Social Butterfly – Sept/Oct 2009

Red-letter day for AHA. More than 350 guests “went red” at the American Heart Association’s Garden State Go Red For Women luncheon, raising over $365,000.

Auction proceeds go toward the fight against heart disease and stroke, two of the leading causes of death in women

Auction proceeds go toward the fight against heart disease and stroke, two of the leading causes of death in women.

Daisy Chan of Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield, honoree Beth Bacall, Go Red Luncheon Chairs Allan Goldberg and Anastasia Daifotis, and founding chair Sharon Henry.

Daisy Chan of Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield, honoree Beth Bacall, Go Red Luncheon Chairs Allan Goldberg and Anastasia Daifotis, and founding chair Sharon Henry.

Nancy L. Snyderman, chief medical editor of NBC News, gave the keynote address.

Nancy L. Snyderman, chief medical editor of NBC News, gave the keynote address.


Wish Granters

The NJ chapter of Make-a-Wish hosts its annual gala.

Tom Weatherall with John F. Crowley, Amicus Therapeutics president and CEO, who received the Humanitarian of the Year award.

Tom Weatherall with John F. Crowley, Amicus Therapeutics president and CEO, who received the Humanitarian of the Year award.

Gala honorees Richard Bolte, Ryan Christopher Bolte Foundation founder, and Patricia Hoferkamp, Burgdorff ERA president and COO, with Tom Weatherall, NJ Make-A-Wish foundation president and CEO.

Gala honorees Richard Bolte, Ryan Christopher Bolte Foundation founder, and Patricia Hoferkamp, Burgdorff ERA president and COO, with Tom Weatherall, NJ Make-A-Wish foundation president and CEO.


Urban Oasis

Citizens gather to celebrate the opening of Nat Turner Park, a project of the city of Newark and the Trust for Public Land.

Players of the Central Ward Rams youth football team tackle stretching exercises on the football field on opening day. The facility also offers a running track and a 250-seat amphitheater.

Players of the Central Ward Rams youth football team tackle stretching exercises on the football field on opening day. The facility also offers a running track and a 250-seat amphitheater.

Former New York Giants star Tiki Barber (whose Recreation Foundation was among the supporters of this project), Friends of Nat Turner Park activist Ardelie McCleary, Division of Recreation/Cultural Affairs event coordinator Donnell Redding, and Mayor Cory Booker.

Former New York Giants star Tiki Barber (whose Recreation Foundation was among the supporters of this project), Friends of Nat Turner Park activist Ardelie McCleary, Division of Recreation/Cultural Affairs event coordinator Donnell Redding, and Mayor Cory Booker.


Parade of Pink

Support Breast Cancer Awareness Month this October. Walk, run, or shop your way to a cure!

BeautyPearlsMade Up Cancer survivor Mary Beth Maida of Red Bank and fashionista Debbie Kiederer offer beauty tips to chemotherapy patients; $14.95 at beautypearlsforchemogirls.com. Ten percent of sales benefit multiple charities.


 Clinique lipgloss key chain with pink ribbon charm; $18.50 at Sephora. $10 of each key chain sold is donated to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation during October. Lip Service Clinique lipgloss key chain with pink ribbon charm; $18.50 at Sephora. $10 of each key chain sold is donated to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation during October.


Wear Your Heart Classic pink glass heart bracelet by Michelle Trout of Westfield; $10 at 877-304-3771. Partial proceeds benefit Susan G. Komen for the Cure.Wear Your Heart Classic pink glass heart bracelet by Michelle Trout of Westfield; $10 at 877-304-3771. Partial proceeds benefit Susan G. Komen for the Cure.


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Scott and Donna Marino, Jerseyans and owners of Tie Dye Mania, will donate 10 percent of sales in October to the National Breast Cancer Foundation. Organic sundog tie-dyed shirt; $17.99 at tiedyemania.com.


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