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Community News

April 2014

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October 2012

Thursday 10/25 - NEW LOCATION OPENS - Bradley, Brough & Dangler Funeral Home: We're excited to announce that Bradley & Son Funeral Homes has returned to Summit! As of Thursday, October 25, we are serving families from our newest location, Bradley, Brough & Dangler Funeral Home at 309 Springfield Avenue in Summit. Spread the word!


Thursday 10/25 - Heart Attack & Stroke Seminar:
  Do you know the signs and symptoms of a heart attack or stroke? Can an aspirin a day really prevent heart attack? How do I know if my loved one is suffering from a stroke? Learn the answers to these questions and more at SAGE Eldercare's free public seminar on Thursday, 10/25 from 10:00-11:30am. Please click here for more information.

Thursday 10/4 - Healing Hearts Bereavement Luncheon: This month's keynote speaker is Terry Carruthers of Creative Energy. Terry will be giving us tips on winterizing our homes and saving on energy costs during the upcoming season. He will also be answering our questions about the new solar energy panel rebate programs.
Our luncheons are held the first Thursday of each month at Sofia's Italian Restaurant in Springfield, NJ. For more information or to RSVP, please call Susan Suarez at (973)635-2428 ext. 109 or email susan@bradleyfuneralhomes.com.

Please visit Creative Energy online to learn more about Terry Carruthers and his passion for environmentally sensitive energy programs.

 

September 2012

Thursday 9/6 - Healing Hearts Bereavement Luncheon: This month's keynote speaker is Abby Berenbak of Mt. Pleasant Animal Shelter in East Hanover, NJ. Abby will be discussing the healing benefits of pet ownership, particularly following the loss of a loved one. She will give us tips on what to look for in a furry friend and how to determine if we're ready for the responsibility of pet adoption. This month we are also happy to announce our new venue for Healing Hearts Luncheons, Sofia's Italian Restaurant in Springfield, NJ. Sofia's has established their reputation by providing unparalleled service to many Bradley Funeral Homes families over the last two years and we are very proud to host our luncheons there.
For more information on Mt. Pleasant Animal Shelter, please visit http://www.njshelter.org/

 

August 2012

Sunday 8/5 - Imagine: A Center For Coping With Loss - Facilitator Training & Open House - We're happy to host the newest group of volunteer facilitators of Imagine at a training session and open house at our Springfield location, Bradley, Smith & Smith Funeral Home. For more information about become a volunteer facilitator for Imagine, located in Westfield, click their logo below.


Saturday 8/4 - Touch-A-Truck, Madison - Ever wonder what the inside of a hearse looks like? Once again we're happy to participate in Madison's annual Touch-A-Truck event at the Madison Library from 10a-2p (rain or shine!). Our Bradley Hearses will be among all the cool vehicles you can check out, and all proceeds of this event will benefit the Madison Library. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit Friends of the Madison Public Library.

July 2012

Sunday 7/29 - Tuesday 7/31: ACAP Conference 2012: Trauma and Resilience -  Taking place at Caldwell College, this conference is highly recommended for anyone dealing with traumatized patients, employees, friends and family. Scott Bradley has been training at this institute for 13 years, and will be facilitating a workshop Monday and Tuesday on working with the bereaved. For more information about this event and the Academy of Clinical and Applied Psychoanalysis, click the link below.

ACAP

Wednesday 7/4: Chatham 4th of July Parade - Please stop by our tent in front of 345 Main Street and help yourself to a frozen treat! We'll be giving them away and collecting donations to support Camp Clover, a bereavement camp for children that is supported by Atlantic Home Care and Hospice. Your donations make it possible for children to attend for free. For more information on Camp Clover, please call (973) 379-8440 ext. 8956.

Thanks to Trader Joe's of Florham Park and ShopRite of Chatham for their generous donations of frozen treats for this event!

 

June 2012

Thursday 6/7: Healing Hearts Bereavement Luncheon - This month's topic is Internet Safety. Charles Bechtold, Funeral Director and Compliance Officer, will be discussing security threats we encounter every time we use the internet, and will provide tips on protecting our privacy in today's changing world. Please call Susan Suarez at (973) 635-2428 x 109 to reserve your seat.

Saturday 6/10: Phillips Foundation 5K - Bradley & Son Funeral Homes is proud to participate as a Silver Sponsor in this year's Phillips Foundation 5K, presented by the Christopher and Susan Phillips Foundation. The event will take place at the Watchung Reservation in Mountainside. Click here for more information or to register as a participant.

Sunday 6/17: Good Grief's HOPE BLOOMS - A Walk of Rememberance - An afternoon of family fun and celebration to honor and share memories of family members and friends. This event will be held at the Frelinghuysen Arboretum in Morristown from 1-4p. For more information, visit www.good-grief.org or click the link below.

