A Message from the Monmouth County NJ Branch President
Welcome to the Monmouth County, New Jersey Branch of the English-Speaking Union of the United States! We are in what is known as the Garden State. The opportunities for the work and advancement of the ESU are as plentiful as the wonderful foods and produce of this great State – and we have great seafood and the shore in the area of this Branch. Come visit us!
This Branch was established over 50 years ago and is very active in scholarship, fellowship and education. We are dedicated to the Shakespeare Competition and have recently assisted in the launch and establishment of the Garden State Debate League - a very exciting and lively adventure!
We hope you will look at this web site regularly and follow and attend some or all of our events and offerings.We would value your participation and hope you will consider becoming a member.
Calendar - 2012-2013
November 17 - William White: Noted autority on the War of 1812. Monmouth Beach Cultural Center - 3-5PM - Cocktails and Finger Foods
December 15 - Annual Holiday Party, Rumson Country Club
Cocktails, Traditional English Dinner, Music -Black Tie Optional
February 10 - A Speaker and Dinner, Beacon Hill Country Club, Middletown, NJ - Evening
March 2 - Shakespeare Competition - Brookdale Community College. 9am - noon.
April 7 - Scholar's Tea and Annual General Meeting, Election of Officers. Winners from the Competition receive their prizes and perform.
June - Garden party - location and date TBA
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Cole Porter, Noel Coward-Themed Fundraiser a Success
It was billed as a "delightful, delovely" evening dubbed "Let's Do It" when the Monmouth County branch of the English Speaking Union (ESU) celebrated the music and genius of Noel Coward and Cole Porter with a jazz age-themed fundraiser June 24 at Raven and The Peach in Fair Haven.
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