The 2022 does in Monmouth will take place on April 30 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Robert J. Collins Arena at Brookdale Community College, Lincroft.
“The county is thrilled to once again partner with Brookdale Community College to bring this free event to vendors and residents to support small businesses in Monmouth County,” said Monmouth County Board of Commissioners Director, Thomas A. Arnone.
“Small businesses are vital to our local economy and the Made in Monmouth event is a great opportunity for them to showcase their wide range of locally made products, such as baked goods, jewellery, wine, home decor and so much more,” Arnone said. .
Made in Monmouth is run by the County Economic Development Division’s Grow Monmouth team. According to a press release, Grow Monmouth officials meet regularly with business, civic and government leaders to help identify and provide business resources.
Interested growers and manufacturers are encouraged to apply to join the waitlist by contacting the Economic Development Division by emailing [email protected] or calling 732-431- 7470 for more information.
The 36th edition The Wilbur Ray Scholarship Dinner will be held April 8 at the Jacques Visitor Center in Middletown, celebrating the awarding of scholarships to 16 Brookdale Community College students and the three 2022 award winners: Monmouth County Commissioner , Lillian Burry; Dr. David M. Stout, president of Brookdale Community College; and the Brookdale Community College Police Department.
The awards dinner is held annually to recognize the diversity and importance of civic engagement among students and professionals who attend the college or work within communities served by Brookdale Community College, according to a press release. .
The awards are named after the late Wilbur Ray, a former Brookdale Police Sergeant and active volunteer in the Long Branch community. The scholarship continues Ray’s legacy as students of color who attend Brookdale are eligible to apply.
For the 2021-2022 academic year, 20 scholarships totaling $19,500 have been awarded to 16 Brookdale students to help pay for tuition and books, according to the news release.
The Wilbur Ray Fellowship recipients are Brianna Anderson, Rebecca Alouf, Belinda Asamoah, Jesus Calle Bula, Brianna Doremy, George Esdalle, Sauncherei Greene, Awatif Hassan, Ariadny Nascimento, Rebecca Li, Taiphane Orange, Jean Paul, Jasmine Rainey, Kettlyn St Louis, Mina Saleh and Jayda Sharp.
Proceeds from the dinner support the Wilbur Ray Fellowship Program. General admission is $80; couple admission is $150; table of 10 is $700; and student admission is $35. To obtain a ticket, contact Michelle Stathum at [email protected]
Turkey’s Swamp Park The campground, 200 Georgia Road, Freehold Township, will open for the season April 1. The campground has 64 wooded sites (52 can be reserved while 12 are available on a first-come, first-served basis). All campsites are accessible and offer water and electricity hookups.
The facility also includes drinking water, a dump station, picnic tables, modern restrooms with hot showers and laundry, and fire pits for charcoal cooking and campfires. . Quiet hours are in place from 10 p.m. to 7 a.m. The rate is $42 per night for a tent or RV/trailer site, according to a press release.
The campsite also offers three chalets. These cabins have two bedrooms and feature a double bed and two sets of bunk beds as well as lights and electrical outlets. Outside each cabin is a water tap and a picnic area with a fire pit. The cabins also offer air conditioning. One of the cabins is ADA accessible. The cost for each cabin is $79 per night or $380 per week, according to a press release.
Turkey Swamp Park has a lake where visitors can bring or rent canoes, kayaks, rowboats, and paddle boats. Visitors with a New Jersey fishing license (permit under 16 not required) can try their luck with the bass, crappie, catfish and bluegills that inhabit the lake. The park also offers picnic areas with charcoal grills, four playgrounds, over 8 miles of multi-use trails, and open spaces.
Reservations are available for stays of at least two nights (Friday through Sunday) and are accepted through an online reservation system available on the Campgrounds page at www.MonmouthCountyParks.com or by calling 732-462 -7286.
NJ Health Care Networking Group is a chance to network and meet other players in the healthcare industry, including those who provide ancillary products and services. Join the Networking Group Zoom meeting on April 13 from 9:30-10:30 a.m. Raritan Valley Community College is hosting the April meeting online.
To register, go to www.njhcnet.com and receive the Zoom code to join the meeting. For more information about the NJ Health Care Networking Group, contact Lisa Gallicchio at [email protected] or visit www.njhcnet.com
Once you register to become a member, you can post health and marketing events, news, training information, and meeting locations on the NJ Health Care Networking Group website. All registrants also have access to the NJ Health Care Network member directory, according to a press release.
Monmouth County The Board of County Commissioners congratulated Monmouth County Engineer Joseph M. Ettore on receiving the Distinguished Service Award from the American Council of Engineering Societies of New Jersey (ACECNJ).
“It gives me great pleasure to announce that Monmouth County Engineer, Joseph M. Ettore, has been awarded the Distinguished Service Award for his dedicated work in replacing the HL-18 Bridge on Kent Road over the North Branch of the Metedeconk River at Howell. said director Thomas A. Arnone.
“I would also like to thank KS Engineers who were retained as prime consultants for the preliminary and final design for the bridge replacement and road design,” Arnone said.
The ACECNJ Engineering Excellence Awards recognize engineering achievements that demonstrate the highest degree of skill and ingenuity among companies statewide. Engineering firms, government officials and the construction industry showcase their most innovative projects each year, according to a Monmouth County press release.
The ACECNJ is the leading advocate for the consulting engineering profession in New Jersey, which strives to strengthen the business practices of professional engineering firms in the planning, design and construction industry. The ACECNJ actively observes the accomplishments of consulting engineers and the role they play in the safety and quality of life in New Jersey, according to the press release.