Christie Administration Officials Continue ‘Season of Service’

  • Sunday, December 9, 2012
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A Season of Service

Trenton, NJ -   This week, Christie Administration officials will continue to volunteer their time and highlight service opportunities as part of the second annual "Season of Service," which began on Thanksgiving Eve with Governor Chris Christie, First Lady Mary Pat Christie, Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno and 21 Cabinet officials distributing Thanksgiving dinners to Hurricane Sandy victims at 19 Lowe's locations around the state. This year's initiative builds upon the success of "Season of Service 2011," in which Cabinet members participated in approximately 60 events across New Jersey, and underscores the same commitment to community the Governor emphasized in his 2010 inaugural address. Throughout December, Christie Administration officials will volunteer their time in a variety of ways, with a focus on New Jerseyans impacted by Hurricane Sandy. Today, approximately 1.5 million New Jerseyans contribute about 170 million hours of service each year, bringing a positive influence to neighborhoods and communities throughout the Garden State.

Please see below for a list of Administration officials who will be participating in community service events over the week of December 10 - 14. Any inquiries on the below events should be directed to the corresponding department or agency.

Monday, December 10, 2012


WHO:               Agriculture Secretary Doug Fisher
WHAT:             Gleaning at Hallock's U-Pick Farm and Gleaning Support Grant Announcement
WHEN:             3:00 p.m.
WHERE:           Hallock's U-Pick Farm
                        38 Fischer Road
                        New Egypt, NJ
PRESS:            OPEN

Wednesday, December 12, 2012


WHO:               Treasurer Andrew Sidamon-Eristoff                  
WHAT:             Community Hope Visit and Grant Announcement
WHEN:             10:00 a.m.
WHERE:           VA Healthcare Campus
                        151 Knollcraft Road
                        Lyons, NJ
PRESS:            OPEN


WHO:               Community Affairs Commissioner Richard. E. Constable, III
WHAT:             Homefirst Interfaith Housing and Family Services Visit and Grant Announcement
WHEN:             5:30 p.m.
WHERE:           Homefirst Interfaith Housing and Family Services
                        905 Watchung Avenue
                        Plainfield, NJ
PRESS:            OPEN

Friday, December 14, 2012


WHO:               NJ Transit Executive Director James Weinstein
WHAT:             Volunteers of America Delaware Valley, Inc. Visit and Grant Announcement
WHEN:             10:00 a.m.
WHERE:           Volunteers of America Delaware Valley, Inc.
                        35 Somerset Street
                        Somerville, NJ
PRESS:            OPEN


WHO:               Children and Families Commissioner Allison Blake
WHAT:             Robins' Nest, Inc. Visit and Grant Announcement
WHEN:             10:30 a.m.
WHERE:           Robins' Nest, Inc.
                        42 South Delsea Drive
                        Glassboro, NJ
PRESS:            OPEN


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