Saturday 23 Sep 2017

Community Service

Our Chapter is very active in our local communities. Below are a list of the upcoming Community Service events that we’re participating in:

 Ovarian Cancer 5K

 The National Ovarian Cancer Coalition/New Jersey Chapter is partnering with the Downtown West Orange Alliance. The NOCC will once again be a part of this momentous community run/walk event, which will be taking place on Sunday, Sept 24th. The actual walk/run will take start at 10AM. This event will feature live music and activities, a survivor tent, raffles. Our Chapter will be participating in this event and has created a Penn State team for local alums/supporters to be part of. To learn more about this event or to register, please click on the link below. Please email Christine Grasso,  our Team Captain, for this event at if you’re interested and/or with any questions.

Light the Night 5K

On Saturday, October 14th is the annual Light the Night Walk, which directly benefits the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. It  will take place at Verona Park in Verona. Our Chapter will be hosting a team that will be participating in the walk. More details will follow.


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