Category Archives: Middlesex County

SIMON CELEBRATES MOTHERS AT MENLO PARK MALL BY HOSTING INDULGE, FASHION + FUN FOR MOMS

Menlo Park Mall invites moms to celebrate Mother’s Day by enjoying an evening that focuses on fashion and fun. Indulge, Fashion + Fun for Moms, takes place on Thursday, May 5 from 5 to 8 p.m. in Center Court and provides moms with a much-needed opportunity to treat themselves to a night out and celebrate motherhood through a fun, fashionable shopping experience. Continue reading SIMON CELEBRATES MOTHERS AT MENLO PARK MALL BY HOSTING INDULGE, FASHION + FUN FOR MOMS

Make Up For Ever Event at Menlo Park Mall

Shoppers will have the chance to meet a popular YouTube Beauty celebrity at Simon’s Menlo Park Mall on Saturday, April 16 from 2 to 5 p.m. The appearance is sponsored by leading cosmetic brand MAKE UP FOR EVER as part of a special two day event, which will run on Friday, April 15 and Saturday, April 16 from 10:00 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. in Center Court. Continue reading Make Up For Ever Event at Menlo Park Mall

Monroe Resident Michael Antoniades Named RWJUH President and Chief Executive Officer

Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital has named Monroe resident Michael Antoniades, MPA, President and Chief Executive Officer, over both the New Brunswick and Somerset campuses.

Mr. Antoniades succeeds Mr. Stephen K. Jones, who served as President and Chief Executive Officer of the hospital since 2007, and who will soon assume the role of Chief Academic Officer for RWJ’s new parent organization – RWJ Barnabas Health. Continue reading Monroe Resident Michael Antoniades Named RWJUH President and Chief Executive Officer

Warren E. Moore to Lead Premier Children’s Hospital

Warren E. Moore, FACHE, has been named President and Chief Executive Officer of Children’s Specialized Hospital (CSH).

“Warren is a tremendous leader whose strategic vision and focus on innovation has played a central role in the growth of Children’s Specialized Hospital,” said Amy B. Mansue who will assume the role of President, Southern Division, RWJBarnabas Health. Continue reading Warren E. Moore to Lead Premier Children’s Hospital

President Declares Disaster for the State of New Jersey

The Federal Emergency Management Agency announced that federal disaster aid has been made available to the State of New Jersey to supplement state, tribal, and local recovery efforts in the area affected by a severe winter storm and snowstorm during the period of January 22-24, 2016. Continue reading President Declares Disaster for the State of New Jersey

NFL STARS JASON AND DEVIN McCOURTY PAIR TO “TACKLE SICKLE CELL” IN NEW JERSEY

As part of a campaign to increase awareness, raise funds and garner community support for the fight against sickle cell disease, twin brothers and NFL defensive backs, Jason and Devin McCourty, have joined forces with Embrace Kids Foundation, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital and New York Blood Center for a campaign entitled “Tackle Sickle Cell.”

The annual Tackle Sickle Cell Blood Drive is part of the Tackle Sickle Cell campaign, which aims to increase blood donations, educate the public and raise money and awareness for the fight against sickle cell disease. This year, the blood drive will take place on Saturday, February 20, 2016, from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Arline and Henry Schwartzman Courtyard located at 1 Robert Wood Johnson Place in New Brunswick, N.J. Continue reading NFL STARS JASON AND DEVIN McCOURTY PAIR TO “TACKLE SICKLE CELL” IN NEW JERSEY

N.J. Patient of Courage Award Recipient Donates $5,000 to RWJUH’s Safe Kids Middlesex County’s Safety Ambassador Program

Gabe Hurley, a Somerset resident and former Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital and Institute for Advanced Reconstruction patient, was among the individuals honored as Patients of Courage by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons at the Society’s annual scientific conference.

Hurley, who now serves as a motivational speaker inspiring thousands of youths across New Jersey each year, received a $5,000 award through the program, which honors reconstructive plastic surgery patients whose lives were restored through reconstructive plastic surgery and whose charitable actions influence the lives around them.

He chose to generously donate the $5,000 award to RWJUH’s Level I Trauma Center’s Safety Ambassador Program, which is a joint initiative of RWJUH’s Injury Prevention Program and Safe Kids Middlesex County. Continue reading N.J. Patient of Courage Award Recipient Donates $5,000 to RWJUH’s Safe Kids Middlesex County’s Safety Ambassador Program

Comfort Food & Craft Beer Collide to Benefit Children with Autism

Zinna’s Bistro at 1275 South River Road in Cranbury, NJ, today announced their inaugural “Cabin Fever Craft Beer Dinner” to benefit POAC Autism Services, set to take place on Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016 from 6pm until 9pm.

Taste buds will explode for attendees who receive unlimited food from featured comfort food stations including Mini-Meatloaf wrapped in Bacon, Buffalo Chicken Meatballs with Ranch, BLT Wedge Salad on a Stick, Black Garlic Macaroni & Cheese, and Tomato Soup Shooters with Mini-Grilled Cheese.

Zinna’s Bistro will take the guess-work out for its guests by offering suggested pairings of the specially designed cuisine with seasonal and traditional craft beer styles from select New Jersey breweries including Demented Brewery in Middlesex, Angry Erik in Lafayette, and Two Ton Brewing Company in Linden. Each ticket includes four 12-ounce beers from those featured to create an evening built to melt away your winter blues. Continue reading Comfort Food & Craft Beer Collide to Benefit Children with Autism

RWJUH to Host Human Trafficking Community Forum on January 27

Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJUH), along with several community partners, is hosting a Human Trafficking Community Forum on Wednesday, January 27, 2016, at the Middlesex County Fire Academy located at 1001 Fire Academy Drive in Sayreville from 4:30 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. to increase awareness and knowledge of human trafficking in New Jersey.

“Human trafficking is a significant problem around the world and in the U.S.; surprisingly, even here in the state of New Jersey, right in our backyard” said Diana Starace, Injury Prevention Program Coordinator at RWJUH and Safe Kids Middlesex County. “In early October of 2015, the FBI was able to save six juveniles who were identified as human trafficking victims. In addition to enforcement efforts like this, it takes increasing community awareness and education to crack down on individuals who force young women and men to participate in these heinous activities.” Continue reading RWJUH to Host Human Trafficking Community Forum on January 27