You see them in their blue uniforms outside stores and on street corners at Christmastime. But what else do you know about The Salvation Army and their services? Major Ivan Rock is the Divisional Commander for the New Jersey Division and he spoke with Cranford Radio to tell us more about what they do.
For four decades Prevention Links has been working to help Cranford and other Union County residents find the resources to prevent issues related to drugs, alcohol and tobacco. As part of their educational efforts and to raise funds, the organization will be holding a Family Funday and Red Ribbon Drug Prevention Walk on Saturday, October 22 in Nomahegan Park. Cranford Radio spoke with Pam Capaci, the CEO of Prevention Links, as well as Kelley Ryan, the Director of Community Prevention and Liz Costantino, the Social Media and Development Coordinator at the organization’s Roselle headquarters.
For the third consecutive year Schmitt’s Quest for the Cure returns to Cranford on Sunday, October 2 at Nomahegan Park. The event raises money to find a cure for diabetes. Gloriarose Schmitt Konopinski and Andrew Schmitt are the two founders of Schmitt’s Quest for the Cure and they spoke with Cranford Radio to talk about the event and their personal experience with diabetes.
The Cranford Chamber of Commerce begins a new series profiling its members. The series will give listeners an opportunity to not only learn about the variety of businesses that serve Cranford, but to discover a bit about the people behind those businesses.
Despite all our wonderful technology, it seems everyone is busier today than ever. That’s what makes what the volunteers at the Cranford First Aid Squad do, even more remarkable. Saving lives, helping the sick and injured is something the squad does 365 days a year. Cranford Radio spoke with three members of the organization, President Kruti Brahmbhatt, Treasurer Daniel Gomez and 2nd Lt. Kailyn Grant, to learn more about what the squad does and how Cranford citizens and business can help.
Thursday through Saturday Cranford plays host to the Zerbini Family Circus. There are two performances each day at 5:15 and 7:30 pm at Hillside Avenue School. The circus has been sponsored by the Cranford Chamber of Commerce for a number of years.
Information on tickets can be found on the poster below.
Margaret Valencia is part of the circus and she spoke with Cranford Radio.
4 MilerThe Fourth of July usually means a full day of activities in Cranford and things kick off with the Cranford Jaycees Firecracker 4 Miler and Fun Run. Taking over the duties as race director for the Jaycees this year is Kevin Cumiskey. Cranford Radio spoke with Kevin about the race.