study for the upcoming Jewish high holy days? Lois Siegel Green, president of Congregation B’nai Israel (CBI) in Rumson, invites you to join Rabbi Jeff Sultar, Cantor Dov Goldberg, and the local Jewish community for services beginning Saturday, September 20 and continuing through Saturday, October 15. To prepare for the holidays, Rabbi Sultar will lead a Selichot study session on Saturday, September 20 beginning at 7:30 p.m. with a screening of the ...

Monmouth Civic Chorus Holding Auditions

Experienced singers are invited to audition for the award-winning Monmouth Civic Chorus by appointment on Wednesday evenings beginning in September. The 2014-15 season features early 20th-century English music in November; the Christmas portion of Handel's Messiah along with holiday favorites in December; music by Bernstein, Kodaly and Whitacre in March; and Vespers settings by Mozart and Monteverdi in May. This is MCC’s third season led by Artistic Director Dr. Ryan Brandau, who holds the ...

Deep Cut Gardens Presents Bonsai Day

On Sunday, September 14 from 12-4 p.m., Deep Cut Gardens and the Deep Cut Bonsai Society will present Bonsai Day. Experience this intricate and ancient art through demonstrations and displays, with experts on hand to answer your questions. Held annually on the lawn of the Horticultural Center at Deep Cut Gardens in Middletown, Bonsai Day lets visitors get a glimpse as Bonsai Society members work on their trees. The following demonstrations and lectures will be available for free. • 1 ...

NJ Vietnam Veterans’ Memorial Foundation Hosts POW/MIA American Gold Star Mothers Recognition Day Ceremony

NJVVMF will hold its POW/MIA Gold Star Mothers Recognition Day Ceremony at the Memorial in Holmdel on Friday, September 19 at 11:00 a.m. Lee Humiston, founder, director, and curator of the Maine Military Museum & Learning Center and Archivist for the national organization Nam-POW, will speak briefly. Mr. Humiston has amassed one of the largest collections of POW/MIA artifacts and related items in the world. A portion of his collection is being showcased in the Vietnam Era Museum's Return ...

Monmouth County to Hold September 11 Memorial Ceremony

On Thursday, September 11 at 8:00 a.m., the Monmouth County Park System will host a memorial ceremony at Mount Mitchill Scenic Overlook in Atlantic Highlands, the site of Monmouth County’s 9/11 Memorial. The ceremony will be held rain or shine and all are welcome to attend. Speakers are Freeholder Director Lillian Burry and Rev. Jill Hubbard-Smith of United Methodist Churches of Atlantic Highlands and Navesink. Music will be provided by Susan Mangini and the Pipes and Drums of the Atlantic ...