Business Briefs

Jim DeAngelis, the Lakewood Blue-Claws community relations director, will be honored by the Salvation Army’s Ocean County Citadel for his continued commitment and partnering role with the Salvation Army.

Official recognition will take place during the annual Community Partner-ships Dinner, May 18 at 6:30 p.m. at the Ramada Inn, Lakewood. The dinner will also include a program highlighting the history of the Salvation Army.

DeAngelis is in his 10th year of professional baseball. Prior to coming to the BlueClaws in September 2000, the native of Seaside Park worked for the Philadel-phia Phillies for three years. He is a graduate of Drew University and the Peddie School in Hightstown. DeAngelis is the administrator of the Grand Slam We Care Foundation, and serves locally on the board of directors of the Toms River Chamber of Commerce, the Salva-tion Army of Ocean County, and is an appointed member of the Ocean County Tourism Advisory Council.

Other honorees at the dinner will include Ocean County Freeholder Gerry Little. For more information about the dinner or to purchase tickets to the event, call (732) 270-8393. Reservations must be received by May 10.

Dr. Walter Florek, a clinical psychologist and director of A&W Psychol-ogy Services, Lakewood, has announced the expansion of his practice with the addition of Dr. Diane M. Carbone. Dr. Carbone, a clinical neuropsychologist, will evaluate and prescribe treatment for patients with head injuries and head trauma, such as stroke, anoxia (carbon monoxide inhalation), concussion, and blunt trauma to the head, among others.

Prior to working at A&W Psycholog-ical Services, Dr. Carbone was director of the employee assistance program at Southern Ocean County Hospital, Mana-hawkin, and a staff member there in internal medicine.

Dr. Carbone received a B.A. in philosophy from Fordham University, N.Y.; and her M.A. and Ph.D. degrees from Fair-leigh Dickinson University, Teaneck. She completed her neuropsychological internship at New York University in 1990. Dr. Carbone is a member of the New Jersey Psychological Association, the American Psychological Association, and the National Academy of Neuropsychol-ogy. She is listed in Who’s Who of American Women.

A&W Psychological Services offers general psychological services in addition to neuropsychological services to military veterans and most recently to Middle East returnees, many of whom have suffered head trauma, neuropsychological disorders, and post traumatic stress. Additionally, Dr. Florek is available as a speaker.

The Jackson Chamber of Com-merce’s next general membership meeting will be held May 17 at 7 p.m. at the Quality Inn, 815 Route 37 west, Toms River. The scheduled speakers are Barry Lefkowitz, Jackson economic develop-ment consultant, and John Ciufo, New Jersey Commerce Economic and Tourism Division. The cost is $25 for members and $30 for nonmembers. Call (732) 833-0005 for reservations.

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