Our club continues to collect duffel bags for the families of Family Promise of Gloucester County. This is a special project our club has supported for many years. Join us Tuesday at 6:45 at the library and learn more about this and our Special State Project CASA NJ. ... See MoreSee Less
(Deptford, NJ) On the evening of Tuesday, Jan. 15 Freeholder Jim Jefferson swore in members of the Gloucester County Commission for Women Anne Wodnick, KAREN DICKEL, Jennifer Turner, Nancy Reiter and Susan Weber for their new terms.
Freeholder Director Robert M. Damminger said, "We are happy to welcome back these women for their new terms in their fight for reforms in the attitude towards and treatment of women. These women are dedicated to their cause and work hard to promote issues that affect women."
The Commission for Women serves as a fact finding and advisory Commission to the public and to the Gloucester County Board of Chosen Freeholders regarding the concerns of women in Gloucester County, working to suggest and urge reforms where they are deemed necessary in regards to treatment of women.
Freeholder Jim Jefferson, Liaison to the Commission for Women, said, “In the times in which we live, I the work this Commission does has carries a lot of weight. We look to them to serve as a resource and advocates for women within Gloucester County.”
Pictured: Freeholder Jim Jefferson, Anne Wodnick, KAREN DICKEL, Jennifer Turner, Nancy Reiter and Susan Weber. ... See MoreSee Less
GLOUCESTER COUNTY OFFERS FREE MONTHLY EYE SCREENINGS
(Sewell, NJ) – The Gloucester County Board of Chosen Freeholders announced that free eye screenings are available to all residents. Services are offered once a month at the Gloucester County Health Department at 204 East Holly Avenue in Sewell.
Freeholder Director Robert M. Damminger said, “There are many residents that do not have the funds or insurance to cover an eye exam. With the Free Eye Screening program, all you need to do to become eligible is make an appointment.”
Freeholder Jim Jefferson, liaison to the Gloucester County Department of Health, said “We are pleased to partner with the New Jersey Commission for the Blind and Visually Impaired to offer this free service to the residents of Gloucester County.”
Screenings are free of charge. Children from the age of 4 to 17 are welcome but require the signature of a parent or guardian.
Appointments are required for the screenings. To schedule an appointment call (856) 384-6842. Appointments occur between 3:30 and 6:30 p.m.