Category Archives: Monmouth County

9th ANNUAL EAGLE OAKS HONOR DAY

In conjunction with Fleet Week, the 9th Annual Eagle Oaks Honor Day will be held at Eagle Oaks Country Club in Farmingdale, New Jersey, May 25. All proceeds from the event will benefit Hope For The Warriors, a national nonprofit dedicated to restoring a sense of self, family and hope for post-9/11 veterans, service members and military families.

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Girl Scouts celebrate 19 girls who sold more than 1,000 boxes of Girl Scout Cookies

During the 2017 Girl Scout Cookie Program, Girl Scouts from Monmouth and Ocean counties sold almost 1.1 million boxes of Girl Scout Cookies. That works out to be an average of more than 125 boxes of Girl Scout Cookies sold per participating Girl Scout. Continue reading Girl Scouts celebrate 19 girls who sold more than 1,000 boxes of Girl Scout Cookies

Girl Scouts raise almost $65,000 dollars to support programs for girls in Monmouth and Ocean counties

The Girl Scouts of the Jersey Shore raised $64,700 during its May 15 Girl Scout Golf Classic at Manasquan River Golf Club, Brielle. Money raised during the event will help create additional opportunities for girls to become involved in the Girl Scout organization.

This year, State Senator Jennifer Beck (R – 11th District) returned as honorary chairperson for the event.  Serving as event co-chairs were Jan Kirsten, Ocean County College, and Phil Brilliant, Brilliant Environmental Services. Continue reading Girl Scouts raise almost $65,000 dollars to support programs for girls in Monmouth and Ocean counties

Volunteers Needed to Help at Blood Drives in Ocean and Monmouth Counties

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.

GRAND OPENING OF NEW JERSEY’S FIRST CENTER FOR PERINATAL MOOD AND ANXIETY DISORDERS

One in seven women may be affected by perinatal mood and anxiety disorder (PMAD). Although temporary and treatable, it is the most common complication of childbirth with symptoms ranging from mild to severe. For this reason, on May 4, 2017, Monmouth Medical Center hosted the grand opening of its Center for Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders making it the first and only hospital in New Jersey to offer a dedicated treatment Center where new and expectant mothers can receive comprehensive care for PMAD.

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ALGONQUIN YOUTH ENSEMBLE STARS IN SHAKESPEARE’S ‘A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM’ ON APRIL 28 & 29

Algonquin Arts Theatre produces a play by William Shakespeare for the first time as the Algonquin Youth Ensemble stars in “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” on April 28 & 29.

Algonquin Youth Ensemble is the Algonquin’s marquee instructional program. Students are selected to participate through a highly competitive audition process prior to the start of the semester. In addition to rehearsing for their main stage performances, AYE students are enrolled in a class that runs in conjunction with the rehearsal period teaching theatre skills and concepts that are applied to the production.

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Girl Scouts offer local golfers chance to play Manasquan River Golf Club during Girl Scout Golf Classic

The Girl Scouts of the Jersey Shore invites area golfers to tee off at Manasquan River Golf Course in Brielle on Monday, May 15, for its annual Girl Scout Golf Classic.

The event begins with lunch at 11:00 a.m. followed by a 12:30 p.m. tee time. Following 18 holes overlooking the Manasquan River, golfers are invited to a dinner where awards will be presented. Continue reading Girl Scouts offer local golfers chance to play Manasquan River Golf Club during Girl Scout Golf Classic

UNITED WAY OF MONMOUTH AND OCEAN COUNTIES HOSTS 20TH ANNUAL SPRING TEE-OFF

United Way of Monmouth and Ocean Counties (UWMOC) is hosting its 20th annual Spring Tee-Off on Monday, May 22, 2017 at Hollywood Golf Club in Deal, NJ. Proceeds from the organization’s largest annual fundraiser will benefit United Way’s work in education, health and financial stability—the building blocks for a good life and the foundation for a thriving, prosperous community.  Continue reading UNITED WAY OF MONMOUTH AND OCEAN COUNTIES HOSTS 20TH ANNUAL SPRING TEE-OFF

Pacers Running Hosts 21st Annual Novo Nordisk New Jersey Marathon & Half Marathon Presented by LifeTime on April 30th

Pacers Running is proud to host this year’s Novo Nordisk New Jersey Marathon & Half Marathon presented by LifeTime Fitness on Sunday, April 30th. Beginning at 7:30am, both races will start in Oceanport’s Monmouth Park and finish on the Long Branch Ocean Promenade. This years race is generously supported by Novo Nordisk and LifeTime Fitness. Continue reading Pacers Running Hosts 21st Annual Novo Nordisk New Jersey Marathon & Half Marathon Presented by LifeTime on April 30th