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Season of Hope Toy Drive to Benefit Children in Northwestern New Jersey

A consortium of local businesses, educators and non-profit organizations gathered to kick off the annual Season of Hope Toy Drive with a challenge to individuals, schools and businesses serving Sussex and Northern Warren County:   Collect enough toys by mid-December to enable thousands of children to have a memorable and happy holiday.   Sussex County Board of Chosen Freeholders Member George Graham addressed the group clad as Santa Claus to punctuate the importance of the effort.   Holiday carols were provided by local a cappella group Harmony in Motion.   The toy drive is a joint effort which is driven and coordinated by Project Self-Sufficiency, along with its partners The Chatterbox Drive In, First Hope Bank, iHeartMedia, Inc., Intercar Mercedes Benz, The New Jersey Herald, Off Shore Marine, Pass it Along, The Printing Center, Selective Insurance Company of America, Service Electric Broadband Cable, Stocker Bus Company, the Sussex County Chamber of Commerce, Susse

Free Community Health & Wellness Fair in November

A free Community Health & Wellness Fair will be hosted by Project Self-Sufficiency on Thursday, November 2 nd , from 12:00 – 4:00 p.m.   The event will feature screenings by community health organizations, interactive educational exhibits, and up-to-date information about blood pressure, anxiety, depression, body/mass index, nutrition, diabetes, skin cancer, and vaccines.   Free mammograms will be available by appointment to underinsured and uninsured women over the age of 40; some income guidelines will apply.   The free Community Health & Wellness Fair will take place at Project Self-Sufficiency’s Community Education Center, located at 127 Mill Street in Newton.   Representatives from local community health organizations will include 5Pminus (cri du chat); Center for Prevention and Counseling – Tobacco Free for a Healthy NJ; Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation; DASI; National Ovarian Cancer Coalition; NAMI; OCD New Jersey; Project Self-Sufficiency; Shop Rite of By

Free Family Law Seminar in November

Project Self-Sufficiency will sponsor a free seminar about issues related to Family Law on Wednesday, November 8 th , 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 Sussex County attorney Kate McNamara, Esquire, is free and open to the public, but registration is required.   To register call Project Self-Sufficiency at 973-940-3500.