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Kids’ Chance of New Jersey Gala & Auction at Renaissance Hotel Woodbridge

Kids’ Chance of New Jersey Gala & Auction at Renaissance Hotel Woodbridge

Every year, Workers’ Compensation Industry Professionals from across New Jersey come together for the Kids’ Chance of New Jersey Annual Fundraising Gala, to award scholarships to students whose parents suffered a fatal or catastrophic injury in a work-related accident. Capehart Scatchard has been a proud sponsor for this event since 2012.

Kids’ Chance of New Jersey was created to provide scholarships for college and voca­tional education to children of New Jersey workers who have been fatally or catastrophi­cally injured in a work-related accident.

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Capehart Scatchard Supports Kids’ Chance of New Jersey

Several attorneys from Capehart Scatchard’s Workers’ Compensation Department recently attended the Sixth Annual Gala for Kids’ Chance of New Jersey.  The event was held on July 26, 2018 at the Hilton East in East Brunswick, N.J.

The Gala was a fundraiser for Kids’ Chance, a non-profit organization, created to provide educational opportunities and scholarships for the children of workers who were fatally or catastrophically injured on the job.  John Geaney and Lora Northen, shareholders in the firm, serve as members of the Kids’ Chance Board of Directors.

The highlight of the Gala featured the presentation of scholarships to students whose parents suffered fatal or physically catastrophic injuries while working.  John Geaney presented a check for $10,000, co-sponsored by Capehart Scatchard, to Will Gardner.  Gardner’s father, Bill Gardner, who worked for Fed-Ex as a truck driver, lost his life in a work- related truck accident.

Capehart Scatchard Supports Kids’ Chance of New Jersey

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Several attorneys from Capehart Scatchard’s Workers’ Compensation Department recently attended the Fourth Annual Gala for Kids’ Chance of New Jersey.  Capehart Scatchard was a sponsor of the Gala held on July 28, 2016 at the Heldrich Hotel in New Brunswick, N.J.

The Gala was a fundraiser for Kids’ Chance, a non-profit organization, created to provide educational opportunities and scholarships for the children of workers who were fatally or catastrophically injured on the job.  John Geaney and Lora Northen, shareholders in the firm, serve as members of the Kids’ Chance Board of Directors.

The highlight of the Gala featured the presentation of scholarships to fifteen students whose parents suffered fatal or physically catastrophic injuries while working.  John Geaney presented a check for $10,000 to Will Gardner.  Gardner’s father, Bill Gardner, who worked for Fed-Ex as a truck driver, lost his life in a work- related truck accident.  Lora Northen presented a check for $10,000 to George Lockhart whose father, a podiatrist, was murdered in an attempted car robbery while leaving work one night.