“Social media” isn’t just a trend taking the world by storm; it’s also the term advertising and marketing executives ranked as the most annoying industry buzzword in a survey by The Creative Group. Also high on the list: “synergy” and “ROI,” which rankled respondents in a similar survey conducted in 2006.
Mother Seton Council #5427 of the Knights of Columbus is hosting a wine tasting extravaganza on Saturday, February 12, to celebrate Valentine’s Day. The event will start at 8:00 p.m. at the Council Hall, 79 Pascack Road, Township of Washington, NJ. In addition to the fine selection of unique wines to sample, there will be an ongoing parade of hot and cold hors d’ouevres and fine cheeses. Wine connoisseurs and those who are looking to hone their appreciation and knowledge of varietal vintages are all welcome. Finally, for attendees looking for a change of pace, beer will be available throughout the evening. All this and only $60.00 per person! Tickets may be purchased Monday through Friday after 3:00 p.m. in the Members Room at the rear of the building. The deadline for ticket purchase is February 6.
On Saturday, January 22, Mother Seton Council #5427 of the Knights of Columbus of the Township of Washington will host the first round of its Annual Basketball Free Throw Championship. It will take place at Brookside Elementary School in Westwood, from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. The contest is open to local boys and girls between the ages of 10 to 14. Entry forms are available at the Council, 79 Pascack Road, or by calling Fran Sullivan, event chairman, at 201-664-7897. Entry forms can also be completed on the day of the contest at Brookside School.
www.veindisease.com Columbia University has named Steve Elias MD, FACS, FACPh as the Director of the Columbia Vein Centers where he will direct and develop the Vein Program at the University and other associated Columbia sites and hospitals throughout the New York and New Jersey area.
Dr. Elias will continue as Director of the Center for Vein Disease of Englewood Hospital and Medical Center – a position he has held for 10 years – in addition to his appointment at The Columbia Vein Centers.
The GSHC and Trumpets Jazz Club in Montclair, NJ continue to welcome in the New Year by co-sponsoring a fantastic educational and fun “January Jazz and Blues Blast” Jan.27 at 8:00 p.m. Learn about different harmonica styles featuring these outstanding harmonica jazz and blues players: the great Rob Paparozzi, superb lead singer and jazz/blues harmonicist of Blood,Sweat and Tears;
Tucsonans are grieved by the loss of family, friends, and neighbors, and shaken by the reminder of mortality. Standing in line to greet their congresswoman, or just going to the grocery store, they could be killed by a malcontent. They are not immune from the violence that is rampant in the world, bringing sudden death from bombs, incendiary devices, missiles, gunfire, or other means.
Program to Highlight Importance of Establishing Medical Care Instructions
The Atrium at The Allendale Community for Mature Living will host an educational seminar entitled “Ethics and Advance Directive: Health Care Decisions and More,” on Tues., Jan. 25 at 6 p.m. in The Atrium Cinema. The workshop, which is free and open to the public, will highlight the importance of advance health care directives and offer tips for preparing this document. Continuing Education credits are available for this seminar. Etta Nappi of Livingston, N.J.-based Vitas will lead the presentation, which will include a question-and-answer session. A light dinner will be served.
In Just Six Months, Pinnacle Sells 64 Percent of Active-Adult Community's Homes
During the first quarter of 2010, The Pinnacle Companies partnered with KABR Real Estate to purchase the nonperforming construction loan for 39 unsold residences at Winthrop Court, a luxury condominium community for active adults in Clifton, N.J. Since that time, Pinnacle, the region's premier developer of luxury homes, has established Winthrop Court as one of the fastest-selling communities in New Jersey.
Princeton HealthCare System to Benefit from Jan. 27 All-Mozart Program
Musician, philanthropist and humanitarian William H. Scheide will celebrate his 97th birthday next month by sponsoring “Sound Medicine,” an All-Mozart Concert to Benefit Princeton Healthcare System’s Design for Healing Campaign. The concert, performed by the Zurich Chamber Orchestra, will be held on Thursday, January 27, 2011 at Princeton University’s Richardson Auditorium in Alexander Hall
Are you an armchair inventor with a better way to keep boaters, sailors and anglers afloat? The “Innovation in Life Jacket Design Competition” is calling for out-of-the-box life jacket design entries. However, you only have until the February 1 to submit your idea. The BoatUS Foundation, along with Underwriters Laboratories and the Personal Floatation Device Manufacturers Association, have teamed up to seek out the newest technologies and design innovations that could rethink a 100-year-old design.
