Central NJ Website to Receive Community Media Excellence Award

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  • Newark, NJ (1888PressRelease) June 10, 2012 - Yoursomerset.com has been selected as the recipient of the 2012 Arc of Somerset County Community Media Excellence Award. The award is in recognition of yoursomerset.com's promotion and coverage of Arc events, as well as the website's overall commitment to Somerset County and its residents.

    The 2012 Somerset County Media Excellence Award will be presented at the Annual Arc of Somerset County Membership Meeting & Awards Ceremony on Monday, June 18th at 5:00 pm. The event will be held at the Holiday Inn, 195 Davidson Avenue in Somerset, New Jersey.

    "Since launching yoursomerset.com in 2010, we've been committed to serving as a media partner for Somerset County area non-profits", said Bridget Juliano of Point Media, parent company of yoursomerset.com. "The Arc's vital importance to the community and its success in improving the quality of life for thousands of area residents with intellectual and developmental disabilities, makes this a very special award for Point Media."

    Past recipients of the Community Media Excellence Award include the Star-Ledger and mycentraljersey.com.

    In addition to the Community Media Excellence Award, Arc will honor its volunteers, staff, consumers, supporters, and community partners. Refreshments and exhibitions by program directors will begin at 5:00 pm and the awards program will start at 6:00 pm. The event is free and open to the public.

    For more information, contact Laura Ziegler at Arc of Somerset County at 908-725-8544 x608.

    The Arc of Somerset County serves individuals with developmental disabilities and their families from birth through the senior years of life with many programs and services in Somerset County. They serve over one thousand children, adults, and their families in 32 locations, including 26 group homes and apartments, four employment centers, the Jerry Davis Center for Children and Families, and Camp Jotoni.

    Yoursomerset.com is a part of the Point Media network of New Jersey community websites. Point Media also produces mybergen.com, myhudsoncounty.com, yourhunterdon.com and yourmorris.com.

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