Each year, International Nurses Day is celebrated on May 12. Timed to coincide with the birthday of Florence Nightingale, the founder of modern nursing, International Nurses Day is an opportunity to honor our nurses for all they do and the commitment they have made to our communities.
PERTH AMBOY — In recognition of May as National Stroke and High Blood Pressure Awareness Month, Raritan Bay Medical Center Foundation is sponsoring a raffle benefiting the medical center’s Primary Stroke Center at Old Bridge and Perth Amboy.
CRANFORD — The Union County Republican Women have arranged to have Kathy Friess, of the NJ Human Trafficking Task Force present a program on how the Attorney General and the Division of Criminal Justice with state and federal law enforcement agencies are addressing the problem of human trafficking in New Jersey.
ELIZABETH – “Green Jobs” was the topic of a free workshop held at Union County College’s Dr. Thomas H. Brown Center for Business and Educational Advancement on Tuesday, April 19.
CLARK – Students at Frank K. Hehnly Elementary School in Clark participated in the PTA-sponsored East Coast Conditioning Night. Four coaches challenged the students in age-appropriate stretching, sport-specific drills and fun games.
CLARK – Frank K. Hehnly Elementary School’s annual Arbor Day Program paid a special tribute this year to all of the Hehnly School Nurses. First grade Girl Scout Daisy Troop #40537 dedicated a tree and a “Nurses Garden” on the school property to all of the nurses, past and present. The entire student body participated in the program.
UNION COUNTY — Dario A. Cortes, PhD, president of Berkeley College, recently announced that students from Union County have been inducted into national honor societies at Berkeley College.
EDISON — It was a scrumptious good time as restaurants from all over the area gathered for the third “Evening of Good Taste for the Educated Palate,” a food tasting run by the Middlesex County College Alumni Association.
MARTINSVILLE—One-hundred-thirty Pingry students have won awards in the 2011 National Latin Exam, which promotes the study of Latin and encourages students to experience a sense of accomplishment.