Anti-Bullying Walkathon Planned For Saturday

(Photo courtesy of NCADD of Middlesex County)

(Photo courtesy of NCADD of Middlesex County)

CARTERET – Members of the Carteret Community are invited to join forces with Pathways, Carteret’s School-Based Youth Services Program to support the inaugural Walkathon to Prevent Bullying on Saturday, May 18. Pathways is encouraging individuals, schools, businesses, and organizations around the community to show their support for its efforts to raise awareness about bullying.

The event will begin at 10 a.m.  on Louis Street outside of Pathways, where registration and check-in will also take place. Carteret Mayor Daniel J. Reiman has been invited to give welcoming remarks. Also invited to the event are members of the Carteret City Council, Superintendent of Schools Kevin Ahearn, Deputy Superintendent Kathleen A. Skobo and other members of the Carteret Board of Education.

Pathways was created through a partnership between the Carteret Public Schools and NCADD of Middlesex County, Inc. This partnership has resulted in a safe, structured environment within the school to address the social and health needs of students, ensuring that they are better able to graduate, become employable or continue their education, and lead physically and mentally healthy, drug-free lives.

Sponsors/ donors / for this year’s event include: Ms. Lee’s Cuisine, Liberty Bagel & Café, Dr. Pepper / Snapple Group, Staffing Synergies, Fox Ledge Spring Water, PACER National Bullying Prevention Center, CDC Center Info, AMERIGROUP, Childs Funeral Home, and Carteret Krauszers.

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