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Gopal Supports Special Education Week

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GOPAL SUPPORTS SPECIAL EDUCATION WEEK  

OCEAN TOWNSHIP – Senator Vin Gopal joined countless community leaders and educators this week in recognizing Special Education Week. 

“This is a time to celebrate all of the accomplishments of New Jersey’s special education students as well as the commitment of the parents and teachers who support them,” said Senator Vin Gopal.

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The number of students enrolled in special education programs in New Jersey has grown continuously, raising 30 percent in the last decade alone. Sen. Gopal is committed to ensuring these programs receive proper state funding in order to properly support special education students and their teachers. 

“New Jersey has the largest percentage of students receiving special education services,” Sen. Gopal said. “All students deserve properly funded educational programs and access to the resources they need to learn, grow and thrive in our public schools. As I continue to fight to ensure Monmouth County’s public schools receive their fair share of State funding, I will make sure our special education programs are also being properly funded.”

Special Education Week is held from May 13 through May 19 and is sponsored by the New Jersey School Boards Association. 

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May is 'Older American Month': SCAN Holds Successful Senior Expo on May 11 at Monmouth Mall

May 13, 2018

EATONTOWN, N.J. – The Social Community Activities Network (SCAN) hosted the "Engage at Every Age"  Senior Expo & Fashion show on May 11, at Monmouth Mall. It was quite a success with interested guests, talented models and fashion trends on display. 

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Mon, May 28, 10:00 AM

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Monmouth Medical Center Receives $4 Million Gift from Dawkins Family to Transform Women’s Health Services

May 26, 2018

Monmouth Medical Center (MMC), an RWJBarnabas Health facility, has received a $4 million transformational leadership gift from the Dawkins Family to support its Women’s Services program.  MMC has named this new Women’s Services program in honor of the late Judith W. Dawkins, a long-time benefactor and MMC Foundation Trustee. 

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New Jersey Future Farmers of America Awards Monmouth County Division of Economic Development with Distinguished Service Award

New Jersey Future Farmers of America Awards
Monmouth County Division of Economic Development
with Distinguished Service Award

Freeholder Deputy Director Lillian Burry also given Honorary FFA Degree

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Storytime with Author Nikki Gangemi

Meet Nikki Cangemi at Barnes & Noble - A special event called  Story Time - she'll be reading her book called 'My Gracie'

Said Gangemi:

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Saint John Vianney Continues Undefeated Season with Win Over Colts Neck, Advances to Shore Conference Tournament

May 26, 2018

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