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The Anibal Ramos Jr. Civic Association is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to improving the lives of Newark residents by offering scholarships to students, hosting free community events and donating food and other goods to needy families. All contributions to ARJ Civic are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law. 

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    ARJ Civic Awards $18,000 to 12 Newark Students

    The Anibal Ramos Jr. Civic Association awarded scholarships totaling $18,000 to 12 deserving high school and college students. The scholarships were distributed during an awards ceremony at Nanina’s in the Park attended by family members of the students, Senate President M. Teresa Ruiz, Councilman-at-Large Luis Quiintana, Newark Schools Superintendent Roger Leon, Newark School Board member  along with a number of administrators for North Ward public schools.
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    Anibal Ramos Jr. 11th Annual Golf Outing

    The Anibal Ramos Jr. Civic Association held its 11th Annual Golf fundraiser at Weequahic Park in Newark on Oct. 12, 2023. The event raises money for scholarships for Newark high school and college students, as well as a variety of programs in Newark, including movie nights in Branch Brook Park, backpack giveaways, a turkey giveaway at Thanksgiving, a holiday party for families and events for seniors. ARJ Civic has awarded more than $100,000 in scholarships over the past decade to deserving students from Newark, helping them to continue their education. ARJ Civic is a non-profit organization. Contributions are tax deductible to the maximum extent allowed by law.
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