Agency News and Awards April 11, 2021

Alison Miller donates Citizen of the Year Prize Money to VTHS SCA

Alison Miller – Green Team New Jersey Realty’s 2020 Citizen of the Year

Alison Miller was selected as Green Team New Jersey Realty’s Citizen of the Year.  This award is in recognition of her dedication and hard work on behalf of the VTHS SCA.

According to Broker Manager Kim Lasalandra, Alison is a dedicated and busy wife, mother, and fabulous real estate agent. However, she also spends a lot of her time helping the school and the community. Alison is the current President of the SCA (School Community Association) at Vernon Township High School. Formerly, she was the treasurer for 2 years. Before that, the Glen Meadow Middle School (2014-2015).

At the end of the 2020 school year, both the president and vice president vacated their positions. Alison stepped up to become President. What’s more, her retired mother stepped up to take on the role of treasurer.

What does the SCA do?

Basically, the SCA, as a whole, raises a lot of money through different programs to assist the children of the Vernon Township schools. In addition, the SCA recognizes teachers and staff, as well as the great people of their community. Of course, 2020 was a difficult year. The usual fundraisers are social events. Unfortunately, most could not be held due to COVID. Luckily, they were able to organize an online auction this spring to raise money for scholarships for high school seniors. Furthermore, the organization helps brighten the spirits of Vernon Township’s senior citizen members of the Senior Center, as well as local children through the Giving Tree Project.

Alison selected an organization very important to her

It is not surprising that  Alison Miller donated her Citizen of the Year prize money to the Vernon Valley High School SCA. Furthermore, Alison specified that the donation is for the Senior Scholarship Awards. Accepting the donation was Ginger Wynne, Executive Treasurer, and Pam McCann, Executive Secretary of the SCA. According to Alison:

“As an Executive committee, annually our school SCA board volunteers raise money specifically for Vernon High School senior scholarships. We were unable to raise any money in 2020. And this year we were able to raise a good portion of funds by means of an online silent auction. The auction committee worked tirelessly and diligently on the organization of this event.  Therefore, I wanted to donate the $500 for the Senior Scholarship Awards. I am especially grateful to this group of ladies/parents for their efforts.  I am the only board member with a graduating senior in 2021.  Therefore, this is also my final year serving on the Vernon SCA board.

In addition, I am grateful to Geoffrey Green and Green Team New Jersey Realty. The $500 award money for donation to the charity of my choice was an unexpected and welcome surprise.”
Alison Miller selected VTHS SCA to receive $500 donation

In photo Pam McCann, Executive SCA Secretary, on the right, Alison Miller in the center, and Ginger Wynne, Executive SCA Treasurer on the left .