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Pink Days at the J: Support Breast Cancer Research during Breast Cancer Awareness Month

The following activities and opportunities will be available at the Leon & Toby Cooperman JCC, 760 Northfield Avenue, West Orange:

Monday, October 22

Cardio for Pink 

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Pick your favorite PINK Cardio Class  and make a $10 donation towards Breast Cancer Research.  Please make donations at the Fitness Reception Desk.


Wednesday, October 24

Donation Station

8:30am-10:00pm ● STEINER COURT

Donate $5 or more and receive a special gift just for YOU! Proceeds will be donated to Breast Cancer Research.


Breast Cancer Update

9:00am-10:00am ● TEPPER HALL

Speaker: Dr.Janette McDermott, Breast Surgeon, Center for Breast Health and Disease Management at Saint Barnabas Medical Center. Dr. McDermott will discuss screenings, surgical procedures, and breast reductions.

RSVP to Heidi Rinsky-Schnapp, JCC Health Services Navigator: 973-322-5620 or


Women’s Health Fair: Breast Health Prevention

8:30am-11:30am ● STEINER COURT

Join experts from The Breast Center at Barnabas Health Ambulatory Care Center and The Cancer Center at Saint Barnabas who will address breast health prevention, including what to “feel for,” and how and when to make an appointment.


Thursday, October 25

Pilates for Pink 

Pick your favorite Pink Cardio or Pilates classes and donate $10 towards Breast Cancer Research.   Please make your donations at the Fitness Reception Desk


More information:  Heidi Rinsky-Schnapp, 973-322-5620 (

                                  Shannon Koening, 973-530-3514 (



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Chatham High Tech Club Places Third at Thomas Edison Invention Challenge

May 25, 2018

The Tech Club at Chatham High School placed third in the 8th annual Thomas Edison Invention Challenge this year.

To a festive crowd of parents, students, teachers and invited guests, the winners of the Thomas Edison Invention Challenge were announced and celebrated at the Thomas Edison National Historical Park (“Edison Park”).

The contest celebrated inventors from across the ...