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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

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


Date: 2017-10-30


Understand why good cr3dit 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


Holistic Fair
Date: 2017-10-28


Holistic Fair

October 28, 2017

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


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




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:


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 or




FSC - Autism Support Group
Date: 2017-09-13

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

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 Yourslef 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

Educational Grants
Date: 2017-09-01

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: 2017-09-01

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


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