Senior Citizens Activities Network Raises Over $ 33,000 to Help Support Seniors in Monmouth & Ocean County at 33rd Annual Luncheon


Eatontown – The Senior Citizens Activities Network (SCAN) raised over $ 33,000 at its annual Distinguished Leaders Luncheon. The Annual Luncheon, SCAN’s flagship fundraising event, took place on October 19e at the prestigious Eagle Oaks Golf and Country Club in Farmingdale.

This year’s winners included Susan M. Kiley, Deputy Director of the County Commissioner; former SCAN Director General Pat Bohse; Jack Livingstone, SCAN member and volunteer instructor; Monmouth University and the Grunin Foundation.

THE SENIORS CITIZENS ACTIVITY NETWORK HONORS ITS 2021 LEADERS OF DISTINCTION WINNERS (from left to right: Ann Marie P. Mauro, PhD, Dean and Professor of the Marjorie K. Unterberg School of Nursing and Health Studies at the University of Monmouth; Jack Livingstone, Volunteer Jazz Instructor, SCAN; Pat Bohse, Former Executive Director, SCAN; County Commissioner, Deputy Director Susan M. Kiley, Jeremy Grunin, President of the Grunin Foundation.

SCAN Board Chair and CEO Tracey Wolfman welcomed attendees to SCAN’s first in-person fundraising event since before the pandemic, and highlighted the work and growth of the organization over the past year. Wolfman also introduced SCAN’s new executive director Mike Ciavolino, who took office in August this year.

“We are extremely grateful to our sponsors, funders, members, volunteers and friends of SCAN for all of their generous donations at our annual luncheon,” Ciavolino said. “With their support, we will be able to serve even more seniors in Monmouth and Ocean counties in 2021 and beyond. We thank all of our sponsors and participants from the bottom of our hearts. “

The main sponsors of the annual luncheon were the New Jersey Natural Gas Company, the Grunin Foundation, Comfort Keepers, the Hackensack Meridian Jersey Shore University Medical Center, Investors Bank, Monmouth Medical Center, Monmouth University, TD Bank and the VNA Health Center.

Since 1988, SCAN has been New Jersey’s premier nonprofit provider of social education, health and wellness programs for adults. The organization offers community programs to promote healthy lifestyles, lifelong learning, and access to community and economic resources to keep seniors active, healthy and connected. For more information on SCAN or to join or donate, visit them online at

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