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Discuss Internet Safety & Cyber Bullying at a Free Seminar

Parents and community members are invited to discuss internet safety and cyber bullying at a meeting of the Project Sussex Kids General Council, Wednesday, October 3 rd , 9:00 a.m.   Participants will also receive an update on Project Sussex Kids activities.   The presentation will be facilitated by Project Self-Sufficiency Case Manager Matthew Berke who has an extensive background in internet surveillance, law enforcement and adolescent crisis management.   Refreshments will be provided; childcare is available upon request.   Project Self-Sufficiency is located at 127 Mill Street in Newton. Project Sussex Kids, the Sussex County Council for Young Children, has been designed by the New Jersey Department of Children & Families to address the needs of local families who are expecting or who are parenting young children.   County Councils for Young Children have been established in all of the state’s 21 counties to bring together parents, caregivers, as well as health, edu

Annual Harvest Shoot & Gourmet Gathering to benefit Project Self-Sufficiency

On Sunday, September 30 th , the “Harvest Shoot & Taste of Autumn Gourmet Gathering” to benefit Project Self-Sufficiency will take place at the Hudson Farm Club in Andover.   The event will feature a sporting clay shoot on the 3,800-acre hunting preserve, followed by a multi-course dinner prepared by celebrated chefs Kirk Avondoglio, Perona Farms; Andre de Waal, Andre’s Lakeside Dining; Joshua Flores, Front Porch Organics; and Rich Hashway, Krave CafĂ© & Caterers and the wheelHouse Kitchen & Bar.   Patrons have the option of participating in the all-day event, or just the dinner alone.   All proceeds will benefit Project Self-Sufficiency, a local non-profit agency which specializes in services for low-income families in Sussex, Warren and Hunterdon Counties. The Hudson Farm Club has hosted a Sporting Clay Outing on behalf of Project Self-Sufficiency for sixteen consecutive years.   The “Taste of Autumn Gourmet Gathering” was added several years ago to allow mo

Get a $100 Gift Card for Enrolling in the Higher Opportunities for Women Program

Project Self-Sufficiency announces that registrants for the fall session of its popular employment training program, Higher Opportunities for Women (HOW), will be eligible to receive a $100 gift card.   With a launch date of October 9 th , the 16-week HOW Program combines intensive computer skills training with classroom instruction and off-site internships to prepare women who have been out of the work force or underemployed to seek entry-level office administrative positions.     Interested participants are encouraged to attend an Open House to learn more about the program; Open Houses will be held September 26 th at 1:00 p.m., and September 20 th and 25 th at 6:00 p.m.   Computer training and classroom instruction will take place at the agency’s campus, located at 127 Mill Street in Newton.   Women who take part in the agency’s HOW program can expect 80 hours of computer skills training, including instruction in Microsoft Word, Excel and other applications.   The H