Former congressional candidate Christine Conforti announced that she is running for a seat on the Neptune Township Board of Education during a twenty minute zoom/facebook debrief of her loss to Stephanie Schmid in the NJ-4 Democrat primary.Read the rest of this entry » Posted: July 28th, 2020 | Author: Art Gallagher | Filed under: 2020 Congressional Races, Monmouth County News | Tags: Christine Conforti, Congressman Chris Smith, Neptune Board of Education, New Jersey First Lady Mary Pat Christie, NJ 4, Stephanie Schmid | 4 Comments »
The Keyport Garden Club is decorating the Governor’s study at Drumthwacket, for the holiday open houses at the official residence of New Jersey’s chief executive, according to a statement by First Lady Mary Pat Christie.
Keyport’s garders cut and dried hydrangeas and luminaria from members’ gardens, which club designers artfully turned into elegant holiday pieces. Preserved cream colored roses and orchids are interspersed throughout our arrangements to add elegance and brightness to the Governor’s Study. Dogwood red twigs, also from a Keyport Garden Club member, creates a gentle flow to the arrangements. Also, the white vestibule is decorated by the club to entice visitors into the Governor’s Study.
Also participating in the holiday decorating of the mansion are garden clubs from Bayhead, Mountain Lakes ,Warren, Morristown, Somerset Hills and for the first time, the Garden Club of America.Art Gallagher | Filed under: Keyport, Monmouth County News | Tags: Drumthwacket, Keyport, Keyport Garden Club, Monmouth County News, New Jersey First Lady Mary Pat Christie | Comments Off on Keyport Garden Club Decorates Governor’s Study
New Jersey First Lady Mary Pat Christie announced today that 18 organizations designated as New Jersey Heroes have been awarded a total of $120,000 in grants to enhance their missions with new programs and services.
A non-partisan, non-profit 501 (c)(3) organization founded by Mrs. Christie in 2010, NJ Heroes’ mission is to recognize, celebrate, and promote the Heroes of New Jersey who inspire fellow New Jerseyans to give back to their community. Since its inception, the organization has awarded approximately $320,000 in grants to 24 New Jersey non-profits.
“I am proud our New Jersey Heroes Foundation was able to expand its grant program for 2015 to help these remarkable organizations continue to do good work in their respective communities throughout the Garden State,” said Mrs. Christie. “Our New Jersey Heroes recipients represent such a broad coalition of causes that touch many people in so many ways. With these grants, we’re providing these groups with an opportunity to make an even greater difference by giving them the ability to improve and expand their programs to further reach community members in need.”
Of the 18 groups honored today, 3 are from Monmouth County:Art Gallagher | Filed under: Monmouth County, Monmouth County News, New Jersey | Tags: Abby Daly, Breast Intentions, Bridge of Books Foundation, Erika Rech, Manasquan, Michael Ricci, Middletown, Mike Ruane, New Jersey First Lady Mary Pat Christie, New Jersey Heroes, NJ Heroes, Operation Beachhead, Rumson | 1 Comment »