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Now OH HOLY NIGHT… All parish children from the Immaculate Heart of Mary
Roman Catholic Church in Scotch Plains were invited to participate in the Nativity Pageant held at the special Children’s Mass held on Christmas Eve. Pictured are the children in costume portraying the Holy Family, the three wise men, angels and shepherds.
IN GOOD COMPANY… The Northern New Jersey Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association in Parsippany in conjunction with Good Company, its membership program that links the service delivery needs of businesses with the resources of the Alzheimer’s Association, recently held a breakfast lecture at the Park Avenue Club in Florham Park. The featured speaker was Dr. Ross Koppel, President of the Social Research Corporation. He discussed Alzheimer’s cost to U. S. Business at the breakfast. Pictured, left to right, are: Mary Kilroy and Karen Donnelly, both residents of Westfield. For more information, please contact the Chapter offices located at 299 Cherry Hill Road, Parsippany, New Jersey 07054, or call (973) 3166676. Union County College Posts
Courses for Spring Semester
SCOTCH PLAINS – Union County College (UCC) recently announced that it will hold registration for its spring semester from Wednesday, January 20, to Tuesday, February 2, at its Cranford, Elizabeth, and Plainfield campuses.
Students will have the opportunity to register from Monday to Thursday from 9 a. m. to 7: 30 p. m.; on Fridays from 9 a. m. to 4: 30 p. m.; and on Saturdays from 9 a. m. to noon.
UCC will offer standard credit courses for degrees and certifications in nearly 50 disciplines including American Sign Language and Deaf Studies, Business Management, Criminal Justice, Engineering, and Communications.
Telecourses, in which students may earn credits and a degree from the comfort of their own homes, will also be available.
Telecourses allow students to earn an associate degree in Exploring the Arts and Sciences or an Associate in Applied Science Degree in Business Management.
Students in telecourses observe taped lectures over a video cassette recorder, read related textbooks, receive personalized guidance by the instructor, and meet in class only for examinations.
These transferable associate degrees will offer a wide variety of courses such as Accounting, Business Law, Principles of Marketing, General Psychology, Principles of Sociology which can be used to satisfy degree requirements.
Computer courses, such as the Introduction to Computer Applications, Windows Operating Systems, and the Internet will be available online with no physical attendance at the college required. The student must provide specific hardware and software at home.
UCC has direct transfer/ articulation agreements with fouryear colleges and universities as well as a fullfaithandcredit transfer agreement with New Jersey state colleges.
Some of these colleges and universities include, but are not limited to, RutgersThe State University, Kean University, Montclair State University, New Jersey Institute of Technology, New York University, and Rochester Institute of Technology.
Spring semester courses will extend through late May during daytime, evening, and weekend hours at the college’s campuses in Cranford, Plainfield, and Scotch Plains.
For more information, please call the College Admissions Office at (908) 7097500.
Dr. William Bonsall Honored For Contributions to ProSport
WESTFIELD — Dr. William Bonsall, a chiropractor with a Westfield practice, was named 1998 “Doctor of the Year” in Las Vegas on December 5 by ProSport Chiropractic.
He is a charter member of the organization, which was known as Wrangler Sports Chiropractic from its inception in 1992 through 1996. Wrangler became ProSport Chiropractic in 1997.
The primary goal of the organization, which numbers more than 500 members, has been to provide chiropractic care to professional rodeo athletes throughout the country.
However, the organization, which is divided into 13 regional circuits, has expanded to include doctors who work NASCAR and golf tournaments.
Dr. Bonsall served for five consecutive years as the organization’s
HONORED DOCTOR… On December 5, Dr. William Bonsall, left, was named 1998 “Doctor of the Year” in Las Vegas by ProSport Chiropractic. Dr. William Henry of Ocean Township, right, received the Donald W. Hardy and Dr. David G. Cantwell Distinguished Service Award from ProSport. At center is National Coordinator Edward Corely.
First Frontier Circuit Coordinator, dealing with the area from Maine to Virginia.
