Holiday Express Arrives at Matheny

The Robert Schonhorn Arts Center was packed with patients, students, their families and volunteers from the community as Holiday Express made its annual visit to the Matheny Medical and Educational Center in Peapack on Sunday, December 12. 

The all-volunteer band, led by restaurateur/musician Tim McLoone, performed its signature song, “Nobody Ought to be Alone on Christmas”, as well as standards such as “Jingle Bells” and “Winter Wonderland”. There were presents for everyone and appearances by Santa Claus, the Grinch, Cookie Monster and the Holiday Express dancers.  Holiday Express is a non-profit organization comprised of more than 600 volunteers, including 70 professional musicians.  During the holiday season, concerts are presented at a variety of venues ranging from hospitals to nursing homes to soup kitchens.