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Local Optimist Club to Sponsor Oratorical Contest for Students

The Sunrise Optimist Club of Freehold is encouraging area students to speak their minds about the topic “Where are my roots of Optimism” as part of the Optimists’ International Oratorical Contest for the 2017-2018 year. The Optimist Club will judge the local students’ speeches based on content and presentation to determine the top two [...]

2017-10-24T01:36:15+00:00 October 24th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Donate for Christmas to Bring Joy to Children

Your Content Goes Here The students at Mbiriizi Advanced Primary and Day Care School have adopted Sylvia Allen as their "Grandmother," and Sylvia has adopted them. The school has grown and the needs have grown with it. Where once there were 439 students, now there are over 1,000; 25% of them are [...]

2017-10-07T14:30:25+00:00 October 7th, 2017|Uncategorized|

MN Preservation features Sylvia Allen in their Magazine

The Preservation Alliance of Minnesota is a private, nonprofit, 501(c)3 organization dedicated to preserving, protecting, and promoting Minnesota’s historic resources. PAM is a Statewide Partner of the National Trust for Historic Preservation. Sylvia Allen is featured in their latest magazine issue. The Magazine of the Preservation Alliance of Minnesota is available for download [...]

2017-09-30T01:15:04+00:00 September 30th, 2017|Events, News and Press, Uncategorized|

Sylvia Returns From Visiting Children in Uganda

It’s been 13 years since Holmdel-based nonprofit Sylvia’s Children, founded and operated by longtime Holmdel resident and professional marketing, events and sponsorship expert Sylvia Allen, began hosting trips to the East African nation of Uganda, bringing along a select number of ‘voluntourists.’ Over the last few years, these trips have expanded to include medical professionals, [...]

2017-01-24T14:26:22+00:00 January 24th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Upcoming 2017 Wine Festivals in New Jersey

Mark your calendars. Two of New Jersey’s most popular wine festivals are once again returning this year. The third-annual Waretown Spring Wine Festival will return on Saturday, April 22rd and Sunday, April 23th in the Waretown Recreation and Lake Area, located at 182 Wells Mill Road. The yearly two-day event will feature tastings from a [...]

2017-01-27T16:56:35+00:00 January 13th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Help fund Sylvia’s Children Christmas Party!

The 1200 children at the Mbiriizi Primary school in Uganda are looking forward to their Christmas when the school year ends in 15 days. They are excited not by Game Boys, Legos or iPads, but by simple gifts that bring warmth and dignity. Last year each child got a new blanket. This year each girl [...]

2016-10-26T16:13:04+00:00 October 26th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Sylvia’s Children Need Medical Personnel

HireNurses.com has formed an alliance with Sylvia’s Children to solicit health care professionals for upcoming medical trips thereby allowing Sylvia’s Children to fulfill its mission of providing quality health care to the school, its employees, the family members of the children and the village of Mbiriizi in general. Read Story Visit Sylvia's Children's Web Site [...]

2017-01-27T16:56:36+00:00 July 22nd, 2015|Uncategorized|

Dottie’s House To Honor WOBM Hosts and Survivors of Domestic Violence with Special Secret Garden Gala

In the words of famed author and motivational speaker Leo Buscaglia, “A single rose can be my garden…a single friend, my world.” On April 3 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., Dottie’s House, a transitional housing facility designed to aid women and children who have survived domestic abuse, will be taking that sentiment to heart [...]

2017-01-27T16:56:37+00:00 February 13th, 2014|Uncategorized|