As we near this festive time of year, we’d like to welcome you all to the HOLIDAY SHOWCASE MAGAZINE, complete with the beautiful “Red Door” front cover painting by Denise Debiasi! During this special time of year, we are often reminded of the countless blessings in our lives and people we love, while reflecting on events throughout the year and as we look forward to the wonderful things to come in 2019.
As always, you will find your favorite columns, features and articles, as well as new and returning LOCAL advertisers. Looking for some holiday family fun? This issue Showcases the Family Fun Holiday Calendar, The Warren Holiday Walk, Berkeley Heights Winter Walk, On the Record in NYC, Community Calendar of Events, By the Exits, and check out the Community Chatter for more holiday happenings. Be sure to take advantage of all the LOCAL holiday events this season!
For the perfect holiday gift, just go to the Showcase Holiday Dining & Shopping Section or our Health & Beauty Section for a great selection of LOCAL restaurants, retailers, salons and don’t forget, gift cards make great stocking stuffers!
We all know that the best and most rewarding gift of all is the one we give ourselves when we help those in need. This issue features several charities and organizations that could use your help this holiday season. Be sure to read the Giving Back column, Showcasing three charities, and our Community Chatter pages.
Showcase Salutes are featured in every issue highlighting LOCAL businesses. For this issue, we have Showcased five advertisers: The Eye Care and Surgery Center, Forest Lodge Catering and the Sherwood Chalet, Frutta Bowls, Galbraith Landscape Construction and Giovanna’s Restaurant, so be sure to read all about these businesses and their success stories!
Don’t forget to check out the Holiday Word Find for a chance to win a Gift Package worth $150! Just solve it, fax it in and it’s that easy to win! And if you want to show off your baby/toddler for a chance to win the “Cutie Pie” award, go to page 8 for all the details! We love receiving your adorable baby pics!
The Showcase is available ON-LINE at www.theshowcasemagazine.net. Follow us on Twitter & Instagram @TheShowcaseMag and friend us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/TheShowcaseMagazine. This allows our advertisers to increase their visibility and helps to promote their goods and services. Our ON-LINE Business Guide is bigger and better than ever with over 100 businesses and new additions joining every day! Just go to www.theshowcasemagazine.net and click on Business Guide. You will find categories to make it easy to navigate and find exactly what you are looking for. Can’t find it? Just email or call us and we will be more than happy to refer you.
We would like to thank our readers and advertisers for supporting us as well as the businesses and professionals of The Showcase Magazine, who have made it possible for us to give back to the community for the past 22 years! On behalf of all our loyal customers, this holiday season The Showcase has donated to the Mount Bethel Volunteer Fire Company.
We encourage you to patronize your LOCAL businesses and professionals and SHOP SMART and SHOP LOCAL! LOCAL IS THE BEST PLACE TO BE!
Patti and I, and The Showcase staff wish you and your families many Blessings, Peace, Health and Happiness throughout this Holiday Season and all through the New Year!
Nina and Patti