Let the Achieve Foundation know how it’s doing

Let the Achieve Foundation know how it’s doing

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Achieve, the local education foundation for the school district of South Orange and Maplewood, is in the middle of a long-term strategic planning process, and wants to get a sense of how the community at large views the organization. To learn more, they are conducting a public opinion survey and are inviting […]

Community events supporting Nights of 100 Dinners

Community events supporting Nights of 100 Dinners

MAPLEWOOD / SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Throughout the month of March, the Achieve Foundation’s 16th annual Nights of 100 Dinners fundraiser will be happening in full force across the South Orange and Maplewood. Several local businesses are showing their support of this annual fundraiser by hosting a variety of events for all ages. From knitting […]

Celebrate Mardi Gras in SOMA

Celebrate Mardi Gras in SOMA

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Mardi Gras in SOMA 2020 is almost here. Grab your krewe and join the Achieve Foundation at this community party on Friday, Feb. 28. It’s a not-to-be-missed celebration kicking off Achieve’s month-long Nights of 100 Dinners fundraiser happening in March. Fueling the festive ambiance, The Woodland, 60 Woodland Road in Maplewood, will […]

Participate in Achieve’s 2020 ‘Nights of 100 Dinners’

Participate in Achieve’s 2020 ‘Nights of 100 Dinners’

MAPLEWOOD/SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Organizers of the Achieve Foundation’s “Nights of 100 Dinners” fundraiser, now in its 16th year, are looking for people to host events for their friends in March 2020. Sound like fun? It is! If you can throw a party, you can get involved and make a difference. The Achieve Foundation raises […]

Holiday concert to benefit Achieve’s music program

Holiday concert to benefit Achieve’s music program

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Don’t miss the Achieve Foundation’s annual holiday concert with Broadway’s “Charlie Pollock & Friends” on Sunday, Dec. 8, at 6:30 p.m. in the Columbia High School Auditorium, 17 Parker Ave. in Maplewood.  Sponsored by the Pollock Properties Group, this concert features an incredible rock band that brings down the house with magical […]

Second Oktoberfest at The Woodland draws enthusiasts

Second Oktoberfest at The Woodland draws enthusiasts

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — On Saturday, Oct. 5, the SOMA Brewing Company, in partnership with the Maplewood Office of Cultural Affairs and Pollock Properties Group of Keller Williams, hosted its second Oktoberfest at The Woodland to benefit the Vanessa Pollock Music Fund of the Achieve Foundation. The fundraiser featured plenty of activities for the whole family, […]

Achieve’s 17th annual Newstead 5K Race is around this corner

Achieve’s 17th annual Newstead 5K Race is around this corner

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — More than 600 runners and walkers of all ages are expected to participate in the Achieve Foundation’s 2019 Newstead 5K Race on Saturday, Sept. 21. The family-friendly event kicks off the new school year in South Orange and Maplewood and is open to community members of all fitness levels. Race time […]

Achieve’s ‘Nights of 100 Dinners’ fundraiser returns

MAPLEWOOD/SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Achieve Foundation seeks volunteer hosts for its signature fundraiser, “The Nights of 100 Dinners,” for a series of events to be held in March 2019. Last year, this popular event brought more than 1,000 friends and neighbors together all across SOMA in more than 40 private gatherings, large and small, allowing […]