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9 Families from Orange and East Orange Successfully Completed the Fall Cycle of Strengthening Families of Essex

November 21, 2017

EAST ORANGE/ORANGE, NJ - FAMILYConnections is pleased to announce that 9 families from Orange and East Orange successfully completed the fall cycle of Strengthening Families of Essex (SFOE).  SFOE is a 14 week course that teaches families how to work together for better communication and improved family bonding.  The program is offered by FAMILYConnections at safe, convenient ...

Girls on the Run to celebrate their limitless potential at Florham Park PBA Turkey Trot on November 18

FLORHAM PARK, N.J - Nearly 600 girls who are participating in Girls on the Run and Heart & Sole programs this fall at schools and parks across Essex, Morris, and Union Counties will run in the Florham Park PBA Turkey Trot 5K on Saturday, November 18. The 5K run starts at 10AM and will take place at the Holy Family Church, 1 Lloyd Avenue, Florham Park.

During the 10-week fall ...

ShopRite Partners With Local Hospital to Provide Free Meals to Kids

NEWARK, NJ – As part of its commitment to encouraging healthy eating, ShopRite is providing free grocery totes to kids enrolled in a hands-on cooking program called “Healthy Kids in Hannah’s Kitchen.”

The program is sponsored by Newark Beth Israel Medical Center and Children’s Hospital of New Jersey, a partner of the Robert Wood Johnson Barnabas Health ...

S.O.F.I.A. Holds Candlelight Vigil in Annual Domestic Violence Remembrance

MONTCLAIR, NJ - In its 4th year, the Montclair-based organization S.O.F.I.A. held a candlelight vigil on Monday focusing on remembering loved ones, supporting survivors and promoting unity throughout the community.

Nearly 75 people gathered at Crane Park to continue in bringing awareness to the issue of domestic violence. 

As domestic violence has no racial boundaries, ...

Partners in Awareness, Access and Action – Susan G. Komen North Jersey and City of Newark to Present Free Women’s Wellness Expo in Newark on October 28

NEWARK, NJ - Susan G. Komen North Jersey announced that it has forged an exciting new partnership with the City of Newark to present a free Women’s Wellness Expo. The inaugural Expo, to be held on Saturday, October 28, 10:00am-4:00pm at the JFK Recreation Center, will draw on resources from public, corporate and medical communities to raise awareness for breast health and healthy ...

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Free Medicare Counseling

November 11, 2017

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - The Department of Health and Human Services of Bloomfield and SHIP (State Health Insurance assistance Program) will provide counseling sessions to help individuals with questions about  Medicare Open Enrollment.  Counselors can explain and help you enroll in the Medicare Advantage Plans and Prescription Plans that will be available in Essex County for  2018.