Mensch Award

Jewish Family and Children’s Service of Greater Mercer County has announced the Rose & Louis H. Linowitz Mensch Award, a merit-based award for Jewish eighth grade and High School senior students living in Mercer County. Candidates should exemplify what it means to be a mensch – a person of integrity and honor, a doer of good deeds, and an all-around good person. Students must be nominated by a member of the community such as a Rabbi, educator, youth group advisor, secular school guidance counselor, teacher, parent, etc. Eighth-grade Mensch-In-Training award is $300 and high school senior Mensch Award winners will receive $1,500. Applications are due by April 30, 2018.For information or to nominate a student, visit www.jfcsonline.org.

AARP Driving Program

Beth El Synagogue of East Windsor is hosting an AARP Drive Safety Program the evenings of Monday, April 23 and Thursday, April 26. The course consists of 2 three-hour sessions, is conducted by a trained AARP instructor, and is geared toward the needs of older drivers. Attendance at both sessions is required to be certified for the completion of the course. AARP membership is not required to participate. The fee is $15 for AARP members and $20 for non-members. Register by Monday, April 16. 609-443-4454; www.bethel.net.

Dementia Caregiver Connection Group

Jewish Family & Children’s Service of Greater Mercer County is hosting a new Dementia Caregiver Connection Group which will include a support group for the caregiver, a separate activity for the family member with dementia, followed by a lunch for all participants. The group will be held four Wednesday mornings in May at Artis Senior Living (861 Alexander Road Princeton) and costs $50. To register, contact Beverly Rubman at beverlyr@jfcsonline.org or 609-987-8100, ext. 151.

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