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Dave & Buster’s Opens 1st New Jersey Location in Woodbridge

Dave & Buster’s first New Jersey location is now open in the Woodbridge Center in Woodbridge, New Jersey. The restaurant and entertainment mecca boasts more than 34,000 square feet of new food, new drinks, hundreds of the latest arcade games and state-of-the-art sports viewing. The opening of Dave & Buster’s in New Jersey was made possible by recent passage of legislation in Trenton that ended a 56-year, statewide ban on games-based establishments selling liquor. Continue reading Dave & Buster’s Opens 1st New Jersey Location in Woodbridge

Greater Toms River Chamber of Commerce to honor Caregiver Volunteers of Central Jersey

On Friday, December 22, 2017, Greater Toms River Chamber of Commerce will honor Caregiver Volunteers of Central Jersey with the 2017 #WeAreTR Award at their #WeAreTR Holiday Luncheon sponsored by Grunin Holdings & The Jay and Linda Grunin Foundation at The Villa, 10 Highland Parkway, Toms River.  The cost of the event is $35 for members and $50 for future members.  Registration and Networking begin at 11:30 am.  Event entertainment provided by Versatile Event Designs.  Donations collected at the event will benefit Caregiver Volunteers of Central Jersey. Continue reading Greater Toms River Chamber of Commerce to honor Caregiver Volunteers of Central Jersey

Rebuilding Storm-Resilient Homes in Hurricane, Flood-Prone Areas

The immense property damage resulting from this year’s Atlantic hurricane season has been a wake-up call for vulnerable communities, especially along coastal areas. Every year, hurricanes pummel the coastline with torrential downpours, high winds and storm surges. In New Jersey, peak hurricane season begins in mid-August and runs through the end of October. After Hurricane Sandy, homeowners knew that rebuilding efforts had to make resiliency and sustainability a priority. The fear of the next hurricane making landfall weighs heavily as waterfront communities continue to rebuild. Although hurricane season is nearly over, it’s never too early to start preparing for the 2018 season, especially when building a new home.

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19Th Annual Broadcast for the People of New Jersey

Beasley Media Group, Inc., a subsidiary of Beasley Broadcast Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: BBGI) announces WRAT-FM will present the 19th annual Broadcast to benefit the People of New Jersey Thanksgiving Season Collection Drive. The event will take place at Shoprite (Route 66, Neptune), on Monday, November 20 from 6:00 a.m. to midnight, and Tuesday, November 21 from 6:00 a.m. until 7 p.m. Continue reading 19Th Annual Broadcast for the People of New Jersey

CRISIS HOTLINE VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!

Crisis Hotline Volunteers needed for CONTACT of Ocean & Monmouth Counties’ training beginning Thursday, January 11, 2018, once a week for 12 weeks from 6:30-9:30 P.M.  Training will be held at The Chelsea in Brick. CONTACT is a 24-hour crisis intervention hotline that also provides information & referral to community resources.  All calls are free, confidential and anonymous.  Training is free.  BECOME A VOICE TO THOSE IN DISTRESS–Make a difference in your community! – call 732-240-6104 for additional information and registration.

Connors, Rumpf & Gove: Heroin Dealers Chief Culprits in Elevating Opioid Addiction to Nation Public Health Emergency

In response to President Trump’s declaration of the opioid crisis as a national public health emergency, the 9th District legislative delegation renewed its call for New Jersey to correct a defect in State law that allows heroin dealers to receive lesser sentences as compared to other drug charges. Continue reading Connors, Rumpf & Gove: Heroin Dealers Chief Culprits in Elevating Opioid Addiction to Nation Public Health Emergency

MARY’S PLACE BY THE SEA ANNOUNCES PARTICIPATION IN THE NEWMAN’S OWN FOUNDATION $500,000 HOLIDAY CHALLENGE

Mary’s Place by the Sea announced today that the organization will be participating in a holiday fundraising challenge hosted by Newman’s Own Foundation and online crowd funding platform Crowdrise.

The Holiday Challenge is an online fundraising competition taking place between November 21st, 2017 and January 3rd, 2018; Newman’s Own Foundation will be giving away $500,000 in funding and matching donations to participating charities. Mary’s Place by the Sea will compete against other non-profit organizations to raise funds, with the opportunity to win thousands of dollars in bonus challenges along the way.  Continue reading MARY’S PLACE BY THE SEA ANNOUNCES PARTICIPATION IN THE NEWMAN’S OWN FOUNDATION $500,000 HOLIDAY CHALLENGE

Ocean County Library Presents Teen Dating Safety Program

The Ocean County Library will present a teen dating safety program at four of its branches.

Representatives of Start Out Fresh Intervention Advocates (S.O.F.I.A.) will provide an interactive workshop to educate teens, parents, and professionals about the dynamics of dating violence and promote awareness. Continue reading Ocean County Library Presents Teen Dating Safety Program

Greater Toms River Chamber of Commerce helps raise $1200 to benefit local nonprofits

On Monday, November 6, 2017, Greater Toms River Chamber of Commerce in collaboration with local nonprofits, JBJ Soul Kitchen and HOPE Sheds Light held a Business After Hours.  Due to the success of the event the Chamber was able to raise nearly $1200 to be split between the two nonprofit organizations.

GTRCC Business After Hours have been scheduled throughout the year to provide Chamber members, as well as future members an opportunity to network.  These events also benefit the featured nonprofit of the evening by providing exposure as well as monetary donations.

Girl Scouts honors 303 girls with Bronze Award

The Girl Scouts of the Jersey Shore honored 303 Girl Scouts from Monmouth and Ocean Counties with the Girl Scout Bronze Award on Wednesday, November 1, 2017, at the Girl Scouts of the Jersey Shore’s Program Activity Center in Farmingdale.

The Bronze Award is the highest recognition for achievement in Girl Scouting for girls in grades 4th through 5th. It is earned by Girl Scouts who demonstrate extraordinary leadership through sustainable and measurable Take Action projects that address important community needs. Combined, the Girl Scouts honored on November 1, volunteered more than 6,000 hours while earning the Bronze Award. Continue reading Girl Scouts honors 303 girls with Bronze Award