December 2019 Newsletter

Make this YOUR year!!!


Looking for some place to motivate and inspire you in 2020?  Imagine the changes you can make to your health and your body when you couple cutting-edge training with the right nutritional program.  And you incorporate regular follow-up and weigh-ins along with the latest technology for tracking calories burned and efforts rewarded during your workouts?  This is a special we are offering starting October 1st and ends December 31stThis will be a great way to prepare for the upcoming holiday season and right into 2020.  And although we offer month-to-month training (pay-as-you go option), we are thrilled to offer BIG savings to any new clients who are willing to you commit to their health for 12 months.  Your monthly payment is only $99 and it will include Unlimited Training, a 30-Minute Private Nutritional Counseling session — and we are even throwing in a brand-new MyZone training band that will help you track your calories burned as well as the zones you work in throughout your training sessions.  So come and take advantage of this spectacular savings that saves you over $500!!!!! It is so much easier to train, eat right and get results when you are accountable to someone . . . Let that be us!!!


WEEKLY NUTRITION BEING OFFERED STARTED JANUARY 8TH! This is a 16-Week Nutritional Program – AND YOU DO NOT NEED TO BE AN IMPACT CLIENT TO TAKE ADVANTAGE!  You can come strictly for this nutrition program if you like.  We want to help you set AND reach your health and fitness goals. Here is what you will get with this program:

  • Getting Started – Initial weigh-ins, measurements & goal setting
  • Weekly Meetings – Accountability – Weekly Weigh-Ins
  • Recipe Shares + Food & Macronutrient Tracking
  • Private Facebook Page — Support Group & Meet-Ups
  • Weekly Topics & Motivational Emails
  • Text or call Hillarie to sign up! 908-403-7620
  • CLICK HERE to see flyer with ALL the details.



 Do you think you will need a DETOX after a fun holiday season?  I know I will – every January J!  But that’s called BALANCE . . . enjoying life, but taking the time to RESET your metabolism and put yourself on the fast-track to weight-loss, improved energy levels and overall better health in the new year.  If you are ready to get started, text or call Hillarie (908) 403-7620.  You do not need to be one of our clients to participate in this program as it is all coached virtually and the products get shipped directly to your home and meal plans are emailed and coached over the phone.  It only takes 3-5 business days for your program to arrive!  Call today!



Strength Training: All of our Group Strength Sessions are being UPGRADED and will now be a Strength/H.I.I.T session.  This means that in addition to working all your major muscle groups through guided weight training, the last part of the session will include High Intensity Interval Training.  Weight training is one of the best ways to burn fat, and now you will be torching body fat even more at the end.  Please note, all of these sessions are led by our certified/degreed personal trainers, and there are always variations offered for outlined exercises — so all fitness levels are welcome. CLICK HERE to see the Group Training Schedule to see when the times this session is offered every week.

*Rise & GRIND:  This is a *NEW 30-Minute Express small group training session that is being offered at 5:15 a.m. on Friday’s (starting December 6th) and it is also be offered on Saturday mornings at 9:00 a.m. This workout will focused on completing a 3 sets of the outlined weight-training exercises — and with time left over, you will torch your metabolism with some high intensity exercises. So if you are pressed for time and want the most out of your workout, HERE YOU GO!! And AGAIN, always motivated and guided by a trainer!


PLEASE CHECK OUT OUR CALENDAR THAT IS CHOCK-FULL OF AMAZING TRAINING SESSIONS TO HELP YOU REACH YOUR GOALS.  Why is our Group Training different than a big box gym where you can take classes or work out on your own? You are ALWAYS led by a Certified or Degreed Personal Trainer – not just a fitness coach who was certified by the gym where they work.  Great trainers are hard to find . . . but we take our time and we choose high-level trainers who are ready to motivate you and guide you, every single session!  We are a training facility that offers personal training, multi-level bootcamps (so all fitness levels are welcome), elite athlete training, weight-training sessions, weight-loss programs, nutrition and more!  Please check out our schedule as we offer programs for adults, teens and kids.  Questions?  Give us a call:  (908) 428-7978!  #investinyou

KIDS TRAINING IS BACK ON SATURDAY’S AT 10:00 a.m.: This program is always a hit for ages 7-12 . . . And will begin on Saturdays at 10:00 a.m. starting November 2nd.  During this 45-minute workout, we focus on speed, agility, balance, strength & conditioning, and running form.  We use lots of fun equipment like ladders, hurdles, medicine balls, slide boards, plyo-boxes, and more!  If you have a 12 year old that you would like us to evaluate, we would be happy to see if their athletic abilities would be better utilized in our Elite Athlete Program for kids 13+.  KIDS Training drop-ins are only $15, or the discounted rate for the month/4 sessions is $55. Questions, just call Michael at 908-403-7605.

