EmPoWER Somerset's News, Events & Happenings
March 2021
Care Package Donations
Pioneer FSC created care packages filled with toiletries, make-up, and hair accessories. Partnering with The Center for Great Expectations, Safe + Sound Somerset, and Dress for Success, the care packages were distributed to women working to re-enter the workforce and achieve other personal goals.
Escape the Vape
Empower will host our next Virtual Youth-Parent Series on Wednesday, March 24th at 6pm. Escape the Vape will focus on the dangers of vaping, Juul, and tobacco products, featuring professional speaker, Robb Holladay.
Congratulations Elizabeth Schools!
Congratulations to Belinda Jimenez and Jairo Labrador of Elizabeth Public Schools for being honored by NJ Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation & Dance. Belinda Jimenez was awarded the 2021 NJAHPERD Middle School Physical Education Teacher of the Year Award. Jairo Labrador was awarded the 2021 NJAHPERD Physical Activity Champion Award.
Virtual Scavenger Hunt
Pioneer FSC hosted a virtual scavenger hunt in February. Congratulations to the winners: Melissa and Likhitha! Check out their calendar for more free family fun events.
We're Hiring!
We are seeking a part-time Development Manager to help oversee our agency's donation and fundraising efforts. Please see the attached job posting for more details. We are accepting applications through March 15th.
Our Mission
We EmPoWER individuals and families to make positive lifestyle choices by promoting healthy communities through education, collaboration, and connections to resources.