Business Briefs

Charschan Chiropractic and Sports Injury Associates, 490 Georges Road, North Brunswick, is holding a sporting goods donation drive through June 15, with proceeds benefiting The Fresh Air Fund. Needed are balls (all sports), knee pads, helmets, gloves, bats and athletic shorts and pants (in excellent condition). For more information, call Charschan at (732) 846-6400.

Bruce Johnson, program and news director at WCTC, New Brunswick, was recently selected to receive the Distinguished American Award from the Central Jersey Chapter of the National Football Foundation. Johnson was recognized at the 37th annual awards dinner in mid-April. He has had a long-standing affiliation with the organization. According to Dan Finn, vice president and regional general manager at Greater Media New Jersey, Johnson is a consummate professional and a true asset to the organization. WCTC is owned and operated by Greater Media New Jersey, a subsidiary of Greater Media Inc., parent company of 19 AM and FM radio stations in the Boston, Detroit, New Jersey and Philadelphia markets. It also owns a printing plant and a group of weekly newspapers in central New Jersey as well as several telecommunications towers located throughout the United States.

The South Brunswick Family YMCA has announces James Richardson has joined its staff as health and wellness director. Richardson is a certified massage therapist as well as a registered yoga teacher. He will restructure the Y’s fitness department to include more health and wellness programs, including senior citizen, prenatal/postnatal and whole foods nutrition programs. Richardson and his family reside in South Brunswick.

The New School for Music Study, Kingston section of South Brunswick, has announced its co-founder, Louise Goss, was recently awarded the Music Teachers’ National Association Achievement Award. The award honors members that have devoted extensive time and energy to better the association and further the music teaching profession. Goss is a teacher, lecturer, clinician, author and editor, and currently serves as chair of the board of trustees at the Frances Clark Center for Keyboard Pedagogy.

The law firm of Lynch Martin, North Brunswick and Shrewsbury, has announced partner James D. Martin has been named a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers. The college strives to improve standards of trial practice, administration of justice, and ethics of trial professionals. Fellows are selected from lawyers that represent plaintiffs in civil cases, and defendants. There are approximately 5,500 members in the United States and Canada. Martin has been practicing law in New Jersey 30 years, and received his degree at Rutgers University School of Law, New Brunswick.