The 'Great Food for a Great Cause' event was held at all eight locations throughout the state.
Kortney Rose Foundation
Thursday, May 16, 2013
Thursday, April 25, 2013
The Turning Point Restaurants are teaming up with The Kortney Rose Foundation to raise money for pediatric brain tumor research and awareness.
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
The Feb. 3 clinic will focus on the fundamentals of the game for girls sixth grade and younger.
Lacrosse season is right around the corner and girls have the opportunity to learn the basics of the game from the pros next month and support a great cause. Monmouth University will hold a clinic on Feb. 3 featuring the university's players and coaching staff for girls sixth grade and under to benefit the Kortney Rose Foundation. The clinic, which will run from 10 a.m. to noon, is $50 per player and supports the Oceanport-based foundation that is dedicated to raising funds to support research and education related to the treatment and cure of pediatric brain tumors. See the attached flier for more details. Registration due date is Jan. 27.
Friday, November 18, 2011
"Great Food for a Great Cause” a big success despite tumultuous weather.
The Kortney Rose Foundation (KRF) hosted its second annual “Great Food for a Great Cause” Fundraiser and raised over $15,000 for pediatric brain tumor research and awareness. Six different Turning Point Restaurant locations (Little Silver, Holmdel, Long Branch, Manalapan, Hoboken, and Westfield) teamed up with KRF on Oct. 28 and 29 between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m. in an attempt to improve the future medical care given to children with brain tumors and to possibly help discover a cure. Weather conditions were not ideal for the weekend fundraiser, but it did not stop patrons from donating, allowing this year’s donations to exceed last year’s. Westfield had several inches of heavy snow by 1 p.m. which may have caused many community members to …
Thursday, October 27, 2011
Donate $20 or more to the Kortney Rose Foundation and get a free entree on your next visit.
When you order at any of the five Turning Point locations this Friday or Saturday, an extra side of compassion can score you a free entree on your next breakfast, lunch or brunch. All five Turning Point locations in Little Silver, Holmdel, Long Branch, Manalapan and Hoboken are hosting a special fundraiser event on Oct. 28 and 29 to benefit the Kortney Rose Foundation, which raises money and awareness for pediatric brain cancer. Anyone who makes a donation of $20 or more to the foundation will receive a gift card redeemable for a free entree on their next visit. "Much thanks goes to Pam and Kirk Ruoff, owners of the Turning Point restaurants and to Donna Kleiner, manager of the Long Branch location," said organizer Kristen Gillette on the …
Thursday, October 6, 2011
Club earned over $2200 for the pediatric cancer nonprofit.
Children had the opportunity to play with something bigger then your average hot wheels this past weekend. The Newcomers’ Club of Rumson, Fair Haven, Little Silver and Shrewsbury raised more than $2200 at its 4th Annual Touch-A-Truck Fundraiser held on Saturday, October 1st in Fair Haven to benefit The Kortney Rose Foundation for pediatric brain tumor research. Touch-A-Truck, which is sponsored by the Newcomers’ Club every fall, is a fun and exciting event where kids of all ages can sit on, climb on and honk the horns and sirens of trucks of all types. More than 150 families were in attendance to play with the trucks, have their faces painted and enjoy sweet concessions all for the benefit of the community. “Once again, Touch-A-Truck didn…
Wednesday, May 25, 2011
Maple Place Principal Radisch and Superintendent Orefice are guest scooping at Rita's from 5-7 p.m. tonight to benefit the Kortney Rose Foundation for pediatric brain tumor research, which will receive 15 percent of all sales.
If you're looking for an excuse to stop at Rita's on Route 35 in Eatontown for an Italian ice on this gorgeous Wednesday evening, here's a great one: anything you purchase from 5-7 p.m. tonight could potentially lead to the prevention or cure of pediatric brain tumors. Oceanport's schools have teamed up with Rita's and the Kortney Rose Foundation for a "Celebrity Scoop" fundraising event that will donate 15 percent of all proceeds to the research of childhood brain tumors. The stars of Wolf Hill were out last night as Principal Shelley, Mrs. Blair, Mrs. Saffioti, Mrs. Lomazzo and Mrs. Cadigan dished from the window. Tonight, Maple Place will get their turn to scoop and shine, including Principal Radisch, Mrs. Scardilli, Mrs. Stiguamo, Ms. …
Friday, January 28, 2011
Kristen Gillette of Oceanport created the Kortney Rose Foundation in honor of her daughter, who passed away in 2006.
Kristen Gillette, the President of the Kortney Rose Foundation, has a personal stake in raising awareness of childhood brain tumors. The fight for the life of her daughter Kortney Rose Gillette ended in April 2006, but she felt the need to go beyond her personal tragedy and try to make a difference. “I wanted to give it my voice and create Kortney's legacy of helping other children through the promise of research,” said Gillette. “Our life changed overnight and the type of tumor Kortney had, a brainstem glioma [primary brain tumor where the cancerous cells originate in the brain, as opposed to having migrated from another part of the body], is always fatal. This tumor is inoperable as the brainstem controls all of the vital functions of …