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Prevention Resources honors Hunterdon County Commissioner John Lanza at fundraiser event

FLEMINGTON, NJ (Hunterdon County) – Hunterdon County Commissioner John Lanza was honored at the Prevention Resources (PR), ‘Community Farm 2 Fork’ fundraiser on Sept. 26 at the PR Center in Flemington.

Commissioner Lanza was joined by fellow board members, Deputy Director Jeff Kuhl and Commissioner Susan Soloway for the event. County Prosecutor Renee Robeson and Chief of Detectives Tim Drew were also in attendance.

Prevention Res Group Pic, HC.jpgPrevention Resources Inc. has been supporting the health and wellness of individuals, families, and the community by providing education, counseling, advocacy for policies, and collaboration to keeping communities healthy and drug free for 50 years.

The funds raised at the Farm 2 Fork event, support the work of PR’s three divisions, and all PR’s programs that are designed to combat harmful emerging trends, facilitate healthy decisions and behaviors, provide recovery supports, assist with family and parenting programs, and reduce high risk behaviors at the community level.

“I am honored tonight to be recognized by the hardworking and dedicated members and associates of Prevention Resources. There is a lot of good being done here, and I know that Prevention Resources relies on the generosity of individuals, local businesses, and organizations to ensure funding to support the many health and wellness programs that are offered. Most importantly, a community is judged by how it takes care of its people who are struggling. By that measure, Hunterdon County is ten feet tall, standing on the shoulders of all Prevention Resources has done,” Lanza said.

In addition to honoring Commissioner Lanza, Prevention Resources also recognized Sergeant Tim Nemeth, of the Raritan Township Police Department upon his upcoming retirement and as a valued member of the Safe Communities Coalition for the last 9 years.

Jay Edwards

Born and raised in Northwest NJ, Jay has a degree in Communications and has had a life-long interest in local radio and various styles of music. Jay has held numerous jobs over the years such as stunt car driver, bartender, voice-over artist, traffic reporter (award winning), NY Yankee maintenance crewmember and peanut farm worker. His hobbies include mountain climbing, snowmobiling, cooking, performing stand-up comedy and he is an avid squirrel watcher. Jay has been a guest on America’s Morning Headquarters,program on The Weather Channel, and was interviewed by Sam Champion.

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