Central Jersey Road Runners Club CJRR club meeting on Thursday, March 30, 2023 at the Cranford VFW at 7:30pm
Nonmembers invited to attend to hear about CJRR and Estate Planning for family
– Welcome from President
– Club Development
– Treasurer’s Report
– Membership Report
– USATF Racing and Team Participation
– Open Floor: Member socials/share recent racing experiences
– Guest Speaker
Kenneth Vercammen, Esq. Edison, NJ (Author- Wills and Estate Administration by the ABA) ; Fmr. Prosecutor at Twp. of Cranbury and Borough of Carteret)
Presentation 8pm: “Will and Power of Attorney for Runners and Athletes: Protecting you and your family “
- Dangers If You Have No Will or documents invalid
- Getting your Estate Planning Documents done when you can’t go into a law office
- Power of Attorneys recommendations
- Living Will & Advance Directive for Medical Care
- Avoiding unnecessary expenses and saving your family money
6 Questions & Answers
Location VFW Post 335, South Avenue East, Cranford, NJ
RAFFLE: We will be raffling off an autographed copy of “FINISH STRONG” book by Boston Marathon Race Director, Dave McGillivray. This book is a “trailer” of his ‘Seven Marathons, Seven Continents, Seven Days’ journey filled with inspiring quotes, humor and illustration. An excellent addition to your coffee table book collection! It also comes with a “Finish Strong” bookmark. BUT you must be present to enter the raffle.
As always, HOT and delicious Pizza and soft drinks will be served.
Thank you and I look forward to seeing you.
CJRRC President Nirav Shah <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Can’t attend? We can email you materials Send email to VercammenLaw@Njlaws.com
Ken Vercammen short Running bio
First Place: Celtic Run 2019, Cocoa Beach 2 mile 2008, 2007; Cranford Run for Lupus 4 mile 2006, JSRC Twilight run 2006. Indian Trials Middletown 3m 2005,2004; Stroudsburg 5k 2005, 2004; Wildwood 5k, Ocean Winter 4 mile, Edison Lannie 5k, 2004; Washington DC Run for Justice 5K 2002 First Place- CJRR Summer 5K 2002 First Place- Bergen Bar 5k Law Day Run May 2001
CJRR Age group champ 2005, 2004, 2002, 1996, 1995
New York Marathon top 100 NJ Finisher
University of Scranton
– Varsity Cross- Country – Team Captain and Record Holder of Indoor Half-Mile
Member of St. Thomas Aquinas HS Edison 1975 undefeated varsity cross- country team 15-0 featuring the school’s first state champion
The team was so strong they took top 4 runners in 13 out of 15 races, including winning the Conference Championship. Chris Heiser was the school’s first State champion. Fred Janiec won the county two mile. Tom Kalanta won the 1/2 mile championship. Ken Vercammen became a 3 time all conference runner. Pete McEvoy, Gene Schreiner, Bob Horvath [440 champ] and Bob Dillon were among the other standouts. Most continued and went on to stellar collegiate careers.
Also Tae Kwon Do Karate 4th degree Black Belt
Free Will Seminars and Speakers Bureau for Groups
At the request of senior citizen groups, unions, and Middlesex County companies and organizations, the ” Speakers Bureau ” is a service designed to educate citizens about how laws affect their lives and how the judicial system operates. We have attorneys available to speak to businesspersons, educational, civic and social organizations on a wide range of topics during business hours. If your organization in Central NJ would like to schedule a Will & Estates seminar, call Kenneth Vercammen’s Law Office at 732-572-0500 or email Vercammenlaw@njlaws.com
10 years ago the AARP Network Attorneys of the Edison/Metuchen/Woodbridge area several years ago established a community Speakers Bureau to provide educational programs to AARP and senior clubs, Unions and Middlesex County companies. Now, Ken Vercammen, Esq. and volunteer attorneys of the Middlesex County Estate Planning Council have provided Legal Rights Seminars to hundreds of seniors, business owners and their employees, unions, clubs and non-profit groups
Details on free programs available
These quality daytime educational programs will educate and even entertain. Clubs and companies are invited to schedule a free seminar. The following Seminars are now available:
- WILLS & ESTATE ADMINISTRATION-PROTECT YOUR FAMILY AND
MAKE PLANNING EASY
- POWER OF ATTORNEY to permit family to pay your bills if you are temporarily disabled and permit doctors to talk with family
All instructors are licensed attorneys who have been in practice at least 25 years. All instructors are members of the American Bar Association, New Jersey
State Bar Association, and Middlesex County Bar Association. All programs include free written materials.
You don’t have to be wealthy or near death to do some thinking about a Will. Here is your opportunity to listen to an experienced attorney who will discuss how to distribute your property as you wish and avoid many rigid provisions of state law.
Topics discussed include: Who needs a Will?; What if you die without a Will (intestacy)?; Mechanics of a Will; “Living Will”; Powers of Attorney; Selecting an executor, trustee, and guardian; Proper Will execution; Inheritance Taxes, Estate Taxes $14,000 annual gift tax exclusion, Bequests to charity, Why you need a “Self-Proving” Will and Estate Administration/ Probate.
Sample materials: Hand-outs on Wills, Living Wills/Medical Advance Directive, Power of Attorney, Probate and Administration of an Estate, Real Estate, Working with your Attorney, Consumers Guide to New Jersey Laws, and Senior Citizen Rights.
At the request of senior citizen groups, unions, and Middlesex County companies and organizations, the ” Speakers Bureau ” is a service designed to educate citizens about how laws affect their lives and how the judicial system operates. We have attorneys available to speak to businesspersons, educational, civic and social organizations on a wide range of topics during business hours.
In today’s complex world, few people can function successfully and safely without competent legal advice. In order to insure your estate plans are legally set up, you need to know exactly where you stand so that you can avoid possibly catastrophic mistakes impacting both you and your family.
About the speaker: Kenneth A. Vercammen is a trial attorney in Edison, NJ. We is the author of the American Bar Association’s book “Wills and Estate Administration”
He is co-chair of the ABA Probate & Estate Planning Law Committee of the American Bar Association Solo Small Firm Division. He is a speaker for the NJ State Bar Association at the annual Nuts & Bolts of Elder Law & Estate Administration program.
He was Editor of the ABA Estate Planning Probate Committee Newsletter. Mr. Vercammen has published over 150 legal articles in national and New Jersey publications on litigation, elder law, probate and trial topics. He is a highly regarded lecturer on litigation and probate law for the American Bar Association, NJ ICLE, New Jersey State Bar Association and Middlesex County Bar Association. His articles have been published in noted publications included New Jersey Law Journal, ABA Law Practice Management Magazine, and New Jersey Lawyer. He established the NJlaws website www.njlaws.comwhich includes many articles on Estate Planning, Probate and Wills. He is a member of the AARP and often lectures to groups on the importance of an up to date Will, Power of Attorney and Living Will.
KENNETH VERCAMMEN & ASSOCIATES, PC
ATTORNEY AT LAW
2053 Woodbridge Ave.
Edison, NJ 08817