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Chosen by Suburban Chamber of Commerce
2018 GOOD NEIGHBOR AWARD
165 Hobart Avenue
Summit, NJ 07901
Summit, NJ The Board of Trustees and Staff of Reeves-Reed Arboretum are proud to accept the 2018 Good Neighbor Award, to be presented by the Suburban Chamber of Commerce.
The Chamber, serving the communities of Summit, New Providence, and Berkeley Heights, honors and recognizes the Arboretum's commitment and efforts to the community, reflecting and exemplifying the Chamber's theme of "tying the community together."
"This award and encouragement, from the Suburban Chamber of Commerce, is an acknowledgment of the dedication and passion our staff and trustees bring in support of our mission to engage, educate and enrich," according to the Arboretum's Executive Director, Frank Juliano. "Our programs and initiatives, most recently the job readiness training program for the homeless, and our Accessibility Project, reflect a commitment to reach deep within the surrounding communities to create a legacy of service here at Reeves-Reed Arboretum."
Reeves-Reed Arboretum has long been a favorite site to visit. With an annual attendance of over 101,000 visitors, the Arboretum provides the best in environmental education programs and community-wide events for children and adults, lectures, concerts, tours, and art exhibitions. It continues to be a preferred choice for special occasions like weddings, corporate meetings, and photo shoots.
The presentation of the 2018 Good Neighbor Award will take place on Wednesday, March 21, 2018, at the Suburban Chamber of Commerce Annual Service Award Dinner hosted by the Grand Summit Hotel. The Arboretum's fellow service award winners include Jim DiMaio (Presidents Award); Diane Swett (Silver Service Award); Skin Deep Salon (Business of the Year); The Brooke Healey Foundation (Organization of the Year); and Jude Avelino and Drew Maldonado (Citizens of the Year). Ticket information to follow.
For more information about Reeves-Reed Arboretum, log on to www.reeves-reedarboretum.org.
About Reeves-Reed Arboretum: Celebrating over 40 years as an historic public garden, education resource, and non-profit conservancy, Reeves-Reed Arboretum engages, educates and enriches the public through horticulture and environmental education, and the care and utilization of the gardens and estate. Open 7 days a week, the Arboretum is listed on both the National and New Jersey State Historic Registers. Funding for RRA has been made possible in part by the NJ Historical Commission, a division of the Department of State, through a grant administered by the Union County Office of Cultural & Heritage Affairs, Dept. of Parks & Community Renewal.
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