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Life Skills Program at DAWN


Life Skills Program at DAWN   DAWN Center for Independent Living is offering is a 72-hour interactive comprehensive life skills program called Skills for Independent Living (SkIL), available to eligible teens and young adults with disabilities residing in Morris, Sussex, and Warren counties. Thanks to support from the United Way of Northern New Jersey, DAWN will provide a 2014 summer cycle of the program three days a week, from Now through August 28 from 1:00pm to 4:00 pm on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays in Budd Lake, NJ.
SkIL covers themes including “Who fired the maid?” (Keeping a Clean, Neat Home), “Making
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Curbing Hunger Extends Its Statewide Food Drive into July


Curbing Hunger Extends Its Statewide Food Drive into July Summertime hunger a bigger problem this year  Curbing Hunger Inc. is a non-profit organization based in Somerset County, N.J.  Its mission is to raise food to supply hunger organizations during times when donations are low.  This year marks the 20th consecutive year of its annual Curbing Hunger Food Drive campaign to help people in New Jersey during the summer – a time when most organizations struggle with low donations.   Since its founding, the campaign has raised over 2 million pounds of food to help New Jersey residents. This year’s campaign is
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Inked Out New Jersey Promises Another Year of Amazing Tattoos and Fun

From Sep. 12 to 14, “Inked Out New Jersey,” an annual tattoo convention, will be coming to Secaucus, NJ. The 2014 convention will have music, entertainment, art, and a special appearance by world-renowned tattoo artist Mario Barth. The convention, which takes place at the Meadowlands Expo Center, will also be offering a special free admission deal on Sep. 12 to police, military, EMS, and firefighters with credentials. As in years previous, children 12 or younger get in free as well. Inked Out is also teaming up with non-profit group The Heroes Project, which helps connect military and veteran families to
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ADP Report Suggests Economic Strengthening, But Analysts Remain Cautious

The more things change, the more they stay the same. Big data has completely innovated the way business is done. Not only are 60% of companies investing in human resource analytics tools to help make their HR departments more efficient, but a full 60% of full-time employees are now using some kind of web-based technology to manage or enroll in benefits. Yet, regardless of how much technology has changed the way business is conducted, it’s still business and the stock market still carries a lot of weight, which is why many had a positive outlook this week as the markets
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Large-Scale Retailers Will Label Products Manufactured By Women-Owned Businesses

Large-Scale Retailers Will Label Products Manufactured By Women-Owned Businesses Large-scale retailers are now giving manufactures the opportunity to designate products specifically made by women. The product will feature a specific logo, But only if they are approved and certified by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC). This certification alerts companies and consumers alike that products adhere to the regulations and requirements of the WBENC. “We are committed to empowering women and impacting women-owned businesses from around the world — and so are our customers,” one director states. “In fact, we recently conducted a survey that found 90 percent of
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ADP Report Suggests Economic Strengthening, But Analysts Remain Cautious

The more things change, the more they stay the same. Big data has completely innovated the way business is done. Not only are 60% of companies investing in human resource analytics tools to help make their HR departments more efficient, but a full 60% of full-time employees are now using some kind of web-based technology to manage or enroll in benefits. Yet, regardless of how much technology has changed the way business is conducted, it’s still business and the stock market still carries a lot of weight, which is why many had a positive outlook this week as the markets
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The Friends of Mt. Olive Library Book Donation Day

The Friends of the Mt. Olive Library will be accepting book donations from our generous patrons on Saturday, July 19th from 10 am to 2 pm, at the rear entrance of the Library. The Library phone is 973-691-8686. We can accept only books and DVDs in good condition—for example: NO sets of encyclopedias, VHS’s, magazines or vinyl recordings. The public doesn’t seem to want them anymore!!!! The Library phone is 973-691-8686. For further information please check our page on the Mt. Olive Library website: www.mopl.org/drupal/node/16, as well as www.BookSaleFinder.com and the Friends’ Facebook page for further information. The next book
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Welcome Home Mendham Twp

Welcome home to this beautiful center hall colonial in turn-key condition in Mendham Twp offered at $1,115,000 and listed with Krisitn Gobbel-Swanson of Coldwell Banker’s Mendham Office 973-543-2552.  This updated home provides over 4000 sq. ft. of living space and still give you room to expand.  The public spaces are loaded with custom mill work, beautiful built-ins, custom paint, refinished hardwood floors and a few surprises.  The updated kitchen features high-end, stainless appliances, custom Italian tile, glass front cabinets, a center island, and a walk in pantry. The mud room, adjacent to the garage and laundry room, is built out
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Become a Volunteer Child Advocate! Attend a CASA Information Session


Want to speak up for the best interests of children who have been removed from their homes due to abuse and neglect?
CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) of Morris and Sussex Counties trains community volunteers to provide foster children with a voice in court to assure each child a safe, permanent and nurturing home.
Attend a CASA Information Session to find out how you can be the voice of a child. Information Sessions will be held in Morristown on Wednesday, June 25, at 6:30 p.m. An Information Session will be held in Newton on Thursday, June 19, at 1:30 p.m. For more
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Local Builder Creates Super Energy Efficient Home

This amazing property is truly one of a kind.   Quietly nestled within 10,000 acres of Stokes State Forest yet still providing a private lake community for your fishing and boating enjoyment.   Offering a private lot, open floor plan, solid exposed wood beams, high performance thermal windows and elegant curved staircase. The home is designed to capture the thermal rays of the sun and release the passive solar energy in the home to keep heating costs very low.   A Takagi brand instant hot water heater provides endless hot water on demand. This home is well-appointed with beautiful solid granite and elegant
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