The Rotary Club of The Skylands hosted its annual HarvestFest at Jersey Girl Brewery on Friday, November 5. The event raised $10,000 for scholarships. 
The event, chaired by Rotarian Jason Lorenz of Hopatcong, drew more than 100 attendees. It featured the Mount Olive-based Jersey Girl Brewing beer and a buffet dinner catered by Polo's Bar & Grill in Netcong. 

"This event was a huge success thanks to the donors and Rotarians who made it possible," said Mark Hartmann, Past President of the 74-year-old Skylands Rotary Club. "Because of the event scholarships and academic awards will be given to students in Netcong, Stanhope, Byram and Mount Olive." 
Fulton Bank was the Event Sponsor with HartmannRhodes and Kingtown Truck Stop as Founding Sponsors. The Hollenberg Group of RBC Wealth Management, Schenck Price Smith & King, LLP and 7 West Hair Designers were recognized as Endowed Patrons. Colavito & Associates sponsored dinner. Beer rounds were sponsored by, Leber-Lakeside Funeral Home, and TS Ltd. Scholarships contributions recognized were: Polo's Bar & Grill, The Second Half on Main, Our Lady of the Assumption Society, AR Affordable Maintenance, RJM Investigations, Solar Bear Energy, Bucco for Senate, Kathleen Walsh, The Growing Stage, JH Bongiorno and Bernadette Dalesandro. 
About The Skylands Rotary Club:
The Rotary Club of The Skylands, founded in 1947, is a local chapter of Rotary International serving Byram Township and Stanhope Borough in Sussex County and Netcong Borough and Mt Olive Township in Morris County. Our Club members - called Rotarians - work, live and play by the Rotary motto "Service Above Self". Our Club’s focus is to support families and children in your community with a budgeted charitable impact in excess of $17,000 per year. Visit the Club online at for more information.