Another crisis is coming to a politician near you and this one is also likely not to go to waste by the Obama Administration.
The increase in the number of Baby Boomers hitting retirement during a sour economy, coupled with bankrupt states from overly generous pension funds and ominous deficits have made Big Retirement ripe for politicking by Obama.
Prime Bergen County Building Accommodates Growth of Hudson City Savings Bank
Bergman Real Estate Group, a privately owned real estate investment firm that owns and manages office properties throughout New Jersey, announced today that Hudson City Savings Bank has signed a 27,175-square-foot, long-term lease at 45 Eisenhower Drive, a strategically located, Class A building in Paramus, N.J. The new lease brings the building to 77 percent leased.
The Mission Continues and Met Council to Serve in Memory of PFC Patrick Devoe
The Mission Continues, a national non-profit organization empowering veterans to continue their service to the country by serving their communities, will hosted a service project in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. The project was held at the Met Council Office(80 Maiden Ln, 21st Floor, New York, NY 10038) on Monday, January 17th from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. In partnership with Met Council, volunteers will organize hundreds of clothing items to be given to New Yorkers living in poverty. The project is in memory of PFC Patrick Devoe of Charlie Troop 1-40 CAV.
Legislation to Tap Into College & University Work Resources Heads to Governor’s Desk
A measure sponsored by Assembly members Thomas Giblin, Joan Voss, Mila Jasey, and Pamela Lampitt that would harness the collaborative brain power of New Jersey’s colleges and universities in order to enable businesses to tap into this knowledge to gain a competitive edge has received final legislative approval.
Legislation Assembly Democrats Wayne P. DeAngelo, Celeste M. Riley, Peter J. Barnes III, Connie Wagner and Nellie Pou sponsored to bring New Jersey’s unemployment benefits system in line with 21st century technology and help struggling out-of-work residents more easily manage their benefits has received final legislative approval. The bill (A-3494) is part of the legislative “Back to Work NJ” effort to create jobs and economic development. It was approved 39-0 by the Senate and 77-0 by the Assembly.
Burzichelli, Caputo, Wagner, Oliver & Quijano Bills Aim to Help Key NJ Industries
Assembly Democratic lawmakers continued their push Monday to enhance New Jersey’s casino gaming and horse racing industries, as the Assembly approved five bills to - among other things - enable Internet wagering, create an Atlantic City tourism district, modernize casino regulations and boost race horse breeding in New Jersey.
By purchasing a very affordable BoatUS Angler towing membership you can find “peace of mind” to all of boat ownership’s “what ifs” – plus you’ll be eligible to win BoatUS Angler “Weigh-to-Win” cash bonuses to complement your sense of ease. The Weigh-to-Win program will pay the highest placing, registered angler in most B.A.S.S., FLW and PAA events, as well as the BoatUS Collegiate Bass Fishing Championship. For as little as $38, the cost of a BoatUS Angler membership and Unlimited On-the-Road Towing service, an angler who performs well in a single B.A.S.S. Weekend Series tournament could win a $150 cash bonus.
One donor, one needle prick, and one pint of blood can help save three lives when a blood transfusion is needed. Help become one more life saver as Bergen Regional Medical Center hosts a blood drive in honor of National Blood Donor Month. The drive will be held on January 20, 2011 from 11 am to 2 pm in the Auditorium of Building Six.
Fourth quarter NJ office market vacancy remains flat; robust leasing activity offsets large space dispositions
New Jersey’s office market is showing signs of improvements as overall leasing activity increased in 2010 over 2009, according to year-end research by Jones Lang LaSalle. In 2010, New Jersey leasing velocity totaled more than 9.1 million square feet, an 8.3 percent increase over 2009’s total of 8.4 million square feet.
Imagination meets the world of education at Bergen Community College’s Child Development Center (CDC). The CDC is hosting an open house on Thursday, January 27, 2011 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. in Ender Hall on the College’s main campus in Paramus.