• Yolanda Gadson – I Have a Dream Foundation, Newark Chapter - 5/31/17

    Posted on May 31, 2017

    Today I was honored to announce Yolanda Gadson, the Executive Director of the I Have a Dream Foundation in Essex County, as my 48th New Jersey Hero! Yolanda Gadson is the 3rd Hero to be named in 2017, and I am pleased to give this award to someone who is dedicated to helping youth succeed […]

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  • BrickStars Challenger’s 6th Annual Winter Classic - 1/23/17

    Posted on January 23, 2017

    Support BrickStar’s 6th Annual Winter Classic event to benefit BrickStars and USA Warriors, wounded veterans.  Join the fun on Sunday, February 5th at 12:00pm at Avon Pond Ice Rink. Admission and silent auction will go to benefit the Brick Stars Challenger Hockey  Program. Contact for more information.      

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  • Katelyn Darrow – Angels of God Clothing Closet - 7/27/16

    Posted on July 27, 2016

    I am excited to announce Katelyn Darrow, Founder of Angels of God Clothing Closet, as my 41st New Jersey Hero! Katelyn was chosen as a NJ Hero due to her efforts in assisting domestic violence victims and families in need. I am honored to name Katelyn the 2nd Hero of 2016. Katelyn, along with her mother […]

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  • First Lady Mary Pat Christie Unveils Inspire: Everyday People Changing New Jersey Exhibit at Drumthwacket - 10/27/15

    Posted on October 27, 2015

    New Jersey Photographers Inspired by New Jersey Heroes Recipients Trenton, NJ – Combining the homegrown talents of nine New Jersey fine arts photographers with the tireless efforts of eighteen New Jersey Heroes, First Lady Mary Pat Christie recently unveiled a new photographic exhibit that will be on display at Drumthwacket, the Governor’s Official Residence in […]

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  • First Lady Mary Pat Christie Announces 2015 Heart of a Hero Scholarship Recipients - 9/14/15

    Posted on September 14, 2015

    I was so happy to be at Drumthwacket today to announce the recipients of the 4th annual New Jersey Heroes Heart of a Hero Scholarship!  This $5,000 scholarship is for military service members, active duty and veterans, from NJ. Thanks to the generous support of AT&T, who funded half of the scholarships, we were able to award 10 very […]

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