North Ward Celebration for Mothers and Fathers

ARJ Civic, along with a host of elected officials, hosted a celebration for mothers and fathers in the North Ward.

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Ramos Joins with Elected Officials to Celebrate Valentine's Day

More than 300 Newark seniors celebrated Valentines Day on Thursday, Feb. 11 at the Flamboyan Manor, thanks to the Anibal Ramos Jr. Civic Association and elected officials from Newark.

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ARJ Civic Joins with Elected Officials to Distribute Thanksgiving Turkeys

The Anibal Ramos Jr. Civic Association joined with Newark North Ward Councilman Anibal Ramos Jr. and other elected officials to distribute hundreds of turkeys to needy residents in Newark.

The turkey distribution began on Monday, Nov. 23 at senior citizen buildings in the North Ward as well as Casa Israel Medical Daycare Center.


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ARJ Civic Association Third Annual Golf Outing

The Anibal Ramos Jr. Civic Association held it's Third Annual Golf Outing on Oct. 8, 2015 at the Francis A. Byrne Golf Course in West Orange, raising more than $50,000 for charity.


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More than 700 Newark Children Receive Backpacks During Event Organized by ARJ Civic

More than 700 Newark children received backpacks filled with school supplies at the North Ward’s Second Annual Back-to-School night organized by the Anibal Ramos Jr. Civic Association. 

“I am proud that we were able to give so many children in Newark backpacks,” said Councilman Anibal Ramos Jr. “I want to thank all those who donated to ARJ Civic in the last year to help make events like this possible."


Councilman Anibal Ramos Jr. and Amiri "Middy" Baraka, chief of staff to Mayor Ras Baraka, distribute backpacks to more than 700 Newark children.

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ARJ Civic Hosts Boxing Tournament

The Anibal Ramos Jr. Civic Association along with ASPIRA Inc. hosted the First Annual "Clash of Champions" boxing tournament at the Waterfront Recreation Center in Newark.

More than 200 spectators watched as amateur boxers from Newark and around the state competed in 10 bouts on Saturday, July 22, 2015.ramosboxing915.png

From L-R: Boxing Promoter Jose Rosario, Councilman Anibal Ramos Jr., Boxer John Leonardo, Manny Lugo and Councilman Luis Quintana

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ARJ Civic Association Awards $11,000 in Scholarships to Newark Students

The Anibal Ramos Jr. Civic Association awarded 13 scholarships worth $11,000 to high school and college students from Newark during its Second Annual Scholarships Award Breakfast.

"The students that received these awards have distinguished themselves both inside and outside of the classroom," said Norma Ramos, the chair of ARJ Civic. "These young men and women are proof positive that hard work pays off and they are reaping the rewards of their industrious spirits. They truly are remarkable young people."

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ARJ Civic Association Scholarship Applications Now Available

The Anibal Ramos Jr. Civic Association awards scholarships every year to deserving Newark students attending both high school and college.

In order to qualify, you must be must be a resident of Newark, enrolled in a 2- or 4-year undergraduate program or a parochial/private high school for the upcoming fall semester and demonstrate a need for financial assistance.

Please download the application and submit with supporting documents by June 1, 2015.


Anibal Ramos Jr. Civic Association Honors Newark Leaders

The Anibal Ramos Jr. Civic Association honored nine leaders in Newark at its First Annual Leadership Awards Breakfast that raised funds for scholarship and other civic activities.

"All of the honrees deserve special recognition because they have made a positive contribution in the City of Newark," said Councilman Anibal Ramos Jr., who founded the organization. "We are blessed that these individuals have stepped up, investing their time, money and in some cases, their lives in our city."Overview.jpg


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ARJ Civic Association Donates Gifts for the Holidays

ramosholidayparty2014.jpgThe Anibal Ramos Jr. Civic Association donated funds to purchase games, toys, clothes and other presents for some of the neediest children in Newark's North Ward.

The bags were given away during Councilman Anibal Ramos Jr.'s annual North Ward holiday party at Immaculate Conception. 

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