BRIDGEWATER, NJ – Mayor Brian Gallagher got the call to throw out the ceremonial first pitch prior to Friday night’s Somerset Patriots game at TD Bank Ballpark against the Sugar Land Skeeters. The game was the kick-off to the Patriots’ Independence Weekend celebration. Gallagher was representing Operation Shoebox New Jersey, the game sponsor. Gallagher’s son, […]
BRIDGEWATER, NJ – Volunteers are needed to assemble personal care packages that will be shipped to US troops deployed around the world on Saturday, July 22, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at TD Bank Ballpark. The Somerset Patriots and Operation Shoebox New Jersey will host the event; members of the Patriots are expected to participate in the […]
Operation Shoebox New Jersey will host a packing event and sports memorabilia auction at TD Bank Ballpark, home of the Somerset Patriots, on Saturday, July 30 and Sunday, July 31. Saturday’s packing will begin at 11 a.m. Sunday’s auction will begin at the conclusion of the 5:05 p.m. game against the Bridgeport Bluefish. Members of […]
BRIDGEWATER, NJ – Rotary International District 7510 presented the Jean Harris Award to Rod Hirsch, founder and executive director of Operation Shoebox New Jersey at its Annual Assembly held at the Bridgewater Marriot Hotel. In 1997-98, the Rotary International Board approved the creation of the Jean Harris Award which bears the name of the wife […]
An overall look at an Operation Shoebox New Jersey packing, sponsored by the Patriots and held at TD Bank Ballpark on Aug. 9, 2014. Volunteers packed 700 personal care packages for shipment overseas.
BRIDGEWATER – Somerset Patriots ballplayers will drop their bats and gloves on the field and climb the steps to the concourse where they will help volunteers put together personal care packages for US troops deployed overseas at TD Bank Ballpark on Saturday, Aug. 9. The IX annual Somerset Patriots packing begins at 11 a.m. on […]