Whether it’s at a volunteer center or gala, Bergenites always show up to support their friends and neighbors.

Inserra Supermarkets

Members of the Inserra family and ShopRite associates pose with the donation check.

Vice President of the DRI Foundation Tom Karyla

Mahwah-based Inserra Supermarkets recently donated more than $345,000 to the Diabetes Research Institute (DRI), the largest center of its kind dedicated to curing diabetes. The Inserra Family Foundation matched every dollar raised during its annual DRI fundraiser.

Bergen Volunteer Center

The Bergen County Harley Ladies helped wrap presents at the center.

The center recently held its “All Wrapped Up” holiday giving initiative, which matches individuals in need with volunteer donors who ensure all program participants are remembered during the holidays. By the end of the month-long program, BVC provided holiday gifts to 3,500 people in the area. 

Eastern Bergen County Board of Realtors

Miriam Lambert, Robert Caravella and Marlyn Friedberg

Randy Lyn Ketive, Steve Grossman and Janet Ginsberg

The 2018 EBCBOR Board of Directors

Realtors and real estate professionals from around the state gathered at the Rockleigh Country Club for the Eastern Bergen County Board of Realtors’ (EBCBOR) Gala. During the event, Chandrika Singh, broker manager of Century 21 in Teaneck, was installed as the EBCBOR’s 2018 president. 

St. Johns Episcopal Church of Ramsey

Elaine Jones, Jane Fraser, Jan Hardy, Sabrina Persaud and Marina Boma

St. John’s in Ramsey held its annual Holiday Fair, which serves as a fundraiser and a place to purchase seasonal gifts. The event’s “Preview Gala” took place Dec. 2 and included wine, cheese and hors d’oeuvres with an entry donation. Attendees were able to purchase handmade crafts, personalized ornaments and fruit pies baked right in the church’s kitchen. 

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