Friends of Education award nominations open: Applications are being accepted for the Friends of Education Award established by the Atlantic County Council of Education Associations to recognize individuals, businesses or organizations making innovative or unique contributions to the school system. Any county resident, group, organization or business may be nominated for the award. The deadline is Nov. 1. For information, call 609-641-4053 or visit

Voter registration nights: The League of Women Voters of Atlantic County will be available at five county libraries from 6 to 7:45 p.m. Wednesdays through Oct. 11 to provide voter registration forms and vote-by-mail forms to residents. League volunteers will be at the Egg Harbor Township, Galloway Township, Mays Landing, Pleasantville and Ventnor libraries. For more information, visit the Facebook page@LeagueAC.

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Grandparents Raising Grandchildren support group: Rutgers Cooperative Extension Family and Community Health Sciences’ invites grandparents who serve as caretakers of their grandchildren to a free information session from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Sept. 20 at the Cooperative Extension, 355 Courthouse-South Dennis Road, Cape May Court House. Child care will be provided for the grandchildren. A light supper will be served at 5:30 p.m. The program will follow at 6 p.m. There is no charge to attend but advance registration is required. To RSVP or for more information, call Marian at 609-465-5115, ext. 3609.


‘Ready, Vet, Go!’ program at library: Catholic Charities of Camden invites veterans in need to seek information from 3 to 5 p.m. Sept. 27 at the Vineland Public Library, 1058 E. Landis Ave. The organization provides housing services to veterans who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless, and other services. For more information, call 856-794-4244.