Monday 24 Sep 2018

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:

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 23rd. 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 Walk

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s (LLS) Light The Night Walk helps support the research of blood cancer treatments that save lives. On Saturday, October 13th at Verona Park in Verona at 4:30PM, our Chapter will be joining forces with the Knights of Columbus Council 3533 and Seton Hall alumni to host a team in the walk. Verona Park is located at 121-133 Lakeside Drive, Verona, NJ. We will have a Penn State sign  at the event, so everyone can find us.

There is no set registration fee to participate. A donation of any denomination is welcome. Bill Gleason, our Philanthropy Chair, is our team captain. If you have any questions or are interested, you can contact us at If you would like to join our team or learn more, please visit the link below.


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