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Gwen Moran Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Giving part 1

This week, Around Ocean County's Lisa Anderson discusses with volunteer Gwen Moran  the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Giving, which takes place Monday January 21st at Wall Intermediate School. From 9 a.m. until noon, students, faculty and parents join forces for a day of giving.  Clothing, diapers, pet supplies, etc. are collected and distributed throughout the…

Gwen Moran Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Giving part 2

Gwen Moran returns to talk about the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Giving, which takes place Monday January 21st at Wall Intermediate School from 9 a.m. until noon.  In it's third year, the MLK Jr. Day of Giving invites the public to take part in this event. it has grown in donations and volunteers from…

Paul Ressler TOPAC part 2

This week’s Around Ocean County show continues with Paul Ressler, founder of TOPAC (The Overdose Prevention Agency Corporation.) TOPAC provides training, namely NARCAN, for individuals wanting to learn how and when to administer the drug to reverse the effects of heroin. unds are needed to sustain NARCAN training, and one of the fundraisers was discussed…

Paul Ressler TOPAC part 1

This week, Lisa’s guest is Paul Ressler, CEO and founder of TOPAC (The Overdose Prevention Agency Corporation.) TOPAC provides training, namely NARCAN, for individuals wanting to learn how and when to administer the drug to reverse the effects of heroin. So far, TOPAC has trained hundreds of people on a volunteer basis. In addition to providing…

Billy Bauer Baunjistrong.org part 1

This week on Around Ocean County, Lisa has the pleasure of interviewing Billy Bauer, founder of the non-profit organization Baunjistrong.org. This organization assists families whose pet is diagnosed with a terminal illness, and also educates the public on the importance of a raw diet to avoid the staggering statistics of  dogs who are diagnosed with…

Billy Bauer Baunjstrong.org part 2

It’s more of Around Ocean County with special guest Billy Bauer, founder of the non-profit organization Baunjistrong.org.   He is here to discuss the importance of avoiding chemical laden dog biscuits, treats and bones. Studies show that dogs who are soley fed a raw diet lead healthier disease free lives for many years, as opposed to…

Ken Zaentz Alzheimers NJ part 1

This week features Ken Zaentz, the President and CEO of Alzheimer's NJ, a non profit organization serving all of NJ including Monmouth and Ocean Counties. Alzheimer's NJ became a separate organization five years ago after deciding it would no longer be a part of the Alzheimers Association of NJ. They felt they could better serve…

Stan Rosenthal Women's Hospitality of Asbury Park

It’s Around Ocean County with Lisa Anderson and this week, we’re happy to have Stan Rosenthal from the Women’s Hospitality Network of Asbury Park.  Women’s hospitality Network is in its second year of operation. It began as an effort to help homeless women who were homeless and had nowhere to sleep especially during the winter…

Michael Holzer & Joan Mandel Emergency Housing Advocacy Program

Around Ocean County is back with Michael Holzer and Joan Mandel board of directors for Emergency Housing and Advocacy Program located in Freehold. This non profit organization has been in operation for 15 years and in a similar fashion, provides shelter, advocacy, clothing, job supprt and many other services for homeless men in the Freehold…

Lakewood Mayor Ray Coles & Glenn Harrison from the Strand Center for the Arts

You’re listening to Around Ocean County with Lisa Anderson.  This week’s guests are Lakewood Mayor Ray Coles, along with Glenn Harrison who is the President of the Board of Directors for the Strand Center for the Arts. Mayor Coles talks about the diversity of Lakewood, First Energy park, Home of The Blueclaws  minor league baseball team,…

Glenn Harrison Strand Center for the Arts

It’s more with Glenn Harrison, President of the Board of Directors for the Strand Center for the Arts.  You don’t want to miss the 96th Holiday Celebration.  All proceeds from this event go toward the preservation of the Strand. Tours are available, and the rich history of the theater is told, with many famous acts…

Mike Bucca Ocean's Harbor House part 1

Welcome to this weekend's Around Ocean County with Lisa Anderson and today's guest is Mike Bucca, director of marketing of Ocean's Harbor House.  Ocean's Harbor House began as a grass roots organization in 1985 by a concerned group of parents who were concerned about the homeless youths in Toms River/Ocean County. Thirty years later, it…

Mike Bucca Ocean's Harbor House part 2

It's more with Mike Bucca, director of marketing for Ocean's Harbor House.  Did you know Oceans Harbor House relies on grants from the federal and state level as well as the generosity of the surrounding communities?  Each year, a bike ride is held where participants ride hundreds of miles to help raise funds to provide…

Simone Tellini POAC Autism Services part 1

It's Around Ocean County and this week's guest is Simone Tellini of POAC Autism Services, a non profit organization dedicated to educating the public on the many ways we can better serve the Autism community.  Simone discusses how POAC grew from a small grass roots group of parents meeting to address the difficulties and setbacks…