Newspaper article The Record (Bergen County, NJ)

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Newspaper article The Record (Bergen County, NJ)

Non-Profit News

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The Gregory M. Hirsch Memorial Foundation will hold its annual beefsteak dinner Wednesday at 6 p.m. at the Brownstone, 351 West Broadway, Paterson. $60. Mike Wilenta, 201-410-3309.

The Jewish Family Service of North Jersey will host an evening with New York Times writer and author Alex Witchel on Thursday at 7:30 p.m. at Temple Beth Rishon, 585 Russell Ave., Wyckoff. Witchel will discuss her book "All Gone: A Memoir of My Mother's Dementia, With Refreshments." Light refreshments will be served and her book will be available for purchase. $18 per family in advance; $25 at door. 973-595-0111 or

The Hackensack University Medical Center will hold an American Girl Fashion Show on Friday at 7 p.m. at John Theurer Cancer Center, 92 Second St., Hackensack. The fashion show participants are ages 6 to 12 and will wear American Girl outfits and carry a matching doll. $45. 551-996-5614,

The Tubbs Romp to Stomp Out Breast Cancer Snowshoe Series, to benefit the Susan G. Komen for the Cure North Jersey Affiliate, will be Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Mountain Creek Resort, 200 McAfee Vernon Road, Vernon. The event will feature a 3K and 5K snowshoe walk, a 3K snowshoe race and shorter dashes for children. No experience necessary and free demo snowshoes will be provided on a first-come, first-serve basis. Participants will also receive an all-day lift pass for use the remainder of the day. Registration fees at

St. Mark's Episcopal Church will host its annual Martin Luther King Jr. Community Scholar Fundraiser Brunch on Sunday at 11:15 a.m. at 118 Chadwick Road, Teaneck. The event will feature Rwandan native and French teacher Jean Gratien Uwisavye's presentation, "A Man's Personal Journey ... From Africa to America" along with poetry readings and songs relevant to King's movement. $25 adults; $5 seniors and children 12 and under. Proceeds will benefit the Teaneck Community Scholarship Fund. 201-836-7275.

The Ridgewood Choral will stage a benefit concert celebrating its 85th season of song and service Sunday at 3 p.m. at the Unitarian Society of Ridgewood, 113 Cottage Place. Proceeds will be used to fund the $2,000 Florence Reinauer Memorial Music Award given annually to a high school senior intending to continue his or her musical education in college. $25. Deborah Goodell, 201-447-2458 or


The Mikhail Zakin Gallery presents "Paradise Deferred," a group exhibition featuring three contemporary artists, on Friday through Feb. 16 at the Art School at Old Church, 561 Piermont Road, Demarest. The exhibition may be viewed Monday through Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m., and Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to noon. There will be a free reception Jan. …

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