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What's New at NORWESCAP

Cops n Kids Reading Room
Date: 2017-12-29

 

 Anderson & Heckman Streets

The Reading Room is stocked with books for all ages!

Join us any Saturday; we’re open from 9am to 3pm at Anderson & Heckman Streets

Come and listen to a book or take a book!

Hope to see your there!!!





Calling all Chess Players - Current & Future!
Date: 2017-12-28

Have you ever wanted to learn how to play Chess?

Do you already know a little, but want to know more?

Are you an expert?

Want to play in chess matches?

Come to the Reading & Activity Room on Saturdays from 1-4 and learn more and have some fun!

Phillipsburg Housing Authority Building Annex

Corner of Anderson & Heckman Street Blue Building.

 If you want to register, Call (908) 454-7000, ext. 115 or email 411@norwescap.org





Give yourself a gift of Debt Free HOLIDAY
Date: 2017-12-06

Open Discussion on 6 ways to make a debt free holiday.  Also we will be making a holiday ornament to take home or give as a gift. 

Class space is limited

 Presented by:  Carolyn Thoens, Program Director, NORWESCAP

Date:  December 6, 2017

Time:  6:30pm (Lite dinner at 6pm & class begins promptly at 6:30pm)

Location:  NORWESCAP / 350 Marshall Street / Training Room

Register by:  12/1/2017 – Call Carolyn Thoens at 908-454-7000 ext. 116

 





Breaking the Paycheck to Paycheck Cycle
Date: 2017-11-20

Review what you’re spending money on each month (e.g., dining out, movies, event that daily cup of coffee can add up).  Ask yourself, “Where can I cut back?”

 Presented by:  Robert Anselmo, MBA V.P., TD Bank

Date:  November 20, 2017

Time:  6:30pm (Lite dinner at 6pm & class begins promptly at 6:30pm)

Location:  NORWESCAP / 350 Marshall Street / Training Room

Register by:  11/16/2017 – Call Carolyn Thoens at 908-454-7000 ext. 116

 

 





Transitions 2017 Run/Walk
Date: 2017-11-05

The 14th Annual Transitions Run/Walk

Date:  Sunday, November 5th

Location:  American Legion/Riverfront Park, Hackettstown

 





The Food Bank's 15th Annual Culinary Celebration & Red Bow Basket Gala
Date: 2017-10-30

Come and enjoy an evening of great food, spirits and music!  Taste signature dishes, desserts and coffee from the area's finest chefs, restaurants & caterers.

Date:  Monday, October 30th

Location:  Beaver Brook County Club, Annandale

Time:  5:00pm to 8:00pm / Tickets $60.00

Red Bos Basket Gala Featuring beautiful baskets & 50/50 Raffle

Hope to see you there!





Credit
Date: 2017-10-30

Credit

Understand why good credit is important, understanding your credit score, how to dispute credit issues and more

Presented by:  Rebecca Christian, V.P. Branch Manager, PNC Bank

Date:  October 30, 2017

Time:  6:30pm (Lite dinner at 6pm & class begins promptly at 6:30pm)

Location:  NORWESCAP / 350 Marshall Street / Training Room

Register by:  10/26/2017 – Call Carolyn Thoens at 908-454-7000 ext. 116

 





Phillipsburg Fall Festival
Date: 2017-10-28

Date:  Saturday, October 28th

Time:  2pm to 6pm @ Shappell Park

Scarecrow Decorating Contest

Haunted House, Music, Dancing, and Games





Hunterdon Holistic Fair
Date: 2017-10-28

Date:  Saturday, October 28th

Time:  10am to 4pm

Location:  Hunterdon Central High School / 165 Route 31 / Flemington

Topics:  Alternative Medicine, Holistic Health, Body, Mind, Spirit / Artisans – Vendors / Nutritional Well-Being / Practitioners – Psychics / Reiki – Massage – Oils / Crystal – Art – Music

For More Information or To Register:  Call:  908-788-1453 or email:  transitions@norwescap.org





"Design On A Dime"
Date: 2017-10-25

Fall Decorating Workshop

When:  Wednesday, October 25th

Time:  5:00pm

Where:  459 Center Street / Phillipsburg

Come join us in this one of many series of FREE workshop – Learn how to make Beautiful decorations for your home with low cost materials to beautify your home this Fall Season.

