2017 Annual Dinner - Seating Limited!

2017 Annual Dinner - Seating Limited!

The Inn at Salem Country Club

SOLD OUT!

SUFS's Annual Dinner will be held Tuesday, September 26, 2017 at the newly remodeled country club, now called The Inn at Salem Country Club.

Tickets are $45.00 and can be bought online, or by calling Jody Veler at 856-935-8800. pdf Download the PDF flyer (535 KB) .

Only 130 tickets are available, first come first serve, so don't delay getting yours!

Keynote speaker: Keith Campbell

Sponsorships are available:

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Summer Movies Schedule Announced

Summer Movies Schedule Announced

New this year! Free family movies in the plaza next to Bravo's Pizza on Friday nights.

Seating and popcorn while they last!

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[video] 4th Annual Cow Run 10 Miler 2017 date set

The 2017 Cow Run 10 Miler will be Sunday, October 1. Get off your duff and start training so you can run with the cows! Find out more here.

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MLK Essay Contest Winners – Topic: John Rock

MLK Essay Contest Winners – Topic: John Rock

The 2017 Salem MLK Community Breakfast was sponsored by Mt. Pisgah AME Church.

Stand Up For Salem proudly partners with the church and Salem City Schools to recognize the winners of the annual essay contest.

Three of the four overall winners are shown in this photograph.

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Stand Up For Salem and Friends 2016

Enjoy video of Stand Up for Salem's 2016 highlights.

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Salem Oak largest white oak tree in New Jersey

Salem Oak largest white oak tree in New Jersey

It's taken several hundred years, but the mighty Salem Oak has made it to No. 1.

The landmark tree on West Broadway is now ranked as the largest white oak tree in New Jersey, according to the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection.

But being ranked No. 1 in the state did come at a price. What had once been declared the largest white oak in the state in Freehold, Monmouth County, died last year, according to NJDEP Spokesman Larry Hajna.

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100 Years of Mannington Mills

100 Years of Mannington Mills

Having only worked for Stand Up For Salem for a year, my history with Mannington Mills is short. I never knew Johnny Campbell, only that he was one of the founders of Stand Up For Salem Inc. because of his great love for a community that was already in some distress even in the late 1980’s.

Keith Campbell has followed in his father’s footsteps in more ways than one; not just making Mannington Mills a major player in American industry, but keeping his family’s commitment of noblesse oblige by being honorable, responsible, and generous, freely donating time and financial resources to others.

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Lights on at the Penney’s Building

Lights on at the Penney’s Building

For the last 18 years the JC Penney Building has sat forlornly on the corner of E. Broadway and Walnut. Many a resident has asked a staff member of SUFS about the building, which was tied up with a private owner who chose to use it as a warehouse for printing equipment.

In the spring of 2016, with the passing of the owner his widow eagerly sold the building to SUFS.

In the time that I have been with SUFS, one of the most expressed concerns of residents has been the future of Salem City’s young adults, particularly those that have dropped out of the school system. At SUFS we felt that the old Penney’s building would make a great youth education center for the future of our children.

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