WOODBRIDGE—The Woodbridge Township Department of Health & Human Services will administer seasonal flu and pneumonia vaccine to township residents on Tuesday, Oct. 13, from 9 a.m. to noon at the Evergreen Center located at 400 Inman Avenue in Colonia.
SCOTCH PLAINS–Seniors Jamie Ciocon of Edison and Florianne Jalac of Union have been named Commended Students in the 2010 National Merit Scholarship Program, Sister Percylee Hart, RSM, the principal of Union Catholic High School, announced.
WOODBRIDGE—Trinity Episcopal Church will be sponsoring a health fair on Saturday, Nov. 7, in conjunction with J.F. Kennedy Hospital of Edison. The free event will take place between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. in the parish hall of the church, located at 650 Rahway Avenue, Woodbridge.
NEW BRUNSWICK—State Theatre and Undercover Entertainment present Shelly Garrett’s “Beauty Shop 2009” for two performances on Saturday, Oct. 17 at 3 and 8p.m. Tickets range from $22-57.
GREAT LAKES, Ill.—Navy Seaman Apprentice Shanel A. Soto, daughter of Dawn M. Deboer and Carlos Soto of Perth Amboy, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill.
EDISON—The Girls’ Varsity Soccer Team at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School learned to “think pink” and score some big points for breast cancer awareness and Lee National Denim Day (www.denimday.com) during their victorious game against Ranney, 5-0, on Friday, Oct. 2.
EDISON—Statistics indicate that there are 23.6 million people in the United States who have been diagnosed with diabetes. “A Common Sense Approach to Diabetes Management” is a free, 4-week workshop that can help diabetics better understand and manage their diabetes.
PERTH AMBOY—Cadet Crystal Martir graduated from the New Jersey National Guard ChalleNGe Youth Program on Aug. 29. Martir, of Perth Amboy, is one of the 105 New Jersey teens in the program’s 30th graduating class.
SAYREVILLE—Middlesex County Freeholder Ronald G. Rios, chair of the Public Health and Education Committee, addresses school nurses at a recent H1N1 vaccination training program at the Middlesex County Fire Academy.
NEW BRUNSWICK—A bake sale, rummage sale, clothing drive, food drive, health screening and a blood drive will be among the many offerings when New Brunswick Elks Lodge 324 hosts its Community Service Day on Sunday, Oct. 18, rain or shine.