FREEHOLD, NJ - The annual Red  - A Girlfriends’ Luncheon to benefit Monmouth County Historical Association will be held on Thursday, February 9 at the Rumson Country Club from 11am – 2pm.  Approximately 200 ladies are expected to attend and enjoy lunch, boutique shopping, chance raffles, and a presentation by MCHA Curator Bernadette Rogoff on the vintage jewelry in the museum collection. 

Event Chair Lynn Spector says “What better way to celebrate the friendships you value while supporting an important cause, Monmouth County Historical Association.”  A “chocolate chance” sponsored by Daisy Chocolates will add to the fun.  Boutique vendors will offer a range of items from jewelry to pajamas to furs.  Returning vendors include:   Byford and Mills, Ink Papery, Dani Risi, Everything is Rosey, Kho and Co., Faye Kim Designs, Italian Accessories Network, Lauren Wimmer, P.Jamas, Sug’s Jewelry, Veranda, Winters Furs.   The committee is delighted to welcome new vendors this year including August Designs, Glamourpuss NYC, Kho and Co., P.Jamas, and more.

RED also features a silent auction with donations from each of the vendors and some additional items from donors including Shannon Black Designs and Eric Javits, NYC.

Tickets are available by calling the office at 732-462-1466 or on-line at

The Monmouth County Historical Association is a private non-profit organization that has been working to preserve Monmouth County history and provide educational opportunities since its founding in 1898.  The MCHA’s Museum and Library is located at 70 Court Street, Freehold, New Jersey.  Museum hours are: Tuesday - Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  The Library is open Wednesday through Saturday.  For membership or admission fees and further information, please call (732) 462-1466 or visit our web site at 

The Monmouth County Historical Association received an operating support grant from the New Jersey Historical Commission, a division of the Department of State.