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Vol. 2 Issue 5 Newton, NJ Monday, May 5, 2008

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Older Americans Month
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Beginning in 2011, the first of 78 million baby boomers (people born between 1946 and 1964) will start transitioning into retirement, kicking off an expansion in the number of older adults that will continue for decades. Read More...

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Birding and Nature Festival (04/16/2008) Click here to Read the article
The third annual Sussex County Birding and Nature Festival will be held June 7th and 8th. This Festival is a partnership between the County of Sussex, the New Jersey Audubon Society and our host, Mountain Creek Resort.
May Is Lyme Disease Awareness Month (04/14/2008) Click here to Read the article
Outdoor activities might be beneficial to your health and well-being, but Lyme disease is one of Mother Nature's health hazards and a serious health concern for residents living in Sussex County.
Mental Health Month: Get Connected (04/30/2008)
Research shows that social networks can reduce stress and promote overall health by providing a sense of belonging, self-worth, and security.
National Transportation Week (04/28/2008)
Sussex County Transit is celebrating 27 years of providing transportation to the residents of Sussex County, and we are pleased to participate in National Transportation Week which will be held May 11-17, 2008.
Youth in County Government Day (04/16/2008) Click here to Read the article
The Sussex County Board of Chosen Freeholders hosted its 7th Annual "Youth in County Government Day" on Wednesday, April 9, 2008. Held in conjunction with "National County Government Week," celebrated this year during the week of April 6 -12, 2008, a combination of four junior and senior high school students from each of the County's 10 high schools were invited to participate in the afternoon's activities.
The Homestead: More Than A Nursing Home (04/15/2008) Click here to Read the article
The Sussex County Homestead has increased the scope of services it offers to the community to include sub-acute care as well as a Caregivers Support Group.
'Relay for Life' Comes to Sussex County (04/25/2008) Click here to Read the article
The American Cancer Society will host the 2008 Relay for Life of Greater Sussex at 2 p.m., Saturday, May 31, 2008, at the Sussex County Community College.
Bike to Work Week (04/18/2008) Click here to Read the article
Did you know that if the average person biked to work one day every two weeks instead of driving, we could prevent the pollution of one billion gallons of gasoline entering the atmosphere every year?
May 17 is the Date for Pass It Along's Annual Serve-A-Thon (04/30/2008) Click here to Read the article
Each year, Pass it Along gathers hundreds of volunteers to work on special projects throughout the community on this special day.

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