County honors five area senior citizens with Legends Awards

County honors five area senior citizens with Legends Awards

CEDAR GROVE, NJ — The Essex County Division of Senior Services hosted the annual Essex County Older Americans Heritage Month Celebration on Tuesday, May 7, in Cedar Grove, as May is recognized as National Older Americans Month. During the ceremony, Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. presented Essex County Legends Awards to Stephanie Gerstein from […]

JCC MetroWest has whole slate of artistic offerings

JCC MetroWest has whole slate of artistic offerings

WEST ORANGE, NJ — JCC MetroWest will present art exhibits May through August, including “Synagogues of Newark,” its School of the Arts Celebration, and works by painter Sara Greenberg and photographer Ira Nemeroff. JCC MetroWest’s School of the Arts will be on display in the Gaelen Gallery from May 3 through 19, including pieces from […]

JFS of MetroWest to host financial empowerment workshop

JFS of MetroWest to host financial empowerment workshop

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Rachel Coalition, a division of Jewish Family Service of MetroWest, is offering a free financial empowerment workshop, “The ABCs of Financial Literacy,” on Friday, May 10, from 9 a.m. to noon at JCC MetroWest, 760 Northfield Ave. in West Orange. Topics will include mortgages and bankruptcy, banking accounts and loans, budgeting, […]

JFS of MetroWest launches free speaker series for older adults

JFS of MetroWest launches free speaker series for older adults

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Jewish Family Service of MetroWest is offering a free speaker series for older adults, ages 55 and older. JFS MetroWest has partnered with Alzheimer’s New Jersey, Back Home Safely and the Adler Aphasia Center in West Orange to present this series. The free three-part series will take place Mondays, April 1, […]

JCC receives grant award to employ social workers

JCC receives grant award to employ social workers

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Healthcare Foundation of New Jersey recently awarded a grant to JCC MetroWest to employ social workers at its summer day camps in collaboration with Jewish Family Service of MetroWest. JCC MetroWest runs six distinct camps, each with a different focus in terms of the age, interest and abilities. Each comes […]

SOPAC launches MEMBERSHIP 2020

SOPAC launches MEMBERSHIP 2020

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — SOPAC has launched MEMBERSHIP 2020, a membership drive with the goal of doubling SOPAC’s household membership by the end of 2020. As part of the launch SOPAC has introduced a brand-new membership program, featuring added member benefits and levels, providing members with the opportunity to customize their SOPAC experience and reap […]

JCC unveils 2019 season for Gaelen Center for the Arts

JCC unveils 2019 season for Gaelen Center for the Arts

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Gaelen Center for the Arts at JCC MetroWest will have a multi-faceted selection of arts and cultural programing for 2019. Building upon their already successful New Jersey Jewish Film Festival, popular youth theater programs and art gallery exhibitions, the coming season will include a Conservatory Chamber Music Concert Series, authors […]

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