For rerservations contact:  Marigny at 908-454-3400 extension 3083 or email at pellotm@norwescap.org

Limited space available (no childcare available)





Breast Health Awareness BINGO
Date: 2017-10-24

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month!

The NORWESCAP Cancer Education and Early Detection Program (CEED) would like to invite you to join us.

Date:  Tuesday, October 24th

Time:  11:30am to 1:30pm

Location:  NORWESCAP / 350 Marshall Street

Registration is required as space is limited.  Please call the NORWESCAP CEED Program at 908-387-9888 or email curtisp@norwescap.org





"Job Club"
Date: 2017-10-20

NORWESCAP’s Career and Life Transitions will be conducting a four-week job club that focuses on Branding Yourself in the Job Market. It’s a great opportunity to brand your resume, email address and create a networking calling card.  We will discuss how to use these tools to get your name known by potential employers. 

Location:  16 Broad Street, Suite 7, Washington

Time:  12:30 to 2:30PM

Meeting Dates:

Friday, October 20th / Creating Your Networking Calling Cards / Why Have a Calling Card?  Creating More than one card.

Friday, November 3rd / Creating Your 4-minute Sales Pitch / How to Express the Job You Want

Please RSVP to Carol @ 908-835-2624





Bilingual Story Hour / Hora De Cuentos Bilingue
Date: 2017-10-18

Where/Donde:  Early Childhood Learning Center

When/Cuando:  Wed/Miercoles 10/18/2017

Time/Hora:  6:00pm - 7:00pm

Featuring / Presentando: 

Interactive Fun / Diversion Interactiva

Story in both English & Spanish / Lectura en ingles y espanol

Crafts / Artesania

Registrations / Registracion:  Marigny Pellot at 908-454-3400 ext 3083 or pellotm@norwescap.org





P2P Presents the 8th Annual Carousel
Date: 2017-10-18

Pathways 2 Prosperity presents the 8th Annual Carousel

Date:  Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Location:  Farmstead Golf & Country Club / 88 German Flats Rd., Lafayette Township

6:30pm – Basket Preview – Cash Bar

7:00-9:00pm Dinner & Drawings

Cost:  $75 per person (Price includes dinner & a ticket for drawings)

For additional information call Dianna Morrison at 973-862-6680 or email morrisond@norwescap.org

 





International Music & Food Night
Date: 2017-10-13

Date:  Friday, October 13th

Location:  Family Success Center / 459 Center Street / Phillipsburg

Time:  5:00pm – 9:00pm

This Year . . . Photo Booth & DJ

Come dressed representing your culture or “like” us on Facebook for an extra raffle ticket!!!

Food From All Over the World

International Dancers & Music

Special Performances & Guests

Open Dance Floor for Final Hour

Photo booth, Raffles & Door Prizes

Required Registration by October 6th:  Call 908-454-3400 extension 3083 or register on Facebook

We Ask Every Family to Bring a Dish/Dessert from your Native Country to Share in Celebration of Traditions Around the World.  Please know this event attracts 400+ People from the Community. 

 





FSC - Autism Support Group
Date: 2017-10-11

A local Autism support group has come to the Phillipsburg community.  This group will meet every 2nd Wednesday of the month from 6:00-7:30pm (September 13th to May 9, 2018) at the Early Childhood Learning Center, Center St., located in the Cafetorium. It will be facilitated by Kelly Milazzo of the Greenwich Autism Alliance and Vickie Mendes-Branch of Branching Out Foundation, Inc.

