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Monday, July 6, 2015

Local Business Woman Visits Preschool Class



Buffie Dobbs of the Eastern Propane Corporation recently paid a visit to the preschool classroom at the Little Sprouts Early Learning Center to read several children’s books as part of Project Self-Sufficiency’s Celebrity Reader program. “I loved reading to the children.  They were full of curiosity and excitement while listening to the new stories that I brought to share with them and so thrilled to tell me about how they help with the Project Self-Sufficiency garden,” said Dobbs. “I am very honored to have been invited to spend some time with them and truly touched by the amazing outreach and services that Project Self-Sufficiency provides to the community.

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Free Family Law Seminar in July



Project Self-Sufficiency will sponsor a free seminar about issues related to Family Law on Wednesday, July 15th, from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. at the agency’s campus, located at 127 Mill Street in Newton.   The program will address child support, grounds for divorce, court procedures, custody, alimony, parenting time, equitable distribution of assets, and other topics related to divorce.  The presentation, which will be facilitated by Natalie Thompson, Esquire, is free and open to the public, but registration is required.  To register call Project Self-Sufficiency at 973-940-3500.

Learn how to Detect and Prevent Child Assault



Teens and adults are invited to learn how to detect and prevent child sexual assault at free training sessions on Wednesday, July 22nd, from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. or from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.  The workshops will be offered by the Enough Abuse Campaign, a cooperative effort of Prevent Child Abuse New Jersey, Project Self-Sufficiency and the Sussex Warren Partnership to Prevent Child Sexual Abuse.  The community-wide education initiative aims to mobilize adults and communities to prevent child sexual assault by increasing awareness of the warning signs displayed by predators and as well as victims.  Educators are particularly interested in training middle and high school youth, their parents, teachers, administrators, coaches and other youth-serving professionals on how to recognize and prevent child sexual abuse.  Project Self-Sufficiency is located at 127 Mill Street in Newton.  Participation is free and open to anyone interested in stemming the tide of child sexual assault, but advance registration is required.  To register, or to find out more about the Enough Abuse campaign, call Project Self-Sufficiency, 973-940-3500.