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halos for angels fright factor

Fright Factor with Halos for Angels

Are YOU brave enough to enter Fright Factor? Can YOU make it through?

All through Halloween weekend, grab the family and head to Florham Park for a kid-friendly good time! Fright Factor is located in between the Chase Bank and Florham Park Roller Rink at
186 Ridgedale Avenue, Florham Park.

#HipNJ’s Lisa Marie Latino gets the ghoulish details from Halos for Angels founder Karen Casolaro along with some of her, um, friends…

Fright Factor is a fundraising effort for Halos For Angels. For more information, visit their website.

P.G. Chambers School 8th annual Casino Night

P.G. Chambers School recently hosted their 8th annual Casino Night at the Park Avenue Club in Florham Park, and #HipNJ has the scoop!

The theme of the night was “Then and Now,” and guests were encouraged to dress in 1920’s attire. Attendees showed up sporting their “glad rags” and ready to have a great time.  


Guests mingled and tried their luck at the craps, roulette, and blackjack tables. Casino games were presented by Class Act Casino. Also, there was a silent auction with packages appealing to everyone, from the wine-lover to the fashionista.

“We are so grateful to the local businesses that supported the affair and played a tremendous role in helping us raise funds to support the students at PGCS,” the school stated on their website.

Charity auctioneer CK Swett was there to auction off prize packages and raise funds for the school. Guests raised their bid paddles to pledge support and demonstrate their commitment to the mission and vision of P.G. Chambers School.

“The importance of these gifts cannot be over-stated; we need our donor community in order to continue providing the innovative programs that we have at PGCS,” the school stated. If you were not able to attend and are compelled to lend your support, click here.

The mission of P.G. Chambers School is to help children lead full, productive lives; develop confidence in their own abilities; and engage fully and frequently in the community. To learn more, click here.

Fashion for the Pink Crusade

Fashion for the Pink Crusade

#HipNJ was at the third annual Fashion for the Pink Crusade benefitting the Breast Services at Saint Barnabas Medical Center and the Barnabas Health Ambulatory Care Center at the Park Savoy in Florham Park. The event featured a elaborate cocktail reception, prizes & raffles, and a chic runway-style fashion show presented by Bloomingdale’s Short Hills Mall.

The Pink Crusade’s co-chairs were Rosemary Scoppetuolo and Patricia Walsh Sumas. The event’s committee members were Diane F. Alessi, Barbara Anelle, Ann Baiocco, Deborah W. Belfatto, Pam Feinberg, Kerry Gilder, Sharolyn Kennedy, Edie I. Leibman, Elise Liss, Josine Spina Murano, Denise Osborn, Amy Ruffini, Dina Santorelli, Scott A. Spiro, MD, FACS and Louis Urban. Sponsors included Minette’s Angels, Village Super Market, Dun & Bradstreet and Spiro Plastic Surgery, LLC.

For more information or to give in the spirit of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, visit their website.