You must reserve a seat please call Nicole at 908-454-3400 ext. 3086 or email at smithn@norwescap.org





Educational Grants
Date: 2017-10-02

NEW Education Grants Available for Qualified Women!

Would you like to go to school, obtain additional training or obtain a certificate?  Do you need help achieving your educational & career goals?

Contact the NORWESCAP Career & Life Transitions Center for Women for more information: 

Warren County: 908-835-2624

Hunterdon County:  908-788-1453

 





Get Up and WALK!
Date: 2017-10-02

Monday, Wednesday & Friday

Time:  7am to 8am

Location:  Walter’s Park (meet by the pool)

For additional information contact Family Success Center at 908-454-3400 ext. 32087 or email ringom@norwescap.org

 





FREE Education Session
Date: 2017-09-25

Free Education Session

Attention Parents:  Join us for a FREE Education Session on Cancer Prevention and Adolescent Immunizations!

This 1 hour workshop presentation on HPV vaccination is a collaboration between NORWESCAP Family Success Center and the Partnership for Maternal and Child Health of Northern New Jersey.

Topics Include:

Protecting Adolescents from Human Papillomavirus (HPV) and Cancer

Recommendations for the HPV Vaccine

FAQ’s about HPV

Date:  Monday, September 25, 2017

Location:  NORWESCAP / 350 Marshall Street / Phillipsburg

Time:  6:00-7:30pm

 





Save-The-Date; Grand Harvest Wine & Music Festival
Date: 2017-09-24





Fight Hunger Fundraiser
Date: 2017-09-23

 

 

“FIGHT HUNGER”

Vendor Fair / Fundraiser

Date:  Saturday, September 23rd

Time:  12 Noon to 4pm

Location:  213 North Broad Street, Phillipsburg

 





Shopping & Cooking on a Budget
Date: 2017-09-18

 

 

Learn and understand how to shop healthy while staying budget conscious

Presented by:  Amy Brinton, RDN

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program – Education Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Warren County

Date:  September 18, 2017

Time:  6:30pm (Lite dinner at 6pm & class begins promptly at 6:30pm)

Location:  NORWESCAP / 350 Marshall Street / Training Room

Register by:  9/14/2017 – Call Carolyn Thoens at 908-454-7000 ext. 116

 





Race for Hunger
Date: 2017-09-17

 

 

ShopRite Race for Hunger to benefit the NORWESCAP Food Bank

5K Challenging Trail Run and 1 Mile Scenic Walk

Date:  Sunday, September 17, 2017

Time:  9:30am Start

Location:  Deer Path Park, Flemington, NJ

Register at:  https://runsignup.com/Race/NJ/Flemington/ShopRiteRaceforHunger

 





Brush Away Hunger
Date: 2017-09-15

 

Date:  Friday, September 15, 2017

Time:  4:00 p.m.

Location:  NORWESCAP Food Bank / 201 N. Broad Street

Paint on a pallet board from our very own warehouse! Several options available.

Ticket Cost:  $25.00

Includes all materials.

Light refreshments will be served.

Please register by phone or e-mail

By 9/08/17:

(908)454-4322 or brayj@norwescap.org or meissnerh@norwescap.org

 

 

 





Career & Life Transitions - JOB CLUB
Date: 2017-09-07

 

NORWESCAP’s Career and Life Transitions will be conducting a four-week job club that focuses on Branding Yourself in the Job Market. It’s a great opportunity to brand your resume, email address and create a networking calling card.  We will discuss how to use these tools to get your name known by potential employers. 

Location:  84 Park Avenue Suite E103 Flemington

Time:  12:30 to 2:30PM

Meeting Dates:

Thursday, September 7th / Creating Customized Resumes for Your Successful Job Search

Thursday, September 14th / Creating and Managing Your Professional Email Addresses

Thursday, September 21st / Creating Your Networking Calling Cards

Thursday, September 28th / Creating Your 4-minute Sales Pitch

Please RSVP to Terry @ 908-788-1453





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