Diamond Anniversary Gala on October 4th to Highlight Many Facets of Mercer Street Friends

 

Mercer Street Friends celebrates its 60th anniversary this year with at Diamond Anniversary Gala scheduled for Thursday, October 4, 2018, from 6 pm to 9 pm at The Stone Terrace by John Henry’s.

The evening will feature live jazz, a gift auction, and a fun historical look at Mercer Street Friends’ 60 years of working to fulfill its mission to “nourish minds and bodies; empower families and communities” in Trenton and Mercer County.

Corporate Responsibility Honorees are Bloomberg and the Saker family, owners of ShopRite stores across New Jersey.

Tickets are $125 per person and may be purchased through Eventbrite here.

 

 

ShopRite’s Saker Family and Bloomberg Selected As Honorees at 60th Anniversary Gala

Mercer Street Friends will honor Bloomberg and the Saker family, owners of multiple ShopRite stores across New Jersey, at its 60th Anniversary Gala on October 4, 2018.

Bloomberg and the Saker family will each receive the Corporate Responsibility Award for their dedicated and conscientious support of the mission of Mercer Street Friends.

To purchase tickets for the 60th Anniversary Gala, click here.

Mercer Street Friends Hosts Community Forums with City Council Candidates Throughout April

NORTH WARD COMMUNITY FORUM (APRIL 9th)
LUIS MUNOZ RIVERA COMMUNITY MIDDLE SCHOOL

MSF hosted a Community Forum in the North Ward on April 9th at Rivera Community Middle School. At-Large and North Ward candidates were invited to the event. The candidates that attended are pictured below (left to right):  Jacque Howard (moderator), Santiago Rodriguez (At-Large Candidate), Elvin Montero (At-Large Candidate), Jerrell Blakely (At-Large Candidate), Armstead Johnson (Executive Director of Mercer Street Friends), and Algernon Ward (North Ward Candidate).


Missed the forum? Here’s the video of the event:
North Ward #MSF Community Forum 2018

EAST WARD COMMUNITY FORUM (APRIL 16th)
HEDGEPETH-WILLIAMS MIDDLE SCHOOL

The second MSF Community Forum took place on April 16th in the East Ward at Hedgepeth-Williams Middle School. The candidates that attended the East Ward forum are pictured below (left to right):  Perry Shaw III (East Ward Candidate), Santiago Rodriguez (At-Large Candidate), Tawanda Terry Wilson (East Ward Candidate), Armstead Johnson (Executive Director of Mercer Street Friends), Jerrell Blakely (At-Large Candidate), and Jacque Howard (moderator).

Here’s the video of the East Ward event:
East Ward #MSF Community Forum 2018

 WEST WARD COMMUNITY FORUM (APRIL 23rd)
GREGORY COMMUNITY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

The third MSF Community Forum took place on April 23rd in the West Ward at Gregory Community Elementary School. Four West Ward City Council Candidates attended the forum. Pictured below (clockwise from top left) Dr. Shirley Gaines (West Ward Candidate); Zachary Chester (West Ward Candidate); Robin Vaughn (West Ward Candidate); Atalaya Armstrong (West Ward Candidate). 

Video of the West Ward event…
West Ward #MSF Community Forum 2018

 SOUTH WARD COMMUNITY FORUM (APRIL 30th)
GRACE DUNN MIDDLE SCHOOL

The fourth MSF Community Forum took place on April 30th in the South Ward at Grace Dunn Middle School. Two At-Large Candidates attended the forum Rachel Cogsville and Jerrell Blakeley, on either side of the Mercer Street Friends sign. Also pictured, Jacque Howard (far left) and Armstead Johnson (far right).

Video of the South Ward event…
South Ward #MSF Community Forum 2018