PARSIPPANY, NJ - The NY Jets Center, Jonotthan Harrison is coming to Parssipany's Central Middle School on October 15th to be honored for his work with STOMP out Bullying. This will be done in a fun and informative presentation at the middle school. and will be led by Bethpage Federal Credit Union who will facilitate the honors.
The full news release from the NY Jets is listed below:
In recognition of National Bullying Prevention Month, the New York Jets and STOMP Out Bullying, through the Jets Tackle Bullying program presented by Bethpage Federal Credit Union will honor Central Middle School in Parsippany, NJ. Jets Center Jonotthan Harrison will along with STOMP Out Bullying will recognize Central Middle School for their commitment to preventing bullying with a fun and informative presentation.
In August, the Jets along with STOMP Out Bullying and Bethpage Federal Credit Union, hosted the 4th annual Jets Tackle Bullying Educators Symposium at MetLife Stadium. More than 200 educators and coaches from the tri-state area attended the event which featured content on digital wellbeing and anti-hazing. Attendees then had the opportunity to implement the Jets Upstander of the Week program at their school during the season which highlights an upstander on Twitter each week. Schools that implement the program receive 34 tickets to award to students along with a Jets Upstander of the Week t-shirt. Central Middle School has been selected for their first three Jets Upstander of the Week posts of the season. Any school who posts an Upstander of the Week for the entire season will be eligible for several additional school recognitions in the spring.
WHAT: Jets, STOMP Out Bullying and Bethpage Federal Credit Union to honor Central Middle School for commitment to preventing bullying
WHO: Jonotthan Harrison, Jets Center
Students & Educators from Central Middle School
WHEN: Tuesday, October 15, 2019
TIME: 1:15 p.m.
WHERE: Central Middle School, Route 46 West, Parsippany, N.J. 07054
Through the organization’s collaboration with STOMP Out Bullying, the Jets and Bethpage Federal Credit Union have made available a Jets branded STOMP Out Bullying Educator’s Prevention Toolkit at no cost to schools in the tri-state area, conducted their annual Jets Tackle Bullying Symposium, created awareness through a robust PSA campaign and annually host an anti-bullying awareness day at MetLife Stadium on game day. With the assistance of Bethpage Federal Credit Union, the Jets will expand the program throughout Long Island this school year. To join the Jets Tackle Bullying Program please register for a toolkit at nyjets.com/antibullying.
About Jets Foundation
The New York Jets take great pride in a long-standing, year-round commitment to our community. Programs funded by the New York Jets Foundation look to positively influence the lives of young men and women in the tri-state area by promoting fitness, supporting youth football and preventing bullying, particularly in disadvantaged communities. From launching football teams at urban high schools to urging students to be active for at least 60 minutes every day to fostering positive school environments, the New York Jets invest in programs that make a difference in the lives of others. In addition to our focus on youth development, the Jets support the efforts of the Lupus Research Alliance and numerous established charitable organizations and causes sponsored by the NFL.
About STOMP Out Bullying™
Created in 2005, STOMP Out Bullying™ is the leading national nonprofit dedicated to changing the culture for all students. It works to reduce and prevent bullying, cyberbullying, sexting and other digital abuse, educates against homophobia, LGBTQ discrimination, racism and hatred, and deters violence in schools, online and in communities across the country. In this diverse world, STOMP Out Bullying promotes civility, inclusion and equality. It teaches effective solutions on how to respond to all forms of bullying, as well as educating kids and teens in school and online. It provides help for those in need and at risk of suicide, and raises awareness through peer mentoring programs in schools, public service announcements by noted celebrities, and social media campaigns, and is recognized as the most influential anti-bullying organization in America. www.stompoutbullying.org
About Bethpage Federal Credit Union
Bethpage Federal Credit Union is a premier financial institution committed to enriching the lives of its members, employees and the communities it serves for over 75 years. Bethpage is the largest credit union in the Northeast region, as well as 15th largest in the nation. Voted Money Magazine’s Best Place to Bank in New York for 2018, Bethpage is a federally chartered credit union, available to people nationwide who open a $5 dollar membership account. Bethpage offers a robust digital platform that allows members to bank with us from anywhere. Bethpage is a part of the national CO-OP network that gives members access to their accounts at over 30,000 free ATMs and 5,000+ shared branches across the U.S. As a financial cooperative, Bethpage offers the best-in market rates, lowest fees and world-class service, plus a full menu of personal and commercial financial services. For more information on Bethpage’s robust portfolio of banking, borrowing, and investment services, visit www.lovebethpage.com or call 1-800- 628-7070.