Wednesday, May 8, 2013
Chic Charity Club bring Heights businesses together in a first annual event that raises funds for the American Cancer Society.
The first annual Boulevard Restaurant Week is underway and is off to a good start. The Chic Charity Club put this event together working closely with dozens of business owners who quickly jumped on board to take part in this event raising funds and spreading awareness for the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life while also helping to promote local small businesses. All this week until Saturday, May 11 select shops, restaurants and salons will donate a portion of their sales to the Chic Charity Club’s team which will walk at Relay for Life. Patrons may be asked to present a flyer (see attached PDF) or mention Boulevard Restaurant Week upon purchase. Many business owners were very eager to take part and some were still jumping in to take…
Saturday, May 4, 2013
The club presents the first annual Boulevard Restaurant Week May 6 to May 13
The Chic Charity Club presents the first annual Boulevard Restaurant Week (May 6 to May 11) where people are encouraged to shop, dine or pamper themselves at participating businesses and a portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Hasbrouck Heights Relay for Life, a benefit for the American Cancer Society. A number of merchants have signed up to take part in this fundraiser. See the attached flyer for more information. Some merchants may ask to see the flyer upon purchase. Participating businesses include: Artists Hair Studio, Beast, Bill O'Shea's Florist, Boulevard Nails, Cucina D'Italia, Fisher's Cafe, Heights Bar & Grill, Heights Flower Shoppe and Victorian Tea House, Jumbo's, K&J Ice Cream Shop, Lovey's Pizza, Michael A. Diamond …
Wednesday, March 6, 2013
Third annual Relay for Life efforts are underway.
Wednesday, March 6
The Relay for Life organizing committee hosted the Kick-Off celebration last week for the third annual event, the signature fundraiser for the American Cancer Society. The event takes place overnight from June 1 to June 2 once again at Depken Field. Last week team captains and other members were able to sign-up and get materials to begin fundraising for the big event. The first two years the event was held brought in around $100,000 in total for the American Cancer Society. More information can be obtained by emaiing Nancy Pendas Smith at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the Hasbrouck Heights Relay for Life page.
Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Fundraising efforts for the third annual Relay for Life (which will be held June 1 - June 2 at Depken Field) get underway Wednesday, Feb. 27 with the Kick-Off event where participants can sign-up, form teams, get materials, and decorate luminarias in hono
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
The third annual event devoted to raising funds and awareness for the American Cancer Society will be held overnight June 1 to June 2 at Depken Field.
A kick-off celebration marking the start of this year's Relay for Life fundraiser event towards finding a cure for cancer is set for next Wednesday night. The Feb. 27 event set for 7 p.m. at Hasbrouck Heights High School will bring together the community along with the American Cancer Society representatives to get fundraising efforts underway for the June 1 and June 2 event to be held once again Depken Field. The event has drawn hundreds to the field the past two years walking in honor of those who have survived this disease, to support a loved one or friend battling cancer, or in memory of those who lost their fight. The fundraising efforts each year go to the American Cancer Society which enables them to do numerous things from getting…
Sunday, October 7, 2012
From galas to walks to shopping, here's how you can participate, pledge support and donate to the cause locally and beyond.
October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month and whether you love to shop, attend events, walk or run, there are tons of different ways to support the cause. Check out the list below of opportunities to go pink in Long Valley and beyond: Pig Roast BBQ For the Cure When: Saturday, Oct. 6, 3pm Where: Stirling Elks Lodge, 1138 Valley Road, Sterling. Pricing: $25 at the door Making Strides Against Breast Cancer When: Sunday, Oct. 28, 9am Where: New Jersey Convention & Expo Center at Raritan Center, 97 Sunfield Avenue, Edison Making Strides Against Breast Cancer When: Sunday, Oct. 21, 8am Where: Lincoln Park, Lincoln Park & West Side Ave, Jersey City Making Strides Against Breast Cancer When: Sunday, Oct. 21, 8 am Where: Military Park…
Sunday, June 3, 2012
Second annual Relay for Life took place at Depken Field this weekend. See our photo gallery and add photos of your own.
Hope. Celebrate. Remember. Fight Back. Every step taken on the track at Depken field this weekend symbolized all of the above. The shared goal among those who took part in the Relay for Life is the hope that one day no one will ever have to say the words "I have cancer" ever again. People came together under a beautiful night sky this weekend to walk in the second annual Relay for Life, in support of the American Cancer Society, helping it get closer to finding a cure. Arm in arm or hand in hand, people walked together in memory of loved ones, in support of someone fighting the disease, or in celebration of the fact that people truly can fight cancer and win. As one speaker who shared a story about his mother's survival, said, "cancer …
Saturday, June 2, 2012
Reminders for the weekend of June 2 and June 3
The Town-Wide garage sale is this weekend and more than 100 homes will host sales. Be sure to look at our map! The second annual Relay for Life, fundraiser for the American Cancer Society, begins Saturday evening into Sunday morning. Registration begins after 5 p.m. and the walk begins at 7 p.m. The free paper shredding recycling event will be held at the Central Avenue Park lot from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday. Also the satellite recycling container will be there from 7 a.m. to noon. Chic Charity Club hosts a clothing drive at the same location from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The book and bake sale of the Friends of the Library will be held from 9 a.m to 4 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday in the senior center.
Friday, June 1, 2012
Police will waive overnight parking in the area of the field for the participants; Ravine will be closed off.
With just a little more than 24 hours before the second annual Relay for Life begins, donations continue to come in by the hour as supporters gear up to walk with friends and loved ones united in the fight against cancer. By Friday night, the total amount raised had climbed above $30,000 as donations continued to pour in. This fundraiser, which benefits the American Cancer Society, will be held overnight at Depken Field from 7 p.m. Saturday, June 2 until 6 a.m. Sunday, June 3. As hundreds are expected to take part in this event once again Police Chief Michael Colaneri says overnight street parking will be waived in the area around the field and side streets for the participants. He also advised Ravine Road will be closed off for the …
Wednesday, May 2, 2012
Basketball game, Zumba event, paint the town purple day are all events set up to help raise funds for the second annual Relay for Life.
Supporters in the fight against cancer are already taking steps to raise funds before they even begin their official walk around the track at Depken Field next month during Relay for Life. Fundraising for the American Cancer Society is ongoing and many community events organized by groups or individuals who are taking part in the June 2 and June 3 overnight Relay for Life are getting underway. Students and faculty will square off on the basketball court Thursday, May 3 at 7 p.m. in the new gym to raise money for the Relay. Amanda Kistner, co-chair of the Relay and high school teacher, says admission will be $3 to get into the game and people can take part in the half-court shot contest at halftime for a donation of $2. All proceeds go to …