Financial Empowerment Workshop

Rachel Coalition, a division of Jewish Family Service of MetroWest, is offering a free financial empowerment workshop, “The ABCs of Financial Literacy”. JFS MetroWest has partnered with All State’s Purple Purse Foundation, to present this workshop to our community.

The program will take place on Tuesday, November 19 from 6:30 pm – 8 pm at Jewish Family Service of MetroWest, 256 Columbia Turnpike, Florham Park, NJ.  Topics will include mortgages and bankruptcy, banking accounts and loans, budgeting, insurance financial planning and investments and understanding credit.

For more information and to register, please contact Taylor Elwood, telwood@jfsmetrowest.org or 973-637-1791

Contact Information
  1. Taylor Elwood
  2. 973-637-1791
  3. telwood@jfsmetrowest.org
Tue, November 19
6:30 pm — 8:00 pm
Add to My Calendar 11/19/2019 6:30pm 11/19/2019 8:00pm America/New_York Financial Empowerment Workshop

Rachel Coalition, a division of Jewish Family Service of MetroWest, is offering a free financial empowerment workshop, “The ABCs of Financial Literacy”. JFS MetroWest has partnered with All State’s Purple Purse Foundation, to present this workshop to our community.

The program will take place on Tuesday, November 19 from 6:30 pm – 8 pm at Jewish Family Service of ...

256 Columbia Turnpike Florham Park, NJ 07932

Jewish Family Service of MetroWest

256 Columbia Turnpike
Florham Park, NJ 07932

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Holiday Gift Guide; Holiday Savings from Guerriero's Restaurant and Terry's Pet Stop

Shop local this holiday season, and support the locally owned and operated small businesses.  Below are some special offers and holiday messages from the business community. Check back daily as new deals/promotions and businesses will be added

Let Guerriero's Restaurant cater your holiday party! They are now open for an in-house lunch party of 20 or more or they can ...

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November 13, 2019

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TAPinto Our Trusted Local Classifieds Marketplace to Get the Word Out

TAPinto our trusted local Classifieds marketplace.  From garage sales to job listings to items for sale and more, TAPinto's Classifieds offers affordable opportunities to get the word out.

To get started, click here and sign in or register.  Then click on Submit Content and choose Classifieds or click here.

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Bayt Yeladim Jewish Learning Center and Chavurah are happily preparing decorations to celebrate Sukkot in the school's first ever Sukkah!

Upgrading Your Ride

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Common Misunderstandings: Your Rights and Responsibilities in the Workplace

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MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ - Sign up now for the annual 5k Morris Township Turkey Trot on Thanksgiving morning.  It is a great way to start your Thanksgiving morning and support the Interfaith Food Pantry and Literacy Volunteers of Morris County.   

For information and to register visit our website at www.morristownshipturkeytrot.org

 

 

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Buy One, Get One and Enter for a Chance to Win an Apple Watch and Nintendo Switch at Freshii's Grand Opening

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MORRISTOWN, NJ – The Woman’s Club of Morristown’s annual Holiday Bazaar has everything one needs for the upcoming winter holidays.

The sale will be held November 22 through 24 at its headquarters, the Dr. Lewis Condict House, 51 South Street, Morristown.  Hours are noon to 8 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, and 10 to 3 p.m. Sunday.

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Cedar Knolls Fire Department Annual Christmas Tree Lighting

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Santa c/o Township of Morris Parks & Recreation Department
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Road Closure in Morristown; Tuesday Nov. 19

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Violin virtuoso Lara St. John and classical/jazz pianist Matt Herskowitz will grace the stage at St. Paul’s, Westfield, on Sunday, November 17 at 5pm

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America's First Daughter by Stephanie Dray and Laura Kamoie

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HomeGrown Discovers Ridgewood NJ Hot Spot, Steel Wheel Tavern, on the Right Track

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Moving Violations and Narcotics Arrests Top This Weeks Police Blotter

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New Jersey Leaders Agree: Time to Fight Back Against the Gag Rule

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S4103/A5802 would ensure that New Jerseyans continue to receive affordable reproductive health care despite Trump policy that cut funding to health centers 

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