ATTENTION ALL RUNNERS:  So many of our bootcampers and personal training clients have formed an amazing relationship and started entering mud races, 5K’s and other obstacle course races together.  It’s a great community of people (all ages) and they are making fitness that much more FUN!  Bill Mathers (also on the board member of Steps Together with me) created a running group that meets every Sunday at 8:00 a.m. @ the Millstone entrance (Rt. 514) to the D&R Canal.  Many of our clients participate in this run on Sundays . . . So if you are interested in joining this group, it’s open to anyone and everyone. . .  Just head over to the meeting place, and have a great run with some truly inspiring people! 

RESOLUTION RUN:  Every year !MPACT Training provides sponsorship for this fun celebration of the New Year by donating Gift Certificates for training & nutrition. This is a great community event (walk or run 5K) that takes place on New Year’s Day – Wednesday, January 1st, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. – and it starts at the Municipal Building on South Branch Road.  And hey, you can join the Sunday morning running group with Bill Mathers and some of the !MPACT folks to stay in running shape for this event (see paragraph above for running meet-up info).  The Resolution Run fills up quickly and cuts off registration soon, so CLICK HERE to register:


Christmas Eve – Tuesday, December 24th:  Regular schedule at the start of the day with our 5:45 a.m. Bootcamp and our 9:30 a.m. Bootcamp sessions –CLOSING AT NOON.  Personal Training clients need to confirm their appointments directly with their trainer.

Christmas Day – Wednesday, December 25th – CLOSED

Day after Christmas – Thursday, December 26th –NO 5:45 a.m. Bootcamp, and NO 8:00 a.m. Bootcamp.  We will have a 9:30 a.m. Post-Holiday Bootcamp, and a regular schedule for the rest of the day.

New Year’s Eve – Tuesday, December 31st — Regular schedule at the start of the day with our 5:45 a.m. Bootcamp and our 9:30 a.m. Bootcamp session.   NO EVENING GROUP TRAINING SESSIONS.  Personal Training clients need to confirm their appointments directly with their trainer.

New Year’s Day – Wednesday, January 1st – CLOSED

Day after the New Year – Thursday, January 2nd — Regular schedule all day starting at 5:45 a.m.!! WOOHOO!


YOGA:  We are thrilled to have Erin Chung offering Yoga on TWO SUNDAYS:  December 8th and December 15th at 8:00 a.m. sharp.  Please bring a yoga mat, a bottle of water and your positive energy!  Namaste!  We may add another yoga session in November so we will keep you posted.

RECIPE:  Garlic Mashed Cauliflower

Awesome HEALTY side-dish for the holidays – and also makes a great side-dish for your lunch if you are looking for something to compliment your protein source!  That’s right!  Get on the fast-track for weight-loss, improved energy levels and better overall health!  CLICK HERE TO VIEW/PRINT RECIPE


GIVING TREEOur Steps-Together Giving Tree is up and on display. Please feel free to stop by anytime between now and December 12th and pay your blessings forward this holiday season. Drop off gift cards for any store . . . and these gift cards will be shared with local families facing a medical crisis. #stepstogether


SPEED, AGILITY, STRENGTH & CONDITIONING – ELITE ATHLETE TRAINING:  Let us help your athlete get faster, stronger and learn proper running form, along with learning about Sports Nutrition so they fuel their bodies for optimal performance. They will build core strength, increase speed & quickness, and condition their bodies to improve overall performance.  This program is a combination of weights and speed/endurance training, so it’s perfect for any athlete.  Most of all, our trainers will help build CONFIDENCE in your kids/teensThe Elite Athlete Program are discounted group sessions – and they will receive “Unlimited Training” for teens 13-17.  We also offer one-on-one sessions or partner sessions for those who want to work with a trainer on a more specific goal.  E-mail us if you want more info or want to schedule an appt:

VERTIMAX TRAINING:  Parents: Do you have an athlete who wants to be able to jump higher and become more explosive for their sport of choice? Our Vertimax Training is just what your athlete needs.  These are 30-minute, one-on-one training sessions using our Vertimax Trainer.  This patented, jump-training technology (PICTURED ABOVE) is specifically designed to power in all phases of a vertical jump – which is great for every sport.  By simultaneously targeting explosive leg power and arm swing velocity, athletes can now maximize their vertical lift component and get unmatched vertical gains. So this equipment can help your athlete run faster, jump higher and become more explosive.  Our customized plans are based on each client’s specific goals – and we identify their strengths and weaknesses . . . then we get to work!  To learn more about this training or how to get on our trainers’ calendar, call Michael:  908-403-7605.

