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  • Honoring our Leading Lights

    November 7, 2018News

    More than 170 friends, supporters and guests of FCS turned out to celebrate 109 years of service to the community Saturday, October 27th, at the Navesink Country Club, and recognize three remarkable individuals for their commitment to the agency’s Mission and Vision. The 2018 Leading Lights Gala this year honored former FCS Board member Kathy Goullet, former FCS Golf Classic chair Ron Gillaspie and Monmouth Park Racetrack. (more…)

  • Donations sought for Operation Sleighbells

    October 17, 2018News

    “Granting the holiday wish of a child may not seem like much, but to the child who might not otherwise receive a gift… or the parent who cannot provide one… it is everything.” – FCS CEO Delly Beekman

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  • You’re Invited to the 2018 Leading Lights Gala

    October 11, 2018News

    The 2018 Leading Lights Gala Committee

    The Leading Lights Gala committee cordially invites you to join them on Saturday, October 27, at Navesink Country for the annual Leading Lights Gala, celebrating 109 years of Family & Children’s Service (FCS) and honoring our 2018 “Leading Lights”, Kathy Goullet, Ron Gillaspie and Monmouth Park Race Track. Tickets to the event may be purchased online at accel events or by contacting FCS Director of Development Diane Gribbin at 732-22-9111 ext. 134 or at dgribbin@fcsmonmouth.org.

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  • The Benefits of Bridge

    September 13, 2018Blog

    Playing Bridge is a great way to stay healthy as you age! Research shows the game can keep the mind sharp, enhance social life and nurture partnerships. That’s good news for the 120 guests who signed up for this year’s 2018 Benefit Bridge Luncheon, Wednesday, September 12th at Rumson Country Club hosted by the Navarumsunk Auxiliary. Most of the players who participated in the afternoon tournament were in their 70’s and 80’s and several were in their 90’s! (The American Contract Bridge League estimates the average age of today’s competitive U.S. bridge player is 71.) (more…)

  • Senior Corps Programs Convene in DC

    August 2, 2018Blog

    Staff from FCS’s Volunteer Services program joined leaders from hundreds of nonprofit and volunteer organizations from across the country in Washington, D.C. this month for the 2018 “National Senior Corps Convening” hosted by the Corporation for National and Community for Service (CNCS). The three-day event brought together directors and staff from the Corps’ Foster Grandparents, Senior Companions and the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) to network with peers, learn best practices and hear from national experts in the fields of aging.

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  • FCS wins big at annual Day at the Races

    July 2, 2018Blog

    When Arlene and Maurice “Butch” Lospinoso throw a party, everyone shows up!  This past Sunday, despite the blistering heat and humidity, the Middletown couple rallied more than 180 of their closest friends and family to attend their annual “Day at the Races” fundraiser at Monmouth Park Racetrack benefiting FCS.  Butch, an avid horse racing fan, and Arlene, a former Chair of the FCS Board of Directors and president of the agency’s Navarumsunk Auxiliary, have been organizing “Day at the Races” for more than 20 years to raise funds for essential FCS programs and services, including protection for vulnerable adults, home care for the frail and elderly and school-based volunteer programs designed to promote childhood well-being. Their efforts have resulted in thousands of dollars in support for the agency.

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