Monmouth County Health Department Moves To Downtown Freehold; February SNAP Info

Join the Monmouth County Health Department for a ribbon cutting ceremony on Jan. 24, 11 a.m., marking the department’s move to a new location at 50 East Main Street in downtown Freehold. “This move is part of the County’s ongoing efforts to consolidate County operations and get County offices out of leased buildings,” said Freeholder […]

Ridgewood resident makes veggies kid-friendly

Source: NorthJersey.com Lisa Suriano began working for her father Joseph Civita’s food service company, JC Food, which provides private and public schools with healthy food options for lunch. She met with sales representatives from large corporate companies, such as Kellogg’s, Pepsi-Co. and Frito-Lay (to name a few) to promote nutritious eating. “My idea originally, (was) […]

Belle Mead Organization Helps Families Needing Groceries; Haddonfield Chiropractor Collecting For Multiple Xmas Charities

Source: Central Jersey.com; HaddonfieldSun.com Since 2013, Bentley Community Services (BCS), a designated 501 (c) 3 charitable organization, has been helping families in financial crisis regain self-sufficiency by providing a full range of high quality grocery provisions and more each week, supplementing income and offsetting grocery bills. Bentley has distributed more than 1.35 million pounds of […]

Cherry Hill: Boy Scout Creates Garden For Special-Needs Adults

Source: JewishVoicesNJ.org Ever since programs for adults with special needs were moved to The Commons in Cherry Hill, educators with Jewish Family and Children’s Service have envisioned creating a garden in the courtyard. The idea was not only to teach clients how to plant and harvest fruits and vegetables and reinforce healthy eating habits, but […]