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Seabrook Residents Collect Toys for Tots to Make Holidays Bright for Children

Dec 6, 2011
TINTON FALLS, N.J. - Seabrook's residents and staff regularly donate their time, efforts and gifts to a whole host of charities and organizations throughout the year.  The community celebrated its latest effort, collecting toys to support the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation. This year's collection yielded approximately 600 toys, which the Marine Corps will distribute to needy children during this holiday season.  The Marine Toys for Tots drive at Seabrook was started by resident June Bayles 12 years ago. Some of the gifts collected, included stuffed animals, games, coloring books, dolls, educational toys, costume jewelry and dress-up clothing.  The toys...

Seabrook Residents Once Again Trot Their Way to Help Deliver Turkeys to Monmouth County Needy

Nov 23, 2011
Annual Event Helps Collect 424 Turkeys for Monmouth County Charities TINTON FALLS, NJ - In its ongoing effort to reach out to help the community, Seabrook Village once again did its part to help families during the 13th Annual Turkey Trot.  The event is a yearly fun event where residents collect turkeys for underprivileged families for the upcoming holiday season. Four hundred and twenty four turkeys were loaded up by residents and staff and then shipped out to the Bradley Food Pantry and Interfaith Neighbors - two Monmouth County organizations that help the needy. The Turkey Trot event, which is...

Seabrook Resident Recalls His Time as a Buffalo Soldier as Veterans' Day Approaches

Nov 7, 2011
Ben Stewart Served Country as Part of a Unit That is Often a Forgotten Part of World War II History TINTON FALLS, NJ - Seabrook resident Ben Stewart recalls that his experience as a World War II veteran was one filled with adventure, service and survival.  He was part of a special fraternity known as the Buffalo Soldiers. As a Buffalo Soldier, serving in the 92nd U.S. Army Infantry Division, Mr. Stewart endured the crossfire of Nazi soldiers in Northern Italy.  He helped U.S. forces break through the Gothic Line, the last major line of defense in the final stages...

Seabrook "Baby Blankie Makers" Create Blankets of Love to Warm Children for Cold Months Ahead

Oct 10, 2011
Resident-Driven Community Group Sharpen Their Needles and Their Craft for Benefit of Volunteerism TINTON FALLS, NJ - More than four dozen handmade blankets, created by residents of the Seabrook active independent adult community were finished, setup, sorted and readied for shipping and distribution to children in Monmouth County just in time for the cold months ahead. The Seabrook Baby Blankie Makers are a group of approximately 20 women who have honed their craft, and created the blankets for the groups Hispanic Affairs and Interfaith Neighbors in Monmouth County. The group of ladies, who meet quarterly to share their work and...

MEDIA ADVISORY: Seabrook Residents to Send Out Blankets of Love to Children Through Two Monmouth County Non-Profits in Time for Cold Months

Oct 5, 2011
October 5, 2011 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE TINTON FALLS, NJ - Beginning at 10 a.m., Monday, October 10th, members of the "Seabrook Baby Blankie Makers" will finish knitting more than two dozen blankets they will then sort, fold and send to needy children.  These children are receiving services from the groups Interfaith Neighbors and Hispanic Affairs in Monmouth County. The Seabrook Baby Blankie Makers are a group of approximately 20 women who have made more than 800 blankets over the last four years for a variety of non-profits. Mrs. Cheek, who has crafted about 550 blankets since she took up the...

Seabrook Commemorates September 11th With Special Service to Honor Those Lost and to Strengthen Hope Within the Community

Sep 12, 2011
Interfaith Ceremony Builds on Optimism, Faith and Compassion 10 Years After Attacks on Nation  TINTON FALLS, NJ - To commemorate the 10 year anniversary of the attacks on 9/11, the Seabrook community held a special service of Remembrance and Hope. More than 240 residents filled the Town Square Auditorium to view a program that opened with the song, "Let there Be Peace on Earth," sung by members of the Silvertones- Seabrook's resident chorale group.  Following the moving song, there was a poignant reading of the timeline of the events that occurred on 9/11. The program also featured a videotaped message...

Seabrook Benevolent Care Fund Raises More Than $111,000 in Poor Economy With Four Months to go in 2011

Sep 6, 2011
Annual Campaign Gains High Yields to Ensure that Residents Have Quality Lifetime Care TINTON FALLS, NJ - With the economy trending downward this year, at Seabrook more and more people are finding it within themselves to help one another in the event someone needs help. The Seabrook Benevolent Care Fund, which provides future financial support for residents who may find that they have exhausted their financial resources due to unforeseen circumstances such as long-term illness, was formed in 1999.  As of August 31, 2011, $111,743 has been raised to assist residents in need, and there are still four months to...

Stager Stages a Home on Stage at Seabrook

Sep 1, 2011
Retirement Community Shows How to Properly Prepare a Home for Sale TINTON FALLS, NJ - Ever try to sell a house and wonder what to do with that dated old piece of furniture?  How about that gaudy wallpaper that you know won't appeal to a buyer's eye?  And what about the three "C"s clutter, clutter and more clutter?! At Seabrook the sales team helped inform and educated senior clients how to properly "stage" their home to look more appealing to a potential buyer - taking out the mystery of where to begin when you put your house up for sale...

Seabrook Puts Pedal to the Medal in Effort to Help Protect Environment and Save on Fuel Costs

Aug 6, 2011
Latest Program Helps Lower Emissions, Fuel Costs, and Allows Community to Continue to Meet its Mission of Helping Care for the Earth TINTON FALLS, NJ - In its continuing effort to help protect the environment, Seabrook rolled out its latest program - a four-wheeled electric security vehicle that produces no emissions and saves on fuel costs. The vehicle is called a Global Electric Motor Car (GEM), which patrols the full-service retirement community - operating on six gel batteries and 12 fuses.  This vehicle plugs into a standard A/C outlet and takes six hours to fully charge. "We are serious about...