He has also served with a team of physicians at the Cowtown Rodeo in Woodstown, and has treated contestants at the National Finals Rodeo in Las Vegas for the last three years.
Dr. Bonsall was elected Second VicePresident of the American Chiropractic Association (ACA) Sports Council. He was also one of six doctors chosen to work at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado earlier in the year.
He has also worked the Collegiate Tae Kwon Do National Championships, the Everlast Under 19 Boxing National Championship, Johnny Petraglia Open and the New York Marathon. He devotes at least 30 days a year to events sponsored by the ACA and New Jersey Sports Council.
County Prepares Workshop To Inform GrantSeekers
The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders and the Union County Division of Cultural and Heritage Affairs will present a workshop for nonprofit organizations seeking grant money on Thursday, February 4, from 6: 15 to 8: 30 p. m. at the Elizabeth Public Library, located at 11 South Broad Street in Elizabeth.
Entitled “Show Me the Money,” the workshop will teach grantseekers multiple ways to identify and research their best potential funders. Participants will also learn how to use the services of the Foundation Center, an independent, nonprofit organization, which offers the public free information about the foundation field.
“This workshop is an extraordinary opportunity for the county’s numerous diverse cultural, historical and service organizations to find out about funding sources,” said Freeholder Mary P. Ruotolo, Liaison to the Cultural and Heritage Programs Advisory Board. “The vital projects these groups provide, which improve the quality of life in our community, require a continual search for financial support.”
County Arts Grant Program Makes Funding Possible
The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders has invited community arts organizations and other nonprofit organizations that present cultural programming to apply for funding from the Union County Arts Grant Program.
Funds for this program are made available through the State/ County Partnership Program of the New Jersey State Council on the Arts, Department of State.
“The purpose of the grant program is to enrich the quality of life in Union County by stimulating and supporting production, presentation and understanding of the arts,” explained Nicholas P. Scutari, Chairman of the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders.
“Arts activities taking place between July 1, 1999 and December 31, 2000 are eligible for consideration. The deadline for proposals is
Monday, February 1. “We are especially excited about offering a new Education Special Project Grant this year which will enable schools as well as other organizations to apply for funding to enhance arts education and professional teacher development,” stated Freeholder Mary P. Ruotolo.
The Union County Arts Grant Program is administered by the Union County Division of Cultural and Heritage Affairs, Department of Economic Development. The Division was designated a Major Arts Service Organization by the New Jersey State Council on the Arts for the second consecutive year.
To request an application and guidelines, please call the Union County Division of Cultural and Heritage Affairs at (908) 5582550. Relay users may call (800) 3527899.
Erika Wittlieb, coordinator of Cooperating Collections, will illustrate how to conduct grant research, including demonstrations of FC Search: The Foundation Center’s Database on CDROM and use of The Foundation Directory, the classic reference work for the nonprofit sector.
Participants will learn where to start the search and how to find out what grants each foundation awards and what information it provides about itself. The Foundation Center’s new online service will be explored.
Preregistration and a $5 fee will be required by Thursday, January 28. For registration information, please write the Union County Division of Cultural and Heritage Affairs at 633 Pearl Street, Elizabeth, 07202 or call (908) 5582550. Relay users may call (800) 8527899.
Assistive services for people with hearing or sight impairments are available on request. The workshop has been made possible in part by a grant from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts which has designated the Union County Division of Cultural and Heritage Affairs a Major Service Organization for the period 19982000.
Scotch Plains Library To Host Book Signing
SCOTCH PLAINS – The Friends of the Scotch Plains Public Library will hold a booksigning on Saturday, January 30, from 10 a. m. to noon at the library.
Author Liz Fuerst will be available to sign copies of her new book, “New Jersey’s Best Shopping.”
The book, which highlights 24 major shopping areas in the state, also features smaller shopping destinations. Reviews and information on the best stores and outlets, sightseeing attractions, historic areas, gourmet markets, garden centers and restaurants are also included.
Ted Czarnomski, President of the Scotch Plains Library, stated, “This is the first booksigning our new group has sponsored and we hope to have many more in the upcoming months ahead.”
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