The fury of Super Storm Sandy wrecked communities, destroyed countless homes and displaced thousands of people leaving them without essentials: food, water, baby supplies, warm clothes, and more.
Christine Zilinski and her team at Salon Concrete are inviting all salons and stylists, wherever you are, to participate in the massive “Scissors for Sandy” cut-a-thon to provide relief to the thousands of individuals and devastated families!
The Scissors for Sandy event will held from noon to 8 p.m. Monday, Dec. 10 in the ballroom at the Berkeley Hotel in Asbury Park. Hairdressers will unite to offer haircuts for a minimum $40 donation.
All proceeds will benefit New Jersey Hometown Heroes, an organization that supports communities during times of crisis, and their Restore the Shore initiative, and the Tunnel to Towers Foundation in New York City.
The organizers are asking salons across the country to make it a nationwide effort.
Those who are interested in participating are asked to contact organizer at: facebook@ scissorsforsandy; www.scissorsforsandy.com; twitter@salonconcrete or scissorsforsandy@ salonconcrete.com.
The Little Silver Senior’s December meeting will be held at noon Tuesday, Dec. 11, at the clubhouse on Church Street.
The holiday season will be celebrated with an Italian buffet luncheon followed by a performance of the Monmouth Regional Dancers.
The cost is $10 for members and $12 for guests.
Additional information is available by Annemarie Schweitzer at 732-542-7257 or publicity chair Rene O’Neil at 732-842-0805.
Pilgrim Baptist Church of Red Bank is hosting its annual “Community Go Red Service“ at 11 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 9.
The “Go Red” service highlights health and wellness issue’s that affect the community, including presentations on the issue of HIV/AIDS and its impact on our society.
Hypertension screening and health-related discussions will follow the service in the Fellowship Hall.
The community is invited to wear the color red (ties, hats, coats, pins, etc.) in support of health awareness. All are welcome.
Additional information is available by calling 732-747-2348
Claddagh na nGael is hosting a Christmas social/fundraiser to benefit Sandy victims from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Dec 16, at Molly Maguires Blackpoint Inn, 132 East River Road.
The event will be an afternoon of Irish music and family entertainment. More than 20 musicians are looking to participate. It will be an open session and children and student musicians are welcome.
New unwrapped toys will be collected for distribution to children whose families were hit hard by Super Storm Sandy. The toys will be donated to Project Paul, which operates the largest food pantry in Monmouth County with distribution to approximately 1,600 individuals a week.
Donations for the organization will also be accepted. Checks should be made payable to Project Paul.
Those who can’t afford a toy or monetary donation are invited to bring their families and listen to the good music.
Information about Project Paul is available at www.projpaul.org.