Street2Street recently held its annual Golf Invitational at The Tuxedo Club. The organization, located in Ridgewood, helps urban at-risk youth “Play, Belong and Matter” through sports events, mentoring and personal development. By the year 2020, Street2Street will impact 20,000 at-risk kids in 20 urban communities in the United States. Street2Street.com
The Ridgewood Chamber of Commerce's WIN (Women in Networking) had a great Ladies Night Out recently at the Creative Den in Glen Rock where attendees networked, presented and shared their business opportunities. Tara McKee, owner of Creative Den, hosted the evening.
Friends of the Valley Hospital were recently invited to spend an afternoon with Academy Award-nominated actor, writer and director of A Bronx Tale,Chazz Palminteri and his wife, Gianna, at The Tuxedo Club for the VHA Saddle River Valley Branch's Annual Spring Luncheon. Proceeds supported the Valley Hospital Auxiliary’s $3.1 million pledge to support Valley pediatric programs.
This spring the Brick House in Wyckoff hosted Ridgewood High School’s Jazz in the Wood 2019 concert, featuring the RHS Jazz Lab and Big Band with special guest artist Ingrid Jensen on trumpet. Both bands at the high school provide students with opportunities to play in a variety of styles ranging from swing to Latin jazz and … Continued
Stormy skies didn't dampen the spirits at the 12th annual Waldwick 5K run and 1-mile walk held on Cinco de Mayo this year. The scenic course included the Waldwick Borough Park, finishing at the new high school track. Live music and good food were on tap for all.
The newly formed Saddle River Arts Council held "An Evening of Giving Back" recently at the estate of Drs. Fred and Brooke Rezvani where award-winning musician Eric Genius performed with fellow distinguished musicians. The Arts Council is dedicated to creating art and cultural experiences to inspire, connect and enrich the community. Photography by Jean Terman Photography … Continued
Ridgewood High School seniors from the Class of 2019 walked the runway at the Teaneck Marriott recently, modeling the latest fashion trends from local vendors. A red carpet event, the theme was award shows—think Oscars, Emmys and Teen Choice—and the day featured live and silent auctions. Funds raised went toward the class's Project Graduation 2019 Fund.
Danson Jewelers in Allendale recently hosted a Ladies Valentine's Night Out where a portion of the proceeds was donated to the Ramapo-Bergen Animal Refuge, Inc in Oakland. Attendees were invited for an evening of music, food and drinks to purchase fine jewelry or make a wish list for spouses to come in and do their Valentine's shopping. DansonJewelers.com
The Valley Hospital Auxiliary hosted its 72nd Annual Valley Ball late last year with more than 340 guests in attendance in their finest black-tie attire. Themed "An Unforgettable Night," the event, held at the Legacy Castle in Pompton Plains, raised more than $200,000 for children’s programs at the hospital. Photography by Sal Benedetto ValleyHealth.com/auxiliary
Katie Diamond Jewelry in Ridgewood hosted a shopping event recently with proceeds benefiting the Social Service Association, a nonprofit organization that helps provide food and other support services to area families in need. Unique jewelry, gifts and apothecary items were among the offerings in Diamond's store.