PISCATAWAY – Learn about the traditional Philippine art of palm weaving on Saturday, April 16, at a workshop at East Jersey Olde Towne Village, 1050 River Road, Piscataway, from 2 – 3:30 p.m.
PISCATAWAY – New Jersey Blood Services will host a blood drive aboard its mobile bus unit to encourage residents to come out to donate blood for patients in need of lifesaving blood and blood products.
CARTERET – Borough residents will celebrate Carteret’s Disabilities Awareness Day on Sunday, March 13, at St. Demetrius Hall, 681-691 Roosevelt Avenue, between noon and 4 p.m.
NEW BRUNSWICK – VSA New Jersey (VSA/NJ) recently announced the winners of its 17th Annual Joyce Indik New Jersey Wordsmith Competition. The contest accepted submissions of poems, essays, short stories and plays by New Jersey residents ages 18 and over.
ELIZABETH — Dennis Bone, President of Verizon, will be honored with the 2011 Philanthropy Award and Anne DeLaney and Leigh Porges, founders of OneGift Inc., will receive the 2011 Humanitarian Award at the 2011 Trinitas Regional Medical Center’s gala fundraiser, “The Gift of Health.”
When it comes to insurance, many people face the Goldilocks dilemma: Am I buying too much coverage, not enough, or just the right amount? How do you determine your proper insurance levels while ensuring you don’t waste money on unneeded coverage – or worse, leave your family exposed?
ROSELLE — Dollar General’s new Roselle location at 108 Chestnut Street is hosting a grand opening celebration on Saturday, March 12 at 8 a.m.
NEW BRUNSWICK– PSE&G Children’s Specialized Hospital patient Joseph Hickey, 1 1/2 years old, of Staten Island, smiles with Harlem Globetrotter Buckets Blake, during a recent visit at the New Brunswick children’s hospital.
NUTLEY – This volunteer crew of Columbia Bank employees recently completed a “Paint Day” at the Phoenix Center, a Nutley based school that provides educational and therapeutic services to children with disabilities.