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              COMMUNITY UPDATE



     Project Thanksgiving Helps
     Veterans and Food Banks                SAVE THE DATE:                                                           Salvation Army
        Project Thanksgiving’s 14th annual   An Old Fashioned Christmas on the Ave                                   Turkey Drive
     turkey drive is having a party at Raymour                                                                       Kickoff Set for
     and Flanigan, 3880 S Delsea Drive in     This is the second year for An Old Fashioned Christmas on the Ave, held this
     Vineland on Saturday, November 19      year on Friday, December 2 and Saturday, December 3. Planning for this event   Saturday
     from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.  DJ Joe Gorgo   starts in January and organizers are hoping for a bigger and better event in 2022
     will be on-site live-streaming music   than last year. The idea for the event started as a picture on a Christmas card.  On Saturday, November 19.
     for WJGRradio.com. There will be free                                                                           The Salvation Army Vineland
     refreshments and small gifts for chil-                                                                          Corps Turkey Drive Committee
     dren. Drop off a frozen turkey or $20 and                                                                       (SAVC Committee) partners with
     receive five tickets to win door prizes. All                                                                    Cumberland County Habitat for
     veterans receive five free tickets. Door                                                                        Humanity to host the Kickoff Event
     prizes include a one-liter bottle of Crown                                                                      at the parking lot of the Habitat
     Royal Canadian Whiskey, 1.5 liter bottle                                                                        ReStore, 601 S. Delsea Drive in
     of Cabernet Sauvignon, FAO Schwarz                                                                              Vineland (across from Stewarts
     30-piece motorized train set, and more.                                                                         Drive-In). The fun starts at 10 a.m.
     Local pageant winners will be on-site                                                                           and lasts till 4 p.m.
     to greet you. Your generous donations                                                                              Donations will be accepted at
     will help local veterans and food banks.                                                                        the Kickoff Party—frozen turkeys,
     For more information, find on Facebook                                                                          grocery store gift cards, box or
     at Project Thanksgiving NJ, or visit the                                                                        canned dry food as side dishes for a
     website ProjectThanksgivingNJ.org.                                                                              Thanksgiving meal. They are unable
        Hand and Stone Massage will be    Bank Collecting Food &              tion will continue until December 22.  to accept perishable food or cash
     collecting new blankets and monetary                                        List of easily distributed food are as   donations at the Kickoff.
     donations at their Millville location   Toys for the Holidays            follows—pastas, peanut butter, jelly, corn   If you would like to send a mon-
     (2192 N 2nd Street) on behalf of Project   Newfield National Bank is collect-  flakes (cereal without sugar), oatmeal,   etary donation, write your check to:
     Thanksgiving.  The blankets will be dis-  ing food and toys in all 11 of its branches   canned vegetables, canned fruits, canned   The Salvation Army Vineland Corps
     tributed to individuals and families in   throughout Gloucester and Cumberland   meats, rice, canned chicken noodle, veg-  and mail to: Attention: Steve Plevins,
     need by Spirit and Truth Ministries.     counties. Non-perishable foods will be   etable or tomato soups, dried noodles,   The Salvation Army Vineland Corps,
                                          donated to local foodbanks. The new,   potato flakes, cranberry juice, granola   P. O. Box 2065, Vineland, NJ 08362-
                                          unwrapped, toys are being collected   bars, crackers, Bisquick, instant coffee,   2065. Write “Turkey Drive” on the
                                          for the Salvation Army in Cumberland   tea, and any low-sugar, non-perishable   memo line of your check.
                                          County and Gloucester County Toys for   food item.                            Collections points this year are:
                                          Tots.                                  For questions or more information,   ShopRite Lincoln & Landis – Nov.
                                            To find the nearest Newfield Bank   call Newfield National Bank at 856-692-  19 and 20 and Marcacci Meats –                              NOVEMBER 26                        — GIFT CARD Program —
                                          in your neighborhood, go online to   3440, ext. 1206.                      through November 20 (in-store
                                          NewfieldNationalBank.bank. This collec-                                    drop off). In addition, these loca-                                    a 9:00 a.m.                    DOUBLE Your VALUE
                                                                              Bus Trip to                            tions will collect food on November
                                                                                                                     19 and 20: ShopRite Delsea & Landis
                                                                              Pennsylvania Farm Show                 and ShopRite Millville.                                We have partnered with Holly City Development Corp and their
                                                                                 Rutgers Master Gardeners of Cumber-    If you’re interested in being a   Neighborhood Preservation Program to sell GIFT CARDS to all participating businesses!
                                                                              land County is sponsoring a coach trip on   Collection at Work Sponsor, email:
                                                                              Thursday, January 12, 2023 to the Penn-  SalvationArmyVinelandCorps@
                                                                              sylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg. The bus   gmail.com. If you’re interested   All Gift Cards will be sold                                     When you buy a Gift Card for $25,
                                                                              will leave the Ramada parking lot (rear) at   in general information about this
                                                                              7 a.m. and return at 7 p.m. The cost of this   ministry or would like to volunteer,   at the Arts District Office             we Double it to $50! This is a Win-Win! You get double
                                                                              tour is $45 and includes bus transport and   contact Steve Plevins, Turkey Drive
                                                                              gratuities. Admittance to the show is free.   Committee Chair at 856-558-3825   22 N. High St., Millville                       value and so do our independent business owners!
                                                                              For more information, call Barbara at 856-  or: steve.plevins@gmail.com.
                                                                              455-5632.                                 Last year, this ministry assisted   (inside the Riverfront Renaissance                                 You may purchase up to $500
                                                                                 To reserve a place on this tour, make a   over 1,200 food-compromised, local                                                                to any participating businesses.
     DJ Joe Gorgo.                                                            check payable to CC Bd. of Ag. Research   families. For information about   Center for the Arts)
                    From left: Alex Kaganzev,                                 Acct. and send to: RCE, 291 Morton Ave.,   receiving a Thanksgiving Food Box,
               founder of Project Thanksgiving;                               Millville, NJ 08332 ATTN: Barbara McOs-  call 856-696-5050.
          Debbie Tillman, Hand & Stone massage                                car. Please include your contact information                              Check & Cash Sales Only • Call 856-293-0556 • Visit glasstownartsdistrict.com
               therapist; and Carla Marchiafava,                              with cell phone number and emergency                                                          Or e-mail: marianne@glasstownartsdistrict.com
        manager at Hand & Stone in Millville.                                 contact number. n
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