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• Emotional support for client and famil y
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HISTORIC HOUSE…The historic Hetfield House in Mountainside will hold its annual Geranium Sale this Saturday, May 15, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The sale will be held at the local landmark, located at Constitution Plaza in Mountainside (off Birch Hill Road) next to the library. In addition, an open house will be held there on Sunday, May 16, from 1 to 3 p.m. All are invited to attend. Gift Coins are Available
At Westfield Businesses
WESTFIELD — The Westfield Area Chamber of Commerce and the Downtown Westfield Corporation have announced that the Westfield Gift Coin is available for purchase at a variety of local locations.
The specially minted coin, valued at $25, is a Westfield gift certificate, and is redeemable at over 60 Westfield businesses, according to Chamber Executive Director Debbie Schmidt.
It can be used for shopping, services, or dining and the coin allows the recipients to choose their own gift at any participating business, she noted.
The coins are cast in heavy bronze and individually numbered. Each is packaged for gift giving in a gold box, with a card listing participating businesses where the coin can be redeemed. There is no expiration date for their use.
Westfield Gift Coins may be purchased for $25 each at Summit Bank,
173 Elm Street; Scott Shoes, 109 Quimby Street; The Westfield Leader,
50 Elm Street; Westfield Area Chamber of Commerce Office, 111 Quimby Street, and Downtown Westfield Corporation Office, 125 Elm Street.
For additional information, please call (908) 233-3021.
Boy Scouts to Sponsor Annual Flea Market In Fanwood May 29
FANWOOD — Troop No. 111 Boy Scouts of America (BSA) of Scotch Plains/Fanwood will sponsor its annual Flea Market at the Fanwood Train Station on North Avenue on Saturday, May 29, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (rain or shine).
Vendors will offer merchandise ranging from garage sale to fine arts and crafts items. Scouts from Troop No. 111 will sell breakfast and lunch at the event.
The troop meets every Wednesday night at 7:30 p.m. at the Immaculate Heart of Mary Roman Catholic Church in Scotch Plains.
Vendors interested in reserving space may call Mary Jane Bergen at (908) 753-2161.
People for Animals To Hold Annual Walk On Sunday
CRANFORD — People for Animals, a non-profit animal welfare organization serving New Jersey, will hold its third annual Walk for Animals on Sunday, May 16, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., in Nomahegan Park, Springfield Avenue, Cranford. The rain date is Sunday, May 23.
Though participants are asked to obtain pledges from supporters, this is not a distance event, according to People for Animals’ event coordinator Fran Moore.
No one is being asked to walk any specified number of miles, she emphasized. In addition, participants
do not have to have a dog. Everyone is welcome.
There will be refreshments, demonstrations, contests for the dogs, free nail clipping and a doggie bag for each canine participant. PetsMart is the corporate sponsor and is donating the doggie bags and contest prizes.
Funds raised will go to the People for Animals pet rescue and adoption program.
For more information about the Walk for Animals and pet adoption, please call (908) 688-1073.
Garden Fair and Plant Sale Set By Rutger’s Cooperative
WESTFIELD – The Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Union County Master Gardeners Association will hold its 10th Annual Spring Garden Fair on Sunday, May 16, from noon to 5 p.m. at the Trailside Nature and Science Center in Mountainside. Admission is free.
The event will offer crafts, nature walks, storytelling, and house and garden plants for sale, some donated by local nurseries. A series of free lectures and displays will be presented throughout the afternoon to help gardeners.
Visitors are invited to bring their plant and insect specimens for identification at the Hotline Table. In addition, Rutgers soil test kits will be available for $8. The kits help gardeners learn how to balance soil for a perfect lawn, healthy shrubs, blooms or produce.
A bake sale area will feature homemade refreshments, and hand-made
craft items for the home and garden will be on sale at the Craft Table.
Free lectures will cover Practical Vegetable Gardening, Annual Flower Gardening, Gardening in the Shade; Dazzling Dahlias, and Lawn Renovation.
Proceeds from the Spring Garden Fair enable Master Gardeners to provide services to the community, such as beautification efforts; a year-round Garden Hotline to answer county residents’ gardening and pest questions; a horticultural therapy program with seniors, the disabled and children at risk; gardening with children, a Speakers’ Bureau and more.
