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RWJUH Somerset Joins Healthier Somerset Initiative to Build Bridges to Better Health in Bound Brook and So. Bound Brook

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BOUND BROOK, NJ – A Family Movie Night will be held Friday, Feb. 24 at 6 p.m. at Smalley Elementary School,163 Cherry Ave. featuring a free showing of the hit movie “Trolls,” and a light dinner.

Participants will also learn about an initiative of Healthier Somerset titled “Building Bridges to Better Health – Bound Brook and South Brook.”

The event is made possible by NJ Health Initiatives’ Culture of Health grant, which includes representatives from Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset, American Lung Association in New Jersey, Family and Community Health Sciences, Rutgers Cooperative Extension, Middle-Brook Regional Health Commission, and Middle Earth to help make Bound Brook and South Bound Brook healthier communities.

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People will be asked to complete a survey, which will help to determine ways to make the communities healthier for individuals and families and ensure the towns are places where people of all ages can live, work, play and learn. 

The initiative will also seek continued input from the community through discussion groups, surveys, and conversations with community leaders on topics such as housing, food, education, and transportation.

To take the quick survey log onto http://tinyurl.com/bridgestohealth or attend Family Fun Night to learn more about the initiative. Registration is required to attend the event. To register or for more information, call Maria Strada at 908-725-7223.

For information on how to help Build Bridges to Health in Bound Brook and South Bound Brook, call Serena Collado, director, Community Health, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset at 908-203-5990.

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