The Social Action Committee of Congregation Beth Israel in Scotch Plains organized a family apple-picking excursion on Sunday, September 30, to Melick's Cider Mill in Oldwick, NJ. Volunteers picked apples to be donated to homebound elderly through the Kosher Meals on Wheels program of Jewish Family Service of Central NJ. Participants also decorated bags to be filled with apples and honey sticks and made greeting cards for the elderly recipients.
Congregation Beth Israel Picks Apples for Charity
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By UNION COUNTY COLLEGEDecember 7, 2017
CRANFORD – At the Dec. 5, 2017 Joint Meeting of the Union County College Board of Trustees and Board of Governors, Rafael J. Betancourt of Westfield was sworn in to serve as a new Governor. Union County College Board of Trustees Chair Victor M. Richel and Board of Governors Chair Elizabeth Garcia welcomed Mr. Betancourt to the meeting and initiated his swearing in.