For information and directions to the fair, or to find out more about the Master Gardener Association, a volunteer outreach program, please call Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Union County, based in Westfield, at (908) 654-9854. For the Garden Hotline, please call (908) 654-9852.
Classic Car Show, Craft Event To be Held in Scotch Plains
SCOTCH PLAINS – The Scotch Plains Business and Professional Association (SPBPA) will hold its 5th Annual SPBPA Classic Car Show Plus Craft Fair on Sunday, June 13, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Scotch Plains Towne Centre.
The rain date will be Sunday, June 27.
The day’s events will include an antique and classic car show in the
parking lots behind the stores on Park Avenue, a craft fair on the Village Green to benefit Emmanuel Cancer Foundation, a quilt show, a disc jockey, prizes, raffles, food, sidewalk sales and more.
Investors Savings Bank, The Times of Scotch Plains & Fanwood, Reads Auto Parts, Sovereign Bank and Valley National Bank and many other SPBPA members contributed to this year’s event.
The car show benefits the SPBPA Scholarship Fund, Towne Centre Beautification and other SPBPA projects. Given the response to the show in past years, the SPBPA expects at least 150 participants this year.
To register a classic car in the car show, please contact Steve Hoeckele of BeCu Manufacturing at (908) 2333344 or pick up a registration form at Nuts n’ Plenty at 407 Park Avenue, Scotch Plains
The registration fee is $8 before Monday, May 31, and $10 thereafter. For information about the craft fair, please call Mabel Ginsberg of Emmanuel Cancer Foundation at (908) 322-4323.
School One Elementary to Sponsor Daisy Fair
SCOTCH PLAINS — School One Elementary on Willow Avenue in Scotch Plains will hold its annual Daisy Fair on Saturday, May 22, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., rain or shine. Admission is free.
Activities at the fair will include rides, games, prize raffles, crafts, a school-wide garage sale, a bake sale, and fire and automobile safety demonstrations.
Some of the prizes to be raffled off will include tickets to “The Rosie O’Donnell Show” and “Live with Regis and Kathie Lee,” NBC Studio passes, a weekend stay at a New York City hotel, and various autographed sports items.
For more information, please call Peggy Greaney at (908) 322-6539 or Donna Ostrowski at (908) 322-9432.
HONORED MEMBERS…Members of the Fanwood-Scotch Plains Girl Scout Community were recently honored at the Washington Rock GS Council Awards Dinner. Pictured, left to right, are Jill Barbier, who was presented with her 30year membership pin, and Debra Slaugh, who was presented with the “Appreciation Pin” for her years of outstanding service to the Girl Scout Community.
Westfield Library Plans Storytime for Toddlers
WESTFIELD — The Westfield Memorial Library has announced that it will hold a new three-week-long storytime for toddlers next month.
This 20-minute program of picture books, songs, fingerplays and simple crafts is designed for 2-yearolds and an accompanying adult. The next session will be offered on Tuesdays, June 1 through June 15, from 10:30 to 10:50 a.m. Additional sessions will be offered throughout the year.
The attending child must be accompanied by an adult and have a Westfield Library card. Children must be two years old by the start date of the session.
A letter describing the storyhour, along with some guidelines, will be distributed at registration, which will be done in person beginning Tuesday, May 18, at 10 a.m. Parents are asked to bring their child’s library card when they register.
The library is located at 550 East Broad Street in Westfield. Interested individuals may call the Children’s Department at (908) 789-4090.
An Announcement from
Michael S. Kreitzer, MD F.A.C.O.G.
In conjunction with his appointment as Associate Professor of OBGYN at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey in Newark, Dr. Kreitzer has relocated his office to Overlook Hospital joining University Consultants in Obstetrics, Gynecology & Women's Health. The University group includes specialists in Gynecologic, Oncology, Urogynecology, Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility.
In addition to his teaching responsibilities, Dr. Kreitzer will continue to practice General OBGYN, with emphasis on Gynecology of the Menopause.
Overlook Hospital 99 Beauvoir Avenue Summit, NJ 07901
Phone & Fax
(908) 608-0300 – Phone (908) 608-0401 – Fax