Events are subject to change or cancellation without prior notice. Selected events will be published in The Jefferson Chronicle DIGEST monthly magazine.
The Center for Prevention and Counseling will be hosting a six-week Wellness Initiative for Senior Education Winter Social Series at Sit ‘n Chat Diner in Sussex, NJ. It will take place every Tuesday beginning on November 12 from 9-11 a.m., ending on Tuesday December 17.
Encouraging a celebration of the aging process, WISE is a six-week wellness program for those aged 55 and up. Workshop topics include safe use of medications, how to communicate with your healthcare provider, how to make healthy lifestyle choices, and alternate approaches to pain management. WISE also provides participants with an opportunity to socialize with others and connect with services available to them in their community.
Complimentary breakfast will be provided at each session and a gift card incentive is provided to participants who attend 5 out of 6 WISE sessions. Please note registration is on a first come first serve basis and only those who have not previously attended are eligible.
Funding for this program is provided by New Jersey Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services. To sign up or, for more information, contact Catherine at (973)383-4787 Ext. 231 or email catherine@centerforprevention.
The Morris County Vocational School District offers Share Time, half day specialized career and technical education programs as part of a students junior and senior year of high school. A 10th grade student may apply (December- March) via online application at www.mcvts.org/apply, click on Share Time.
10th grades students/families are invited to learn more about Share Time Programs in partnership with the County College of Morris on January 15th. The Information Session will be located in the Student Center, Davidson Room.
Share Time High School Programs offered:
– Engineering Technology: Design & Prototyping or Robotics
– Cybersecurity and Information Protection
– Culinary Arts & Hospitality
Students take college credit-bearing courses and may earn certificates of achievement.
For more information visit www.mcvts.org/apply or call 973-627-4600 ext. 277
More than 3.6 million middle and high school students have used e-cigarettes in the past month, studies have shown.
Join the Jefferson Township High School and Middle School PTAs, JTMAC, JT Connect and JTeam for Pasta and a Program on January 16. This presentation, called Let’s Clear the Air About Vaping, will feature Rebecca Tritt, MA, LAC, LCADC, NCC, a substance abuse navigator and therapist at Daytop Village. She will discuss what vaping products are, why they are harmful, and how to protect children from this trend.
In addition, high school principal Dr. Timothy Plotts and middle school principal Dr. Kelly Cooke will discuss plans the schools will put into place in the new year to combat this problem.
A complimentary pasta buffet, donated by Gatwyns II Restaurant and Bar, will begin at 6 p.m. in the JTHS cafeteria at 1010 Weldon Road in Oak Ridge. Register by January 10 at https://tinyurl.com/vaping-program
A Heartsaver CPR/AED and first aid course will be held on Saturday, January 18, 2020 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The course will be conducted by Atlantic Training Center at Holy Faith Lutheran Church, 104 Paradise Road, Oak Ridge, (across from Paradise Knolls School).
Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is a lifesaving technique that is useful in emergencies in which someone’s breathing or heartbeat has stopped, such as heart attacks or near drownings. An automated external defibrillator (AED) is a portable electronic device that diagnoses life-threatening heart problems and treats them through defibrillation, which allows the heart to reestablish its proper rhythm.
Participants are asked to bring a sack lunch and note-taking material. Certification will be delivered online pending course completion.
The cost is $40. Make checks payable to ATLANTIC TRAINING. To register, contact Dorothy Flar at 973-208-6960 or email@example.com. Class size is limited.
The Morris County Vocational School District offers Share Time, half day specialized career and technical education programs as part of a students junior and senior year of high school. A 10th grade student may apply (December- March) via online application at www.mcvts.org/apply.
Students/Families are invited to learn more on January 30th at Morris County School of Technology in Denville. High School Programs offered:
Auto Body Collision Repair
Auto Service Technology
Building & Grounds Maintenance
Health & Exercise Science
Plumbing & Pipefitting