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Westfield Welcome Club
To Hold Open House
WESTFIELD – The Westfield club, please visit its website at
Welcome Club, a not-for-profit or- www.westfieldnj.com/welcome on
ganization that offers various activi- the Internet.
ties for area women and their fami-
lies, has invited new and prospective
members to attend an open house.
The event will take place on
Wednesday, May 5, at 8 p.m. at the
home of an organization member. Joe and Jennine Arena of Scotch
The club is open to women in Plains have announced the birth of
Westfield, Scotch Plains, Fanwood, their daughter, Stephanie Nicole
Mountainside, Garwood, Clark and Arena, on Tuesday, November 18, at
Cranford. Ongoing club activities Overlook Hospital in Summit.
include monthly dinners at local res- Stephanie weighed 7 pounds and 5
taurants, couples outings, a book ounces and measured 20½ inches in
club, movie night, children’s activi- length at birth. She joins her sister,
Brian T. Murphy and Ms. Rebecca L. Gewirtz
ties and community service projects. Emily, who just turned two.
Anyone wishing to receive an in- The baby’s maternal grandparents
Ms. Rebecca L. Gewirtz vitation to the open house or who is
interested in joining the club may
call Lauren at (908) 301-0819 or
are George and Marie Leide of
Her paternal grandparents are Aldo
Ms. Jessica Lentz and Gregory J. Murphy
To Wed Brian T. Murphy Jennifer at (908) 317-5871.
For more information about the
and Linda Arena of Smithtown, Long
Island, N.Y. Ms. Jessica Lentz
Mr. and Mrs. Edward J. Murphy of
Westfield have announced the en-
ness management and minored in NAMI Meeting to Focus To Marry Gregory Murphy
finance and philosophy. He is em-
gagement of their son, Brian T.
Murphy of Westfield, to Ms. Rebecca
ployed as a credit risk control analyst
for UBS Financial Inc. in On New Resource Guide Mr. and Mrs. Edward J. Murphy pany in Lexington, Mass., as a
L. Gewirtz of Fanwood. She is the Weehawken. of Westfield have announced the Clinical Research Associate.
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Richard The couple will be married in COUNTY — During its monthly Two NAMI members will be guest engagement of their son, Gregory Born and raised in Westfield, her
Gewirtz, also of Fanwood. October. presentation on Tuesday, April 27, speakers at the meeting. Larisa J. Murphy of Quincy, Mass., to fiancé graduated from Westfield
Born and raised in Fanwood, the the National Alliance for the Men- DePalma, President of the Michael’s Ms. Jessica Lentz of Woburn, High School and The College of
bride-to-be is a graduate of Scotch Garwood Knights Post tally Ill (NAMI), Union County Chap- Journals Foundation, which provided Mass. She is the daughter of Mr. the Holy Cross in Worcester, Mass.,
Plains-Fanwood High School and ter, will distribute its 2004 edition of the funding for this book, will speak on
Kean University in Union, where she
Date For Blood Drive “Resource Guide – Help in Navigat- “Sibling and Family Relationships.”
and Mrs. Douglas A. Lentz, also where he was an accounting and
GARWOOD – The Garwood of Woburn. economics major. He earned his
majored in psychology. She is pres- ing the Mental Health System.” In her talk, she will address the The bride-elect was born and Certified Public Accountant desig-
ently attending Seton Hall Univer- Knights of Columbus will hold a The program will begin at 7:30 impact on family members who are
blood drive on Saturday, May 1, from raised in Woburn. She graduated nation in Massachusetts in 2001.
sity in South Orange, where she will p.m. at the Osceola Presbyterian struggling to cope with the mental from Woburn High School and Mr. Murp hy wo rked fo r
receive a master’s degree in occupa- 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at their Council Hall, Church, located at 1689 Raritan Road illness of a loved one.
located at 37 South Avenue (across from Fairfield University in Con- PricewaterhouseCoopers from
tional therapy in June. in Clark. Refreshments will be served. Pamela A. Eagan, editor of the necticut, with a major in sociol- 1998 to 2003 as an auditor and tax
The future bridegroom was born from Pathmark) in Garwood. Members of the public are invited Resource Guide, will review some of
Parking is available behind the ogy and a minor in women’s stud- associate before starting Suffolk
and raised in Westfield. He gradu- to attend. Free copies of this guide to the highlights, tell about its compila- ies. Ms. Lentz is employed with University Law School in 2003.
ated from Westfield High School and building on Willow Avenue. For more mental health resources of Union tion and answer questions.
information, please call (908) 789- Antigenics, Inc., a biotech com- A wedding is planned for July.
from Fairfield University in Con- County will be available to all at- The handbook serves as a guide
9809 after 4 p.m. tendees. for those seeking help in locating
necticut, where he majored in busi-
psychiatric services, treatments, self-
help groups, day programs, counsel-
Mountainside Library Slates
Piggybank Savings and ing and medication management,
among other services.
