West Caldwell school's Helping Hands Week culminates with fundraiser for Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. Volunteers brave cold Saturday morning for event at James Caldwell High School.
Sunday, February 3, 2013
Thursday, January 31, 2013
All are welcome to participate in Washington School fundraiser benefiting JDRF.
CBS 2 weatherman John Elliot will be at Washington Elementary School's Walk to Cure Diabetes this Saturday, the school's Helping Hands Committee has announced. Elliot, an area resident, will preside over the ribbon cutting at the start of the race at 10 a.m. The fundraiser for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) will take place in West Caldwell at James Caldwell High School’s Bonnel Field. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. Pre-registration will be $25 per family, $15 per individual. The first 200 registrants will receive a water bottle and a bracelet. Registration on the day of the event will be $30 per family, $20 per individual. All proceeds from the event will be donated to JDRF. The Walk to Cure Diabetes concludes …
Monday, January 28, 2013
A look at the week ahead and what stories Patch plans to cover.
Here are some of the stories we're working on and what's happening this week in the Caldwells. See you around! —The fourth annual James Caldwell High School Relay For Life Kickoff meeting will be held on Thursday, at 7 p.m., in the high school cafeteria. —Washington School will culminate Helping Hands Week on Saturday with a Walk to Cure Diabetes, a fundraiser for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. All are welcome. —Groundhog Day is on Saturday, Feb. 2 this year. Will Essex Ed see his shadow at the Turtle Back Zoo? —The deadline to register for FEMA disaster assistance in the wake of Hurricane Sandy has been extended from Jan. 30 to March 1. See details here. Have a question or news tip? Contact editor Teresa Akersten at teresa.…
Thursday, January 17, 2013
Proceeds from event will benefit Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.
Washington Elementary School's Helping Hands Committee is organizing a Walk to Cure Diabetes on Saturday, Feb. 2. The fundraiser for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) will take place in West Caldwell at James Caldwell High School’s Bonnel Field from 10 a.m. to noon. (Registration begins at 8:30 a.m.) Pre-registration will be $25 per family, $15 per individual. The first 200 registrants will receive a water bottle and a bracelet. Registration on the day of the event will be $30 per family, $20 per individual. All proceeds from the event will be donated to JDRF. The Walk to Cure Diabetes concludes Washington School’s Helping Hands Week, a week set aside to teach children about giving back to the community. Participants of the …
Tuesday, February 28, 2012
JDRF honors the Byrne family of Short Hills as 'Family of the Year' for their work with the regional chapter.
When the grandson of Ruthi and Gov. Brendan Byrne was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes, the entire family got involved with the management of the disease. “We’re a close family and what happens to one of us, happens to all of us,” said Ruthi Byrne. “There were 15 family members in the doctors’ office at that first meeting to learn what to do.” Before they knew it, the Byrnes became experts on what their grandson Danny Zinn can and cannot eat, when he should eat and when he needs insulin. They also became active in the Northern New Jersey and Rockland County Chapter of the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation. This year, the Byrnes are being honored as the JDRF 2012 Family of the Year and will be recognized at the JDRF’s 10th Annual Dream Gala, held …