The Sourland Conservancy relies on volunteers to protect, promote and preserve the Sourland Mountain region. The organization is also looking for members of its Sourland Stewards project, which includes nature hikes, programs on stewardship topics, print and online media, resources, brochures, and more. For more information about volunteering or stewardship, send an email to info@sourland.org.

Grant Applications

The Mercer County Division of Culture and Heritage administers two grant programs: Local Arts Grant Program and History Re-Grant Program. They are offered annually for eligible nonprofit Mercer County-based organizations. Application deadline is July 12. For more information about the application process, visit www.mercercounty.org or call program development specialist Tricia Fagan at 609-989-6418.

Call for Art

The New Jersey Department of Human Services is accepting entries for its New Jersey Teen Media Contest. The contest is open to all New Jersey middle and high school aged students. Entries should illustrate a situation when the artist felt most supported by a loved one. Works can be physical art, computer/digital art, or the written word. All entries must be postmarked by Friday, April 5. Winning entries will be included in the 2020 Office of Child Support calendar and be place on display in the New Jersey State House. For more information, visit www.njteenmedia.org.

The Ewing Library is seeking interesting collections for the library’s display cases and art exhibit area. For more information, contact Carmela Barrett at 609-882-3130.

First Aid Training

Jacqueline Bienenstock, director of the psychiatric acute care unit at Hackensack Meridian Health Carrier Clinic, will present “Mental Health First Aid,” the five steps to saving a person in crisis, on Saturday, May 18, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Carrier Clinic’s Belle Mead campus. Cost is $25. Register at www.carrierclinic.org.

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