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.
ROSELLE PARK – The Women of Assumption Ministry will hold the bi-annual Bumble Bee Bazaar from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday April 9.
CLARK – Students at Frank K. Hehnly Elementary School in Clark recently enjoyed the PTA-sponsored “Have a Heart Palooza”.
RAHWAY – Last month, Vincent Smith from Horizon Health came to Franklin School in Rahway to teach the fifth grade students about skin cancer prevention.