NEW JERSEY—On Saturday, March 16, HollisterServices, representatives from the All Stars Project (ASP) of New Jersey and members of the Newark community, will gather at 33 Washington Street in Newark for a ribbon-cutting ceremony celebrating the opening of the All Stars Project of New Jersey Scott Flamm Center for Afterschool Development.
Beginning at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, the ribbon cutting will include performances by some of ASP’s youth workshop participants.
Hollister has supported the All Stars Project since 2008 and was responsible for the interior renovation of the 9,000-sq.-ft. space, which will serve as the headquarters for ASP in New Jersey.
The new headquarters, which includes a performance space with seating for 125, a leadership conference center, and workshop, production and volunteer spaces, was designed by Doug Balder. The architect of record is Posen Architects.
“For Hollister, the importance of the ASPNJ Flamm Center greatly surpasses the size of the actual project,” said Christopher A. Johnson, CEO of Hollister. “One of our core commitments as a company is to help in the revitalization of Newark, with a special focus on programs that reach out to kids from the city’s most underserved neighborhoods. We are very proud to support ASP, and this center now gives the group expanded space for programs that offer Newark’s kids unique opportunities that they need and deserve.”
The All Starts Project partners with more than 80 corporations throughout New Jersey to provide programs to foster skills and growth through performance, as well as a business training andprogram.