Miss Jennifer Aileen Sullivan and Brad Melvin
Miss Jennifer Sullivan To Marry Brad Melvin
Mr. and Mrs. Peter F. X. Maher of Westfield and Breezy Point, New York and Mr. and Mrs. Daniel J. Sullivan of North Richland Hills, Texas, have announced the engagement of their daughter, Miss Jennifer Aileen Sullivan of Manhattan, to Brad Melvin, also of Manhattan. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Neal Melvin of Philips, Wisconsin.
The bride-elect is a 1986 graduate of Fontbonne Hall Academy in Brooklyn, and was awarded her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communications in 1990 from the State University of New York at New Paltz. She is employed as an underwriter for the General Reinsurance Corporation in New York City.
A 1984 graduate of Medford High School in Medford, Wisconsin, the
future bridegroom earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Wisconsin at Madison in 1988. He received his Master in Business Administration Degree from the New York University Stern Business School this year.
He is employed as Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Hedge Finance Products in New York City.
The couple will be married later this month.
Dr. Jennifer Lee DuBois and Brian Jason Mueller
Dr. Jennifer L. DuBois To Wed Brian J. Mueller
Mr. and Mrs. Raymond H. DuBois of Virginia Beach, Virginia, have announced the engagement of their daughter, Dr. Jennifer Lee DuBois of Princeton, to Brian Jason Mueller, also of Princeton. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles T. Mueller of Westfield.
A graduate of First Colonial High School, the bride-to-be earned both her Bachelor of Science Degree in Chemistry and her doctorate in Organic Chemistry from Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia.
She is employed as a staff scientist with Johnson & Johnson Consumer Products, Inc. in Skillman.
Her fiancé, a Westfield High School graduate, received his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics and Spanish from the University of Richmond. He is employed as a regional manager of national accounts for
Timothy Scott Born to Frawleys
Matthew and Kim Frawley of Princeton, formerly of Westfield, have announced the birth of their son, Timothy Scott Frawley, on Thursday, August 20, at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City.
Timothy joins his brother, Colin, who celebrated his third birthday on August 17.
The baby’s maternal grandparents are William and Martha Canata of Westfield.
His paternal grandparents are Earl and Patricia Frawley, also of Westfield.
Michelle Grace Born to Marvosas
Jimmy and Tracy Marvosa of Scotch Plains have announced the birth of their daughter, Michelle Grace Marvosa, on Wednesday, August 19, at Overlook Hospital in Summit.
Michelle weighed 8 pounds and 6 ounces, and measured 20½ inches in length at birth.
She joins her brother, James, 4. Michelle’s maternal grandparents are Dan and Helen Werremeyer of Bridgewater.
Her paternal grandparents are Vincent and Pat Marvosa of Westfield.
United Fund Names Chairmen For Pillars Club, Special Gifts
WESTFIELD — As the new United Fund of Westfield 1998 campaign gets underway, two well-known volunteers will be continuing their years-long tradition of service.
Former Westfield Mayor H. Emerson Thomas will return to chair
H. Emerson Thomas Henry “Mike” Kelly
vided equally among our agencies, it is only $25 per agency. This reflects the genuine caring of Westfielders for the 20 agencies we help,” Mrs. Maggio stated.
Mr. Thomas, who will celebrate his 96th birthday in November, is the President of Thomas Associates, Inc. and Thomas Consulting Company.
Still active in his endeavors, he is the Past President of the Board of Trustees of the Westfield “Y,” a Past President of the Westfield Foundation, and a member of the Rotary Club of Westfield.
Mr. Thomas is also a member of the United Fund Board of Trustees and an original incorporator of the Fund in 1957.
Mr. Kelly, the President of Kelly the Pillars Club, while former United Fund Chairman Henry “Mike” Kelly will chair the Special Gifts division.
“These two men are vital to the success of our campaign, and we all appreciate their continuing enthusiasm and dedicated support,” remarked Executive Director Linda B. Maggio, now in her 24th year.
The Pillars Club, formed in 1988 under the General Campaign leadership of Mr. Kelly, includes donors who pledge $500 or more to the United Fund. These donations represent over 50 percent of the overall support to the Fund, according to Mrs. Maggio.
“People realize if the $500 is diCommunications Systems, served as
General Chairman twice for United Fund campaigns. A former member and officer of the United Fund Board of Trustees, Mr. Kelly also served on Ingersoll-Rand Company.
The couple plan to be married later this month.
FestiFall Street Fair Planned for Sept. 20
WESTFIELD — The Westfield Area Chamber of Commerce, which is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, has announced that the annual FestiFall street fair will take place on Sunday, September 20, from noon to 6 p.m.
Crafters and food vendors, along with local merchants and non-profit agencies, will line the streets of downtown Westfield for the event.
Many children’s activities are planned for FestiFall, including pony rides, storytelling and face painting. Musicians will entertain the crowds throughout the afternoon from the stage located at the corner of Elm and East Broad Streets.
Crafters will offer jewelry, clothing, toys and decorative pieces for the home. Artists will display original watercolors, oil paintings, and hand-crafted pottery.
“The Westfield Area Chamber of Commerce is pleased to sponsor this day of family fun and entertainment. We have a wonderful assortment of food, shopping for all ages, and community activities to learn about,” said Debbie Schmidt, Executive Director of the Chamber.
For further information, please call (908) 233-3021.
Rotary Members Hear Talk On Retirement Community
WESTFIELD — Karen L. DeLorenzo, Marketing Director for Monroe Village of Presbyterian Homes and Services, Inc., was the guest speaker at a recent meeting of the Rotary Club of Westfield.
She presented the benefits offered by the Monroe Village Retirement Community to senior citizens who take up residence there after retirement.
Monroe Village is located five miles from Cranbury and 12 miles from Princeton. The facility consists of 300 independent living apartments, a central clubhouse, and a 60-bed health care center.
GUEST SPEAKER...Karen L. DeLorenzo, Marketing Director at Monroe Village of Presbyterian Homes and Services Inc., is pictured with Westfield Rotary Club President Stanley A. Kaslusky following her presentation to Westfield Rotarians on the benefits offered by Monroe Village as a continuing care retirement community.
Mrs. DeLorenzo said the community encourages people capable of doing so to enter individual apartments where they may participate in a variety of activities if they desire.
Monroe Village also offers personal care with assisted living needs as required. Thirdly, residents are offered health care in the licensed nursing home and, following the appropriate care, may return to apartment living.
Mrs. DeLorenzo additionally responded to questions on financial and other matters posed by Rotary members.