Lawrence Township's own Jeana Pulaski is hosting a "Restore the Shore" fundraiser at a local American Legion post on Jan. 23 - the night that her appearance on the popular TV game show will be broadcast.
It was the evening of Oct. 30 when Jeana Pulaski got the news. Hurricane Sandy had just battered New Jersey, knocking out electrical service to much of the state, including her home in Lawrence Township. “We were in the pitch black because we didn’t have any power. I was checking my phone and I got an email and I actually started to cry hysterically and hyperventilate because I was so excited,” the 26-year-old said, recalling how she learned that she had been invited to compete on the popular television game show “Wheel of Fortune.” “It was kind of like a sigh of relief from everything that was going on, a happy moment during the storm,” she said. The “Wheel of Fortune” episode staring Jeana will be broadcast next Wednesday, Jan. 23, at 7:…
About 100 first- through sixth- grade students at Slackwood Elementary School will hold a “walk a mile in their shoes” event on April 25 to raise awareness and support for New Jersey’s foster children.
Monday, April 16, 2012
Editor's Note: The following is a news release issued by One Simple Wish. Nearly 100 first- through sixth-grade Extended Day Program students at Slackwood Elementary School in Lawrence Township are holding their first “walk a mile in their shoes” event on April 25 at 3:30 p.m. to raise awareness and support for New Jersey’s foster children. Each child was tasked with raising $5 to sponsor their mile and all proceeds are being donated to One Simple Wish (OSW), the Trenton-based nonprofit that grants simple wishes to children in foster care. “This event is a great way to begin a dialogue with our kids about appreciating what you have and the importance of understanding and giving back to others,” teacher Debbie Silver stated. “I’m very …