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Calling All: NJCU Greek Life Fraternity & Sorority members! Make a difference in your community! Underage Drinking is a serious public health problem in the United States. Alcohol is the most widely used/misused substance among America’s youth. Create a Public Service Announcement video for your peers that will discourage the use of alcohol and explain the potential consequences of underage drinking. Contest winner/group will receive a $200.00 gift card for their fraternity or sorority! This contest is for students involved in Greek Life. Represent your fraternity or sorority! Must be 18 or older to enter contest! The winning video will...Read More
Brenner Foundation will be holding its inaugural Veteran Services Gala at The Venetian in Garfield, NJ on Thursday, October 18th. Proceeds from the Veteran Services Gala will support a partnership with two powerhouse organizations that are well known in the community for their work with veterans. The Bergen County Division of Veteran Services and the Catholic Charities SOS Stakeholders Group will work in association with Brenner Foundation to install diaper banks in New Jersey, which will provide access to clean, dry diapers to struggling veteran families in need. The honoree at the Gala this year is Ariel “AJ” Luna who...Read More
On Friday, July 20th, Governor Phil Murphy signed a bill into law that officially bans smoking at most of New Jersey public beaches and parks at the state, county, and municipal levels. The bill S-2534 which will go into effect in 180 days (January 2019), passed the Senate, 32-1, and the Assembly by 66-1 with two abstentions, expands the “New Jersey Smoke-Free Air Act of 2006” which bans smoking in indoor public settings. Sponsors of the bill include Senate President Steve Sweeney, Senators Vin Gopal and Bob Smith and Assembly members Vincent Mazzeo, Clinton Calabrese, Valerie Vainieri Huttle and Paul...Read More
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This Saturday, April 28th, is nationally recognized as DEA's Take Back Day. Pharmacies, police departments, amongst other locations across the country participate in the collection of unwanted medications. This effort is to help reduce substance misuse. In case you are unable to participate this Saturday, the following locations have permanent drop boxes that are accessible 24 hours. Contact us to learn more and/or discuss the possibility of bringing one to your department! If you are looking for a location elsewhere in New Jersey, click here.