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Virtual Community Health Fair to be Hosted by Project Self-Sufficiency

  A free Community Health Fair will be hosted virtually by Project Self-Sufficiency on Thursday, May 13 th , at 4:00 p.m.   The event will feature a keynote presentation by Sussex County Public Health Epidemiologist Dr. Lama Chaddad as well as a discussion of summer safety tips by Project Self-Sufficiency’s Nurse Family Partnership team of nurses and a presentation about the prevention of child sexual assault and the Ages & Stages child development questionnaire.   Representatives from local health organizations will review current resources for the health and well-being of children and families.   The free, virtual Health Fair will be offered via Zoom and is open to the public; interested participants are invited to call Project Self-Sufficiency, 973-940-3500, for log-in details.   Local community health organizations which will be featured include Atlantic Health System/Goryeb Children’s Hospital & Newton Medical Center; Center for Prevention & Counseling; DASI; Int

Get Free Legal Advice about Divorce

  Project Self-Sufficiency will host a virtual Family Law seminar featuring Dina Mikulka, Esquire, on Tuesday, May 11th, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.   Mikulka will discuss child support, grounds for divorce, court procedures, alimony, parenting time, equitable distribution of assets, and other topics related to divorce.   The presentation, which will be offered through Zoom, is free and open to the public; interested attendees should call Project Self-Sufficiency at 973-940-3500 for log-in details.

Byram NJ Teen Gathers Items for Project Self-Sufficiency Food Pantry

  Middle school student Rylee Petrucelli recently donated hundreds of packages of feminine care products to the food pantry at Project Self-Sufficiency.   The items will be distributed to local women in need through The Food Pantry: Nourishing Our Neighbors, the agency’s food distribution program which has grown exponentially during the past year.   Project Self-Sufficiency offers free food and limited personal care products to Sussex and Warren County residents, Monday – Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.     Patrons need not be agency participants.     Petrucelli appealed to her school community in Byram, along with her la crosse team members and social media followers, to successfully raise hundreds of dollars towards the purchase of the feminine care products.   Items poured in after she added the drive to a wish list on Amazon.   “I’m really happy with the way it turned out,” said Petrucelli, who plans to expand her efforts at Project Self-Sufficiency and in her community.   “I w