Monmouth County

Art Society of Monmouth County Art Show

This Month: ASMC Art Show and Monthly Meeting The Art Society of Monmouth County (ASMC) will hold its “Oldies but Goodies” Art Show during the month of March at the Middletown Township Public Library, 55 New Monmouth Road in Middletown. This category includes work done by members within the past 25 years, explained Stephanie Frank, co-president along with her husband, Douglas. The Oldies but Goodies show began on Wednesday, March 1st and will end of [...]

Increase in Monmouth County Summer Tourism

County Tourism & Partners Tout Record Summer Season On a beautiful fall day, the Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders and local civic leaders provided a review of the 2017 summer season and gave a glimpse of what’s to come in the months ahead. “Monmouth County had a great summer with many local events seeing record attendance,” said Freeholder Thomas A. Arnone, liaison to the County’s Department of Public Information and Tourism. “There may have been more cloudy and rainy days than we [...]

Art Society of Monmouth County Monthly Meeting

The Art Society of Monmouth County (ASMC) will meet on October 18 at the Middletown Public Library on New Monmouth Road.  The 10:30 am meeting, which is open to members and the community, will feature a discussion by Tinton Falls artist, L. Belle DeNicola on “Letting Go with Alcohol Ink blooms.” The artist will explain the process that she uses to create artworks using the saturated color of alcohol ink paints. “The medium has allowed [...]

Seeking Charities to Join Employee Giving Campaign

County Seeks Additional Charities to Join Employee Giving Campaign Unaffiliated charitable organizations must apply by July 10th The Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders is inviting charitable organizations to join the 2017/2018 Monmouth County Public Employee Charitable Campaign. “Independent charitable organizations that are not already participating are invited to join the County’s annual charitable campaign,” said Freeholder Director Lillian G. Burry who is the 2017/2018 campaign chairwoman. “We know that there are many local not-for-profit [...]

Nominations for Clayton and French Awards

Awards honor individuals dedicated to preserving County’s past Monmouth County Clerk Christine Hanlon is seeking nominations for the Monmouth County Jane G. Clayton Archives Award and the M. Claire French Award for Leadership in Historic Preservation.  If you know a person or an organization that has gone above and beyond to preserve the history of Monmouth County, nominate that person by July 1. “The Clayton Award and the French Award will be presented at Archives [...]

Master Gardeners to Present Spring Symposium

The Monmouth County Master Gardeners will host a free spring symposium on Saturday, March 25 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Monmouth County Agriculture Building at 4000 Kozloski Rd. “The “Celebrate Spring” symposium is a great way to learn about home and community gardening as we prepare our gorgeous green spaces for the new season,” said Freeholder Director Lillian G. Burry. “The County’s Master Gardeners have a wealth of knowledge to share and [...]

Monmouth County Christmas Tree Farm Directory

Grown in Monmouth’ adds all-new Christmas tree directory Residents can shop locally-grown trees just in time for the holidays The Division of Economic Development of Monmouth Country recently launched an interactive Christmas Tree Farm Directory as a way for residents and visitors to pick their own tree and support local agriculture this holiday season. The directory is the latest addition to the “Grown in Monmouth” program and can be accessed at www.growninmonmouth.com “This is a [...]

“Grown in Monmouth” Marketing Logo For Businesses

“Grown in Monmouth” Marketing Logo Available for use by Monmouth County’s Agricultural Community and Businesses In the fall of 2015, the United States Department of Agriculture awarded the Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders a Rural Business Enterprise Grant to assess the rural agricultural industry in Monmouth County, evaluate current trends and future opportunities to expand the industry, and to develop a marketing strategy to promote and market local agricultural products. The logo is the [...]

Monmouth County Job Fair Set for September 30th

The Monmouth County Fall Job Fair is open to the public and will take place at Collins Arena on the campus of Brookdale Community College (note: this is not a college job fair). The 2016 Monmouth County Fall Job Fair is a partnership of the Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders, Monmouth County Workforce Investment Board, Monmouth County Division of Workforce Development, New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development, Monmouth-Ocean Development Council and Brookdale [...]

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Monmouth County Unveils High Water Mark Signs

Homeowners Benefit with Lower Flood Insurance Costs, Greater Flood Awareness Nearly four years after the devastating flood waters of Superstorm Sandy swept over coastal towns across the county, the Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders and Sheriff Shaun Golden today commemorated the high water mark with a sign at the county’s Belford Ferry Terminal. As many as 100 High Water Mark (HWM) signs will be installed in prominent locations within participating municipalities. The signs aim [...]