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Showing posts from November, 2018

Holiday Gathering Welcomes Santa

Hundreds of local children and their families were treated to an early visit from Santa at the annual Holiday party sponsored by the Sussex County Family Success Center and the Sussex County Council for Young Children at Project Self-Sufficiency.   Participants enjoyed goofy holiday games, music and crafts based on a Polar Express theme.   Pizza and cookies were provided by volunteers.   Children were greeted by a special visitor from the North Pole, playfully impersonated by Sussex County Freeholder Director George Graham.   Project Self-Sufficiency is a local non-profit agency which specializes in services for low-income families in northwestern New Jersey. Sussex County Freeholder George Graham enthusiastically donned a red suit for his stint as Santa at the annual holiday party.   "I am honored to support the efforts of the Sussex County Family Success Center as it brings together families to enjoy this holiday season.   Every child deserves to believe in a

Local Business and Emergency Responders Stuff a Boat with Toys

The annual “Stuff the Boat” toy drive coordinated by Branchville business Off Shore Marine to benefit the Season of Hope Toy Drive has been launched.   Area residents are encouraged to bring new, unwrapped toys to fill a 2018 Mastercraft XT20 ski boat.   Members of the fire departments in Branchville, Frankford and Sussex, along with the Blue Ridge Rescue Squad and the Sussex Ladies’ Auxiliary, will also contribute toys during a festive community drop-off event on Saturday, December 8 th , 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.   The Season of Hope Toy Drive benefits thousands of children in Sussex and Northern Morris and Warren counties. The initiative is spearheaded by Project Self-Sufficiency in conjunction with a consortium of local businesses, schools, social service agencies and civic organizations.   The Stuff the Boat initiative at Off Shore Marine will continue to accept toy donations through Friday, December 14 th .   “I have been very blessed in my life and I have the

Free Bankruptcy Seminar this Month

Steve McNally, Esquire, will offer a free Bankruptcy seminar at Project Self-Sufficiency, Wednesday, November 28 th , 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.   Learn about the process of filing for bankruptcy, as well as the options available to those facing overwhelming credit card debt, foreclosure or asset repossession.   The presentation is free and open to the public, but advance registration is required.   To register, call Project Self-Sufficiency at 973-940-3500 or 844-807-3500.   Project Self-Sufficiency is located at 127 Mill Street in Newton.