Volume 6 • Issue 9 October2014. newcommunity.org
NCC Parade And Festival Celebrates
Community Building

New Community's 31st Annual Parade and Festival was one massive block party. But in addition to the live entertainment, delicious food and family friendly activities, NCC used the event to showcase the vast range of services it offers: housing, job development, education and healthcare.

Marchers from each NCC department took to the streets of Newark, proudly holding banners and signs to represent the role they play in serving inner city residents.social problems.

NCC Trains Job Seekers For New ShopRite Coming To Newark In 2015

ShopRite is slated to open a new supermarket in Newark—creating hundreds of jobs—and New Community Workforce Development Center is working feverishly to prepare job seekers to get hired when the store opens in 2015.

Under the direction of Rodney Brutton, NCC Director of Workforce Development, New Community has resurrected its Gateway-To-Work Supermarket Career Program, which trains job seekers, also called Associates, in ShopRite's computer-based systems and store operation procedures.

NCC has struck a deal with Wakefern Food Corporation, the parent company for ShopRite stores, to train Associates and, in turn, Wakefern will provide the curriculum and outfit a training facility housed at NCC on Morris Avenue in Newark, Brutton said.


GED Student Says He's Motivated By His Twin Daughters

The thief quickly racked up charges on the five different credit cards she had in her wallet at the time. Rosa also carried several documents with her personal information—a practice she's now stopped and warned seniors against.

"You name it, it was in that wallet," she told her audience at NCC Douglas Homes. With Rosa's personal information held hostage, the perpetrator used her identity to make unauthorized financial transactions. She reported her stolen wallet to the police but Rosa says it's taken her years to restore her damaged credit and unravel the mess. She urged seniors not to carry multiple credit cards or their Social Security, Medicare or insurance cards.

Monthly Features
Articles & Photos
  • ID Theft, Fraud Workshop Reminds Seniors To Be Vigilant
  • NCC Teams Up With Newark Public Schools To Help At-Risk Students
  • Dealing With Dementia: NCC Caregivers Receive New Training
  • New Director Heads Adult Medical Day Care
  • NCC Employee Devotes After Work Hours To Resource Center
  • Harmony House Early Learning Center Remembers 9/11
  • Volunteers From Bridges Outreach Host Back-To-School Picnic For Harmony House Families
  • NCC Auto Trainees Visit BMW
  • Around The Network - NJIT Students Kick Off College With
    Service Project At Harmony House
  • Around The Network - Aloha From NCC Adult Medical Day Care!
  • Around The Network - Newark Officials Give Backpacks To NCC Students
  • An Exciting Affair: NCC Hosts Harvest Ball October 17
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