The Mission of the North Brunswick Humane Association is to provide education and guidance to our community in pet and wildlife issues through various community groups, civic organizations, and school boards for the purpose of enhancing quality of life for our pets, wildlife and residents. We also support endeavors that promote humane and protective services in the treatment of animals.

March Meeting Minutes


North Brunswick Humane Association

March Monthly Meeting (3/12/12)

7:30 pm ET

710 Hermann Road –NB Community Complex

Conference Room #1



  • The meeting called to order by Jay  Soloway at 7:32pm
  • In Attendance: Not Available
  • Opening & Introductions by the Membership took place
  • The February Minutes read and accepted – Membership
  • Treasurer’s Report- deferred by Vincent – no update


  • Dog/Cat Food Bank – Update by Sandi- we fed 32 cats
    and 13 dogs since last month. A special thank you to the Old Bridge
    Shelter who helped us get through the food requirements since the demand
    is growing. Michele will send out an email blast to remind the members we
    have a new site at Acme Supermarket in Milltown.
  • Donation Cans Update – Update by Sandi please think
    of new places where we can place our donation cans. Contact Sandi with the
    Eileen suggested we send Thank You Notes to those stores that allow us to place
    our cans at checkout. Michele will send the Thank You Notes/Letters.


  • Volunteer Opportunities 
    Mark Cafferty- NB Animal Control Officer & Emergency Management Officer of
    NB as suggested that during the hurricane last summer, animals not allowed
    in local shelters but some High Schools were open to sheltered pets only.
    Only 1 person took advantage of this. Let’s give some thought to how we
    can get volunteers to care for the pets and the community aware of the
  • Super Cat Adoption Day- Update –Jay provided an update.
    The date is still Saturday, June 9th –10am -3pm. There will be
    local Animal Shelters participating, a Vet on premises, music, food etc.
    More to come…
  • Flea Market/Rummage Sale– Update- Saturday, May 19th
    -8am-2pm in the NB Township Complex. We have 10 committed vendors so far,
    155 Vendor Sign Up forms handed out. More to come…        
  • Educational Series – Update- Claire –signup sheets
    were handed out to fill open positions.
  • Coldwater Creek Event- is planned for Saturday, March
    31st – Jay & Claire will run the event. A shopper is
    provided with a coupon and receives additional discounts at the point of
    sale for a donation to NBHA.
  • Mall Dates – looking at May 26th
    in the Menlo Park & Brunswick Square Malls –Jay & Sandy will run
    the events.
  • SNAP Program
    –Phase 2

    Update- Lisa- deferred to next month
  • Adopt –a-Pet Program-Jay – deferred to next month to
    allow for brainstorming on the components for the program that will target
    “hard to adopt” pets.

Good & Welfare

  • Thank  You to Diana Sicta for the Animal CPR course she provided at a discount to
    NBHA members.
  • The next meeting is Monday, April 9, 2012
  • The meeting adjourned at 8:14pm