Monmouth County Newsletter
November 21, 2014
In This Issue Shop local this holiday season November is Diabetes Awareness Month $1.1 million reimbursement due from FEMA County conducts fuel truck inspections Master Gardeners graduates 27 members County has events to be thankful for!
Board of Chosen Freeholders
Lillian G. BurryFreeholder Deputy DirectorGary J. Rich, Sr.Freeholders
John P. CurleyThomas A. ArnoneSerena DiMaso
JLM Care Center recognized
JLM Care Center was recently notified by the State that they have no deficiencies and have exceeded State standards.
Come to a Freeholder meeting The Board of Chosen Freeholders meets twice each month, generally on the second and fourth Thursdays.
The next workshop meeting will be held at 1 p.m. on Thursday,
Nov. 25 at the Hall of Records in Freehold. That evening's regular meeting will be held at 7 p.m. in Fair Haven. The public is invited to attend all meetings. The complete meeting schedule is posted on the County website.
Shop local this holiday season
Jump start your holiday shopping while supporting local businesses with the 2014 Made in Monmouth Hyperlocal Shopping Directory now available.
"This easy to use, online shopping guide has links to makers and sellers of all sorts of products and gift ideas that are made right here in Monmouth County, " said Freeholder Thomas A. Arnone. Find out where to shop local.
November is Diabetes Awareness Month
Diabetes is a dangerous medical condition affecting nearly 30 million children and adults in the United States. The Board of Chosen Freeholders is raising awareness and urges residents to make a plan to prevent diabetes and its complications.
"I have been a Type 1 diabetic for 50 years and it is a struggle," Freeholder John P. Curley said. Learn more.
$1.1 million due from FEMA
Monmouth County is set to receive a 90 percent reimbursement for an emergency radio communication purchase during Superstorm Sandy. The measure was granted congressional approval a week ago. Read more.
County conducts fuel truck inspections
Homeowners may feel they spend too much on fuel oil to heat their homes. But Monmouth County's Division of Weights and Measures conducts annual inspection of fuel oil trucks, revealing very few violations. Inspections check fuel oil delivery trucks for accuracy of volume and price.
"Inspectors at the County Weights and Measures department work tirelessly for the Monmouth County consumer," Freeholder Serena DiMaso said. Get information about these inspections.
Master Gardeners graduates members
A group of 27 men and women have blossomed in certified Master Gardeners. These new certified gardening experts completed a course of classroom and hands-on training in plant biology, propagation, soil science and disease and pest control.
"This year's Master Gardeners group has proven to be an exceptional class," Freeholder Director Lillian G. Burry said. Read the news release.
Events to be thankful for!
With Thanksgiving right around the corner, make your holiday bright with festive events. Celebrate with a tree lighting or a theater performance. Don't forget about the shopping! From Freehold Raceway Mall to downtown Red Bank, excellent opportunities await!
Tourism's year-round calendar of events is an excellent way to find events and programs. Follow Monmouth County Tourism on Facebook and Twitter to keep up-to-date with what's happening in Monmouth County.
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