What's Happening at FCS
July 11, 2018
The Plein Air Painters of the Jersey Coast (PAPJC) will host a special art exhibition and sale on Saturday evening, August 25th at the historic Monmouth Beach Bath & Tennis Club to benefit FCS. The show, entitled Coastal Living, will run from 5 – 8 pm and feature more than 150 original works of art from more than 20 local artists, many of whom are nationally recognized.
May 24, 2018
End-of-year school celebrations don’t have to include sugary snacks! Students enrolled in our Healthy Buddies program know that healthy treats are not only good to eat, they are good for you!
This year, thanks to a generous donation from Foodtown, Healthy Buddies students were treated to healthy “snack packs” at their end-of-year party. The packs contained two pieces of fruit, a nut-free granola bar and a bottle of water — all “Go” foods, that is, foods children are encouraged to eat almost anytime. Foods heavier in sugar and fat content are called “Slow” and “Whoa” foods under the evidence-based curriculum shared through Healthy Buddies.
May 3, 2018
We hope you will join us on Monday, July 23rd at Rumson Country Club for the 2018 FCS Golf Classic and help support vulnerable families in our community. Registration fees for this year’s event are the same as last year — $420 for individual golfers and $1,650 for a foursome. That includes golf carts and green fees for 18-holes of play, a barbeque luncheon, cocktail reception, dinner and awards. Golfers may compete for team prizes for low-gross and low-net scores and try their individual luck at the Hole-in-One, Hit-the-Green and other course challenges.
This year’s FCS Golf Classic will also include a raffle drawing for a dream trip to Pebble Beach Golf Resort in California valued at over $12,000. Tickets are $100 each and are being sold in advance of the event. Only 250 chances will be sold. The winner does not need to be present to win. Learn more.
The FCS Golf Classic raises funds for agency programs and services that address critical needs in the community, including homelessness; neglect, abuse and exploitation; home and respite care and childhood literacy. To register for the Golf Classic, purchase a Pebble Beach Resort raffle ticket or to inquire about sponsorships, contact Diane Gribbin firstname.lastname@example.org or call 732-222-9111.
March 28, 2018
If you’ve always wanted to play Pebble Beach, California’s premier golf resort, synonymous with incomparable scenery, luxurious accommodations and world-class amenities, here is your opportunity! Enter FCS’ exclusive Pebble Beach Raffle for your chance to win a five day/four night stay for four at the The Lodge at Pebble Beach.
October 31, 2017
More than 100 caregivers and their family members turned out for the eighth annual Caregiver Retreat on Saturday, October 28, at the Sheraton Hotel in Eatontown. Hosted by Monmouth County’s Office on Aging, the event featured nearly two dozen local care providers who offered information and advice about the various social services to help seniors
October 26, 2017
Samantha White, FCS Director of Volunteer Services, was recently named a 2017 “Leader of Distinction in the Field of Aging” by SCAN, the Social Community Activities Network, an organization which provides activities and resources for those over age 50 in Monmouth and Ocean Counties. Samantha, who directs our in-school RSVP (Retired and Senior Volunteer Program)
October 26, 2017
Our 2017 Leading Lights Gala was an overwhelming success, raising nearly $150,000 for FCS programs and services! More than 210 guests gathered at Navesink Country Club in Middletown on Saturday, October 14, to celebrate 108 years of FCS and pay tribute to six exceptional individuals: former FCS Board President Dolores Klein, former FCS Board member
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