VOLUNTEERS NEEDED- NJ Blood Services, which supplies blood to 60 hospitals throughout the state, is in need of volunteers to work blood drives in Ocean and Monmouth Counties, especially in the Toms River area. The blood service volunteer is an integral member of our collection team. Your tasks would be to assist donors with registration, watch them in canteen for post donation reactions, and how to respond to their needs. A blood service volunteer should have the ability to relate to the public, be able to perform different jobs as needed, and have the willingness to follow the rules. For additional information contact, Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm, Manager of Community Relations & Volunteer Services Jan Zepka at 732-616-8741.
The Girl Scouts of the Jersey Shore raised more than $155 thousand dollars during its annual Women of Distinction and Community Partners Gala on Friday, March 3, at Eagle Oaks Country Club, Farmingdale. The annual event honors the personal and professional achievements of outstanding local individuals and organizations.
During the black-tie optional affair, sponsored by Investors Bank, the Girl Scouts honored an amazing group of individuals. This year’s Women of Distinction included Regina Foley, Bayshore Community Hospital; Patricia Howard, United Healthcare – Optum 360; Victoria Magliacane, Investors Bank, and Dr. Stephanie Reynolds, Riverview Medical Center.
Today, Press Communications announced the introduction of a new radio station format in the Monmouth & Ocean County New Jersey market, 107.1 The Boss – Classic Rock of the 70s, 80s and More.
The New 107.1 The BOSS debuted on-air this past Friday featuring a mix of superstar artists like The Eagles, Journey, Guns ‘n Roses, Queen, Billy Joel, Fleetwood Mac, Def Leppard, The Rolling Stones, U2, Boston, Steve Miller Band, Aerosmith, Led Zeppelin, and of course local favorites Bruce Springsteen, Bon Jovi, and Blondie. The first song to kick-off the new station was Queen’s classic battle cry “We Will Rock You.”
The Epilepsy Foundation of New Jersey (EFNJ) will host the 6th Annual Paint the Pony Purple Benefit Concert at The Stone Pony in Asbury Park on Sunday, March 12th. Continue reading 6 th Annual Epilepsy Awareness Benefit Concert at The Stone Pony
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJ) New Brunswick is the first hospital in New Jersey to offer the Leksell Gamma Knife Icon, the most precise stereotactic radiosurgery system (SRS) currently available to patients diagnosed with primary and secondary brain tumors, vascular disorders, refractory pain, and movement disorders.
Treatments using the new Icon System can now be planned and guided by a frameless approach, when appropriate. The frameless mask solution is one of several new features of Icon and is integrated with a high-definition motion management system. Continue reading ROBERT WOOD JOHNSON UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL INTRODUCES LATEST GENERATION OF GAMMA KNIFE TECHNOLOGY
The Society for the Prevention of Teen Suicide will hold the first workshop of SPTS Teen University on Tuesday, February 28th from 6-8pm at the Atlantic Club in Manasquan, New Jersey. SPTS Teen University is a pilot program offered to students at no cost thanks to support from The Provident Bank Foundation. New Jersey high schools are not required to offer curriculum that confronts issues of suicide prevention, coping skills, help seeking and transitional skills. This disconnect proves the need for SPTS to intervene and offer this new program to bridge the gap in services. Designed as an empowering learning opportunity, SPTS Teen University will address topics through a series of presentations and group facilitations intended to enhance one’s ability to overcome a crisis.
Continue reading The Society for the Prevention of Teen Suicide Presents SPTS Teen University
United Way of Monmouth and Ocean Counties (UWMOC) is offering free personalized tax preparation at its Financial Success Center (FSC) in the Freehold Raceway Mall. Housed in the Meridian Community Resource Center, the FSC provides free, comprehensive resources under one roof to help people move from financial difficulty to economic well-being. The FSC provides free services through a seamless collaboration among United Way of Monmouth and Ocean Counties, Child Care Resources of Monmouth County, The FoodBank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties, Monmouth County Workforce Development Board and Navicore Solutions. Services range from career, budget and home ownership counseling to assistance in finding quality childcare.
Paul and Corie Bratter are newlyweds fresh off a six-day honeymoon. He’s a straight-as-an-arrow lawyer and she’s a free spirit always looking for the latest kick.
Their new fifth floor walk-up apartment, Corie’s loopy mother and the eccentric neighbor who lives in the attic set the scene for Neil Simon’s longest running Broadway play, “Barefoot in the Park,” which opens January 28 at the Algonquin. Continue reading ALGONQUIN INVITES THEATRE GOERS TO RUN BAREFOOT IN THE PARK … YES, EVEN WHEN IT’S THIS COLD OUTSIDE