ANYONE INTERESTED IN A SUPER FUN AND INSPIRING SIDE-HUSTLE? All you need is the desire to become healthy and fit yourself!  I will provide the training and guidance which is giving so many moms and dads the opportunity to work from home so they have more time with their family, friends and hobbies. So whether you are looking for full-time or part-time hours, this opportunity is for YOU! Call for more info Hillarie: 908-403-7620.

SENIORS DISCOUNTED RATE:  Did you know that we offer a discounted training rate for those who are 60 years or older?  YAY!  One of the perks of turning 60!  Our Unlimited Training for those 60 years or older is at the discounted rate of only $99 per month.  And during this type of training, you will ALWAYS be guided by a trainer so we take the “guess work” out of your weekly training routine!  Most of our clients are coming 3-4 times per week for training, so with this NEW discounted price for seniors, they will only paying about $6.18 per training session!  YAHOO!  We love keeping people fit at every age, and all of our sessions are multi-level, so we meet you where you are . . . Then we help you set goals AND meet them!!   We also offer a $5 discount on each Personal Training appointment for anyone who is 60 or older – along with the discounted price of only $15 for drop-ins to our group sessions.   For info on how to join !MPACT, call Michael at 908-403-7605.

TEAM TRAINING:  If your team is looking to get FASTER AND STRONGER, call us to learn about our discounted rates for teams.  No matter the sport, our Certified Personal Trainers will customize the team training to meet your needs.  And what a great way to build comradery among team mates.  Even if you can’t get the entire team together, training with a handful of team mates builds great comradery. We will work on strength, speed, agility, quickness, explosiveness, flexibility, core strength and stamina.  Give Michael a call to find out rates and trainer availability:  908-403-7605.

OUR LATEST IMPACT TRAINING COMMERCIAL!:  We are so excited to share the new commercial that plays before EVERY movie at the Hillsborough Cinema.  Check it out here, and FEEL our energy, knowledge and passion for what we do:

!MPACT OFFERS ½ HOUR PERSONAL TRAINING SESSIONS:  Some people are pressed for time, others juggling finances . . . but one thing for sure, many of you are making fitness a priority.  You now have the option to come for a full, 55-minute personal training session — OR come for a 30-minute personal training session.  We will help you set some goals and then take action!  During this 30-minute session, you will perform a quick & effective warm-up, work all your major muscle groups, stimulate your core, and burn calories and fat.  These sessions are customized to meet your needs, and you can also do it with a friend!  And maybe you have a young athlete who you think could benefit from some one-on-one training.  Thirty-minute sessions are extremely affordable.  Call us today to find out pricing for these sessions . . . You can pay as you come or purchase a discounted 10-Pack of 30-Minute Sessions.  No excuses. . . you can do it now!  Call Michael for Pricing and availability:  908-403-7605

FOR THOSE WHO ARE WONDERING ABOUT OUR “ZONE” TRAINING:  We want to help our clients SET and REACH their fitness goals.  For those who are interested in using the latest technology, our trainers are prepared to turn ALL of your workouts into ZONE Training – whether you are coming for personal training, bootcamps, strength training or Elite Athlete Training!  This will help you burn fat and build lean muscle so you are fit and energized!  This new Zone training method involves using a special heart-rate monitor (chest strap) that not only connects to your cell phone app, but the minute you walk into IMPACT Training, your device connects via Bluetooth – so your name appears in a box on our giant-screen TV.  With this technology, you can simply glance at the display to see the zone you are training in during your workout.  This cutting-edge technology is completely optional for our clients, but so far everyone seems to want IN!  This new system not only displays the percentage of your max heart rate during your entire workout, but it is color-coded so you can easily see whether you are in fat-burning mode or high intensity/conditioning mode.  This equipment is so helpful whether your goal is weight-loss –or building stamina/endurance for a fitness race or event.  Just speak to Michael at the front desk and he can order your strap – DO NOT ORDER ON-LINE, as we get them for our clients at a discount!  We literally get them for 50% off, and we want to pass that savings onto our clients.  Once you receive it, you register it on-line with all your personal data – and you will automatically be connected to our facility as soon as you walk in!  How cool is this?!!!


