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March 23, 2015

WEST ORANGE, NJ – Flags around New Jersey will be lowered to half-staff on Monday, March 23, in recognition and mourning of United States Marine Captain Stanford H. Shaw III, a native of B...

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Hurricane Sandy Benefit Is This Saturday, January 19, 2013, At The Shillelagh Club In West Orange

By CYNTHIA CUMMING

December 30, 2012 at 11:58 PM

WEST ORANGE, NJ - The Friendly Sons of the Shillelagh in West Orange, NJ will be hosting a Restore Our Shore fundraiser on Saturday, January 19, 2013 7:00pm-12:00pm to provide relief and support to those affected by the devastation from Super-Storm Sandy, which destroyed homes, businesses and some of New Jersey’s most famous landmarks.

All funds raised will benefit the following charities: Sandynjrelieffund.orgCatholiccharitiestrenton.org; and Rebuildourshore.org.

Special guest hosts for the event will be Weird NJ publishers Mark Sceurman and Mark Moran. Local bands such as The Poor Man’s OperaThe Will O’Connor Live Acoustic Show, and special musical guests will be performing, and local restaurants and breweries are encouraged to offer their support by making donations of food and beer. As a show of pride and solidarity, we’d like to have nothing but NJ brewed beers on tap. If you work at a brewery, brew pub or bar, and would like to donate a keg or two to help raise money in support of your fellow New Jerseyans who have lost so much, please contact us. In return for your generosity we would be pleased to add your company’s name as a sponsor and supporter of this event in all upcoming promotions and advertisements.

There will be a 50/50 drawing, a raffle and a silent auction. The suggested donation is $20 per person, which can be provided at the event or in advance to the Shillelagh Club, 648 Prospect Avenue, West Orange, NJ 07052. Please make all checks payable to “FSOS, Good and Welfare” The price includes food, live music and tap beer and wine from 7pm to 9pm (cash bar after 9pm).

If you would like to donate food, beverages or raffle/silent auction items, please contact Karen Lonergan, 973-517-2323kmlonergan@aol.com. Your donation will offset costs for the evening so we can maximize our charitable contribution.  The value of your donation is tax deductible.

For more information, go to: http://weirdnj.com/weird-news/sandy-benefit/