RED BANK: GIANT KETTLE ROLLS INTO TOWN

What’s unofficially billed as the world’s largest Salvation Army donation-collection kettle is scheduled to make a couple of Red Bank appearances in the days leading up to Christmas. 

Read More »

KETTLE COMPETITION HEATS UP

girlsAction from the 2010 girls’ championship game between Forrestdale and Knollwood. (Photos by Peter Lindner. Click to enlarge)

The Salvation Army Red Bank Corps building on Newman Springs Road is the setting for the seventh annual “high squeal factor” Red Kettle Classic youth basketball tournament Saturday.

Featuring the boys and girls teams of Knollwood Middle School, Forrestdale Middle School, Red Bank Charter School, St. James School and Holy Cross School, as well as the Red Bank Youth Team, the tourney is sponsored by United Teletech Financial.

First game tip off at 8:45 a.m., with concessions, free megaphones and admission just one dollar for students (or free with donation of nonperishable food item).

Game participants will receive complimentary tournament T-shirts, goody bags, participant certificates, and possible selection to the coveted “All-Tournament Team” made up of game MVPs. Call (908)902-2203 or email for more info.

Salvation Army Jane H. Booker Community Center, Newman Springs Rd., Red Bank • 8:30am/ $4 adults, $1 students