Month of DECEMBER:

Hillarie Zoe Scannelli
Co-Owner – !MPACT Training

I hate when New Years is approaching because we tend to bring on the fad diets. How about BALANCE – how about CONSISTENCY?  So let’s talk about better health – improved energy levels, and of course, weight-loss.  Between our 16-Week Weight Wellness Program and our amazing training (group or personal training for every age and fitness level), we can finally help you reach those health and fitness goals you’ve been thinking about.  We tend to put it off . . . If you are a parent, you tend to put yourself last – always caring for everyone else.  Remember we can be a better parent, better co-worker, better friend, better son or daughter, and better PERSON when we are truly happy with ourselves.  I would love to offer you a FREE consultation to talk about your health and fitness goals and how we can help you achieve them.   Remember, the only way to fail is to quit.  We will have no quitters here.  Let’s do this!  Please call me if you’d like to set up a FREE Consultation: 908-403-7620 –Hillarie


These are all businesses we have used and would highly recommend . . . everything from financial planning — to decorative cookie platters for a special occasion — to real estate — to plumbing – to acupuncture!  We’ve got it all!  I always prefer to use a business that I was referred to – word of mouth is the best form of advertisement.

Prime My Body Help Oil:  Meghan Hayes . . . client, fitness enthusiast, wife, and mother of three young athletes has started her own business (working from home), and it was all because she fell in love with an amazing hemp product that she feels changed her lives, along with the people she loves.  This CBD/Hemp Oil formulated by Dr. Chris Shad.  The oil gives us a proprietary delivery system providing rapid uptake and 99% bioavailability and absorption.  It’s non-GMO, gluten-free, soy-free, and supports, mood, focus, sleep, bone health, blood sugar, immune neurological-function and physical discomfort – with research showing it assists with over 250 conditions.  Visit Megan’s website to learn more: or call/text her at:  908-256-0239.

MB HOME IMPROVEMENTS (Mauricio Barajas) is an independent contractor founded by Mauricio Barajas.  They handle all renovations and remodels . . . kitchen, bathroom, basements, and more!  They also provide painting and custom woodwork services.  I’ve seen some of his before and after photos of their jobs, and they are outstanding.  They are also professional and reliable.  You can reach Mauricio at 908-500-0148

ALL ABOUT ME DESIGNS — Custom T-Shirts & Apparel (908) 2928992 – email:  The gals who started this company are absolutely amazing . . . Cindy Caramico and Amy Smith came in to !MPACT Training to bring their kids for personal training – and we found out they are working moms who also started a part-time business making gorgeous customized t-shirts.  We had them make several for !MPACT and we really LOVE them!  They have many different types of shirts (t-shirts, muscle tanks, sweatshirts/hoodies – for both ladies and men).  So if you need a special t-shirt made for yourself, for your family reunion, for a team sport, or any other event, these gals are the people to see . . . I had !MPACT ones made with a glitter font!! YAHOO!

PURE POWER, Electrical Services, LLC:  For all your electrical services, reach out to owner and licensed electrician, Richard Dietrich 908-829-4252 – email:

NORZ HILL FARM:  I LOVE Norz Hill Farm in the summer when I am dying for their Jersey tomatoes, fresh produce — delicious corn, and look so forward to pumpkin picking in the fall.  And their fresh baked pies are amazing!   Now you have got to try their meats:  steaks, burgers, ham, bacon and more!  Visit their website for farm hours and activites/events . . . LOVE the owners (Debbie & Rich Norz) and LOVE that farm!

MAILBOXES BUSINESS CENTER:  Our favorite place in town for all of our copy and stationary needs.  Matt Schorr, owner of Mailboxes Business Center is also a great guy . . . always giving back to the community.  Stop in to see Matt and his staff at Mailboxes business Center — for everything from copies, to mailing packages — to making business cards.  Matt does it all:  908-874-6200 (located in the Shop-Rite shopping center on Rt. 206 in Hillsborough).

