WATCHUNG, NJ - Watchung's Charles Delaney, is the recipient of Somerset County's "Profile in Positive Aging" recognition award and was honored for his healthy and active lifestyle, and his volunteerism to the community at the last council meeting.

Delaney is Vice President of the CERT team and is involved in the County's CERT and Search and Rescue Teams.

Mayor Pote presented the certificate to Delaney.

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The Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) program helps train people to be better prepared to respond to emergency situations in their communities.  When emergencies happen, CERT members can give critical support to first responders, provide immediate assistance to victims, and organize spontaneous volunteers at a disaster site.  CERT members can also help with non-emergency projects that help improve the safety of the community.  CERT is a nationwide initiative.  


Anyone interested in joining the Watchung CERT program can contact