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Shawn Neufeld will receive the Legacy Award from Big Brothers Big Sisters of Mercer County at the organization’s 40th anniversary gala on October 25. BBBS provides a mentoring program for children ages six to eighteen. Shawn served as a member of the Board of Trustees for nine years, including two years as its President. During Shawn’s term as president, the BBBS Mercer County was named the “2009 Board of the Year” and received three “Gold Standard” awards from the national organization. Shawn is being recognized for his leadership, community involvement, and for his ability to raise awareness of the mentoring program. To support or attend the gala, go to https://www.bbbsmercer.org/
It was great to see the girls running and the community cheering them on. The bi-annual 5K race is a celebration of the participants completing the Girls on the Run curriculum, a life-changing program for 3rd through 8th grade girls that focuses on self-confidence, healthy relationships and feeling good about themselves. MG&P has sponsored Girls on the Run of Central New Jersey for many years and are so pleased to be able to sponsor them again this Spring. Nicole M. Sciotto, Esq.
On June 23, 2022, Mason, Griffin & Pierson, PC, Director, Edwin W. Schmierer, Esq., moderated a panel discussion presented by Affordable Housing Professionals of New Jersey (AHPNJ) concerning the status of affordable housing delivery for the Third Round and preparation for the Fourth Round which commences July 1, 2025. Mr. Schmierer is the President of AHPNJ. The panelists included a representative from the Fair Share Housing Center, former Executive Director of the New Jersey Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency, the Chief of Multifamily Program for NJHMFA and a professional planner who has served as a Special Court Master in 40 plus municipalities for the implementation of Third Round Affordable Housing Plans. Mr. Schmierer chairs the firm's Government Practice Group which represents over 30 municipal governing bodies, land use board and affordable housing committees throughout the State of New Jersey.