Other topics include crisis inter-
Spring Reading Programs
vention; emergency services; privacy MOUNTAINSIDE – The youngsters will listen to stories and
and consent; housing, work and sup- Mountainside Public Library, located create simple crafts.
ported employment; legal help; trans- at Constitution Plaza, has announced In Storytime Theatre, five-year-
portation; long-term planning; par- its schedule of spring reading pro- olds are invited to participate in
tial hospitalization and intensive grams for children. storytelling activities involving cos-
outpatient care. During Toddler Time, stories and tumes and role playing. It will take
Earn 2% interest — It also explains in detail how to
obtain free or low-cost care, through
eligibility for public assistance pro-
grams, Social Security, Medicare and
nursery rhymes will be shared with
two-year-olds and their adult
caregivers. This program will be of-
fered for 30 minutes on Wednesdays,
place on Tuesdays from 3:30 to 4:15
p.m., June 1 through June 22.
Registration is required for all pro-
grams and proof of age is required
2.02% APY* Medicaid, among other avenues.
Anyone unable to attend the meet-
ing but who would like a copy of the
handbook, or who is interested in
from 10:30 to 11 a.m. It will run from
May 5 through May 26.
Preschool Storytime is scheduled
for three- and four-year-olds on
for each child in the Toddler and
Preschool Storytimes upon first-time
registration. For further information,
please call (908) 233-0115.
No minimum balance required. obtaining more information, is asked Thursdays from 2 to 2:30 p.m., be-
to call (908) 233-1628 or e-mail ginning May 6 and continuing SP Library to Present
Open with $10 or more and we’ll add another $10! NAMI at firstname.lastname@example.org. through May 27. In this program,
Program on Vitamins
Take home a Piggybank too, with our compliments! SCOTCH PLAINS – On Saturday,
May 1, at 2 p.m., the Scotch Plains
Public Library will welcome Barry
Gaunt, the owner of Vitamin Express
in Scotch Plains. He will speak on
“Vitamins: Fact and Fiction – All
You Need to Know about Food
Mr. Gaunt has 14 years of health
care experience, including eight years
520 South Avenue 44 Elm Street as a pharmacy technician and six
Westfield, NJ 07090 Westfield, NJ 07090 years researching and selling vita-
908-301-0800 908-518-9333 mins and food supplements.
Fax: 908-301-0843 Fax: 908-518-0803 Admission is free. No pre-registra-
tion is required. The Scotch Plains
www.townbank.com Library is located at 1927 Bartle Av-
enue. For further information or di-
rections, please call (908) 322-5007.
* Rates subject to change based on market conditions and without further notice. Account must remain
open for one year to earn $10. premium. Piggybank offer good while supplies last.
Westfield ‘Y’ to Hold
Single Parent Event
WESTFIELD — On Sunday,
April 25, single parent families are
invited to an outdoor event from
3:30 to 5 p.m., sponsored by the
Westfield “Y,” including a kickball
game and play time on the play-
Families will meet at the Franklin
Elementary School playground at
700 Prospect Street in Westfield.
There is no charge for this event,
but attendees are asked to bring a
snack or baked good to share. The
“Y” will supply the juice and paper
The Westfield Area Chamber of Commerce Presents Interested individuals are asked to
respond by calling Jill Brown in the
“Y”’s Family Life Department at
(908) 233-2700, extension no. 233.
April 25th • 11am to 5pm Neil Sullivan
Celebrate Spring with Scores of Vendors
Juried Arts & Crafts Show • Non-Stop Entertainment
Todd Robbins From the Hit Show, Carnival Knowledge, Presented by Kings
KidZone with Rides, Contests & Activities • Fantastic Food
Sun & Fun for Everyone in Downtown Westfield!
Equal housing lender.
Event Hotline (908) 233-3021 • www.westfieldchamber.com Licensed by the NJ Department of Banking and Insurance.