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17 posts from April 2014

April 30, 2014

Montville Hosts the 6th Annual American Cancer Society Relay For Life

On June 7, 2014 Montville will once again host the American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Relay for lifeMontville at the Montville Township High School from 12 pm to 12 am. Over the last 5 years, this event has raised over $500,000 to help fight cancer. The American Cancer Society Relay For Life is a life changing event which brings people together to celebrate the lives of those who have battled cancer, remember loved ones lost, and empower individuals and communities to fight back against a disease that takes too much. Teams of friends, families and colleagues gather at Montville Township High School and take turns walking or running around the track. There will be events all day with fun for the whole family including music donated by DJ's at Large. Anthony Duke Claus and School of Rock will be performing.

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April 29, 2014

American Cancer Society Bark For Life of Montville Event Was a Big Success

11th hour rescueThe 2014 event, co-chaired by Roberta Ginsberg & Letitia Huffstutler was extremely successful, thanks to 30 vendors with canine goods and/or services. At last count $8,247.49 was raised but they are still receiving calls and donations. American Cancer Society Bark for Life of Montville, is a noncompetitive walk event for dogs and their owners to raise funds and awareness for the American Cancer Society's fight against cancer. Empanada Lady and Rosie's Weenie Wagon sold food, Township resident Emily Michalak, who performed on television's X Factor led the crowd in the star spangled banner and Brian Klemp of DJ's at Large donated his services.  The Montville Police Dept and Montville Police explorers monitored the event, as did the REACH students from Montville High School. For more information please visit www.main.acsevents.org.

The Chelsea at Montville is Hosting an Event

Chelsea at Montville

cordially invites you

to an enlightening event about

Long-Term Care insurance

A light dinner and refreshments will be provided

 Monday, May 12th

six o’clock in the evening

165 Changebridge Road, Montville, NJ 07045

RSVP by Thursday, May 8th

to Danielle M. Speciale (973) 487-7018 or dspeciale@ft.newyorklife.com

We look forward to seeing you!

If you're unable to make the event, and would like to learn more about Long-Term Care insurance, feel free to contact me and we can meet at your convenience. 

April 28, 2014

The Montville Township Chamber of Commerce is Hosting a Women’s Health Forum

The Montville Township Chamber of Commerce is hosting a Women’s Health Forum: Feeling Better- Montville townshipLiving Better! On Thursday, May 15, 2014.  A panel of three experts will explain how getting and staying healthy will enhance every area of your life. The event will be held at the Montville Municipal Bldg., 195 Changebridge Road, Montville, NJ, Lobby Conference Room from 8:30am-10:00am for only $10.00/person!  Continental Breakfast served.  Please invite other women business associates and friends. For more information or to register online go to: www.montvillechamber.org  or call the Chamber office at 973-263-3310.

April 17, 2014

Can Misunderstanding Food Labels Sabotage Your Health?

Nutrition-facts-food-labelWhile the Food and Drug Administration is in charge of defining food labels, manufacturers are constantly coming up with new ones that aren't regulated, don't have any real definition, and are all about catching your eye. Meanwhile, the ones that the FDA has defined are rarely ever explained on food packaging--so the chances you know what they mean are slim says Nicolette Pace, R.D., founder of NutriSource in Great Neck, New York. Continue reading this informative article at healthyliving@msn.com

April 11, 2014

The Montville Township Independence Day Celebration Committe is Working Hard

With great anticipation, Montville Township’s, Vincent Maffucci, the newly appointed President Fireworksof the Montville Township Independence Day Celebration Committee, a group of township residents, business owners and leaders announced the return of the Montville Township 4th of July three-day Celebration, which will include great food, entertainment, rides and our renowned fireworks display. Montville Township’s Administrator, upon hearing the good news stated on behalf of the Township Committee, he would like to thank all the volunteers for their efforts and hard work to make this annual tradition possible once again.

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April 10, 2014

The Garden Club of Montville is Hosting a Tricky Tray

Garden container"The Art of Glorious Containers" A lovely ladies' evening! After you enjoy chef-prepared hors d'oeuvres and visit bountiful food and dessert stations, we treat you to The Garden Guru, the very popular and much sought-after Kent Russell, and his hilarious and informative presentation on how to set up and love your garden containers for the season. Some swear Kent was born in a greenhouse, so expect to see things bloom. Then...baskets, baskets, baskets! The Garden Club of Montville is famous for our glorious, professionally decorated baskets, filled with fabulous fashions, giftware, libations, home decor, restaurant and salon certificates, garden goodies, sweet baby things, pet products, all gorgeously presented.

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Montville High Will Participate in 20th Consecutive March of Dimes Walkathon

Sunday, April 27, the International Concerns Club [ICC] of Montville Township High School Marching for babies[MTHS] will walk in the March for Babies Walkathon, organized by the March of Dimes. The 2014 event, at Farleigh Dickenson University in Madison, NJ, will mark the twentieth consecutive year of participation for Montville’s ICC. Twenty-nine MTHS students will join ICC advisor, Scott Riotto, and his dog, for the walk. “The WALK,” as it is referred to by Riotto, who is also a social studies teacher at MTHS, begins at 8:00 am, and follows a three mile course. The ICC will participate as “Team: Montville Township High School-M766.” Each member of the team has set an individual fundraising goal and is registered at the March for Babies (www.marchforbabies.org) website. “Every day, thousands of babies are born too soon, too small and often very sick," said many of the team's participants on their team registration pages.

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Baseball to Benefit Wounded Warriors

BaseballThe Montville Township High School [MTHS] Varsity Baseball Team will be hosting two benefit games to support the Wounded Warrior Project. The games will be played at the Montville Township High School Varsity Field on Saturday, April 12, and Wednesday, April 16. Both fundraisers will be played at 7:00 pm. Members of the community are invited to attend. “Our team tries to keep things in perspective,” said Coach Joseph Cardinale. “We need to acknowledge how lucky we are just to be healthy, to move around freely, and live the life that we do -- let alone put on a uniform and play baseball every day.” Cardinale, along with the baseball staff and team, wanted to raise funds to donate to the Wounded Warrior Project in order to show their appreciation for the sacrifices made by service men and women, and to honor and support those veterans who have sustained injuries in the line of duty.

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MEF Has Woodmont and Hilldale Schools Rockin’

The Montville Educational Foundation (MEF) recently awarded a Grant for “Zuma Rocker Chairs” to RockerGail Serwick, District Occupational Therapist for both Woodmont and Hilldale Elementary Schools.  “These new chairs have been proven to assist children with attention and focusing. They will aid in their ability to remain seated for the entire lesson, thus providing the opportunity to maximize the student’s individual learning potentials”, said Michael Abramson, President of the Montville Educational Foundation (MEF). Read more here 2014 WOODMONT-HILLDALE ZUMA CHAIRS PRESS RELEASE.