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RED BANK, NJ - Beginning January 6, 2011, the Artists’ Workshop at the Red Bank Public Library will welcome Joe Bergholm as Artist-in-Residence. Artists seeking inspiration, motivation, and time to devote to their work are invited to attend the Artists’ Workshop on the first Thursday of each month from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. at the library. Joe will be working with the artists as a group and individually, offering suggestions for subjects as well as guidance with principles of art such as color, composition, and the selection and use of materials.
Joe Bergholm, a Red Bank Resident, is a gallery represented and award winning artist. His work is held in private, municipal, and corporate collections. He has always been involved with art, having grown up in a family of artists. He also earned a Ph.D. in engineering and had a distinguished technical career with Bell Laboratories and AT&T.
Since retiring, Joe Bergholm has returned to art full time. He is president of the Plein Air Painters of the Jersey Coast (www.thepapjc.com) and teaches the use of Golden OPEN Acrylics for Plein Air and studio painting. Joe is a registered teacher with the School of Color (SoC), U.S.A. His website at http://joebergholm.com describes his work and presents a selection of his landscape, still life, and wildlife paintings.
- Category: News
ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS, NJ - Paige Huff, a sixth grader at the Atlantic Highlands Elementary School was named the local winner of the Atlantic Highlands Lions Club Peace Poster contest.
Her poster was chosen out of local entries submitted to the contest by AHES art teacher Caroline Northrop who used the poster contest as part of a class lesson.
Paige’s poster, which mixed images of international flags, a peace sign, and a house, has now been entered into the International Lion's Club district contest.
Paige Huff receives her Lions Club Peace Poster Contest winning award from member Lee Hoffman.
“Her work is among hundreds of thousands around the world who are sharing their vision of peace,” Atlantic Highlands Lions Club member Lee Hoffman told attendees at the organization's 85th Anniversary dinner held at the Shore Casino.
Also cited during the ceremony was contest runner-up Hannah Moses, who was honored at the dinner with a certificate and cash prize.
The poster contest was judged by local artists Don Voorhees and Patricia Hecht.
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NAVESINK, NJ - You are invited to a Blue Christmas Service at Navesink United Methodist Church, 112 Navesink Ave., Navesink, NJ on December 21, 2010 at 7:00 p.m.
Many persons feel very alone in the midst of all the celebration time. The days grow shorter and shorter… as darkness of night grows longer and many find their spirits sinking. So, what is the word of HOPE? That is the very reason of Christmas! If everything in life had been wonderful we would not need a Savior. It is for those who need encouragement and strength for the days ahead that JESUS CAME INTO THE WORLD!
Navesink United Methodist Church to host Blue Christmas Service.
For this reason we offer a Blue Christmas/Longest Night of the Year Service. Regardless of church background, come and share prayers, scripture, and music to acknowledge that God’s presence is for those who mourn or struggle. God’s Word come to shine light into our darkness. ALL are invited to this peaceful and faith filled service! Questions? Please call our office at 732-291-0485
- Category: Monmouth County
Century-old charity celebrates champions of the blind
Middletown, NJ – The New Jersey Blind Citizens Association (NJBCA), the oldest organization of the blind and visually impaired in the state, held their annual awards dinner this week honoring New Jersey’s most dedicated donors and volunteers to serve the historic charity over the past year. Honorees from across the state were awarded for their influence and efforts improving the lives of the blind and visually impaired.
The evening began with the presentation of the NJBCA “Member of the Year” award to Lt. Colonel (Ret.) James L. Guerrieri. A member of the Association, Guerrieri was key in raising more than $10,000 for programs serving the blind and visually impaired this year as captain of the Middletown Lions Club annual auto show. In addition, Jim worked tirelessly as a volunteer to supervise the recent renovation of multiple campus facilities.
- Category: Monmouth County
Available Four Days, Feb 11-14, 2011
RED BANK, NJ - They are teenagers, adults and senior citizens, men and women, students, housewives, workers in very different occupations; they are family, friends, employees and employers – all are happy recipients of singing Valentines, an instantly emotionally satisfying gift and a memory to cherish for a lifetime.
One of several dispatched quartets presents a rose, a keepsake photo and sings love ballads to a special recipient.
For several decades, the men of the Chorus of the Atlantic, the Red Bank Area Chapter of the Barbershop Harmony Society, have formed into quartets, dressed in their distinctive uniforms and braved the February storms and freezes to deliver a special package of love and/or deep appreciation. Two songs appropriate for the occasion are delivered in good close harmony, as well as a beautiful, long stem rose. A photo of the occasion is captured and presented to the recipient, a memento to keep, as well as share with others.
The quartet arranges to sing at a time and place of the purchaser’s choosing. Almost all of the recipients are thoroughly surprised and delighted by the event. Usually it is at home, or at a dinner or luncheon date, but past experiences have included, class rooms or cafeterias full of students, auto body repair shops, beauty parlors, department stores, a doctor or dentist’s office , a swimming pool, a day nursery and a fitness gym. The quartet goes where directed, at the specified time and delivers their package of happiness.
This year the singing Valentines will be available on Friday, February 11, Saturday, February 12, Sunday, February 13 and on Monday, St. Valentine’s Day, February 14. Orders can be phoned in to Jon Greene at 732-583-1684. The cost for the singing Valentine package is $50.
Make your plans now to surprise someone with a unique gift on a very special day!