National Winter Activity Center Open House & Job Fair

ski-pictureOctober 21st 4:00-8:00 pm

“The Center” provides dedicated access to WINTER ACTIVITIES such as skiing, snowboarding and cross country where kids can develop skills to become lifetime enthusiasts, fans or athletes. If you enjoy making a DIFFERENCE in the lives of young people. And you have a love of the OUTDOORS. And you like to be a member of a TEAM that is doing great things. Then we are interested in you exploring opportunities to JOIN our organization as
(We provide training for most positions):

  • Instructors (Skill Development)ski-picture2
  • Coaches (Competition)
  • Food Services
  • Security Services
  • Lift Attendants
  • Snowmakers
  • Groomers
  • Drivers with CDL passenger

“THE CENTER” 44 BREAKNECK ROAD
VERNON, NJ 07462 (973) 846-8250 www.winter4kids.org

Intergenerational Co-parenting: Supporting Young Parents

national-resource-centerThursday, October 20, 2016 2:00:00 PM EDT – 3:30:00 PM EDT

Join the National Resource Center for Healthy Marriage and Families and the South Carolina Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy for a new webinar that discusses the challenges and solutions surrounding intergenerational co-parenting. Young parents face many obstacles when raising children, and they require the support of family, friends, and partners. The webinar, with presentations from leaders in research and field work, will help service providers support young parents with regards to building healthy co-parenting relationships, balancing intergenerational influences, and caring for children. The presentation will also feature our research brief, Teenaged Parenting: The Importance of Cooperation and Support, which provides general information and raises awareness about the importance of building healthy co-parenting habits. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn more about free research-based resources and technical assistance available to support you and your agency in integrating healthy relationship education skills into your service delivery system as part of holistic approach to strengthening families.

REGISTER NOW

Free 6 week Diabetes Workshop in Ringwood

Diabetes Workshop

Free 6 week workshop

Church of the Good Shepherd

80 Margaret King Avenue, Ringwood

Mondays starting October 17, 2016

Time: 9:30am – 12:00pm

To register call Jarmaine Williams at (732) 955-8168

This workshop is open to everyone!

Click here for the Diabetes Workshop flyer

 

C.A.S.A. Sponsors Trivia Night at the Teen Center

FREE ADMISSION, FREE TO PLAY, BIG PRIZES TO WIN!

When: Friday October 7 at 8:00pm

Where: Teen Center located at 1073 Westbrook Rd

Who: Open to All West Milford High School Students

Bring your friends and play in team of 2-4 players. Trivia questions will be about anything from pop culture to zebra farts. Ok.. just kidding about the zebra but you get the idea!

The team with the most points at the end of the night will be taking home Visa Gift Cards worth $50.00 each. There will also be cool prizes for 2nd and 3rd place teams. Think you got what it takes…better bring a smart friend!

Snacks and beverages available to purchase at the Teen Center. Open to all H.S. age students.

Please bring school I.D.

@westmilfordTPS presents Cyberbullying, harassment, intimidation and bullying workshop

kids-online-safetyWhen: Tuesday October 4th from 7:00-9:00pm

Where: Macopin Middle School Cafeteria

Who: All community members, parents and staff

Please join us for this very important and informative presentation on internet safety and cyberbullying. District Anti-Bullying Coordinator, Ron Rowe, and former law enforcement agent, Melissa Straub, are teaming up to raise awareness throughout our community and empower parents to be one step ahead of their children navigating the dangers of the digital world.

Register NOW for Safe Sitter Course at Ringwood Public Library October 1

Safe Sitter Course

October 1st 10am- 3:30 pm Ringwood Public Library

Safe Sitter Course

  • Presented by The Ringwood Health Department, in collaboration with Chilton Medical Hospital
  • Learn the skills needed to safely care for children, infants through school age
  • Pre-registration Required Call Jeannette ASAP (973) 962- 4343
  • Cost: $50

 

Literacy Showcase @highlandsfsc

literacy-showcase-imageCalling All Authors, Poets or Writers!

We are looking for “performers” for our Literacy Showcase:

Thursday September 29th 5:00-7:00pm

In honor of National Literacy Month we want to showcase all our local talent! Come out and meet local authors!

Authors please call: 973.506.6575 to register or

email: info@highlandsfsc.org

@highlandsfsc collaborates on Alzheimer’s Program

Living With Alzheimer’s: For the Early Stage Caregiver

Tuesday September 27th 5:00-7:30pm

Skyline Lakes Firehouse 67 Edgewood Rd Ringwood NJ

This workshop will provide information and education on:

  • The symptoms of Early Stage Alzheimer’s Disease
  • Resource planning for early stage
  • The components of a care team and how to successfully work with each component

Call to Register 1-800-272-3900 or email Sharon.jarenette@alz.org

@highlandsfsc celebrates National Literacy Month

 

Commissioner Blake with WM preschoolers and Girl Scout Eileen Van KirkDr. Allison Blake, Commissioner of the NJ Department of Children and Families came to the Highlands Family Success Center to read to a group of local West Milford preschoolers. She also present Eileen Van Kirk with a certificate for achieving her Girl Scouts Silver Award. Eileen graciously donated a bench and book shelf to create a cozy corner at the HFSC to help children of the community foster a love for reading. In honor of National Literacy Month Commissioner Blake also read the book “Brown Bear Brown Bear” to the children and took a tour of the new West Milford Library.

Tour of Library

@highlandsfsc Announces Healthy Relationships & Families Workshop!

healthy-relationship-imageStarting Tuesday September 20

7pm – 9pm

Join us for a 10 week session!

Learn ways to:

  • communicate effectively
  • strengthen personal relationships
  • grow as a happy & healthy family

*Topics will vary from week to week

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