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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Toy Drive

christmas-tree-with-presentschristmas-tree-presents-clip-art-free-wallpaper-4u-pond-garden-ngzljguo.jpgThe Anibal Ramos Jr Civic Association is sponsoring its First Annual Holiday Toy Drive to benefit Newark's neediest families.

We are collecting new toys and electronics, gift cards and cash donations that will be distributed during a special Christmas dinner.

Please drop off items between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. at Councilman Anibal Ramos Jr.'s Little City Hall, 646 Mount Prospect Avenue (Above Omar's Cafe).

Please call (973) 732-4485 if you have any further questions.


Turkeys Donated for Thanksgiving

IMG_0181-800.jpgThe Anibal Ramos Jr. Civic Association, the foundation created by Newark North Ward Councilman Anibal Ramos Jr., is donating more than 600 turkeys for Thanksgiving to families in need.

The turkey distribution began this weekend at the Lighthouse Assembly of God Church and Casa Mia, a senior complex in Newark's North Ward.

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ARJ Civic Hosts Movie Night at Branch Brook Park

The Anibal Ramos Jr. Civic Association hosted Movies Under the Stars at Branch Brook Park in Newark on Friday, Sept. 19, 2014.

As part of the evening, ARJ Civic donated more than 400 backpacks filled with school supplies to children in Newark.

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