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Super Cash Raffle winners announced

Dr. Paul Lehrer of Kendall Park, N.J., and Gladys Schweikert of Bucks County, Pa., were the 1st- and 2nd-prize winners in the SERV Foundation’s Super 50/50 Cash Raffle, drawn June 17. The Foundation raised $16,200; Dr. Lehrer won $6,480 (40% of amount raised) and Ms. Schweikert won $1,620 (10%).


Congratulations to the winners and thank you to all who supported the fundraiser.

2014 SERV Art Calendar Contest

The SERV Foundation will again publish its fund-raising 2014 SERV Art Calendar, which will feature original works of art created by consumers.

We are offering small businesses, large corporations and Chambers of Commerce the opportunity to advertise services and products at a reasonable cost in this full-color calendar -- with the added feature of a link from our website to yours.

SERV will distribute 1,000 calendars to donors, corporate sponsors and select individuals in the 10 counties where we operate: Burlington, Hudson, Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Monmouth, Ocean, Passaic, Somerset and Union.

The 8½ x 11-inch calendar, which will be in a horizontal format on quality paper with a satin finish, will feature each of the 10 art contest winners on one month. It also will include SERV's 2013 Annual Report financials.

Click here to view last year's 28-page calendar.

The 2014 calendar will be mailed in early November and will include a remittance envelope. All donations will go directly to support programs of the SERV Foundation, such as the Scholarship Fund and the annual SERV Recovery NJ Conference.

Click the following links to view our budget-friendly price sheet  and sample advertising space. Please note that if you are an upper-level advertising sponsor, your logo will appear on SERV's website and will link to your home page.

We hope you will select one of these sponsorship options to help support the SERV Foundation. The deadline for your camera-ready ad – in .jpg or .pdf format – is September 6.

If you have any questions, please contact Ida Doolan at (609) 662-3066 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Honorees announced for 23rd annual Volley For SERV

Ted Golfinopoulos, chairman of the 23rd annual Volley For SERV Tennis Tournament, has announced the honorees for the 2013 fundraiser, which is sponsored by the nonprofit SERV Foundation of SERV Behavioral Health System, Inc.

"For the two awards to be given at Volley For SERV, the Committee has selected Don Loff and Jack Fein, two well-deserving gentlemen, and I couldn't be more pleased," he said.

Jack H. Fein will receive The SERVice Award, presented to a SERV board member in appreciation of demonstrated leadership and Jack and Don 1commitment to the mission of SERV. Mr. Fein, who has been a SERV board member since 1999, is treasurer of the SERV Behavioral Health System, Inc. Board of Directors. He also is on the Finance Committee for SBHS.

Mr. Fein (CPA, CGFM, PSA) has been a member of the accounting and management consulting firm of Mercadien, P.C., Certified Public Accountants for more than 40 years. As a principal of Mercadien, he works with more than 85 nonprofit organizations.

A resident of Holland, Pa., Mr. Fein serves as treasurer of the Committee on Religious Ministries at The University Medical Center at Princeton, is a member of the advisory board of RomAsia Bank, and is assistant treasurer of The Rotary Club of Princeton Foundation. He serves on the advisory board of Rutgers MACCY Program in Governmental Accounting. In addition, Mr. Fein is publisher and editor-in-chief of the Nonprofit Examiner, a nationally syndicated publication.

He is a founding member of Shir Ami Bucks County Jewish Congregation, where he was on the board and executive committee, and served as treasurer for more than 10 years.

Donald J. Loff will be presented with the 3rd annual Lou Natale Jr. Players Award, which acknowledges an individual for continual support of SERV through participation in and sponsorship of Volley For SERV (VFS).

Mr. Loff, a resident of Raritan Township near Ringoes, N.J., has competed in nearly all of the previous 22 VFS tennis tournaments and has been a longtime supporter of SERV in its fundraising efforts.  He also served on the VFS Committee in years past.

A Senior Vice President for Investments at Merrill Lynch, Mr. Loff has more than 34 years of financial services experience. He works in developing investment strategies, asset allocation, portfolio monitoring and overall wealth management for high net worth clients and institutions.

In addition to being an avid tennis player, Mr. Loff enjoys fishing, hiking and riding his Quarter Horses.

Both honorees will be feted during the evening reception at the 23rd annual Volley For SERV Tennis Tournament on June 17 at Cherry Valley Country Club in Skillman.

For tickets or sponsorship opportunities, click here.