For Westbrook, the donation reflects his company’s commitment to serving the community, even if it’s unable to be a health resource. “We replaced our goal of helping our members achieve their goals with an even bigger goal, which was to keep our community safe,” he said. “Our motto is, ‘We bring fitness, family and community together,’ and we can’t have that motto if we don’t respond to the call of keeping the community safe.” … [Read more...] about VillaSport donates 22,000 disinfecting wipes to senior living facility, first responders
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** UPDATE *** All pizzerias have met their 50 pizza goal. Thank you for your continuing patronage to our local establishments. In spirit of today being coined "Great American Takeout" day we wanted to announce something we are very excited. As Covid-19 consumes reality in our area, it's impact on families and local businesses is troubling. Please join us in our #keepinitlocal initiative. Beginning this Thursday March 26th, the following 6 locally owned pizzerias will be providing 300 pre-purchased large pizzas to Toms River families during these tough times. This program is brought to you by the Toms River PBA, Toms River FOP and Toms River Police Foundation. Please mention "TRPD Pizza Pies" when ordering. Limit 1 Pizza per family while supplies last. Each pizzeria will have 50 large pizzas! Toms River residents only please. We are here for our community to support our residents and our local businesses. Stay safe, stay smart and stay strong! #keepinitlocal … [Read more...] about New Jersey officers serve up Pizza Day to cheer up residents amid coronavirus concerns
“Honestly, and I’m biased as you know, but if you think of anything else you could do right now, golf is social distancing day to day,” said Troy Andrew, executive director of the Washington Golf Association. “None of the general public is good enough to hit it within six feet of each other.” … [Read more...] about Golf Anyone?
Unseen: Unpublished Black History From the New York Times Photo Archives, by Darcy Eveleigh, Dana Canedy, Damien Cave and Rachel L. Swarns (Black Dog & Leventhal; 308 pages; $29.99). Last year, New York Times photo editor Darcy Eveleigh discovered a trove of photographs in the paper’s archives documenting black history. The photos were shared online in the series “Unpublished Black History.” In “Unseen,” 175 of them appear, along with their backstories. … [Read more...] about 2017 holiday books gift guide