On National Housewife Day we are talking about the Real Housewives of New Jersey. If any of you are not familiar with this group of ladies you better do your research. The Real Housewives reality television series aired in 2006 with The Real Housewives of Orange County and The Real Housewives of New Jersey premiered 3 years later in 2009 changing reality television by flipping tables and jail time. Here are the ladies from the most recent season of The Real Housewives of New Jersey.
VUE is a lifestyle magazine throughout Northern New Jersey that highlights the finer things in life such as dining, travel, design and fortune. In this case VUE was recognizing The Gloria Foundation for their work throughout New Jersey surrounding domestic violence.
The Gloria Foundation, a non-profit’s, mission is to help victims of domestic violence by providing the necessary resources to local safe houses and other domestic violence organizations. This is not just a problem in New Jersey, domestic violence is prevalent throughout the entire world.
According to Jason Underberg, Publisher and Founder of VUE stated that “each year, police report tens of thousands of domestic offenses in the state of New Jersey alone…now is an important time as any to support courageous organizations like The Gloria Foundation and to stand together against domestic violence.”
The event was themed to recreate “Alice in Wonderland” having the venue staff was dressed up as Alice in Wonderland characters and having aerial acrobatics perform throughout the venue. Sponsoring the event were vendors from LDV Hospitality,BreakThru Beverageand Camus.
The evening was concluded by the guests offering a toast to The Gloria Foundation for their success in raising awareness about domestic violence throughout the community. Overall, the event was a success raising about $4,000 for The Gloria Foundation.
The W. Cary Edwards Foundation celebrated their sixth anniversary on Saturday, September 24, 2016 at Avenue A Club in Newark, New Jersey by holding a fundraising event benefiting LifeCamp. This event “Racing Towards Education” was a success that brought light to this wonderful camp that changes lives throughout Newark.
LifeCamp is a summer camp that serves about 300 children ages 6-13 from the Newark area. LifeCamp uses the resources around Newark to enhance each child’s summer experience along with helping them succeed in the upcoming school year and throughout society both for the present and future.
The event was well attended by VIPs Lauren Scala who is a NBC 4 New York reporter and Joanna Gagis of PBS’ ” Life and Living with Joanna Gagis’ who was also the night’s master of ceremonies. Along with performances by ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars” former professional Edyta Śliwińska, Memories Band New Jersey’s premiere doo-wap act and lastly world renounced DJ Valentino who has preformed at many private events for Richard Branson.
The mission of W. Cary Edwards Foundation mission is to support education for individuals who may not have had the opportunity to receive a quality education. The foundation brings New Jersey’s schools together to improve quality of the education throughout the state. W. Cary Edwards co-founder Marcy Benner stated “we’re continuing to make our father proud, due to the Foundation connecting with new sponsors and businesses…this helps expand our mission to provide unique educational experiences.”
The success of the W. Cary Edwards Foundation is attributed to the fact that Cary Edwards was able to attend college and law school with the help of scholarships and financial aid so he wanted to make sure that he could find a way to benefit others through education.