Tuesday 6/19: Roundtable Networking - Bradley & Son Funeral Homes, along with NJ Senior Home Care Services, is proud to sponsor an evening of cocktails, hors d'oeuvres, and professional networking with some of our most valued affiliates at 152 Speedwell Avenue, Morristown.

 

May 2012

Thursday 5/3: Healing Hearts Bereavement Luncheon - This month's topic is Nutrition. Theresa Bace O'Reilly, RD, of the NJ Center for Nutrition & Dietetics, will be discussing nutritional challenges we face during bereavement and tips to keep our energy up by eating right. Please call Susan Suarez at (973) 635-2428 x 109 to reserve your seat.

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Friday 5/11: Visiting Nurse Association of Northern NJ Benefit Gala - We are proud to announce that our President, Scott W. Bradley, will be inducted into the founding class of VNA's "Lighting the Way Hall of Fame" at this event being held at the Madision Hotel.

April 2012

Thursday 4/5: Healing Hearts Bereavement Luncheon - This month's topic is Long-term Care. Rachael Frett of NJ Senior Home Care Services will be discussing the three most common options (in-home, assisted living, and nursing home), explain the level of care each provides, and provide information on financing options. Please call Susan Suarez at (973) 635-2428 x 109 to reserve your seat.

Home Care Services in New Jersey 

Saturday 4/28: Atlantic Hospice 35th Anniversary Dinner - We are proud to announce that our President, Scott W. Bradley, is being honored by Atlantic Homecare & Hospice, along with Gary Fisch of Gary's Wine & Marketplace, for his generous and continued support of Atlantic Hospice and its community programs. The dinner will be held at Fairmount Country Club in Chatham. All proceeds of this charity event will go to Camp Clover, Atlantic Homecare & Hospice's free bereavement camp for children.

 Atlantic Home Care and Hospice Offers Bereavement Camp for Kids 

 

March 2012

Thursday 3/1: Healing Hearts Bereavement Luncheon - This month's topic is Fire Safety. Mr. Jack Conlan, former Chief of the Chatham Fire Department, will be discussing basic fire and accident prevention in the home and offer tips for seasonal maintenance of your safety equipment and escape plans. Please call Susan Suarez at (973) 635-2428 x 109 to reserve your seat.

 

February 2012

Thursday 2/2: Healing Hearts Bereavement Luncheon - This month's topic is Selling Your Home. Tom Hollerbach, Real Estate Agent and Senior Transition Expert, will show us how to prepare and sell a house in 2012 with real help, not just advice. Tom Hollerbach is the owner of Golden Years Real Solutions & Services, with office based in Montclair, NJ. Please call Susan Suarez at (973) 635-2428 x 109 to reserve your seat.

 

January 2012

Thursday 1/5: Healing Hearts Bereavement Luncheon - This month's topic is Estate Planning for Survivors. Attorney and Funeral Director Mark S. Ross, Esq., will be discussing Federal and State Estate Tax laws, NJ inheritance taxes, current gift exemptions, and why estate planning is so crucial. Mark. S. Ross is co-owner and Managing Director of Ross' Shalom Chapels, serving families in Whippany, Chatham, and Springfield, NJ. Please call Susan Suarez at (973) 635-2428 x 109 to reserve your seat for this luncheon.

 

December 2011

Thursday 12/8: Healing Hearts Bereavement Luncheon - This month's topic is Religion and Bereavement. The Rev. Dr. Edward Halldorson, senior pastor of the Chatham Township Presbyterian Church, will be discussing the impact of religion during bereavement and will also be sharing personal stories about the role of spirituality in everyday life. Please call Susan Suarez at (973) 635-2428 x 109 to reserve your seat.

 

November 2011

Thursday 11/10: Healing Hearts Bereavement Luncheon - This month's topic is Getting Through the Holidays. Dr. Donna Gaffney, Advisor for Education and Research at Project Rebirth in New York City, will be discussing the painful challenges we face during bereavement at this time of year and how we can hope to persevere. Please call Susan Suarez at (973) 635-2428 x 109 to reserve your seat.

A Living History of the Human Spirit Coping with Disaster

October 2011

Thursday 10/11: Healing Hearts Bereavement Luncheon - For our very first Healing Hearts Bereavement Luncheon, we are pleased to welcome Mary Robinson, MA, founder of Good Grief, Inc. in Morristown and Imagine: A Center for Coping With Loss in Westfield, to introduce us to some of the foundations of children's grief from a parenting perspective. Mary has been working in the field of bereavement support since 1997. Please call Susan Suarez at (973) 635-2428 x 109 to reserve your seat.


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