Atlantic City

Library trustees to meet

A regularly scheduled meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Atlantic City Free Public Library will take place at noon July 22 in the Board Room of the library, 1 N. Tennessee Ave.

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Housing Authority reaches out

Atlantic City Housing Authority Service Day community outreach will take place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 24 at the Community Room at Buzby Homes and at 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 7 at the Community Room at Stanley Holmes Village.

Guest speakers and topics include: Jewish Family Services, Rite Aid immunization/prescription delivery, Money Management Association, nutrition, Planned Parenthood, Mental Health Association, and Southern Jersey Family Medical Center.

Programs and resources open to all Atlantic City Housing Authority Residents and Community include: Free screenings for cholesterol, blood pressure, fitness, and HIV/AIDS.

Education will be offered on: mental health, substance abuse, diet and nutrition,k chronic disease management, N.J. Family Care (information only), and health and dental insurance (information only).

Referrals will be for: job placement and retention, job skills and training classes, child-care assistance, money management-delinquent rent, banking, credit repair and counseling, mortgage counseling, on the spot SNAP applications, insurance and retirement planning, legal representation and advice (information only) free homeownership counseling.

Youth programs include: leadership programs, supported work programs, behavior health programs, youth mentoring and tutoring, and after-school and summer programs.


Police remind drivers to park with traffic

Police said they have received multiple complaints about vehicles parked against traffic, creating hazards.

The law says all vehicles must be parked facing the direction of travel, police said. They cautioned drivers to not park facing oncoming traffic. Vehicles parked in violation may be issued a summons, police said.


Multi-Care Center seeks volunteers

Looking to give back? Our Lady’s Multi-Care Center in Pleasantville needs volunteers who are at least 14 years old.

Opportunities include: helping with resident outings, helping office staff, playing board games and bingo, card games, serving meals, friendly visits, welcoming guests, playing music or singing for guests, transporting residents to and from daily Mass at the on-site chapel, and arts and crafts.

Anyone interested is asked to attend a volunteer open house at 2 p.m. July 29. Can’t make it, or have questions? Call Shalini at 609-677-6369. Our Lady’s is at 1100 Clematis Ave., Pleasantville.

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