16th annual Newstead 5K Race set for Sept. 15

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — More than 650 runners and walkers of all ages are expected to participate in the 16th annual Achieve Foundation’s 2018 Newstead 5K Race on Saturday, Sept. 15. Race time is 9 a.m., beginning at the South Mountain School Annex, 112 Glenview Road in South Orange. Presenting sponsor D&I Fitness will once […]

Achieve Foundation celebrates 20 years of excellence

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Achieve Foundation hosted a nostalgic celebration highlighting 20 years of resounding success with the Achieve Volunteer Tutor Program and also the retirement of founding Executive Director Deborah Prinz at the Orange Lawn Tennis Club in South Orange on June 5. The event, “Wine Tasting and Conversation,” featuring Hank Zona of The […]

Burns Night is huge success

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The Maplewood Club was transported to Scotland on Saturday, Feb. 3, to celebrate Burns Night, an international event that honors Scottish poet Robert Burns. The event was held by the MacWhannell family to celebrate Scottish culture and to support the Achieve Foundation, a nonprofit organization that raises money for the South Orange-Maplewood […]

Burns Night honoring Scots poet returns to Maplewood

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The Maplewood Club is being transported to Scotland for one night only on Saturday, Feb. 3, to celebrate Burns Night, an international event that honors Scottish poet Robert Burns. All the proceeds from this fundraiser will benefit the Achieve Foundation of Maplewood and South Orange, a nonprofit organization that raises money for […]

Night of 100 Dinners returns to homes, restaurants March 5

SOUTH ORANGE / MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The Achieve Foundation’s “Night of 100 Dinners” is an annual fundraising event, now in its 12th year, in which residents host dinners in their homes to raise awareness of and money for Achieve programs that directly impact students in the South Orange-Maplewood School District. Hosts donate their party costs […]