American Legion and Borough of Caldwell To Host Fire Relief Benefit for Gould Place Fire Victims
Friday, February 21, 2014 • 3:27am
CALDWELL, NJ - On Sunday, March 9, the public is invited to attend a fundraiser for the four families who lost their homes and possessions in the Jan. 23 fire on Gould Place. The Borough of Caldwell along with members of the Caldwell American Legion Post 185 are rallying behind the familes by hosting the relief benefit at the American Legion Hall from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. Tickets are $10 per adult and the hall is located at 303 Bloomfield Ave, Caldwell.
"The donations will be deposited into the borough's Trust account for Assistance," explained Caldwell Mayor Ann Dassing. "The Local Board of Assistance (a Borough-appointed Board) along with Health and Human Services Director Maria Burak, with input from the volunteer committee, will decide how the money will be dispensed."
American Legion Hall, located at 303 Bloomfield Ave, Caldwell Credit: Google Maps
Students from Caldwell College will be on hand to provide free face painting to entertain the youngsters and the Caldwell Police and Fire Department personnel and volunteers from the West Essex First Aid Squad will be there with
The event is also made possible by generous donations by local business owners including, The Corner Butcher Block, Calandra’s Italian Village, David Chad Salon, the Kiwanis Club of Caldwell-West Essex, and Rotary Club of the Caldwells.