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The Arc of Warren County Community Excellence Awards to be held on Nov. 17

Honorees will Include WRNJ Radio, Pieter Woodcock (posthumously), Doctor D., Jamie Stem, Heather McTigue and Jeff Hill

WASHINGTON, NJ (Warren County) – The Arc of Warren County Community Excellence Awards will be held at 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 17 at Bello Giorno Restaurant, located at 517 Route 46, in Belvidere and members of the community are invited to attend.

The organization will be honoring the following individuals and an organization that supports The Arc’s mission and/or individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities in general.

Honorees are as follows:

  • Jeff Hill, J. Hill Carpentry, Distinguished Service Provider Award
  • Heather McTigue, CRNP, St. Luke’s Family Practice, Healthcare Provider Award
  • Jamie Stem, Phillipsburg High School, Educator of the Year
  • Doctor D., Volunteer Award
  • Pieter Woodcock, Lifetime Commitment Award (posthumously)
  • WRNJ Radio, Community Partner Award

“I am so pleased that we will be holding The Arc of Warren County Community Excellence Awards and will be honoring these individuals and WRNJ Radio,” says John Whitehead, CEO of The Arc of Warren County. “All of the recipients are so deserving to be recognized in this manner. Please consider attending this event to support the awardees and consider taking a sponsorship.”

The cost of tickets is $50 per person and program sponsorships include a full-page ad for $750, a ½ page ad for $500 and a ¼ page for $250.

Register on or before November 1 at or call 908-223-0884 for more information.

The Arc is a national organization that serves individuals with developmental and intellectual disabilities and their family members since 1950.  The Arc of Warren is one of 700 chapters of The Arc and serves more than 1,100 people annually for the past 68 years.  Programs include residential group homes and supervised apartments, day services, community-based supports, advocacy services, recreation and summer camp, Special Olympics training, early intervention and a wide variety of additional social services.

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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