FARLEY LAWN SERVICES:  Marshall Farley, owner/proprietor, is also one of the amazing firefighters from the Flagtown Fire & Rescue that trained with us.  Farley Lawn Services (residential & commercial) offers lawn maintenance (spring/fall), tree pruning & removal, pavers, retaining walls, mulch & stone.  908-872-2451.  Quality, dependable serving!

INTERIOR & EXTERIOR RENOVATION & BUILDER CO.:  Pro Builders Plus, Hillsborough – Walt Wengryn handles everything from roofing and siding, to interior renovations, and additions, etc. – He and his teams provide quality work at competitive prices:  Walt has done work for everyone in my neighborhood! Call Walt at 908-369-7562 (references are available!).

Check out this great website to see what’g going on for kids in the area!: This website lists all upcoming events and happenings for kids in our communities throughout New Jersey.  Log on to see the fun local happenings.

REVIVAL BARBER SHOP!:  Congrats to Jen Korab – owner of Renaissance Hair Salon, as they expanded and opened another shop last year called Revival!  This BARBER SHOP  specializes in men’s haircuts and hot shaves, and will be located in the same strip mall as Renaissance Salon (411 Route 206 in Hillsborough – New Amwell is the cross street).  They are amazing and do some fun/trendy razor cuts too!

RODAN & FIELDS Dermatology:  “You exercise to improve/maintain your body. Why not use awesome skincare to improve/maintain  your skin too!”  One of our clients, Colleen Schwarz, is so excited to launch her new business as an independent skincare consultant with Rodan and Fields Dermatologists  (of ProActive fame). Rodan and Fields has all skin types covered. Please feel free to call Colleen at 908 392 3144 or email her at  to chat about what products would be best for you.

CIRCUS PLACE in Hillsborough has LOTS of new classes on their calendar! Something fun and different to do for your kids or YOU!  Check out their website: or email me the owner at: for more information!

SWEET PERFECTION by Maria:  If you need beautiful, customized cookies (as well as cupcakes and other special treats) for a special occasion, then you need to contact my friend, Maria Ryan.  She is so ridiculously talented . . . her cookies looks so pretty you hate to eat them . . . but you should be cause they are buttery and delicious!  She can design cookies for any occasion . . . birthday, baby shower, get-well, corporate events, anniversary, etc.  Contact Maria at:

BRONZE AMBITION:  Best spray tan I ever had . . . hands down!  Rebecca Veronika not only knows how to apply an amazingly even and golden spray tan, but she is friendly and professional, and I would HIGHLY recommend her.  I’ve gotten LOTS of spray tans over the years when I was competing in Fitness & Figure competitions.  Those tans looked o.k. on stage, but when you got up close, they were streaky and very “orange”.  Bronze Ambition will come to you!  She comes fully equipped.  To contact Rebecca:  732-580-2747

RENAISSANCE SALON:Renaissance Hair Salon & Spa (located in the strip mall on Rt. 26 – near Dunkin Donuts & Sal’s Cleaners – at the top of New Amwell Rd.).  They offer a relaxing and welcoming environment that is both modern and chic. Their expertly trained stylists have a passion for what they do and make every decision with the guests needs in mind. They have combined exquisite and innovative services to create an experience like no other.  Renaissance stylists are trained in the latest techniques in order to remain on the cutting edge of hair care and creativity. When creating a new look, their stylists pay close attention to detail, and great consideration is placed on adaptability and suitability. This allows us to personalize each look to the individual’s facial features, hair type, and lifestyle. They are confident you will find their team among the finest anywhere. Visit their website to view our full menu of services, including facials, microdermabrasion, waxing, and full salon services.

RWJ SPORTS PHYSICAL THERAPY:  This is a great place to go for any type of physical rehab – and boy, are did a great job on my lower-back pain!  They handle everything from ligament sprains to arthritic pain.  I have always had a strong core and lower back, but I guess my age (47), my strenuous training routine/6 days per week, and the long hours I spend on my feet every day as a trainer can often take a toll on my lower back.  Every now and again, it just tightens up and I am in a lot of pain.  I heavily rely on the physical therapists at Sports Physical Therapy to get me mobile and pain free again!  They have multiple locations, and one of the partners, Jeff Erickson, is a neighbor of mine – great guy!  Can’t say enough about what an awesome facility this is!  Hillsborough location:  908-359-8800, Princeton (609) 419-0455, Somerset (732) 565-5455, Flemington (908) 806-2000.

