Monthly Archives May 2014

Knights host Blood Drive, June 7, 2014

Knights host Blood Drive, June 7, 2014   The Knights of Columbus, Council 5410, based in Flanders, NJ, will host a blood drive in co-ordination with The Blood Center of New Jersey, on Saturday, June 7, 2014. The event will take place at the council hall on 3 Schmitt Lane, in Old Flanders (across the RR tracks from the Flanders Fire Dept). The bloodmobile will be available from 8:00AM to 1:00PM. It is often said that Life can turn on a dime. No one likes to think about bad things happening to good people, but sometimes they do. People have accidents or become ill and
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Morris Arts’ 31st annual Giralda Music and Arts Festival on June 22nd

Morris Arts’ 31st annual Giralda Music and Arts Festival on June 22nd  The perfect way to start the summer? Morris Arts’ 31st annual Giralda Music and Arts Festival,Sunday, June 22, 2014, at Giralda Farms Corporate Park, Dodge Drive/Madison Ave. (Rt. 124) in Madison. At Giralda, you can hear the state’s top orchestra, relax on the beautiful lawns of the estate once owned by Geraldine Rockefeller Dodge, see (and purchase) original artworks, and hear live poetry (including a reading by prize-winning poet Jean Valentine).  You can also enjoy family/children’s arts activities, test your hula hoop skills, indulge your ice cream cravings at the fully stocked
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On July 6, Mandolin Orange joins us for the first time as part of the Macculloch Hall Historical Museum

  “Summer Concerts in the Garden Series” on Sundays in July at 4pm. The beautiful historic gardens will be the backdrop for a superb lineup of musicians and a great setting for visitors to settle on the lawn for a relaxing afternoon of music.  Generous support for this year’s Summer Concert Series has been provided by Turpin Real Estate.   Mandolin Orange is a popular North Carolina band that has a great following and is heard at venues around the country and beyond. Since meeting at a local jam in Chapel Hill in 2009, Marlin and Franz have intertwined gospel,
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The following concerts are MPAC summer events, mid-June-end of Augus

The following concerts are MPAC summer events, mid-June-end of August. Additional events may be added. Rain – A Tribute to The Beatles Thursday, June 19, 2014 at 8 pm Tickets: $39-$79 This multi-media spectacular takes you on a musical journey through the life and times of the world’s most celebrated band. Featuring all your favorite Beatles songs, Rain delivers the Beatles experience in a stunning live concert setting unlike anything you’ve heard before. Lucinda Williams Friday, June 20, 2014 at 8 pm Tickets: $39-$69 Lucinda Williams deftly blends country, blues, folk, and rock to create a unique sound that cannot
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June 2014 at Macculloch Hall Historical Museu

Summer is on its way!  This month we finish up our spring speaker series, highlighting topics from our “Controversies” exhibit and celebrating the 350th New Jersey Anniversary and we look forward to summer, with details below on our July Summer Concert Series. Looking forward to seeing you here at the Museum, please click on the links to get further details on any of the topics below and visit our Facebook page, available through our website for up to date information. Controversies Exhibit The Controversies exhibit explores the death penalty and controversial medical experimentation through the local Antoine LeBlanc murder trial and execution
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Book signings in conjunction with the 350th New Jersey Anniversary

Book signings in conjunction with the 350th New Jersey Anniversary   Macculloch Hall Historical Museum (MHHM) is celebrating the 350th anniversary of New Jersey with book signings by authors whose work explores aspects of the state’s history. On Sunday June 22ndBeth Shaw will be available to sign and sell the book “Images of America: Mount Tabor” to museum visitors during touring hours 1pm – 4pm. Visitors may also wish to visit the second floor gallery exhibit “Made in New Jersey: A Celebration of Decorative and Fine Arts” which stars the Museum’s collection of New Jersey stoneware, silver, and artists such as Thomas
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Morris County Officials Celebrate Renovation of CCM’s Learning Resource Center Ribbon Cutting and Open House Draw Community to Tour Facility

RANDOLPH, NJ — The County College of Morris (CCM) Board of Trustees hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony and open house on Thursday, May 22, to celebrate the renovation of the Sherman H. Masten Learning Resource Center (LRC). The LRC houses the college’s library, Disability Services, Testing Center, Media Center, gallery and a new café. As part of the 14-month renovations, the library is now consolidated on the second floor of the LRC. Four new group study rooms and a large meeting room have been added to the library, along with a quiet study area and more than 80 open-access computer stations.
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P.G. Chambers School Walk.Run.Fun 5k Race to Benefit Children with Disabilities

 (Morris County, NJ) P.G. Chambers School, a local non-profit school for children with multiple disabilities will host its second annual Walk.Run.Fun 5k family race on Sunday, June 1, 2014 at 8:30 am. The race will take place at Ginty Field in Morristown, NJ and is open to runners of all levels and families. Participants are encouraged to pre-register online at www.chambersschool.org/events to enjoy a morning of exercise and community involvement, all to support and maintain excellence in programs and services for children with disabilities at P.G. Chambers School. Participant cost is $35 for registration. All participants will receive a gift
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CCM’s Jack Sullivan Named National Athletic Director of the Year Receives Prestigious NACDA Under Armour Award

  RANDOLPH, NJ — Jack Sullivan, director of athletics at County College of Morris (CCM), has been named a recipient of the prestigious Under Armour Athletics Directors of the Year Award. Sullivan, of Garwood, joins a group of 27 other winners from seven divisions across three countries chosen by the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA).  His name is accompanied by the likes of Virginia Tech’s Jim Weaver and UCLA’s Dan Guerrero. He is also one of only four junior college athletic directors from across the country to receive the award. “I am truly honored to be receiving
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CCM Freshman Named Region’s Best Softball Player Montville’s Emily Mulligan Honored for Impressive Season

  RANDOLPH, NJ — County College of Morris (CCM) freshman first baseman Emily Mulligan has been named the top player in Region XIX Division II softball this season by the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA). Mulligan, of Montville, was a dominant force at the plate for the Titans, driving in 50 RBIs on the strength of eight home runs and a .599 slugging percentage. Mulligan also finished with a lofty .375 batting average while scoring 34 runs on her way to the region’s player of the year award. “Emily is an outstanding player and worthy of this recognition,” Jack Sullivan, CCM
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