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  • What I Did on Summer Vacation

    Tell us about your summer vacation
    Tell us about your summer vacation

    It was just the 4th of July but August will be here before we know it. We're looking for some family stories about what you did this summer. Did you visit family in Kansas? Go camping upstate? Spend a week at the Jersey Shore? Tell us what you did, what made your summer special and share some photos.  We'd love to hear about it and include some of the most fun interesting tales in our September newsletter. Email them to hfaeditor@nullgmail.com and we'll post them here at the web site and include them in our upcoming September newsletter. Please provide by August 10.


  • FREE STUFF: Starbucks Free Pastry Day: July 21, 2009

    We’re making a change: your food not only tastes better, it is better. To celebrate, we’re inviting you to bring this invitation to a participating U.S. Starbucks store to enjoy a FREE pastry* from opening** until 10:30am on July 21st, 2009 (while supplies last) with the purchase of any beverage*.

    Click to print your invitation:
    Click here

    * Pastries included in offer are: Muffins, Scones, Bagels, Croissants, Rolls, Breads, Pound Cakes, Morning Bun, Coffeecakes, Cheese Danish, Apple Fritter, Doughnuts, Tarts, Pies, Gluten Free Orange Valencia Cake, Tropical Paradise Bar.

    Offer available at participating U.S. stores with the purchase of any handcrafted beverage (handcrafted, brewed, iced). Limit one free pastry per customer. Offer good between opening and 10:30 a.m. or until pastries are gone, whichever comes first. Opening hours and pastry selection vary. Supplies are limited. Offer not valid in Hawaii, airports and travel plazas or at Barnes & Noble cafes. Starbucks reserves the right to cancel, amend or revoke the offer at any time due to business considerations or circumstances beyond its control. Starbucks is not responsible for errors, omissions, malfunctions, interruptions, deletions, delays or failures of operations. Void where prohibited, taxed or restricted. Cannot be combined with other offers or discounts. Cash value 1/20 cent. Not valid if photocopied, altered or reproduced. Barista, please ring discount code 563. Our new food is not yet available everywhere; ask your barista for details. **For 24 hours stores – opening is 4 a.m.


  • RIDE FOR REAGAN – Spin a thon @ NYSC North!

    RIDE FOR REAGAN!

     

    NYSC HOBOKEN NORTH SPIN-A-THON Sunday August 2, 2009 10:30am-2:30pm $20.00 minimum donation to spin for as long as you choose THE BEST PART: Donations help Reagan who lost her mom to cancer go to college AND Provide funding for cancer research THE FUN PART: SPIN OUTSIDE right next to NYSC!! DJ- RAFFLE- PRIZES! TO RESERVE YOUR SPOT: Contact Julie Huggins or Wilson Romero at 201-222-5771 Julie.Huggins@nulltown-sports.com/ Wilson.Romero@nulltown-sports.com by Friday 7/31/09 Walk in spinners and non-members also welcome!


  • Give kids of the Jubilee Center in Hoboken a “happy” birthday!

    Every month, HFA throws a birthday bash for the children attending the Jubilee Center (an after-school program on 6th and Jackson serving Hoboken's less fortunate children.)

    Donations needed on an on-going basis.
    * small and large paper party plates, cups, napkins
    * goodie bag items and small presents/prizes for kids 5-12.
    * plastic or paper tablecloths
    * craft projects

    Don't know what to do with the leftover supplies/decorations from your child's last birthday?
    Donate them to HFA's Jubilee Birthday Party Project!

    Contact Colleen Castle @ ccastle34@nullgmail.com for more information.


  • City of Water Day – Governors Island,NYC

    July 18, 2009 - 10am to 4pm

    A FREE day of entertainment, education & adventure for the whole family celebrating the potential of our waterfront!

    On July 18th thousands from the Tri-State region will float, ferry, paddle, row, splash, canoe, and kayak their way to beautiful Governors Island for the 2nd Annual City of Water Day Festival.

    For more info go to : http://www.cityofwaterday.org/

    For direct link to order free ferry tickets: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/72235

    Be sure to sign up for the boat tours you may be interested in!

    Sign up now, as this ferry is expected to fill up fast!


  • The Barclays 2009 at LSC

    The Barclays 2009

    Like golf? You can significantly support Liberty Science Center and its science education mission by purchasing Tickets Fore Charity to The Barclays 2009 held at Liberty National Golf Club in Jersey City, August 27-30. For each $45 ticket sold, $33.75 will benefit Liberty Science Center.  Don't miss the action and the star-studded field, including Sergio Garcia, Phil Mickelson, and defending champion Vijay Singh! Visit www.lsc.org/barclays09 to purchase tickets.


  • Party with Purpose – 5K & Kids Fun Run

    Party With Purpose 5k and Kids' Fun Run
    Hoboken, NJ
    July 14th, 2009

    Party With Purpose takes it to the streets with our 5th annual 5K race along the majestic Hoboken waterfront. Last year’s event featured 700 runners and ranks as one of the best races in/around New York City. We expect this year to be even bigger and more exciting!

    The purpose of the race is to bring the entire community together including beginner and seasoned runners, families, and kids for an evening of fun, fitness and fundraising.

    The evening begins at 4:00 pm with games for the kids, followed by the start of the Kids' Fun Run at 5:00 pm.

    After the Kid's Fun Run, the kids will be treated to a party just for them including jugglers, games and tons of fun. Medals will be given to all race finishers.

    The adults take center stage with their race starting at 7:00 pm. An awards ceremony will be followed by a special happy hour.

    This event raises funds for two of Hoboken’s most important charities, the Hoboken Boys and Girls Club and Jubilee Center.

    If you are interested in volunteering for this event, please contact Scott Delea @ sdelea@nullgmail.com

    Charity: The Hoboken Boys and Girls Club and The Jubilee Center.