ARBONNE: Christine Murphy, a dedicated client at !MPACT Training just launched her own business with Arbonne!  Arbonne is a highly regarded, premium brand with a Swiss heritage.  Their skincare, cosmetic & nutritional products are healthy, safe, botanically-based and inspired by nature.  The Arbonne experience starts with changing your skin, then it is about changing your life.  If you are interested in purchasing products, hosting an event, or starting a business, contact her at:

BELLE MEAD PHYSICAL THERAPY: Another GREAT physical therapy facility in town . . . Are you dealing with ongoing pain?  Did you recently experience an injury?  Mark Nagel, Physical Therapist, would be happy to provide you with a FREE consultation so that you increase your range of motion and work towards being pain FREE!  Belle Mead Physical Therapy is located at 476 Amwell Road (right near the high school) in Hillsborough (908) 281-6515.

REALTOR: Are you looking to buy a new home or sell your current home? You really need someone who understands what you want and isn’t going to waste your time. Melissa is not only professional to deal with, but understands that families are the most important thing and so is the home they live in. Call Melissa Martin of Weichert Realtors – cell: 908-656-4070 or email:

FRANKLIN MEDICAL GROUP:  Dr. Steven DelMaestro (MD, Internal Medicine) of Hillsborough, NJ was approached to head up Franklin Medical Group – a new medical practice affiliated with Somerset Medical Hospital.  Before taking on this new venture, Dr. DelMaestro had his own practice for 22 years, operating out of his offices in New Brunswick and North Brunswick (NJ).  So . . . when is the last time you had a complete physical?  Your health is so important – and so is finding a doctor who cares and actually takes the time to get to know you and your health history.  Maybe you are presently getting medical care from a practice that is so huge – with so many different doctors that you feel it lacks that personal touch.  Make your health a priority:  908-685-2526 (located @ Franklin Commons, 454 Elizabeth Avenue, Suite 210, Somerset, New Jersey).

MADCONNECTIONS TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS -who provided a complete set-up of our new computers at !MPACT!  Jaquim also helped me out last year when my home computer had some kind of a virus eating away at it — to the point where the screen went black.  But because I still had power on this computer, Jaquim was able to salvage all my data and most of all, my MUSIC!!  He cleaned it up and put my desktops stuff back in working order (i.e., Microsoft Office) — in addition to adding protection so this type of thing doesn’t happen again.  MADCONNECTIONS is a professional, affordable and reliable computer repair company.  Call them between 8:00 a.m. and 10:00 p.m. at 907-768-6534 or email:  MADCONNECTIONS@COMCAST.NET

STEPS TOGETHER:  This is a local charity dedicated to inspiring our community to paying their blessings forward and supporting families in Somerset County facing a medical crisis.  If you are looking for a great charity to get involved with, check out their website:  Courtney and Mike Newman (founders of Steps Together) are wonderful people – dedicating their lives to helping others.

20% OFF if you mention this add!!!!  A&B LANDSCAPING of Central NJ: 908-240-8784.  They do everything from lawn maintenance (cutting, edging, weeding, seasonal work, etc) and they also do landscape design, patio pavers and MORE!  Increase the value of your home by improving the appearance of your lawn, shrubs and landscaping!!!  They can make your house look like something out of Better Homes and Gardens!! Call today!

DOCTOR:  Looking for a doctor you can rely on? Take good care of your body, and go for regular check-ups and blood work . . . We can’t take good health for granted.  Come and meet the wonderful doctors in this group, like Ernest J DeLaCruz, MD (Board Certified in Internal Medicine), Montgomery Internal Medicine Group, 719 Route 206, Suite 100, Hillsborough , NJ (908) 904-0920

ITALIAN CUISINE:  Caffe Piazza – DINE-IN, PICK-UP OR CATERING AVAILABLE:  Fine Italian dining and catering by owner, Antonio Ruffa (a great friend and former client).  Caffe Piazza is located on Route 206 in Hillsborough (in the same strip mall with Stop-N-Shop).  Let them cater your next affair!  (908) 359-9494

HILLSBOROUGH PODIATRY . . . Attention Hillsborough Residents – Marc Mizrachy is a fellow fitness enthusiast and also a well-recognized Podiatrist in town.  They are open 6 days per week including Saturdays and three evenings.  Hillsborough Podiatry Group — 719 Route 206, Suite 107, Hillsborough, NJ  08844 — (908)431-5901 –

