The 200 Club of Monmouth County awarded $109,000 in college scholarships to 97 children of first responders last night during their annual gathering at Bar A in Lake Como. Each student is the dependent child of a law enforcement officer, firefighter, or other first responder who resides and works full-time in Monmouth County.Art Gallagher | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: 200 Club of Monmouth County, Kim Guadagno, Monmouth County News | Comments Off on 200 Club awards $109,000 in scholarships to children of first responders
Former Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno was sworn in as the president of the Monmouth County 200 Club last night at the non-profit’s reorganization meeting at the Spring Lake Golf Club.
Founded in 1987 by area philanthropists, the Monmouth County 200 Club provides financial assistance to the families of first responders, police, firefighters, EMTS, first aid and others, who have been killed in the line of duty.
“The 200 Club of Monmouth County supports our women and men in uniform and their families when they need help the most,” said Guadagno. “I am proud of the work outgoing president Joe Thompson did, and I am excited about building on his efforts.” Read the rest of this entry »Posted: June 29th, 2018 | Author: Art Gallagher | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: 200 Club of Monmouth County, Kim Guadagno, M. Clarie French, Mayor Benjamin Lucarelli, Monmouth County News, Robert Honecker, William Wingard | Comments Off on Guadagno to lead 200 Club of Monmouth County
Led by former Monmouth County Clerk M.Claire French, the President, and former Monmouth County Prosecutor John Kaye, the Executive Director, the 200 Club is made up of leaders of business, industry, labor, public service, education and other professions including all of the Chiefs of Police of Monmouth County. Their goal is to provide financial assistance and comfort to families of law enforcement and first responders who are killed or disabled in the line of duty, as well as baccalaureate scholarships for their children.
In 2015, the 200 Club of Monmouth County gave scholarships to 107 children of law enforcement officers and first responders. Additionally, the club contributed generously to the Seidle family; the nine children of Tamara Wilson-Seidle who was killed by her ex-husband, Neptune Township Police Sgt Philip Seidle, in June. Kaye told MMM that the club paid the property taxes on the children’s home and gave them a $12,000 no strings attached check this month.Art Gallagher | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: 200 Club of Monmouth County, John Kaye, M. Claire French, Monmouth County News, Philip Seidle, Tamara Wilson-Seidle | Comments Off on 200 Club of Monmouth County: Supporting First Responders’ Families