WILLS:  Do you presently have a will?  It may sound like something you can put off, but wouldn’t you like to make sure your family is taken care of – just the way you want?  Tiffany Moore, Esq. can help simplify the process so you can rest easy, knowing everything is outlined properly – and she’ll make sure you don’t forget anything or anyone.  And we are not just talking about monetary issues – what about guardians for your children or your pets in the unfortunate event something happens to you?  Everyone should have a will — Don’t put it off another day . . . Gain piece of mind:  Call Tiffany @ (908) 797-3198 or email her @:

Organic Farm in Hillsborough:  Jon Knox and his wife, Kimberly, have started an organic farm at Duke Farms. Everything they grow is done following the USDA organic guidelines as part of their lease with Duke Farms and the Northeast Organic Farming Association (NOFA-NJ). Please check out their website or the detailed article from the Hillsborough Patch.  Both links are attached:   and

PODIATRIST:  Dr. Brandon Zuklie, LLC –: Treats any and all issues of the foot and ankle, from warts to stress fractures and all other athletic injuries.  Treats children as well as adults, and accepts most insurance plans.  Address:1161 202N Branchburg (in the same strip mall near Phil’s Pizza and Texas Liquor — by Imclone and Chubb).  Other offices in Piscataway and Monroe, NJ – for moreinfo:

The Game & Party Place is New Jersey’s newest gaming venue with all the latest gaming systems as well as arcade games.  This is a brand new business located at 27 South Street in Manville.  It is owned and operated by Hillsborough residents, Melissa and Anthony D’Aniello so let’s show this local business some support while showing our kids a great time!  Kids can go there to play their favorite arcade and video games with an hourly pass or daily pass – and they host parties too!  I was pleasantly surprised to see how affordable the parties are – and they include everything for an amazing party!  These days we can spend a small fortune on birthday parties . . . their pricing is awesome. To read an article with lots of info about this new business, click here:—August-2018  For more info, you can call them at:  (908) 393-9006

The Preferred Client Group, LLC.   Jamie Moore is a great client of ours, and he is on this team of financial professionals that act as Your Personal Financial Concierge, helping you make efficient business and personal economic decisions. We will become the single source to facilitate your comprehensive financial affairs.  They provide a comprehensive educational process that includes the strategies, solutions, and resources necessary to make wise financial decisions. Through our holistic planning process, they will efficiently and cost effectively help build and protect your wealth.  Their team of financial professionals can help you address: Investing principles and strategies, Retirement investing and distribution strategies, Estate conservation issues, Risk management.  FOR MORE INFO OR A CONSULTATION, CONTACT JAMIE @:  908-272-3722

A Source for Wellness – Acupuncture:  (908) 392-3468 — Michael Gonzales,  is located at 67 Mountain Blvd., Warren, NJ.  Michael sees himself as a partner in a person’s healing journey, assisting them in taking responsibility for their health through acupuncture and wellness.  And I had the pleasure of getting a complimentary acupuncture session to relieve stress . . . It was amazing!  Such an interesting way to treat patients for a variety of reasons, and it has been around for centuries!

ACTIVCORE — ONE-ON-ONE PHYSICAL THERAPY — CONTINUUM HEALTH CLINICS:  Adrienne Jensen and Activcore offer physical therapy services that are one-on-one for the entire session utilizing suspension equipment (Redcord) to maximize treatment times in a pain-free environment so people can achieve their goals faster.  They assess the whole person from head to toe to find out the cause and not just treat the pain.  Adrienne also offers golf-specific assessments!  908-625-625-9688  They are located not far off Route 206 — just down the road in Princeton (800 Bunn Drive, Princeton, NJ) . . .  AMAZING facility!

DRX DUCT CLEANING:  Call George:  (908) 755-2950 . . . THANK YOU to George Ghanime, owner of DRX Duct Cleaning, who learned that the Koll family was in need of having their air-ducts and AC/heating vents cleaned so they could bring their son, Chris Koll home from the hospital.  Since Chris wass undergoing chemotherapy, it is essential they do all they can to help his compromised immune system, so cleaning out all the duct work was first on the list to reduce the chances of mold, etc.  I told George about the Koll family, and he immediately reached out to them to provide them with service, and he picked up the tab.  George knew that Chris is one of the Steps Together beneficiaries, and he wanted to give back.  Thank you so much, George!  Visit their website:

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